In Dubrovnik, the end of August and almost all of September are reserved for top classical music concerts. For the sixth year in a row, the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has organised the Dubrovnik Late Summer International Music Festival, bringing together many national and internationally acclaimed artists.
The music director of the festival is the Austrian conductor Christoph Campestrini, and this year's festival will run from August 28th to September 21st. Over the course of 13 festival concerts, the orchestra will host many internationally acclaimed conductors, such as Nicholas Milton, Christoph Koenig, Darrell Ang, TaeJung Lee, and Tomislav Fačini, and of course, the music director of the festival, Christoph Campestini.
Many renowned Croatian and international musicians will perform during the festival: Ukrainian violinist Aleksay Semenenko, Bulgarian pianist Plamena Mangova, one of the best and most sought after Croatian musicians abroad – pianist Martina Filjak, clarinet player Marija Pavlović and cellist Monika Leskovar, Russian violinist Dmitry Sinkovsky, violinist Đana Kahriman, cellist Smiljan Mrčela, pianists Marija Grazio and Aljoša Lečić, mezzo-soprano Dubravka Šeparović Mušović and others.