European Opera Day 2017

Zagreb will join other European cities in the traditional marking of European Opera Days on Saturday, May 13, 2017. All interested citizens and visitors of Zagreb during special guided tours will hear some of the most beautiful arias, duets and orchestral works from the current repertoire of the Opera of the Croatian National Theatre in više

Ceremonious ending of a brilliant career

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017 with the gala performance of Verdi’s Messa da Requiem maestro Vladimir Kranjčević concluded his exceptionally rich career as a conductor. Soloists Rebeka Lokar, Dubravka Šeparović Mušović, Tomislav Mužek and Ivica Čikeš in the accompaniment of the Choir and Orchestra of the Opera of the CNT in Zagreb and the Academic Choir više

In Memoriam: Vladimir Benić

A long-term active member of Croatian music life and a former director of the Opera of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb maestro Vladimir Benić died in Zagreb on April 28, 2017. Vladimir Benić was born on October 3, 1922 in Zagreb where he graduated from the Academy of Music in Zagreb in 1947 – više

Subscribers from Maribor visited opera Don Carlo

Subscribers of the Slovene National Theatre in Maribor visited this season’s last performance of Verdi’s Don Carlo with Boncompagni as conductor and in direction of Derek Gimpel on Saturday, April 22, 2017. This is a joint cooperation of the Slovene National Theatre in Maribor and the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb titled the European subscription. više

In Memoriam: Nada Puttar- Gold

The commemoration for Nada Puttar Gold was held on Monday, April 3, 2017 at noon in the Foyer of the CNT in Zagreb. Nada Puttar Gold (Varaždin, November 5, 1923 – Zabok, March 28, 2017) was a prominent Croatian opera singer and pedagogue, a long-time soloist of the Opera of the CNT in Zagreb of više

In Memoriam: Miro Belamarić

(Šibenik, February 9, 1935 – Vienna, March 6, 2017). One of the most prominent Croatian conductors and composers, a long-term associate and member of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, Miro Belamarić, died in Vienna at the age of 82. Miro Belamarić was born on February 9, 1935 in Šibenik. After he finished high school više

Ero the Joker

On Wednesday March 8, 2017 opera Ero the Joker by Jakov Gotovac with Josip Šego as conductor was performed as part of the 18th Gostič Evenings. The cast is: Ivica Trubić (Landlord Marko), Ivanka Boljkovac (Doma), Tamara Franetović Felbinger (Đula), Stjepan Franetović (Ero), Ljubomir Puškarić (Miller Sima), Marija Lešaja (Shepard) and Neven Mrzlečki (Lad). The više

New performance of Verdi’s La Traviata

On Wednesday, January 18 and Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. new re-runs of Verdi’s opera La Traviata directed by Janusz Kica with conductor Josip Šego are on the CNT repertoire. The ongoing season of the CNT in Zagreb was opened with the premiere of opera La Traviata, that was first performed in Rijeka više