William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale

The drama ensemble of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb is preparing the premiere of The Winter's Tale, one of the last works of the immortal William Shakespeare. The premiere is planned for February 2017. The stage director is a young English director Polly Tritschler, the set designer is Johannes Schütz, the composer of stage music is Marc Tritschler and the assistant stage director is Yanjun Hu. The cast for the performance is: Dragan Despot… more


Molière’s Tartuffe in January

Tartuffe by J. B. P. Molière directed by Eduard Miller is scheduled for January 30, 2017 at 7.30 p.m. The text was translated by Vladimir Gerić and Žanina Mirčevska… more



The Love for Three Oranges by S. Prokofiev

For February 2017, the Zagreb Opera is preparing a premiere of The Love for Three Oranges composed by Sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev that will be conducted by maestro Nikša Bareza and directed by Krešimir Dolenčić. The set and costume designer is Simon Bejer and Larisa Navojec and Mario Vrbanec are responsible for choreography and stage movement. The large-scale opera ensemble includes the following singers: Luciano Batinić / Berislav Puškarić (King of Clubs),… more

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La Bohème again on the repertoire

La Bohème is scheduled for Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. The conductor is Nikša Bareza and the stage director is Arnaud Bernard. Despite an unsuccessful… more


Ero the Joker in January

Opera Ero the Joker composed by Jakov Gotovac and directed by Krešimir Dolenčić is back on the repertoire on January 9, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.- The conductor is Josip… more



Preparations for Vladimir Malakhov’s Swan Lake are under way

The Zagreb Ballet is preparing P. I. Tchaikovsky's ballet Swan Lake, a title that has always been awaited with great expectations. The choreographer of this production is the renowned dancer and choreographer Vladimir Malakhov. For the first time Malakhov will be creating Swan Lake. Until now he has staged popular classical titles such as The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella or La Bayadere, and this first production will be created especially for the Zagreb ballet ensemble.… more



Gala concert on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the International Recognition of the Republic of Croatia

A Gala concert titled MY HOMELAND was held on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at the Concert Hall Vatroslav Lisinski on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the International Recognition of the Republic of Croatia with the participation of the Orchestra, Choir and soloists of the Opera of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb and the Croatian Radiotelevision Choir. Concert programme Conductor Nikša Bareza 1. Zrinko Tutić – Rajko Dujmić… more


In memoriam: Ivo Brešan

One of the most significant contemporary Croatian dramatists, novelists and screenwriters Ivo Brešan (Vodice, May 27, 1936 – Zagreb, January 3, 2017) died… more

Vlaho Bukovac, Preporod hrvatske književnosti i umjetnosti, odnosno Hrvatski preporod, svečani zastor izgrađen prigodom otvorenja zgrade 1895.

Important announcement

Dear visitors! We would like to inform you that from January 1, 2017 individual bookings will no longer be possible due to a large number of reserved but not picked… more


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