Ana Lipsa – Tofovic (1926 – 2012) is a Macedonian Opera soloist and one of its founders. A great artist, the bearer of the Iron Alto and Meco-soprano, dedicated and with much love was investing unconditionally in the mission of building and developing the Macedonian opera house.
In the Macedonian music history, Ana Lipsa – Tofovic will remain recorded as the first Macedonian Carmen in the opera of the same name by Georges Bizet, the first Macedonian Amneryus in Verdi’s “Aida”, Acucena in “Trubadur”, Delilah in “Samson and Dalila”, Konchakovna in “Knez Igor “, Adalgiza in” Norma “, Ulrika in” Ball under masks “, Eboli in” Don Carlos “. It is the 65-Th years anniversary of the first Aida in Macedonia where she performed Amneryus in Verdi’s “Aida”.
The project was realized at the initiative and with financial support from the House of Immigrants of Zagreb, the Council of the Macedonian National Minority of the City of Zagreb and the Community of Croats in the Republic of N. Macedonia which refers to the affirmation of the prominent music artist Ana Lipsa Tofovic from the Republic of Croatia, together with eminent theater artists from Zagreb, contributed to the founding of cultural cooperation between the two countries. The project aims to present to the public the life stories and fragments of the action of Ana Lipsa Tofovic in this area through an exhibition of her items, photographs, costumes, posters and everything that is preserved.