Opera

A new opera tale about Hillary the Witch

After eight seasons and almost one hundred performances, Hillary the Witch goes to the Opera receives its sequel. The Zagreb Opera is preparing Hillary the Witch and the Aggrieved Double Bass after the text of the same author Peter Lund, in the translation of Helena Lucić Šego, in the adaptation of Dina Vukelić and music arrangement of više


The Flying Dutchman

The new opera premiere of the Opera of the CNT in Zagreb Richard Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman directed by Olivier Py with music direction of Nikša Bareza was held on January 26, 2018. The performance is the original production of Theater an der Wien. The set and costume designer is Pierre-Andre Weitz, the light designer više


Ero the Joker by Jakov Gotovac

On January 20, 2018, this opera was performed for the 700th time. The next performance is on the repertoire of the CNT in Zagreb on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. This opera has been categorised as the most successful Slavic comic opera and since its world opening night at the CNT in Zagreb on November 2, više


New performances of Les Vêpres Siciliennes

This unique opera work presents composer Verdi in a completely different light: prone to experiments, especially with the orchestra score. This work, best known for its overture that announces the complexity of the music story has been prepared by conductor Nikša Bareza and stage director Janusz Kica with a great number of soloists, choir and više


Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti

Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti with Josip Šego as music director, in direction of Dora Ruždjak Podolski is scheduled for February 13, 2018. The set designer is Stefan Katunar, the costume designer is Barbara Bourek and the light designer is Elvis Butković. Stage movement was created by Petra Hrašćanec. The choir master is Luka Vukšić. The performance is više


Hillary the Witch Goes to the Opera

Children’s opera Hillary the Witch Goes to the Opera is on the repertoire on Sunday, February 18 2018. at 11 a.m. in the Foyer of the CNT in Zagreb. The stage director is Ivan Leo Lemo, set designer Vesna Režić, costume designer Mirjana Zagorec and the composer is Zvonimir Dusper. The cast is Dora Lipovčan, više


The Love for Three Oranges by Sergei Prokofiev

The famous contemporary work of the great Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev The Love for Three Oranges has been very well accepted after its premiere on February 17, 2017. It is again on the repertoire on January 15, 2017. The set and costume designer is Simon Bejer and Larisa Navojec and Mario Vrbanec are responsible for više


Christmas Concert ”Good Tidings of Great Joy”

The Zagreb Opera complemented this year’s seasonal holiday offer of our city with the Christmas concert titled Good Tidings of Great Joy.  The concert was held on December 23, 2017 at 7.30 p.m. under music direction of Nikša Bareza and Luka Vukšić with the participation of opera soloists, Choir and Orchestra of the Croatian National više


”La Bohème” on the repertoire in December

La Bohème directed by Arnaud Bernard with Ivan Josip Skender as conductor is on the repertoire on Thursday December 7, 2017 at 7.30 p.m. The following re-runs are on December 13, 15 and 27,  2017. Despite an unsuccessful opening night Puccini’s fourth opera La Bohème has become one of the most popular Italian operas. Each and više