It was announced that the 72nd Dubrovnik Summer Festival will take place on a number of stages and site-specific locations in Dubrovnik from 10 July to 25 August 2021. Although it is not possible to plan the programme at this moment due to uncertain epidemiological situation and funding, the Festival’s leadership remains active in its efforts to have one of Europe’s oldest festivals take place this summer and provide its audiences with a varied theatre, music, dance and folklore programme.
Marin Držić’s play Grižula directed by Saša Božić and Petra Hrašćanec will have its premiere tonight, 20 August in Gradac Park,. This last premiere of this year’s Festival will be performed by the members of the Festival Drama Ensemble with the participation of Acting and Dance students of the Academy of Dramatic Art, University of Zagreb.
Papandopulo Quartet known as the most significant Croatian chamber ensemble, prepared a real musical treat for the festival audience last night, 16 August, in the Rector's Palace atrium, performing selected music of the "iron" repertoire for saxophone quartet and the music of Croatian contemporary composers Boris Papandopulo, Petar Obradović and Gordan Tudor.