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 više

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 više

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 više

International Theatre Day, March 27

Message of Simon McBurney, actor, writer, stage director and co-founder of Théâtre de Complicité: Half a mile from the Cyrenaican coast in Northern Libya is a vast rock shelter. 80 metres wide and 20 high. In the local dialect it is called the Hauh Fteah. In 1951 Carbon dating analysis showed an uninterrupted human occupation više

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

Gypsy, Yet so Handsome by Kristian Novak, directed by Ivica Buljan

Performance Gypsy, Yet so Handsome directed by Ivica Buljan after the novel with the same title written by Kristian Novak and dramatized by Ivor Martinić is on the repertoire on March 29, 2018. The set designer is Aleksandar Denić, costume designer is Ana Savić Gecan, composer is Mitja Vrhovnik Smrekar, light design is created by Sonda 4 and više

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 on the accordion and clarinet gave a concert on the stage of the CNT in Zagreb. Voice, guitar, piano and accordion/clarinet sound like a combination that you may have heard already. But više

Verdi’s ”Messa da Requiem” postponed

Dear visitors, we would like to inform you that Verdi’s ”Messa da Requiem” that was scheduled for March 30, 2018 is postponed until October 31, 2018. You can receive a refund for purchased tickets at the Box Office and for tickets purchased online please write to aleksandra.marketing@hnk.hr . The conductor is Nikša Bareze and the više

Men of Wax by Mate Matišić as a guest performance in Pula

The awarded performance Men of Wax by Mate Matišić directed by Janusz Kica that had its world premiere at the end of 2016, received great acclaim, both from the local and international audiences and official critics. At the International Festival of Small Stages in Rijeka the author Mate Matišić was awarded a prize for the best drama text. At Days više