Jelena Kordiæ was born in 1986 in Zagreb. In 2012 she graduated at the Music Academy
of her nometown under the guidance of Martina Zadro.
During her studies she had masterclasses with the Croatian mezzo-soprano Ruža Posiš
Baldani, Vitomir Marof, soloist at National Theatre in Zagreb, Paolo de Napoli and
At the Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall in Zagreb she performed the Mass in E-flat
major by Schubert, Missa in Angustiis by Haydn, DieZauberflöte by Mozart and Ivan
the Terrible by Prokofiev.
Jelena performed Acis and Galatea by Haendel accompanied by The Croatian Baroque
Orchestra and conducted by Phillip Picket, at Dubrovnik Summer Festival, in Newcastle
She debuted at the National Theatre in Zagreb the role of ThirdDame in DieZauberflöte,
after she sung Maddalena in Rigoletto and Mercedes in Carmen.
In 2011 she debuted the title role Carmen.
Among the roles she performed in 2012 and 2013: Pastuchyna in Jenufa, Lola in Cavalleria
Rusticana, Mintje in Der Schuster von Delft by Blagoje Bersa, Meg Pagein Falstaff,
Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel and Adalgisa in Norma.
At the National Theatre in Rijeka she performed the role of Bolgana in the world
premiere of Marco Polo, opera written by the composer D. Zanettovich. After she debuted
Fenena in Nabucco.
She performed as soloist in Stabat Mater by Dvorak and Verdi’s Requiem with Philharmonic
Orchestra in Zagreb.
In 2014 she will debut Olga in Eugene Onegin and Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier at
National Theatre in Zagreb.