In the new music program on 67th Festival, entitled Key to the Future, which presents the young laureates of prestigious international music competitions; young pianist Aljoša Jurinić held a recital last night, 16 August in the Rector's Palace Atrium. The festival audience awaited this concert of a Croatian representative in this program with special impatience.
Renowned French pianist Philippe Entremont will give a piano recital on Friday, 19 August at 9:30 PM in the Rector's Palace atrium. Maestro's return to the Dubrovnik Summer Festival follows after 31 years - in 1975 was the last time he performed in front of the Festival audience in the Rector's Palace. The repertoire consists of Bach’s Partita No. 1 in B minor, Beethoven’s Sonata No. 30 in E major, Chopin's Nocturne No. 8 in D flat major and Scherzo No. 2, Debussy's Images I and Sonatine in F sharp major by Maurice Ravel.
Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra under the button of Turkish conductor Ertug Korkmaz with soloists, cellist Jelena Očić and violinist Stephen Waarts, will perform on Thursday, 18 August at 9:30 PM in the Rector's Palace atrium. The program consist of Mozart's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra no. 4 in D major, Astor Piazzolla's Le Grand Tango and the first performance of the Symphony, new composition by a Dubrovnik born composer Frano Đurović. Concert is dedicated to maestro Ivo Dražinić who deceased last year.
Co-produced by the Ulysses Theatre and MESS festival of Sarajevo the play Antigone - 2000 years later will have a second performance this evening, 16 August at 9:30 PM in Komolac, on the site of a former warehouse at the Ogarići street.
Last night, 15 August, art collective BADco. performed The Stranger project at the Revelin Fort Terrace. This was the first time that this highly esteemed Croatian collective, which deals with contemporary performing practices and has already built respectable reputation abroad, performed at Dubrovnik Summer Festival.
New festival program entitled Key to the Future that presents young laureates of prestigious international music competitions - continues. The Festival audience is going to hear performance of American violinist Stephen Waarts and his Russian colleague, pianist Andrey Gugnin on Wednesday, 17August at 9:30 PM in the Rector's Palace Atrium.
Co-produced by the Ulysses Theatre and MESS festival of Sarajevo and first performed on 15 August 2015 on the Island of Brijuni, the play Antigone - 2000 years later will be performed on Monday and Tuesday, 15 and 16 August at 9:30 PM in Komolac, on the site of a former warehouse at the Ogarići street.
Produced by the art collective BADco. and first performed in June 2015 as part of the Perforations Festival, "The Stranger" project is going to be presented to festival audience on Monday, 15 August, starting at 9:30 PM at the Revelin Fort Terrace. This is the first time that this highly esteemed Croatian collective, which deals with contemporary performing practices and has already built respectable reputation abroad, is going to perform at Dubrovnik Summer Festival. Recommendation for the audience is to bring sunglasses at the performance because of extremely bright light in some scenes.
New festival program entitled Key to the Future that presents young laureates of prestigious international music competitions will be opened this Sunday, 14 August at 9:30 PM in the Rector's Palace atrium with piano recital by Andrew Tyson. For the festival audience that still holds great impressions of last year Tyson’s performance, young pianist has prepared Domenico Scarlatti'sthree sonatas, Frederic Chopin's three mazurkas, Alexander Scriabin's Piano Sonata No. 3, Isaac Albéniz's Iberia (book 1) and Spanish Rhapsody by Franz Liszt.