The presentation of the Port of Dreamers project final publication was held today, 16 July, in the Festival Palace in Dubrovnik. The presentation itself was live-streamed online and a video of the event is available on the official YouTube channel of the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, as well as the project’s own Facebook page and all partner organizations’ Facebook pages.
The award-winning young pianist Lovre Marušić will be performing pieces by Schumann, Haydn, Ravel and Liszt on Friday 16 July at 9.30pm in the Rector’s Palace atrium as part of the 72nd Dubrovnik Summer Festival music programme.
An original project by Nataša Rajković, Ivan Penović and the play’s cast, Beside Oneself , produced as part of the Port of Dreamers project co-funded by the European Union Creative Europe programme, premiered last night, 13 July at Lazareti and Komarda as part of the 72nd Dubrovnik Summer Festival.
Papandopulo’s Croatian Mass to be performed by Croatian Radio and Television Choir at Rector’s Palace
Croatian Radio and Television Choir under the baton of maestro Tomislav Fačini and with soloists of the evening Darija Auguštan, Martina Gojčeta Silić, Stjepan Franetović and Robert Kolar will hold the first concert at the Rector’s Palace atrium of this Festival season on Thursday, 15 July at 9.30pm. They will perform Croatian Mass by Boris Papandopulo.
The quartet Percussion Club made up by percussion virtuosos Ivana Kuljerić Bilić, Nikola Krbanyevitch, Francesco Mazzoleni and Luis Camacho Montealegre had their premiere performance right here at the Dubrovnik Summer Festival last night, 12 July in front of St. Blaise’s Church. They were joined by guest performer, Dubrovnik’s own Karmen Pervitić.
The “Fortune Teller” group exhibition was opened last night, 11 July in the Sponza Palace atrium. The exhibition curator is Selma Hafizović and alongside her own works on show are pieces by Jagoda Buić, Iva Laterza, Dubravka Lošić, Rebecca Ribichini and Tanya Small. It is open every day until the Festival closing 25 August and entrance is free.
The play “Beside Oneself” is the first drama premiere of the 72nd Dubrovnik Summer Festival with performances on 13, 14 and 15 July at 9.30pm at Lazareti and Komarda. An original project by Nataša Rajković, Ivan Penović and the play’s cast, “Beside Oneself” is produced as part of the Port of Dreamers project co-funded by the European Union Creative Europe programme – the Dubrovnik Summer Festival being their leading partner – and supported by HEP (Croatian Electric Company).
Last night, 10 July in front of the St. Blaise’s Church, the Libertas flag was raised to the verses of the Hymn to Liberty, formally opening the 72nd Dubrovnik Summer Festival which will last until the traditional closing date of 25 August.
Brilliant percussionists Ivana Kuljerić Bilić, Nikola Krbanyevitch, Francesco Mazzoleni and Luis Camacho Montealegre who make up the Percussion Club will be opening the music programme of the 72nd Dubrovnik Summer Festival on Monday, 12 July at 9.30pm in front of the Saint Blaise’s Church. Joining the quartet as guest percussionist is Karmen Pervitić.
The Dubrovnik Summer Festival Council held a formal sitting in the Festival palace ahead of the Grand Opening Ceremony of the 72nd Dubrovnik Summer Festival on 10 July. Led by Croatian Minister for Culture and Media dr. sc. Nina Obuljen Koržinek, in attendance were the city of Dubrovnik Deputy Mayor Jelka Tepšić and Deputy County Prefect Joško Cebalo, Council member Sanja Putica, as well as Festival leadership Executive Director Ivana Medo Bogdanović and Artistic Director Dora Ruždjak Podolski, with Assistant Artistic Directors for drama and music, Saša Božić and Tomislav Fačini respectively.