Last year’s Festival hit, an original project by Saša Božić done in collaboration with Nataša Dangubić and Doris Šarić Kukuljica, the play Mara and Kata, will have an incredible eight performances at the 72nd Festival due to enormous interest. The play will be performed twice a night at Kazerma below St. Mary’s on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 26, 27 and 28 July, at 9.30pm and 11pm, then again on 7 and 8 July at 9.30pm at the same unique venue. Tickets for all performances have been sold out.
Young Russian soprano Julia Lezhneva, a leading singer of her generation, will be joined by La Voce Strumentale Ensemble led by violinist and conductor Dmitry Sinkovsky and Luca Pianca on lute for a concert in the Rector's Palace atrium on Sunday, 25 July at 9.30pm. On the evening programme is choice repertoire of best 18th century opera composers.
The award-winning premiere production of the anniversary 70th Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Shakespeare’s Hamlet directed by the great Paolo Magelli and performed by the Festival Drama Ensemble, which is led by the brilliant Frano Mašković as the titular Danish prince, was performed last night, 21 July on the Lovrjenac fort. The already sold-out play is on the programme until 24 July.
The Linđo Folklore Ensemble will hold their now traditional performance at the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, this time in front of the Cathedral, on 23 July at 9.30pm and then again on 22 August, at 9pm.
A night to remember with Richard Bona, Alfredo Rodríguez trio and the Croatian Radio and Television Jazz Orchestra!
The multiple award-winning Cameroon-born American jazz musician Richard Bona, Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodríguez, drummer Ludwig Afonso and the Croatian Radio and Television Jazz Orchestra, with conductor Miron Hauser held an unforgettable concert for the festival crowd at the 72nd Dubrovnik Summer Festival.
On Saturday, 24 July at 9pm at the Bunić-Kaboga Summer Villa the participants of Petrit Çeku’s guitar masterclass will hold a concert. Entrance is free but due to the limited number of seats, the free tickets need to be picked up at the Festival Palace ahead of time.
The acclaimed premiere title of the anniversary 70th Dubrovnik Summer Festival, a Paolo Magelli take on Shakespeare’s Hamlet, performed by the Festival Drama Ensemble returns again to the Lovrjenac Fort and will be played there on 21, 22, 23 and 24 July at 9.30pm as part of the 72nd Festival and its drama programme. All dates have been sold out.
The second play produced as part of the Port of Dreamers EU project, the Slovenian play Celebration, which is an SNT Maribor prodution based on an Ivor Martinić text and directed by Jan Krmelj, was performed last night, 18 July, and is on again for the final time this Festival season tonight, 19 July, at 9.30pm also at Lazareti. The play is in Slovenian, with Croatian subtitles.
Richard Bona and Alfredo Rodríguez trio joined by the Croatian Radio and Television Jazz Orchestra Tuesday in front of the Cathedral
Cameroon-born American jazz virtuoso Richard Bona, Cuban pianist and composer Alfred Rodríguez and drummer Ludwig Afonso will be joined by the Croatian Radio and Television Jazz Orchestra, under the baton of Miron Hauser, in front of the Cathedral where they will hold an undoubtedly unforgettable jazz event of the Festival, on Tuesday 20 July at 9.30pm. The concert is proudly sponsored by Mastercard.
The retrospective exhibition titled “Without Compromise” – Ika Škomrlj Ajki by authors Ivana Bakal and Martina Petranović opens on Saturday 17 July at 9pm, at Lazareti; in cooperation of ULUPUH (Croatian Association of Artists of Applied Arts) and the Dubrovnik Summer Festival.