Romeo and Juliet, an emotional marathon choreographed by the famous Jiří Bubeníček
26 April 2022
The Rijeka Ballet is in the midst of extensive preparations for something new and grandiose! One of the most popular ballets of the 20th century, Sergei Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet, will soon appear before you – alongside actors and an orchestra! What a privilege! The world-famous dance star Jiří Bubeníček is choreographing the ballet, which is …
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MAESTRO VALENTIN EGEL ON “ROMEO AND JULIET”: THE PLEASURE OF AN EMOTIONAL JOURNEY
22 April 2022
Prokofiev’s music has a huge fascination for me and I dare to say also for our orchestra as a collective. It’s so direct and at the same time complex in the way it transports all facets of emotions through sound. It can be playful, painful, powerful - all within just a moment. His Romeo and …
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"Mediterranean Trilogy" - Filipe Portugal choreographs "Spanish Rhapsody": "The personalities of the dancers are the greatest inspiration"
2 February 2022
“Mediterranean Trilogy” is a ballet evening with choreographers Giovanni di Palma, Maša Kolar and Filipe Portugal, with the expected premiere on February 4 at 7:30 PM. Pulcinella, Afternoon of a Faun and Spanish Rhapsody, or Stravinsky/Pergolesi, Debussy and Ravel in one evening! Or - the modern Faun has been embraced by the neoclassical Pulcinella and …
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RIJEKA BALLET COMPANY IS SEEKING FEMALE AND MALE DANCERS
20 December 2021
Rijeka Ballet Company is seeking female and male dancers with solid classical and strong contemporary dance technique to start working as soon as possible. All potential artists are kindly asked to send their video-links and CVs to balet@hnk-zajc.hr. Preselected candidates will be invited for an audition on the 18th and 19th of January 2022.
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SUMMER MUSIC SPECTACLES IN THE PULA ARENA
21 June 2021
We are pleased to announce that the programs for the 2021 Summer Classics in the Pula Arena are on sale! You can reserve and purchase tickets via the Eventim platform, at www.eventim.hr. The classics will once again be held in a captivating ambience under the starry summer night sky! In this production by the Opera of …
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PROGRAM SUSPENDED UNTIL APRIL 26
12 April 2021
Dear Audience,In accordance with the National Civil Protection Headquarters’ decision on the implementation of epidemiological measures for Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, we are unfortunately suspending our program until Monday, April 26. The performances of the ballet-dance show Burning Water on April 14 and 15, as well as the performances of the play Steel Magnolias on April …
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PROGRAMS POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 17
8 April 2021
Dear viewers, In accordance with the National Civil Protection Headquarters’ decision on the implementation of epidemiological measures for Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, the opera La Traviata on April 10, two performances of the ballet-dance performance Burning Water on the 14th and 15th, and the premiere of the Croatian drama company’s play Steel Magnolias announced for April 17 …
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ODYSSEY: A DANCE FANTASY THROUGH A METAPHORICAL JOURNEY
18 March 2021
Another premiere of the ballet ensemble ended with enthusiastic applause and shouts of delight from the auditorium, which was filled to the extent allowed by anti-epidemic measures.The audience was clearly impressed with the journeys of two Odysseys, ancient and modern, through turbulent and deceptive seas of emotions and relationships, losing and finding the one “worthy …
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ODYSSEUS AND PENELOPE - THE COMPLEXITY OF CHARACTERS THROUGH THE LANGUAGE OF DANCE
11 March 2021
The first ballet premiere of this season, Odyssey by Walter Matteini and Ina Broeckx, awaits you on Thursday, March 18. The complex roles of Odysseus and Penelope will be performed by Michele Pastorini and Maria Matarranz de las Heras. The first association with Odysseus is Homer’s hero. However, Walter Matteini and Ina Broeckx also view ancient …
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“ODYSSEY”: A BALLET STORY ABOUT MYTHICAL HISTORY IN THE SERVICE OF THE PRESENT
3 March 2021
Soon our ballet ensemble will take us on an exciting dance journey, a journey without respite. It is, of course, Odyssey, the long-awaited first ballet premiere of this season, which is scheduled for March 18. Inspired by the works of Homer and Joyce, the artistic and choreographic tandem of Walter Matteini and Ina Broeckx have …
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