Festival Closing Gala Concert with the winner of the Orlando Award at the 67th Dubrovnik Summer Festival was held this Friday in front of the St. Blaise Church. Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra with the dirigent Alberto Veronesi, and Aleksey Semenenko (the Orlando award Winner in 2016) performed after the Orlando award ceremony.
This year, Orlando went to the amazing Ozren Grabarić for the role of Marin Držić in ‘Victory over the Enemies’ and to the ‘4 Guitars’ – Zoran Dukić, Petrit Çeku, Tvrtko Sarić & Maroje Brčić. The Grand Prix Orlando was given to the truly amazing director and the great friend of Dubrovnik Summer Festival – Mr Joško Juvančić.
Tonight, Orchestra performed these pieces:
L.M. Rogowski: Dubrovnik Impressions
H. Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 14
E. Grieg: Peer Gynt, Suite No.1 and Suite No.2
On more than 15 ambient locations, almost 2 thousand artists from across the globe presented around 80 dramatic, musical, opera, ballet, folklore and other programs to 60 thousand domestic and foreign guests in total during the 68th Dubrovnik Summer Festival. Until the 69th, enjoy our photo gallery!