Arsenije Arsa Milosevic

Arsenije Milosevic

Arsenije Arsa Milosevic (October 1931 - May 2006) was a TV Director, librettist and opera director.

His career started in Cine-Club Belgrade. He was the first Serbian director awarded in Cannes in 1957. An International Jury in Cannes gave the third award in experimental film category for his film Orpheus. Later on, Arsenije continues his work at Belgrade's radio television. After the death of his wife Olga, he turns to theater and writes the libretto for the Gilgamesh (opera). Music upon his libretto composed famous composer Rudolph_Brucci. Gilgamesh was first performed in 1985. Arsa has directed and staged Gilgamesh like a new, contemporary opera. It was a multimedia show with contemporary sets and choreographies. The opera was highly graded by critics and audience. He also wrote another libretto Under the Sign of Mefisto for which music composed a Serbian composer Srdjan Jacimovic. Libretto is based on the Gete's Dr. Faustus, but the story is transposed in our time and Dr. Faustus is a beautiful Women. Unfortunately, this opera was never performed.

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http://www.rastko.org.yu/rastko/delo/10569

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