Cool down a summer heat with thirteen superb concerts!
Dear music lovers and longtime friends of the oldest festival in Zadar,
This summer we prepared you a series of unforgettable concerts in Zadar again. Attractive Croatian and foreign musicians will be exchanging on a diverse programme and fulfilling every musical whim.
Musical Evenings in St Donat will open excellent Czech musicians along with two Croatian divas, reputable soprano Marija Kuhar Šoša and young mezzo-soprano on a steep ascent, Marta Musap. North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra will be conducted by its chief conductor Alfonso Scarano. Young Czech violin virtuoso Jiří Vodicka will complement the whole experience. On that occasion, Forum Square will echo numerous musical pearls of Romantic giants – Beethoven, Dvořák, Delibes and Offenbach.
But, Romantic period on the programme of Evenings's new season doesn't end there. During the next five days after the ceremonial opening, magnificent space of St Anastasia's Cathedral will resound the music in the performance of unavoidable Zadar Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Ivan Repušić. Four prestigious Croatian musicians will be performing on the first concert – violinist of the Berlin Philharmonic Aleksandar Ivić, than Kajano Pačko, young cellist with rich career as soloist and two reputable members of Zagreb Woodwind Trio, Darko Golčić (oboe) and Željko Perišić (bassoon). They will perform works of Haydn and Beethoven. The second concerto of Zadar Chamber Orchestra will magnify extraordinary soloist Roman Simović from Montenegro, who is described as „brilliant violin virtuoso with inborn musicality“ by world media. On that occasion, maestro Repušić will conduct works written by Beethoven and Mendelssohn.