NEW LIVE ALBUM OF TAMARA OBROVAC TRANSHISTRIA ENSEMBLE

Tamara's first double live album "Live @ ZKM" recorded live at the Zagreb Youth Theater is released

CONCERT AND ALBUM RECORDING WITH CROATIAN RADIOTELEVISION JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Transhistria ensemble and Croatian Radiotelevision Jazz Orchestra held a concert and recorded material for an album

TAMARA OBROVAC QUARTET PERFORMING ON 14.02.2018. AT ISTRIAN NATIONAL THEATRE

Tamara Obrovac quartet, one of Tamara’s oldest musical formations, will preform as part of their traditional annual concert at Istrian National Theatre

BALLET APOXYOMENOS PREMIERED AT CROATIAN NATIONAL THEATRE

On Friday, the 13th of October 2017, the ballet performance Apoxyomenos premiered at the Croatian National Theatre, choreographed by Claudio Bernard, for which Tamara composed the music.

TAMARA OBROVAC TRANSADRIATIC QUARTET - NEW PROJECT!

Tamara Obrovac / voice, composer
Stefano Battaglia/ piano
Salvatore Maiore / double bass 
Krunoslav Levačić / drums 

JUBILEE CONCERT OF TRANSHISTRIA ENSEMBLE IN ZKM, 26.11.2016.

Transhistria ensemble preformed in front of a packed hall of Zagreb Youth Theatre, in a concert which marked 20 years of Tamara’s discographic career. The concert was recorded, and the video will be released by Cantus.

PREMIERE OF THE PERFORMANCE "OUR CLASS", CHAMBER THEARE SARAJEVO 12.11.2015.

Tamara composed music for the performance Our Class, directed by Dino Mustafić, based on a true event from World War II and written by Tadeusz Slobodzianek

PREMIERE OF PERFORMANCE "MAČKODLAK" AT SPLIT CITY PUPPET THEATRE

At Split’s Puppet Theatre Tamara composed the music for a children's play Mačkodlak directed by Ivan Plazibat and written by Olja Savičević

NEW CD "CANTO AMOROSO"

NEW CD  "Canto amoroso" Tamara Obrovac Transhistria ensemble
limited Croatian edition / available at concerts only

CHAMBER JAZZ PROJECT

Tamara's new "Chamber Jazz Project" on Valentines day 14.02.2015. in Istrian National Theater Pula

LATEST ALBUM "ULIKA REVIVAL"

With the release of CD ULIKA (named after Tamara's grandmother), in 1998, Tamara Obrovac Quartet presented for the first time Tamara's new way of thinking and composing which combines inspiration by the local Istrian music and dialect with the universal jazz expression.
The reunion of the quartet (summer ...

TRANSMEDITERRANEAN ENSEMBLE

Tamara's new "TransMediterranean ensemble" takes you to another cross cultural contemporary jazz journey...

TAMARA OBROVAC QUARTET ON JAZZAHEAD BREMEN!

A great showcase concert of Tamara Obrovac quartet at Jazzahead Bremen - European Jazz Night 

TRANSHISTRIA ENSEMBLE NEW ALBUM

Tamara and Transhistria ensemble presented  their new material  "Canto amoroso" at a series of concerts in February 2013. Last concert was 14.2. at Pula National theater!

TAMARA WAS A GUEST MUSICIAN ON TRT TÜRK

Tamara as a guest musician on TV show "Müzigin Diliyle" ("With The Language Of Music") at TRT TÜRK (Turkish National Radio Television), in Istanbul...  

FILM NIGHT BOATS PREMIERE ZAGREB 12.03.12

Premiere of the film Night boats, directed by Igor Mirković, for which Tamara composed music at Multiplex cinema  Zagreb 12.03.2012.

"ULIKA" REVIVAL PROJECT

Tamara Obrovac quartet, band reunion 15 years after, and re-interpretation of old compositions from a new, more mature artistic prospective...

NEW VIDEO!

New video will be on the site soon...monday afternoon, director Matija Debeljuh was shooting in Istrian National theater new video for Tamara's  song "Dube sanjan / Daydreaming", from upcoming album Madirosa.

