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    Extraordinary Recitals

    Saturday 03.09 19:00 The Romanian Athenaeum

    With the extraordinary participation of the “GEORGE ENESCU” PHILHARMONIC
    Conductor: HORIA ANDREESCU


    ANNA TIFU (violin) – Prize winner of George Enescu International Competition, 2007 edition
    VALENTIN RĂDUȚIU (cello) – Prize winner of George Enescu International Competition, 2011 edition
    MIHAI RITIVOIU (piano) – Prize winner of George Enescu International Competition, 2011 edition

    Beethoven – Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C major op. 56
    Sebastian Androne – Tektonum (awarded work at the Composition section, George Enescu International Competition, 2014 edition)
    Respighi – Pini di Roma

    Concert supported by


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    George Enescu Philharmonic

    Founded in 1868, The Romanian Philharmonic Society later became the “George Enescu” Philharmonic, the most famous musical institution in Romania. The Philharmonic Society was then conducted by Eduard Wachmann who aimed to create a permanent symphonic orchestra in order to promote musical culture and to popularize classical music masterpieces. When the Palace of the Romanian… Read more »

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    Horia Andreescu

    Born in Braşov, Romania, graduated from the National Music University of Bucharest, conducting class, Horia Andreescu then attended master classes at Vienna (with Swarowsky and Östereicher), at Trier and Munich (with Celibidache). From 1976 to 1987 he was Principal Conductor of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Ploieşti, from 1987 he conducted the Bucharest Philharmonic Orchestra (where… Read more »

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    Mihai Ritivoiu

    Mihai Ritivoiu was born in Bucharest and began piano lessons at the age of 6. In 2012 he graduated with the highest honours from the National University of Music in Bucharest, the piano class of Professor Viniciu Moroianu, and is currently studying at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, with Professor Joan… Read more »

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    Valentin Răduțiu

    Praised by the Süddeutsche Zeitung for his „glowing, distinctive and exciting masculine tone” as „one of the great cello-talents of our time“ (Süddeutsche Zeitung, 15.10.2013), cellist Valentin Radutiu was born in Munich and received his first cello lessons from his father at the age of six. He later studied in Salzburg, Vienna and Berlin with… Read more »

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    Anna Tifu

    Winner of the 2007 George Enescu Competition in Bucharest Anna Tifu is considered one of the leading violinist of her generation. Born in Cagliari, she started to play the violin at the age of six under the guidance of her father and to perform in public at eight years old when she won 1st prize… Read more »

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    The Romanian Athenaeum

    The Romananian Athenaeum was built in the heart of Bucharest 120 years ago. It is a symbolic edifice for the Romanian culture. The ceiling of the concert hall is decorated with anthropomorphic and animal motifs inspired by Romanian folk tales. The 75 m long Fresco painted on the circular wall of the concert hall illustrates… Read more »