Orlando Furioso is a new event in the city that will take time from the 6th to 16th of June 2017 at two locations - the Rector's Palace and the Museum of Modern Art.
Orlando Furioso - Baroque music cycle is a festival of baroque music organized by the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra. Through four concerts, the orchestra will enrich Dubrovnik's cultural offer with a varied program. The musical director of this mini festival is Dmitry Sinkovsky, a world famous star of the baroque violin, a conductor and contra tenor. This multitalented Russian virtuoso is well known all over the world for his baroque music performances.
The first concert on the 6th of June will feature Sinkovsky leading the DSO String Chamber Orchestra performing the great work of the Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons.
Then on the 10th of June audiences will have the opportunity to hear the masterpiece of H. Purcell, the opera Dido and Aeneas, one of the saddest antique stories about the love of the Queen of Cartagena and the Trojan Hero performed by the DSO String Quartet and the Antiphonus vocal ensemble, under the leadership of maestro Tomislav Fačini.
On Tuesday the 13th of June a concert featuring the works of D. Castell, B. Marini, J.M. Leclair, A.Vivaldi and G.F. Händel will be performed. And finally on the 16th of June Dmitry Sinkovsky will conduct the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra and the talented young pianist Marin Limi as a soloist will perform. The program includes pieces of J.Ch. Bach and W.A. Mozart.