One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away

The performance One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away inspired by the script of Krešo Golik was one of the most watched movies in the history of Croatian cinematography created after Little Perica’s Diary by Vjekoslav Majer in 1942. Rene Medvešek directed a theatrical potpourri that reconstructs the disappearing good spirit of Zagreb following the European theatrical practice that treats cult movies as cultural heritage, with a desire to attract new… more

William Shakespeare’s King Lear

The Drama ensemble of the CNT in Zagreb held the premiere of William Shakespeare’s King Lear, directed by Janusz Kica on February 23, 2018. Lada Kaštelan… more


Puccini’s ”Turandot”

The Zagreb opera has begun with preparations of its last premiere this season, Puccini's Turandot that is a coproduction of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb and Associazione Arena Sferisterio – Macerata Opera Festival. The opening night is planned for May 18, 2018 with Marcello Mottadelli as conducted in stage direction of Stefano Ricci and Gianni Forte. The set and light designer is Nicolas Bovey, the costume designer is Gianluca Sbicca,… more

Giuseppe Verdi’s Don Carlo

Giuseppe Verdi's Don Carlo directed by Derek Gimpel under music direction of Loris Voltolini is back on the CNT repertoire on Saturday, April 7, 2018. The next… more


Preparations for world premiere of ballet Elisabeth of Austria – Sissi

The Zagreb Ballet is preparing the world opening night of an interesting ballet project Elisabeth of Austria – Sissi that is choreographed and directed by the master of the European ballet stage Patrice Bart for our large ballet ensemble after the story of the famous German dramaturge Christine Theobald that will take us through the life story of one of the most intriguing and beautiful empresses of the world, Elisabeth of Austria. The music score is based… more


Verdi’s Otello of the CNT in Rijeka

The Opera of the CNT Ivan noble Zajc in Rijeka will give a guest performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s Otello on March 28, 2018 under music direction of Ville Matvejeff. The stage director and dramaturge is Marin Blažević, the costume designer is Sandra Dekanić, stage movement was created by Selma Banich and light design and sets were created by Dalibor Fugošić and Alan Vukelić. The performance announced for March 29, 2018 is cancelled due to technical reasons.… more

Mužek & Trio Concert

On Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 7.30 p.m. our renowned tenor Tomislav Mužek accompanied by guitarist Miroslav Lesić, pianist Tomislav Modrić and Mladen Kosovac… more


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