Tenor Dejan Vrbančič started singing at the Stankovic music school in Begrade, and progressed to the Belgrade Music Academy, in the class of Zvonimir Krnetić. During his studies he became a member of the opera studio at the Belgrade Opera, where he performed the roles of Vladimir Lenski in Tschaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin and Nemorino in Gaetano Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love. After graduation he became a permanent soloist at the Opera in Ljubljana. Since then he has performed many roles with them, including Alfredo (J. Strauss: The Bat), Camille (Lehár: The Merry Widow), Florindo (Wolf-Ferrari: The Curious Women), Ernesto (Donizetti: Don Pasquale), Trufaldino (Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges), Edvin (Kálmán: The Dutchess of Chicago), Almaviva (Rossini: The Barber of Seville). Since 2005 he has been a regular guest soloist at the HNK in Zagreb, Croatia, performing in productions such as Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, Poulenc’s Dialogues of the Carmelites, Monteverdi’s Orpheus and Rossini’s Cinderella. He has collaborated with numerous orchestras (Serbia RTV Symphony Orchestra, National Romanian Philharmonic, Slovenian RTV Symphony Orchestra, Slovenian Philharmonic, Croatian Baroque Ensemble) and conductors (L. Voltolini, D. Rossberg, U. Lajovic, V. Kranjčević, M. Helmrath, H. Niquet).