TAMARA RECEIVED TWO "PORIN" AWARDS

Tamara received two Porin awards (annual Croatian national music award), both for her latest album Madirosa! 

LATEST CD MADIROSA

Tamara Obrovac  "MADIROSA"
transhistria ensemble / époque string quartet

jazz, ethnic, classical... unique musical journey…

ISTRARMENIA ENSEMBLE

New collaboration/project:

Tamara Obrovac & Karen Asatrian IstrArmenia ensemble 
Croatian singer and armenian piano player together in new project, meeting point of Armenian and Istrian spirit...

SPAIN, MINI TOUR OCTOBER 2010.

TAMARA OBROVAC transhistria ensemble, mini tour, Spain, Barcelona / Alicante, 15/16.10.2010

NEW SONG / VIDEO WITHIN THE MULTIMEDIA PROJECT PANPHONIA ISTRIANA/ISTRIAN POLYSOUNDS

...listen the sound of this extraordinary archaic dialect!

FILM PIRAN PIRANO

The film Piran Pirano for which Tamara wrote music, is finished...  

LAUNCHING VALAMAR JAZZ FESTIVAL

Tamara is the artistic director of the new jazz festival, VALAMARJAZZ, which will have its first edition in June 2010 in Poreč. 
The sponsors of the festival are Riviera Poreč and Valamar Group.

ALBUM "I WON'T SING JAZZ ANY MORE" GOT ”PORIN” AWARD

15.05.2010 Tamara & electricians awarded for album "I won't sing jazz any more" ...

ISTRAIRSKA ENSEMBLE

new band/concert
TAMARA OBROVAC & IstraIrska ensemble
Concert INK (Istrian National Theatre) Pula 14.02.2010. 20h

TAMARA IS A GUEST PERFORMER ON THE ALBUM OF BAND POPEYE

Tamara is a guest performer on the album of the Popeye band, in the song entitled “Delaj delaj” which is also the single announcing the new album. She performs the rapper mummy… with curlers in her hair…:-)

TAMARA AND RAMBO - CONCERT IN BOOGALOO

Tamara and Rambo (Amadeus) had a successful concert at the packed Boogaloo Club in Zagreb…
Both bands played like crazy, there was some funk, jazz, turbo-folk, ethno and other both musical and non-musical genres and styles… and Rambo and Tamara made some new hits on the spot…

PANPHONIA ISTRIANA VOL2 - WORK IN PROGRESS

Presently working on  second multi-media DVD within PANPHONIA ISTRIANA project, recording at Žejane and Šušnjevica.

GOLDEN SEAGULL AWARD 01.09.2009

Golden Seagull Award for the best remake of Runjić’s song “A vitar puše” was given to Tamara Obrovac and Matija Dedić at the 5th Runjić’s Evenings Festival.

TAMARA PERFORMED AT ALBUM PROMOTION OF BAND POPEYE

Tamara performed at the promotion of the new album of the Popeye band at Uljanik Club in Pula, in a rather interesting stage appearance… with an apron and a ladle…

RECORDED THE VIDEO FOR THE SONG “TURBO FUNK”

Recorded the video for the song "Turbo Funk", from new album "I won't sing jazz any more" in collaboration with Rambo Amadeus, (parody on turbo-folk, a popular music sub-genre, that originated in Serbia, Balkans, during early 1990s, combining elements of folk music with modern pop/rock/techno genres), often ...

"I WON'T SING JAZZ ANYMORE" ALBUM RELEASED

The new CD, „I won't sing jazz any more“, Aquarius Records... we've plugged in... Tamara and her electric Transhistria band play Istrian soul and funky FEATURING the special guest-star, turbo tzar RAMBO AMADEUS on Turbofunk...

PROMOTION OF MULTIMEDIA ALBUM PANPHONIA ISTRIANA

The singer has broadened her horizons onto multimedia and together with Matija Debeljuh, director and video artist, she promoted the first multimedia DVD dedicated to Istro-Roman dialect with the multimedia play PANtheatron on January 21 at INK Theater. This DVD is a part of the years-long project of revitalization of ...

