Flaka Goranci as Carmen – Magdeburg Theater / Germany       


The Kosovarian Opera singer Flaka Goranci set out studying piano, before changing her major to singing. She obtained her bachelor’s degree 2004-2008 at the Music Academy of Tirana in Albania.

Master studies followed at ”Buchmann-Mehta-School of Music” – Tel aviv University with Prof. Tamar Rachum in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Only 22 years old she debuted with the role of Rosina in “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”, at the Albanian State Opera in Tirana, Albania.

In Israel, Albania and Austria she appeared also in roles including Cherubino in “Le nozze di Figaro”, Dorabella in “Cosi fan tutte”, Dido in “Dido and Aeneas”, Ida in “Gemma di Vergy” and Die Mutter in “Der Jasager”, K.Weill.

Flaka has worked under distinguished conductors including Nicolaus Harnoncourt, Erwin Ortner, Pawel Poplawski, Enrico Delamboye, Manfred Mayrhofer, Vittorio Parisi, Ze’ev Dorman, Yishai Steckler, Zhani Ciko,  Xu Yi-An, Aleksander Lekovski-Lekaj etc…

With opera directors such Uwe Eric Laufenberg, Stewen Lawless, Carlos Wagner, Niv Hoffman, Ulrich Schulz, Dani Ehrlich, Nikolin Gurakuqi and Michal Grover Friedlander.

She is a winner of the Hilde Zadek Scholarship Foundation (KS Hilde Zadek).

Also, she was chosen from the international American regiseur  Ellen Stewart of LaMaMa Theatre etc…in New-York, to perform the leading roles in the Premiere operatic theatre pieces of Il Corvo, Diana and Aesclepius performed in “La Biennale di Venecia”, in Italy, in Albania and Kosovo.

Flaka has been performing in many prestigious avenues like : Theater an der Wien, Vienna Konzerthaus, Gläserner Saal Musikverein, Stefaniensaal Graz, MuTh hall, Vatroslav Lisinski concert hall etc…

In 2015 her first CD-Project ”Albanian Flowers” with arranged folk Albanian songs from Albania and Kosovo with the ensemble “Dielli” (Vienna Philharmonic musicians) was released by Gramola company in Vienna.

In 2016 she gave her debut as Olga in “Eugene Onegin” – Tchaikovsky in Alden Biesen Summerfestival in Belgium.

In 2017 she performed the role of Carmen (Carmen Kinderoper) in Magdeburg Theater, Germany. In the same year and theater she performed the role of Dritte Elfe in Dvorak’s Opera ”Rusalka”.

In 2018 she will be performing the role of Carmen in the new production of ”Carmen” opera of G. Bizet, in Obersaxen opera festival in Switzerland.