Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra Presents: Orlando Furioso – Baroque Music Cycle

Daniela Rogulj

Orlando Furioso is a new event in the city which will be held from June 6 to 16, 2017, at two locations – the Rector’s Palace and at the Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik.

Organized by the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, this new concert series will take viewers on a baroque music adventure, instantly enriching Dubrovnik’s cultural offer, announced the Dubrovnik Tourist Board.

Dmitry Sinkovsky, the music director of this cycle, is a world star of baroque violin, a conductor, and a countertenor. This Russian virtuoso is known around the world precisely for performing baroque works, leaving very few (if any) indifferent.

At the first concert on June 6th, Sinkovsky will lead the String Chamber Orchestra in the performance Four Seasons by the Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi. Mark Thomas will narrate each season. 

On June 10th, the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra String Quartet and the Antiphonus vocal ensemble, under the supervision of maestro Tomislav Fačini, will see the masterpiece of H. Purcella, opera Dido and Aeneas, one of the saddest antique stories about the love of the unfortunate Queen of Cards and the Trojan Horse.

On Tuesday, June 13th at the TRIO SONATAS concert, the works of D. Castella, J.M. Leclair, A.Vivaldi and G.F. Händel will be performed, while Dmitry Sinkovsky will lead the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra on Friday, June 16th with the talented young pianist Marin Limić.

Tickets for all concerts are available at the office of the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra from 9 am to 2 pm, in the Dubravka Gift Shop at Pile, at Perla Adriatica’s Tourist Board at Ploče, at the Luža Cultural Info Center, and online at the official website of the Orchestra www.dso.hr. 

For more information, you can call +385 20 417 110 and e-mail [email protected].


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