In an interview with musicologist and our Assistant Artistic Director for innovative cultural practices Karolina Rugle, Cameron Carpenter reveals his impressions of the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, of music, and classical music especially, organ as an instrument, an experience of being an artist... Read the interview and find out more about the intellectual, individualistic, one might even say eccentric, persona behind one of the world greatest and most interesting organists.
Famous organist Cameron Carpenter to perform with the Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra at the closing of the Festival
Top American organist Cameron Carpenter will perform with the Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Italian conductor Daniele Rustioni in the grand concert finale of the 69th Dubrovnik Summer Festival in front of St Blaise's Church on Saturday, 25 August at 22:00. The concert will be broadcast live by Croatian Television Channel 1and Croatian Radio Channel 3.
The Motovun Film Festival arrives at the Dubrovnik Summer Festival for the first time ever with one of its specialties - movie projections on unexpected locations, under the open sky, in places where movies never run, on August 23rd and 24th. And where? That will be our little secret until the last minute!
The music program of the Dubrovnik Summer Festival will continue with a unique concert that will be held under the title Guitarrismo on Thursday, August 16th, at 9.30 pm in the atrium of the Rector’s Palace. Eight excellent guitarists will share the stage: Zoran Dukić, Petrit Çeku, Morana Pešutić, Tomislav Vukšić, Tvrtko Sarić, Krešimir Bedek, Pedro Ribeiro Rodrigues and Maroje Brčić. With the selection of the best compositions and arrangements for different guitar compositions, the concert also features the premiere of Goran Tudor’s piece for eight guitars - Bašamar.
The music program of the 69th Dubrovnik Summer Festival continues with the concert in the Rector's Palace atrium by Andreas Ottensamer, the first clarinet of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and pianist José Gallardo on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, beginning at 9.30 pm, with the support of the Central European Initiative (CEI), which is currently being presided by Croatia.
The 69th Festival currently hosts Maria João Pires' International Piano Workshop which lasts until Tuesday, 7 August, when the closing concert of the participants will be held at the Rector's Palace at 21:30. Free tickets for the concert are available from Saturday at the Box Office at the Festival Palace. The workshop, which is part of Maria João Pires' Partitura project, will be open to the public on Saturday and Sunday, 4 and 5 August.
The exhibition Horrors of the homeland by the Dubrovnik Summer Festival and Art Workshop Lazareti, which will present the works of thirty-three Dubrovnik contemporary artists at six locations, will be open on Tuesday, August 7, at 9 pm at the Sponza Palace. The authors of the ex