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The audience thrilled with Don Carlo

A party was held after the opening night of Giuseppe Verdi`s Don Carlo, with Elio Boncompagni as conductor and Derek Gimpel as stage director, where numerous artists and cultural workers congratulated the production team and the ensemble of the performance.


Ballet of the CNT in Zagreb in Russia

After three decades, on Sunday May 7, 2017, the Ballet of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb will appear in Saint Petersburg and present itself to the Russian audience with ballet Anna Karenina in the choreography of Leo Mujić that was created after Tolstoy’s novel to the selected music of Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky. The performance više


Cycle of Sunday Concerts

The Cycle of Sunday Concerts continues on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the Foyer of the CNT in Zagreb with the appearance of the trombone ensemble: Alan Bošnjak – trombone, alto trombone; Ivan Bošnjak – trombone; Mate Đuzel – trombone; Marin Rabadan – trombone and Željko Kertez – tuba. Concert guests are sopranos Adela Golac Rilović više


European theatre laboratory

At the international conference in Karlsruhe titled Digital innovation in theatre organised by the European Theatre Convention the innovative project called the European Theatre Lab: Drama goes digital was officially presented. The project is funded by the EU Creative Europe and the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb is one of the participants. The goal of the project više


In Memoriam: Relja Bašić

On Tuesday April 11, 2017 at 2 p.m. there will be a commemoration for Relja Bašić, one of the greatest Croatian theatre and movie actors who commenced his acting career in the Drama of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. On the same stage he also marked his 40th artistic anniversary in 1995 and that više


The most radical nun of Europe was a guest of the Philosophical Theatre

The Spanish nun Teresa Forcades who is also called the icon of the European political left and the most radical nun of Europe was the latest guest of the Philosophical Theatre on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 8 p.m. Announcing her guest appearance, the editor and host Srećko Horvat  said that after last year’s appearance of više


The Secret History of the CNT in Zagreb

The Secret History of the CNT in Zagreb – a tour of the theatre with the actors of the CNT Drama is scheduled for May 20, 2017 between 11:00 a.m. and 3 p.m. Due to an increased interest of the citizens and visitors of Zagreb, the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb has introduced a new više


The successful ending of the “Opera in schools” project

Upon the successful completion of the pilot project Opera in schools in which pupils of primary schools of the City of Zagreb during February visited stage rehearsals of Prokofiev’s opera The Love of Three Oranges, a round table was held on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 10 a.m. gathering together the organisers of this project više


World Theatre Day, March 27

On March 27 theatres throughout the world marked the World Theatre Day. That day international and/or Croatian messages were read. The author of this year’s Croatian message is the prominent stage director Georgij Paro.