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Mozart Symphony No. 35, "Haffner" - Finale Presto
The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Julian Rachlin, Conductor


The Julian Rachlin and Friends Festival is an annual two-week event held in late August/September in Dubrovnik, Croatia, which serves as a platform for creative and vibrant projects with today’s leading musicians and actors.  The UNESCO World Heritage city of Dubrovnik has hosted the Festival since 2001. Regular guests include Janine Jansen, Mischa Maisky, Itamar Golan, Igudesman & Joo, Sir Roger Moore and John Malkovich. 

Official Julian Rachlin & Friends Festival


12th Julian Rachlin & Friends Festival

We look forward to welcoming you to the 12th edition of the Julian Rachlin and Friends Festival in Dubrovnik, Croatia, from September 6 to 8, 2012. This year’s festival will feature an exceptional vocal recital by Thomas Hampson and Angelika Kirschlager. In addition, Julian Rachlin and his guest artists Mischa Maisky, Daniel Ottensamer, Lawrence Power, Itamar Golan, Torleif Thedeen, Boris Brovtsyn and Radek Baborak will delight us with selections from the best chamber music repertoire.

For more information, visit the Rachlin and Friends website ...

11th Julian Rachlin & Friends Festival

Zubin Mehta conducted the Belgrade Philharmonic, which performed for the first time in Croatia since the recent Serbian/Croatian war. Additional guests included The Kremerata Baltica, Martin Grubinger, Igudesman and Joo, David Aaron Carpenter, Florian Boesch, Dame Felicity Lott and Mischa Maisky, among others. The festival’s second “Unicef Soccer Gala” took place with the participation of former FC Barcelona players.

Photos by Wolf Dieter-Grabner