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Rebeka Lokar Soprano
The Slovenian soprano Rebeka Lokar attended music school in her hometown of Maribor and refined her technique under the guidance of the Italian baritone Mauro Augustini.
As a mezzo-soprano, she received her first engagement in 2005 as Clotilde|Norma at the National Theatre of Maribor, followed by other appearances for example as Berta|Il barbiere di Siviglia, Mistress Benson|Lakme, Marthe|Faust, Lola|Cavalleria rusticana and Mercedes|Carmen.
In 2007, Lokar received a scholarship from the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto and then went as Tisbe|La Cenerentola on tour to Japan and later to Umbria.
Lokar debuted in 2009 as Amneris|Aida, Fenena|Nabucco and Maddalena|Rigoletto. In the season 2010-11 she performed as Flora|La traviata and as Giovanna|Rigoletto at the Teatro la Fenice in Venice.
After her change of repertory to soprano and after numerous concerts and recitals, Rebeka Lokar made her debut as Amelia|Un ballo in maschera at the Teatro Regio di Torino under the direction of M° Renato Palumbo. Soon after she debuted as Santuzza|Cavalleria rustiacana at the summer festival in Terni/Italy.
Under the baton of M° Gianluca Martinenghi, she performed the soprano part in Verdi's Messa da Requiem at the National Opera of Maribor in March 2013.