One special music event will complete the Christmas atmosphere of the fourth Dubrovnik Winter Festival. Dubrovnik Christmas Concert will delight many and it's prepared by the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra (DSO), in cooperation with the City of Dubrovnik and the Valamar group. The event will take place at the Hotel Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik, on Friday, December 22nd at 8 pm.
Dubrovnik Christmas Concert was presented yesterday at the press conference by the Deputy Mayor Jelka Tepsic, the director of Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra Damir Milat and the conductors – Delo Jusic and Marc Tardue.
An American conductor of Italian-French roots, Marc Tardue, is an internationally acclaimed conductor who has conducted leading world orchestras and has won prestigious awards such as the title of Chevalier des Arts et Lettres by the French government, one of the greatest artistic acknowledgments in Portugal - Medal for Merit in Culture and many others. Also, the orchestra will be conducted by the famous Dubrovnik composer, conductor and author of numerous well-known songs, Delo Jusic, who, along with numerous acknowledgments, recently became a member of the Bosnian Academy of Science and Art.
The orchestra will be joined by well-known performers: tenors Dani Stipanicev and Stijepo Gled Markos, and the award-winning soprano Marija Kuhar Sos, who was loved by the Dubrovnik audience this year after performing the Orlando Opera at the 68th Dubrovnik Summer Festival. But that’s not all – they will be joined by the renowned jazz vocalist from Dubrovnik Maja Grgic and the vocal groups: Ragusa, Subrenum and Kase, accompanied by the young Lapad rockers - Dapal band. The whole program will be enriched with the short stories about the Christmas in the town of the art historian Maja Nodari.
Compositions that will be performed at the big Dubrovnik Christmas Concert are well known to everyone! The program will include famous Christmas songs such White Christmas, Ave Maria, Silent Night and many more.