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    Great Orchestras of the World

    Through the series “Great Orchestras of the World”, the International Festival “George Enescu” places itself amongst one of the top events of this kind in the whole world, managing to bring together established orchestras recognized worldwide, that top the bill in New York, Melbourne or Vienna. Only abroad at big festivals like Lucerne or Salzburg… Read more »

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    Recitals and Chamber Music

    Radu Lupu’s return in Romania is one the major events of the series of recitals and chamber music concerts. „His live sound is irreplaceable. One cannot experiment a similar thing when listening to a recording”, notes The New Yorker. Another notable event is the presence of actor John Malkovich as the narrator of the melodramatic… Read more »

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    By Midnight

    Christian Zacharias and the Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne will come back, in the middle of the night, for two concerts with a Mozart orientation. Also, Sir Neville Marriner and San Martin in the Fields Orchestra, constant presences at the festival, will add a British, romantic soul to the festival. Instrumental baroque is revived through old… Read more »

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    Opera and Ballet

    Amid the late romantic period, the obsession of the XXth century and the most modern artistic expressions, this is the series of opera and ballet. Othello, one of the most important operas by Verdi, a Shakespearian drama which is still modern, with themes like racism, love, jealousy and betrayal that make it present on all… Read more »

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    Wagner Series

    The George Enescu Festival celebrates the international Richard Wagner year, by presenting for the first time in the last 50 years the tetralogy „Der Ring des Nibelungen”. The Rhine’s Gold, Walkiria, Siegfried and The God’s Twilight, the most spectacular works of opera from all times, will be played in concert by the Symphonic Radio Orchestra… Read more »

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    21st Century Music – Workshop // Enescu and his Contemporaries

    The festival carries on the tradition launched by George Enescu, well-known for his engagement in the artistic creation of his time, promotion of new talents and new, innovative ideas. Like in all precedent editions, both Romanian composers and foreign talents will be present, as well as ensembles and interprets committed to the musical phenomenon in… Read more »

  • Concerts outside Bucharest

    Maxim Vengerov, both soloist and conductor of the “Virtuozii” from Bucharest, Jordi Savall and Hesperion XXI La Capela Reial de Catalunya, pianist Matei Varga, violinists Liviu Prunaru (concertmaster of the Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam) and Antal Zalai (laureate of the Enescu Competition, 2011) – these are just a few of the artists that can be… Read more »

  • Other Events

    “Madrigal” National Chamber Choir (50 years of existence), included in the Universal Cultural UNESCO Heritage in 1992, invites the public at the Romanian Athenaeum for an extraordinary concert. Apart from works from composers like Guillaume de Machault, Josquin des Prez and Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, the choir proposes a first audition of a piece by… Read more »