A night of opulence and drama at the world premiere of Patrice Bart’s ballet Elisabeth of Austria – Sissi. Based on the work of the German dramaturge Christine Theobald Gabler, the ballet follows the turbulent life of one of history’s most intriguing empresses, soundtracked by the scores of Neo-romantic Czech composer Bedřich Smetana.
Californian !!! (CHK CHK CHK) are bringing their gloriously camp, groovy brand of indie-punk to Zagreb. Their 7th album 'Shake and Shudder' released last year, draws inspiration from all over the place: disco, punk, breakbeat, house, afrobeat and funk. Celebrating Zagreb based radiostation Yammat's third birthday, expect a night of electric energy and fabulous vibes. A limited number of presale tickets will be available Friday 23 Feb.
Founded by Osijek-born Auschwitz survivor and producer of Schindlers List Branko Lustig, the Festival of Tolerance/JFF (‘Jewish Film Festival’) focuses on broad issues of human rights and civic freedom, with a different theme each year. There’s an accompanying programme of concerts and educational events for young documentary-makers. The festival will be held in Kino Europa, Tuškanac and Kinoteka.
Zagreb's Philharmonic Orchestra tip-toe into the nostalgic world of Walt Disney. Based on the compilation 'The Magical Music of Walt Disney' featuring well-loved classics from The Lion King, The Little Mermaid and The Jungle Book, expect orchestral adaptions of favourites from the Disney back-catalogue.
Filmed live in 2017 in Copenhagen, watch Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds perform a career-spanning concert, from their 1984's From Her to Eternity, though to their 2016 album, Skeleton Tree.
April 20, Cinesta Branimir Centar and Kaptol Boutique, 8pm