Dubrovnik Summer Festival
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10 July - 25 August 2018
Dubrovnik Summer Festival

The largest and oldest Croatian performing arts festival –Dubrovnik Summer Festival opens  on 10 July 2018. In 47 summer days, on various site-specific locations, on historical venues, in parks, palaces, churches and fortresses, almost 2,000 artists from across the globe will perform more than 80 theatre, music, dance, folklore and other programs in front of large international audience.

The 69th festival edition presents rich and diverse dance programme, such as Belgian dance company Rosas with their famous production A Love Supreme and the ballet produced by the National Theatre of Split, Death and the Dervish in the choreography of Igor Kirov. Music programme brings some of the world's greatest artists, such as Mischa Maisky who will perform with the Zagreb Philharmonic; pianist Daniil Trifonov will have a recital which will be his first Croatian appearance. The most famous musical stage in the Rector's Palace Atrium will host the Schumann Quartet, the countertenor Andreas Scholl and Ensemble 1700, as well as the Croatian pianist and Busoni Competition laureat Ivan Krpan, just to name a few.

Theatre programme brings premiere performances of Michelangelo Buonarroti by Miroslav Krleža on the Island of Lokrum, Under the balconies by Ranko Marinković and Countdown – at the wedding in collaboration with Zagreb Academy of Dramatic Art. Guest theatre performances are last years most successful plays in Croatia – Black Mother Earth produced by the Zagreb Youth Theatre, Men of Wax by Croatian National Theatre of Zagreb and awarded production of Uncle Vanja by respectable Russian Voronezh Chamber Theatre. All performances are subtitled in English.


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