World's best performers at 1st Korcula Baroque Festival

place: Korcula, Croatia
organiser: Korcula Baroque Festival
The world's best Baroque ensembles and soloists will perform at the 1st Korcula Baroque Festival, which is set to be held on the southern Dalmatian island of Korcula from 7-16 September.

The festival will showcase the leading ensembles and soloists specialized in Baroque music, including the Academy of Ancient Music (Great Britain), Laurence Cummings (Great Britain), Le Parlament de Musique (France), Currende & Eric Van Nevel (Belgium), La Venexiana (Italy), Red Priest (Great Britain), the Croatian Baroque Ensemble (Croatia) along with others.

Twelve concerts will be held over ten days along with a series of supporting events focusing on Baroque music. Along with the festival's high artistic credentials the event will also promote the richness of Korčula's cultural monuments and the whole town as a unique architectural treasure.

(Source: Croatian Times)

(D.H., 31.08.2012)