World-renowned pianist Fazıl Say will be performing Johann Sebastian Bach’s Goldberg Variations of and his own Á la carte programme for the festival audience tomorrow, 29 July at 9.30 p.m. in the Rector’s Palace Atrium.
Due to bad weather conditions, this evening’s performance of the play Lion House had to be cancelled.
The Zagreb Quartet along with soloists, the award-winning bassoonist Žarko Perišić and acclaimed clarinettist Milan Milošević held a brilliant musical evening last night, 25 July in the Rector’s Palace Atrium, taking the audience on a journey through time and tempers.
Last year's premiere and award-winning play Lion House, directed by Aida Bukvić based on the eponymous Ivan Salečić novel is again part of the festival programme this summer, returning to the playground under Minčeta Fort from this Tuesday to Friday, 26 to 29 July. The first performance, on 26 July, will be starting at 10 p.m. while the others will start at 9.30 p.m.
The most recent iteration of the now traditional collaboration between the Pula Film Festival and the Dubrovnik Summer Festival brings a screening of the award-winning domestic feature film The Staffroom, directed by Sonja Tarokić, tonight, 25 July at 9.30 p.m. at the Jadran open-air cinema. While the entrance is free, due to the limited number of seats, free tickets must be collected in advance at the Festival Palace Box Office (Od Sigurate 1). The film will be subtitled in English.
The Ballet of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb enchanted the audience gathered in Gradac Park last night, 23 July with their performance of the two-part neo-romantic ballet Pride and Prejudice directed and choreographed by Leo Mujić on the basis of the eponymous Jane Austen cult classic. One more performance is on the programme tonight, 24 July at 9.30 p.m.
The Zagreb Quartet will perform with award-winning bassoonist Žarko Perišić and clarinettist Milan Milošević on Monday, 25 July in the Rector’s Palace Atrium at 9.30 p.m., and the programme will include selected compositions by Dowland, Brahms, Mozart, Dvořák and Samandari.
The ballet piece based on the eponymous Jane Austen cult classic Pride and Prejudice, choreographed and directed by internationally acclaimed contemporary ballet artist Leo Mujić, will be performed by the Ballet of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb on Saturday and Sunday, 23 and 24 July in Gradac Park at 9:30 p.m.
Pianist and composer Nina Perović presented herself and part of her opus to the festival audience last night, 20 July in the Sponza Palace Atrium as part of the project #synergy: Sharpening the capacities of the classical music industry in the Western Balkans, on which the Dubrovnik Summer Festival is partner. The moderator was composer and Croatian representative on the project, Helena Skljarov.
First drama premiere of the 73rd Dubrovnik Summer Festival season, Lovers directed by Aleksandar Švabić and performed by the Festival Drama Ensemble, was held last night, 19 July in front of St. Jacob's Church. Judging by the first audience reactions, it was a job well done by the young creative team and the actors.