The Lero Student Theatre marks another year as part of the Dubrovnik Summer Festival programme, this summer with the Davor Mojaš play Mostly Sunny in Lazareti on Monday, 14 August and Tuesday, 15 August at 9.30 p.m.
Excellent and respected musicians, cellist Eckart Runge, pianist Martina Filjak and saxophonist Gordan Tudor will perform select pieces by Ástor Piazzolla, George Gershwin, Nikolaj Kapustin and Gordan Tudor himself, tomorrow, 12 August in the Rector’s Palace atrium, starting at 9:30 p.m.
The third drama premiere of the summer is Masks, a monodrama by Dražen Šivak co-produced by the Dubrovnik Summer Festival and the UO Groupa (Art Organization Group) and in cooperation with Scena Ribnjak, on the Festival schedule tomorrow and the day after tomorrow, 12 and 13 August, starting at 9:30 p.m. at Bokar Fort.
Thunderous applause for virtuoso strings from the Hungarian Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra and violinist Kristóf Baráti
One of the leading names on the international classical music scene, the peerless Hungarian violinist Kristóf Baráti, performed last night, 10 August in the Rector’s Palace alongside his esteemed compatriots from Veszprém, the Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra.
Hungarian violinist Kristóf Baráti is recognised increasingly across the globe as a musician of extraordinary quality with a vast expressive range and impeccable technique, and Festival audiences will have an opportunity to see him in concert on Thursday, 10 August in the Rector’s Palace atrium, at 9:30 p.m. where he will be joined by his compatriots, the Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra. On the programme are pieces by Mendelssohn, Mozart, Saint-Saëns and Bartók.
The leading Croatian musicians of the younger generation, cellist Latica Anić, pianist Krešimir Starčević and violinist Marco Graziani, held an excellent concert last night, 7 August in the Rector’s Palace atrium, with a specially selected repertoire to mark the big 150th anniversary of the birth of composers Sergei Rachmaninoff and Blagoje Bersa.
The musical-theatre piece The Enchanted Forest directed by Lea Anastazija Fleger based on one of the most famous Croatian children’s novels by Sunčana Škrinjarić, will be performed again on the Lovrjenac Fort from tomorrow, 8 August until Friday, 11 August to the delight of the youngest festival audience. Performances on the 8th, 9th, and 11th start at 8:30 p.m., while the performance on 10 August 10 is scheduled for 9 p.m. Tickets are sold out.
Cellist Latica Anić, pianist Krešimir Starčević and violinist Marco Graziani will perform on Monday, 7 August in the Rector’s Palace atrium, performing a programme dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of composers Sergei Rachmaninoff and Blagoje Bersa.
Prominent Russian musicians with a enviable careers, violinist Aylen Pritchin and pianist Maxim Emelyanychev, with their inspired interpretation of Schubert, Prokofiev, Dvořák and Grieg, showed exquisite musicality last night, 4 August in the Rector’s Palace atrium, earning passionate applause and shouts of Bravi! from the satisfied festival audience.
The hit play Mara and Kata, a creative project by Saša Božić created in collaboration with actresses Nataša Dangubić and Doris Šarić-Kukuljica, is a part of the Festival programme once again this summer. The most wanted gossipmongers in town will comment on the recent events in Dubrovnik in the courtyard of St Mary’s convent tomorrow, 5 August and then 6 August at 9:30 p.m. and on Monday, 7 August at 8:30 p.m. and at 10:30 p.m. Tickets for all performances are sold out.