The Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra and cellist Kajana Pačko, lead by visiting conductor Gergely Kesselyák, opened the first in this season’s series of top concerts in the Rector’s Palace Atrium. The concert took place on 12th July in front of an enthusiastic national and international audience.
The Sudar Percussion ensemble, alongside Matej Meštrović on the piano, performed on 11th July in the Marin Držić Theatre thrilling the enthusiastic audience. Matej Meštrović and the Sudar Percussion, which consists of some of the best percussionists in the region, have created a completely new musical direction, therefore creating „a true little miracle of a tasteful, lucid and intriguing combination of classical, jazz, rock, pop and etno music“ , which the Festival's audience had a chance of witnessing.
After more than thirty years, the Renaissance Skočibuha Summer Residence on Boninovo once again served as a Dubrovnik Summer Festival venue, as a concert by the Zagreb Soloists took place last night, on Monday, 14th July at 9.30 p.m.
It is the Dubrovnik Summer Festival pleasure to announce that it will be hosting the Split Summer Festival with the eulogistic Shekaspeare's “Timon of Athens“ directed by Georgij Paro on 20th and 21st July.
As the Festival's Libertas flag rose to the verses of the „Hymn of Liberty“ before a numerous audience, the 65th Dubrovnik Summer Festival Opening Ceremony took place last night, 10th July, in front of St Blaise's Church.
Regarding its 65th anniversary, in partnership with the Museum of Arts and Crafts, the Festival will open a retrospective exhibition under the name of „Memory Shapers – photographers and designers of the Dubrovnik Summer Festival“, which will take place on Friday, 11th July at 9 p.m. in the Palace Sponza Atrium.
The Dubrovnik Summer Festival's Opening Ceremony Dress Rehersal, which traditionally takes place the day before the Festival's Opening Ceremony, took place on July 9th at midnight, in front of St Blaise's Church.
As the Libertas flag rises to the verses of the „Hymn of Freedom“, this year's 65th Dubrovnik Summer Festival, traditionally held from July 10th until August 25th, will officially open in a gala ceremony on July 10th at 9 p.m. in front of St Blaise's Church. During these 47 days of the Festival, more than 2000 artists from across the globe are to perform 80 theatre, music, ballet, folklore and other programmes on nearly 20 ambiental locations in front of an international audience. This was noted on today's media press conference held in the atrium of Sponza Palace, where the Festival's Director Ivana Medo Bogdanović, the Major of Dubrovnik Andro Vlahušić, the Deputy Prefect of the Dubrovnik-Neretva county Davorko Obuljen, the Festival's Art Director Krešimir Dolenčić and head of Vipnet Corporative Communications Dubravka Jusić were all in presence.