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 Korčula, as well as new regional locations: the Island of Vrnik, Orebić, Ston, Trpanj, Vela Luka, Blato, Pupnat, Smokvica, Hvar, Ploče 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 Eighth Korkyra Baroque Festival, lasting from 31st August to 14th September 2019, will once again host prestigious international and domestic ensembles and soloists, specialized in performing Baroque music. We proudly present our guests from Denmark: Ensemble Odyssee, La Ritirata (Spain), Plaisirs de Musique (Czech Republic), Musica Batavia (Netherlands), Monteverdi String Band (United Kingdom), I musicali affetti (Italy) as well as renowned soloists: Krešimir Stražanac; baritone, Monika Cerovčec; soprano, Sonja Runje; soprano, Anabela Barić; soprano, Franko Klisović; countertenor and conductor and harpsichordist Aapo Häkkinen. These talented foreign artists will be joined by distinguished Croatian ensemble, the resident ensemble of the festival, the Croatian Baroque Ensemble under the artistic direction of the director of Korkyra Baroque Festival distinguished violinist Laura Vadjon.
Unquestionable cultural and tourist success of the Korkyra Baroque Festival is founded on superior artistic musical offer, which has been drawing tourists from around the world for seven years in a row and enriching the tourist cultural offer of the island of Korčula, the peninsula of Pelješac and Dubrovnik. Concerts promote the churches of Korčula as cultural monuments, but also the entire County of Dubrovnik-Neretva as a unique architectural complex.
Art director: Laura Vadjon
Producent: Darija Vencl
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