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Enescu Festival unveils its new website, which allows quicker access to the programme and list of available tickets

Classical music lovers can now browse more easily through the programme on the George Enescu Festival website, so as to choose the events they want to attend or to see which tickets are available.

Alexandra Dariescu – Lace harmonies

Alexandra Dariescu, the ravishing musician who became, in 2013, the first Romanian pianist to perform on the stage of the prestigious Royal Albert Hall along with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London, will delight for the third time the audience of the George Enescu International Festival in its 2017 edition.

George Enescu and the light in sonorous paintings

George Enescu was not a ray of light just for his family; from what his cousin, Alexandru Cosmovici wrote in “George Enescu in the world of music and in the family”, we know the musician was born three years after the death of his five siblings, due to the diphtheritic angina in the winter of… Read more »

Tickets to the concerts given by Valery Gergiev and Anne-Sophie Mutter are still available

Tickets to the concerts given by classical music stars such as the violinists Anne-Sophie Mutter and Julian Rachlin and the conductor Valery Gergiev are still available at the 2017 edition of the Enescu Festival. In addition, music lovers can still find tickets to multimedia premieres and famous performances of essential George Enescu works.

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Festival History

The Enescu Festival officially opened on September 4 in 1958, three years after George Enescu passed away thus marking the debut of the most important international musical event hosted by Romania.

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INTERNATIONAL COMPOSER’S FORUM

Six days of debates on themes of musical actuality in a unique event organized in premiere: International Composer’s Forum. The Forum aims to open new perspectives on contemporary music.

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GEORGE ENESCU

A genius. A free man. A genuine modern spirit, not only for fashion’s sake. A man of his word. A character. George Enescu is the first Romanian composer who crossed the threshold into the universal cultural heritage.

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