September 1st - 16th, 2018.
The Korkyra Baroque Festival is a high-profile cultural event established in 2012 to promote local and international musical and cultural heritage. The concerts in historic venues in and around the town of Korcula, as well as new regional locations: the Island of Vrnik, Orebic, Ston, Trpanj, Vela Luka, Blato, Pupnat, Smokvica, Hvar, Ploce and Dubrovnik, create a unique synergy and Baroque magic, which make the Korkyra Baroque Festival renown as a staple cultural event of the global music scene.
The Seventh Korkyra Baroque Festival, lasting from 1st to 16th September 2018, will once again host prestigious international and domestic ensembles and soloists, specialized in performing Baroque music. We proudly present our guests from distant Argentina: the Ensemble Capilla del Sol, the Helsinki Baroque Orchestra (Finland), Royal Rorantist (Poland), Les Musiciens de Mademoiselle de Guise (France), Canzona (United Kingdom), Poul Høxbro and Bolette Roed (Denmark) as well as renowned soloists: Kresimir Stražanac, baritone, Hugo Hymas, tenor, Kajsa Dahlbäck, soprano, and conductor and harpsichordist Aapo Häkkinen. These talented foreign artists will be joined by distinguished Croatian ensembles: Vocal Ensemble Antiphonus and the resident ensemble of the festival, the Croatian Baroque Ensemble under the artistic direction of the director of Korkyra Baroque Festival and world-renown violinist Laura Vadjon.