The premiere of the Ivan Salečić play Lion House as adapted by Marijana Fumić, directed by Aida Bukvić and performed by the Festival Drama Ensemble, is on the 72nd Dubrovnik Summer Festival programme on Friday, 20 August on the playground below Minčeta Fort. On that occasion a press conference was held in the Festival palace with speakers being the author Ivan Salečić, director Aida Bukvić, dramaturge Marijana Fumić, the Festival’s Creative Director Dora Ruždjak Podolski and Josipa Vodenac, Director of the OTP Bank Business Center Dubrovnik and Southern Dalmatia – the play’s sponsor.
The popular young American pianist and electronic music composer Evan Shinners held an interactive workshop Musical Play for Children with Igor Jurinić as the narrator last night, Saturday 14 August in the Rector’s Palace atrium. The programme which is supported by the Caboga Stiftung foundation will be on the 72nd Festival schedule for tonight only, in two time slots, at 19.30pm for children ages 4 to 7 and at 9pm for children from 7 to 12 years old. Attendance is free with tickets collected prior to the event at the box office on location.
Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra and Goran Filipec under the baton of maestro Eduardo Strausser in front of the Cathedral
The Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra will be performing under the baton of Brazilian conductor Eduardo Strausser and pianist Goran Filipec on Wednesday, 18 August in front of the Cathedral at 9.30pm. The concert, sponsored by Kraš, will feature works of Franz Liszt and Robert Schumann.
The Lero Student Theatre performed for the Festival audience their most recent production, the play South Wind by author and director Davor Mojaš last night, 13 Friday at Lazareti.
Pianist Martina Filjak hornist Felix Klieser and violinist Andrej Bielow held a concert last night, Thursday 12 August in the Rector’s Palace atrium impressing the festival audience with their performances of pieces by Duvernoy, Schumann, Dukas, Wieniawski and Brahms.
The unique programme, supported by the Caboga Stiftung foundation, Dubrovnik on a Rock of Music gathered top Dubrovnik musicians last night, 10 August, in the Rector’s Palace atrium under the baton of maestro Tomislav Fačini. The masterful ensemble and marvelous soloists Lovro Merčep on saxophone, pianist Marija Grazio and mezzosoprano Dubravka Šeparović Mušović, with their exceptional interpretation of the evening’s choice repertoire consisting of works by Debussy, Ibert, Đurović and Mahler, surpassed all the high expectations thrilling the crowd in the packed Rector’s Palace.
The Lero Student Theatre is traditionally part of the Dubrovnik Summer Festival drama programme, and at its the 72nd edition they will put on their most recent production South Wind directed by author Davor Mojaš on Friday, 13 August at 9.30pm at Lazareti. Tickets are sold out.
Festival favourite Martina Filjak joined by Felix Klieser and Andrej Bielow at Rector’s Palace on Thursday
Pianist Martina Filjak along with Felix Klieser on horn and Andrej Bielow on violin will hold a concert on Thursday 12 August in the Rector’s Palace atrium at 9.30pm. On the programme are pieces for piano, horn and violin by Duvernoy, Schumann, Dukas, Wieniawski and Brahms.
The playground below Minčeta Fort is the site of busy rehearsals for this season’s last drama premiere, the play “Lion House” based on an eponymous Ivan Salečić novel in adaptation by Marijana Fumić and directed by Aida Bukvić, with performances by the Festival Drama Ensemble. The play is on the 72nd Dubrovnik Summer Festival programme from 20 to 24 August at the aforementioned location.
The Together project co-produced by 21:21 Arts Organisation and Pan-Adria Network as choreographed by Petra Hrašćanec in collaboration with six young dancers was performed last night, 8 August at Lazareti as part of the 72nd Dubrovnik Summer Festival.