Category: Culture, Theater

Aug 17

Closed 57th Split Summer

57th Split Summer Festival ended a concert of American jazz star and the traditional ceremony of awards "Judita"

Closed 57th Split Summer

This year's "Judita" for a musical program equally share the maestro Hari Zlodre for conducting performances of the ballet "Zorba the Greek" by Mikis Theodorakis and opera "Ero s onoga svijeta" by Jakov Gotovac, and the young vibraphonist Šimun Matišić, who as a member of Mate Matisic trio, played on their concert called "Gypsy Jazz".

"Judita" for drama programme has been won by Marko Mandić, Slovenian National Theatre actor from Ljubljana, for his performance in "Ma and Al" by Ljubljana Mini Theatre and Theatre Hotel Bulić. 
The music awards jury consisted of critics and journalists Nila Kuzmanić Svete, Joško Čelan, and Siniša Vuković. In the drama awards jury were Eda Vujević, editor of culture section of the local newspapers "Slobodna Dalmacija" and the writer, Jasna Malec, drama actress and dr.Vlatko Perković, theatrologist and writer. 
Award ceremony was preceded by a piano recital of Split musicians Augustin Šimat, with Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt and Prokofiev. In the end, this year's festival was farewelled by a concert of American jazz star Chris Bennet.

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