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BALLET PREMIERES Tamara Obrovac – Claudio Bernardo Apoxyomenos Bedřich Smetana – Patrice Bart  Elisabeth II of Bavaria – Sissi Gustav Mahler – Valentina Turcu Death in Venice RE-RUNS Marjana Krajač – Maša Kolar Dark Landscapes/ Bolero P.I. Čajkovski – V. Malakhov Swan Lake Miroslav Krleža – Leo Mujić The Glembays Sergej Sergejevič Prokofjev – Patrice Bart više


A world opening night of Apoxyomenos in the new season

The Zagreb Ballet already began with preparations for its first premiere in the new season, ballet Apoxyomenus to the music of Tamara Obrovac in the choreography of Claudio Bernardo. The world opening night will take place on October 13, 2017. The dramaturge is Lada Kaštelan, the sets will be designed by Numen, the costume designer više


Bedřich Smetana – Patrice Bart ”Elizabeth of Bavaria – Sissi”

In the new season, the Zagreb audience will be offered three new, exceptional interesting ballet works. The second premiere, that will take place at the end of March 2018, will be ballet titled Elisabeth of Bavaria – Sissi that will be created by choreographer Patrice Bart. In his creation of this new ballet work, Bart više


Swan Lake at the Dubrovnik Summer Festival

After ten years the Ballet of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb returned to the Dubrovnik Summer Festival with its hit performance Swan Lake by Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky in the choreography of the famous Vladimir Malakhov. The ballet was performed on July 14 and 15, 2017 in park Gradac before a full house, to the great više


A successful ending of this season’s project “Ballet in Schools“

After the successful pilot project Opera in Schools, the second round table was held on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 7 p.m. on the occasion of the project Ballet in Schools which included 6 elementary and one high school. The general manager of the CNT in Zagreb Dubravka Vrgoč, ballet director Leonard Jakovina and representatives of schools had a very productive meeting. The project Ballet in Schools was rated very više


Iva Vitić Gameiro, the laureate of the annual Vladimir Nazor Award

The annual Vladimir Nazor Award for theatre art was granted to Iva Vitić Gameiro, soloist of the Ballet of the CNT in Zagreb for her interpretation of the role of Juliet in ballet Romeo and Juliet by Sergei Prokofiev, choreographed and directed by Patrice Bart and produced by the Ballet of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. više


La Bayadere on the repertoire

From Wednesday, June 21, 2017 ballet La Bayadere by Ludwig Minkus choreographed and directed by Vasily Medvedev will be back on the repertoire of the CNT in Zagreb.  The ballet La Bayadère was originally created by the legendary Marius Petipa in 1877 for the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg to the music of Ludwig Minkus. više


The world opening night of The Glembays

The world premiere of ballet The Glembays after Miroslav Krleža in the choreography of Leo Mujić was held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. The ballet ensemble and the production team were awarded by a very long applause and ovations. Leo Mujić is the choreographer, director and librettist and he also selected the music for this ballet više