Extraordinary Recitals

    Saturday 10.09 19:00 The Romanian Athenaeum

    Grand Hall of the Romanian Athenaeum, 19.00

    Recital EUN-SUN HONG (prize winner of George Enescu International Competition, cello section, 2014 edition)
    THOMAS HOPPE (piano)

    Beethoven – Seven Variations on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen” WoO 46
    Shostakovich – Sonata for Cello and Piano op.40
    Schumann – Adagio and Allegro op.70
    Poulenc – Sonata for cello and piano FP 143

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    Eun-Sun Hong

    Eun-Sun Hong was born in Seoul in 1989 and started to play the cello when she was nine years old. She was taught by Myung-Wha Chung in Seoul and by Lluis Claret at the Escola Municipal de Música Victoria dels Angels in Barcelona from 2005 to 2008 and, since 2008 is studying with Frans Helmerson… Read more »

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    Thomas Hoppe

    Thomas Hoppe has developed a strong reputation as an exceptional collaborative pianist. He performs frequently with instrumentalists and singers in the U.S. and in Europe and has concertized with such eminent artists as Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell, Antje Weithaas, Mihaela Martin, Stefan Milenkovich, Jens Peter Maintz, Alban Gerhardt, Tabe Zimmermann and Frans Helmerson, to name… Read more »

  • Credit foto: Sabina Ulubeanu

    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 »