"I WON'T SING JAZZ ANYMORE" ALBUM ANNOUNCEMENT

I've been away for a while, haven't had the time to let you know what I've been doing, I'm looking for a secretary... there, the electric album is almost finished, will be published by Aquarius Records, the single „I won't sing jazz any more“ is ...

TAMARA OBROVAC TRANSHISTRIA ENSEMBLE & EPOQUE STRING QUARTET

Except the electric version, your favorite singer is preparing a new acoustic surprise... it is the cooperation of Transhistria Ensemble with the Czech string quartet EPOQUE. The new material is ready and it includes jazz, Mediterranean ethno and classical music. Istrian preview of the project will be held on February ...

CONCERT AND SINGLE "I WON'T SING JAZZ ANYMORE"

Your favorite singer has gone electric and already performed at several concerts (at Novigrad Music Nights Festival and at the opening of Motovun Film Festival for example) and released the single with the song „I won't sing jazz any more“... believe me, there was some serious Istrian funk and ...

TAMARA WINS AWARD FOR BEST THEATRE MUSIC

At the VI. Festival of Bosnian Drama, held in Zenica in 2007, Tamara Obrovac received the award for the best stage music for the original music in the production entintled „The Embraced“, written by Miodrag Žalica, directed by Robert Raponja and performed by Sarajevo War Theatre SARTR.  http://www.bnp ...

NEW AWARD FOR THE BEST THEATRE MUSIC

23rd National theatre festival in BiH brought for Tamara Obrovac another award: for the best music in play "Them embraced...". Script written by Miodrag Žalica, directed by Robert Raponja, in production of SARTR theatre, Sarajevo War Theatre.

"TUCA’ LA LOUNA" ON PUTUMAYO WORLD MUSIC COMPILATION

Women of the World: Acoustic - Tamara Obrovac among world’s leading female artists

“Tuca' La Louna” (Touch the Moon), the song from one of Tamara's latest CD's "Is Faraway…" is released on Putumayo World Music's new compilation called Women of the World: Acoustic. The album is an ...

GOLDEN ARENA AWARD FOR BEST FILM MUSIC

Hoooray, THE SINGING LADY HAS WON THE GOLDEN ARENA AWARD FOR MUSIC FROM THE MOVIE “WHAT IS A MAN WITHOUT MOUSTACHE", HE, HE, HE…nothing can stop us now… victory 1:0, at home. :) Festival is taking place in my hometown, Pula in beautiful Roman arena.

WORKING ON 2 SUMMER FESTIVALS

My dear fellows, the singing lady has "worked off" two new festivals this summer:
NOVIGRAD CITTANOVA MUSIC NIGHTS July 14th and 15th, and first ROVINJ WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL July 21st and 22nd. There was a lot of good music there, and two very different festivals… From glorious Los Van Van ...

ČRNI KOS ALBUM PROMOTION

With two new concerts, on 29th of May in Eisenstadt and 30th of May in Vienna, Transhistria promoted another new CD.
As was already mentioned, we worked on the project in Eisenstadt, or as we say Zelezni, in Austria, treating some folk songs from Gradišće, interpreting them in artistic way ...

TRANSHISTRIA PLAYS IN USA!

Tamara's cultural potential was recognised by the artistic management of the most eminent American jazz clubs: Joe’s Pub in New York hosts artists such as Elvis Costello, David Byrne, Bebel Gilbert, Alicia Keys and David Grey, and Hot House in Chicago is an unavoidable intersection of the World ...

3 PORIN AWARDS FOR TAMARA

At this year’s Porin ceremony, 13th ceremony of discography awards” Porin 2006”, Tamara Obrovac received 3 Porin awards
- for the best female vocal performance, with the song “Is faraway… tarantella" from her new album “Is Faraway…” 
- for the best album of ethno music, also with her new album “Is ...

THE AWARD "GOLDEN KOOGLA" FOR BEST FEMALE VOCAL OF 2005.

One festival, four days, 30 musicians, 40 000 votes and only one LADY-MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR!  Tamara Obrovac won the award of The best Croatian female musician of 2005 at the festival Golden koogla 2006, which took place from March 30th until April 2nd in Zagreb. Awarded prize was for ...

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