On Friday, March 7, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. the CNT Opera shall premiere opera Tosca by Giacomo Puccini. The conductor is Srboljub Dinic, stage director Lorenzo Mariani, set designer Maurizio Balò, costume designer Silvia Aymonino and the light designer Deni Sesnic. The cast for the opening night is: Gabriela Georgieva (Floria Tosca), Zurab Zurabishvili (Mario Cavaradossi), Luciano Batinic (Barun Scarpia), Sinisa Stork (Cesare Angelotti), Ozren Bilusic (Sacristan), Marko Cvetko (Spoletta), Antonio Brajkovic (Sciarrone), Ante Batinic (Jailer), et al.
On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the death of Giacomo Puccini an exhibition titled "Puccini at the Zagreb Opera" organized by Marija Barbieri and Elizabeta Kumer shall be displayed between March 5 and 27, 2014 in the Foyer of the CNT in Zagreb. The exhibition contains photographs of many artists from various productions and first night playbills of nine Puccini's titles from the Zagreb Opera stage in the period between 1898 and 2011.
Pursuant to Article 27 of the Theatre Act (Official gazette, Narodne Novine, no.71/06 and 121/13) and Articles 20, 21 and 23 of the Bylaw of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, the Theatre Council of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb is announcing a tender for the appointment of the General Manager of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb.
The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini, directed by Kresimir Dolencic is on the repertoire on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Diana Haller will appear in the role of Rosina. The libretto was written by Cesare Sterbini after the first part of the Le Barbier de Seville trilogy by Beaumarchais.
The opening night of Jean Giradoux's The Madwoman of Chaillot directed by Kresimir Dolencic took place on Friday January 31, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Jean Giradoux's poetic satire, almost on the verge of fantasy, was first performed in 1945, one year after his death. Already then, he saw a world that was stumbling and sinking in capitalism; he saw wealth and greed and predicted a period of slaves and debts.