• Enescu Competition’s audience during the 2014 Edition Finals

    Violin Section

    Monday 19.09 19:00 The Romanian Athenaeum

    The final with orchestra of the George Enescu International Competition, violin section, will take place at the Grand Hall of Romanian Athenaeum, from 19.00 to 21.30. 

    Conductor: CHRISTOPH POPPEN 

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    Christoph Poppen

    From the start of his conducting career Christoph Poppen established an international reputation for innovative programming and commitment to contemporary music. A frequent guest conductor he has appeared with the Bamberger Symphoniker, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, Wiener Symphoniker, Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, Detroit and Indianapolis Symphony orchestras, Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo,… Read more »

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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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    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 »