(ext. 3251), Nada Radakovich, soprano, has enjoyed a successful singing career in both the United States and Europe. She made her Lincoln Center debut in 1987 and has never looked back! She has performed as soloist under the baton of conductors Leonard Bernstein (New York Philharmonic), Kurt Masur (Leipzig Gewandhausorchester), Aldo Ceccato and Gary Bertini (Detroit Symphony Orchestra), Paul Nadler and Greg Buchalter (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra), Richard Kapp (Philharmonia Virtuosi, NYC): Robert Shaw, Margaret Hillis, Lyndon Woodside, Robert Larsen, Ude Nissen, to name a few of her favorites. The soprano has performed over 40 different roles in the lyric-coloratura repertory. Violetta from La Traviata and Constanze from The Abduction from the Seraglio are two roles she loved to sing. Radio and television broadcasts include Natalia Petrovna, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, The Telephone, Abduction from the Seraglio, Louise, and Traummania. Representation in the United States included Dispecker Agency and Judith Liegner Agency. In Europe her exclusive representative was Agentur Ocklenburg (Hamburg). Ms. Radakovich was first place winner of the International Mozart Society Competition; first place winner in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Competition (both state and regional); and first place winner of the Brooklyn Renaissance Opera Competition. Distinguished baritone Robert Merrill presented her in New York for her first Traviata. She studied voice with Metropolitan Opera star Judith Blegen for many years. In Europe, Ms. Radakovich studied extensively with renowned soprano Dame Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.