Open Square Day

Once again on October 1, 2016, the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb has joined the manifestation La Nuit Blanche/The White Night during which interesting, diverse and rich cultural events took place at various locations around the city of Zagreb involving numerous cultural institutions of the city. The Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb continued with its više


Presentation of opera Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini

Madama Butterfly, one of the most performed works in the history of opera will be given on the Zagreb stage as an example of Italian excellence and the cooperation with the orchestra and the choir of the Croatian National Theatre under the leadership of maestro Nikša Bareza, in the best possible manner contributes to the više


Ballet season commences with Romeo and Juliet

The monumental ballet Romeo and Juliet by Sergey Prokofiev that was sold out last season shall open the new ballet season of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. The conductor is maestro Nikša Bareza. Ballet Romeo and Juliet is a lyrical story of the tragic Veronese lovers with music composed by Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev which više


Party after the premiere of Molière’s ”Tartuffe”

After a very successfully first drama premiere this season, Molière‘s Tartuffe, the performance ensemble and their colleagues continued to mingle in the Foyer of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. On the day of the premiere, on Friday, September 30, 2016 a press conference was held in the CNT Foyer. The speakers were the authors više


A performance that thrilled the Zagreb audience

The premiere of the concert performance of Arnold Schönberg’s oratorio Gurre Lieder, the first integral version performed in Croatia was held on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. This epic cantata for five opera soloists, narrator, chorus and a large orchestra, created after the poem of the Danish writer Jens Peter Jacobsen, positioned the više


Zagreb ballet soloists appeared at the Gala Concert in Sarajevo

A Gala Concert of principals and soloists from ballet theatres from Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina is scheduled for September 28, 2016 as part of the Balet Fest Sarajevo 2016. Catarina Meneses, the soloist of the Zagreb Ballet together with the principal dancer Tomislav Petranović shall perform the pas de deux from više


Tomislav Mužek, the new principal of the Opera of the CNT in Zagreb

Tomislav Mužek was born in 1976 in Siegen, Germany. He graduated singing at the University for Music and Stage Art with the highest honours in Vienna in 1999. He studied lied and oratorio in the class of Robert Holl and then with Marianne Spiecker-Henke. Since 1995 he has been performing on concert and opera stages više


Subscription registration for 2016/17 from September 5 to October 15, 2016

PREMIERES Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Molière Tartuffe • Mate Matišić Men of Wax • William Shakespeare The Winter’s Tale • A. Pavlovich Chekhov Ivanov • RERUNS Tena Štivičić 3 Winters • Josip Kosor The Woman • Pippo Delbono Gospel Bobo Jelčić At the End of the Week • Miroslav Krleža The Wolfhound • Friedrich Schiller The Robbers više


The 14th World Theatre Festival ended

The 14th World Theatre Festival ended on Friday, September 23, 2016 with an after-party held at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. This year the audience had the opportunity to see three exceptional projects created by renowned international stage directors: The Marriage of Maria Braun created by the prominent theatre author Thomas Ostermeier; A Journey više


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