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    Extraordinary Recitals

    Wednesday 07.09 19:00 The Romanian Athenaeum

    Grand Hall of the Romanian Athenaeum, 19.00

    DAVID GERINGAS (member of the jury, cello section, George Enescu International Competition, 2016 editio)
    IAN FOUNTAIN (piano)

    Programme:
    Szymanowski – Sonata no. 9, version for cello and piano
    Laks – Sonate (1932)
    Rachmaninoff –  Sonata for piano and cello, op. 19, in g minor

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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 »

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