Artists

FACUNDO AGUDIN

conductor

Sunday, 24 September 13:00, Radio Hall

Facundo Agudin is a Swiss-Argentine conductor born in Buenos Aires. After completing a Master’s programme in Conducting at the Universidad Católica Argentina under  Professors Néstor Andrenacci and Guillermo Scarabino, he was trained in medieval music in Bologna under Pedro Memelsdorff and completed postgraduate studies on Historical Composition at the Schola Cantorum in Basle, where he… Read more »

Alin Anca

Bass

Wednesday, 13 September 20:00, Grand Palace Hall

Alin Anca was born 1986 in Romania. He studied singing at the Gheorghe Dime Music Academy in Cluj, obtaining 2010 his diploma. Already during his studies he had been engaged at the Romanian National Opera Cluj, for roles as Grand Inquisitor / Don Carlo, Fiorillo / Il barbiere di Siviglia, Dulacamara / L’elisir d’amore, Colline… Read more »

Horia Andreescu

Tuesday, 5 September 20:00, Grand Palace Hall

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 »

Remus Azoiței

Thursday, 14 September 22:30, The Romanian Athenaeum

Described in The Strad as “an uninhibited virtuoso, with soul and fabulous technique”, the Romanian-born violinist Remus Azoitei has been a featured soloist of prestigious European ensembles including the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre National de Belgique and Deutsche Kammer Orchester. He has performed concertos under conductors such as Lawrence Foster, Dimitri Kitaenko,… Read more »

Gabriel Bebeșelea

Conductor

Wednesday, 20 September 20:00, Grand Palace Hall

“one of the most gifted conductors born in the last decades in Romania”
George Enescu Festival Journal, September 7th 2011

Joshua Bell

Conductor and soloist

Sunday, 3 September 16:30, The Romanian Athenaeum

“One of the most imaginative, technically gifted and altogether extraordinary violinists of our time.” (The Washington Post) With a career spanning more than 30 years as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist and conductor, Joshua Bell is one of the most celebrated violinists of his era. An exclusive Sony Classical artist, Bell has recorded more… Read more »

Jiří Bělohlávek

Conductor

Sunday, 3 September 16:30, The Romanian Athenaeum

Chief Conductor and Artistic Director, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Principal Guest Conductor, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor Laureate, BBC Symphony (London) Renowned Czech conductor Jiří Bělohlávek was appointed Music Director and Artistic Director of the Czech Philharmonic in 2012, following on from his successful tenure as Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, of which he is… Read more »

Boris Berezovski

Friday, 15 September 16:30, The Romanian Athenaeum

Boris Berezovsky has established a great reputation, both as the most powerful of virtuoso pianists and as a musician gifted with a unique insight and a great sensitivity. Born in Moscow, Boris Berezovsky studied at the Moscow Conservatory with Eliso Virsaladze and privately with Alexander Satz. Subsequent to his London debut at the Wigmore Hall… Read more »

Fabio Biondi

Saturday, 2 September 22:30, The Romanian Athenaeum

Born in Palermo, Fabio Biondi began his international career at the age of twelve, performing his first solo concert with the RAI symphony orchestra. Driven early on by an inexhaustible cultural curiosity, Fabio Biondi was introduced to pioneers of the new approach to baroque music, an opportunity that was to expand his musical vision and… Read more »

Luiza Borac

Pianist

Saturday, 23 September 13:00, Radio Hall

“Passion, sensibility and a formidable technique, these are the words that describes Luiza Borac’s performance.” (BBC Music Awards) In 2007 BBC offered Luiza Borac the “Oscar” of the CD in Great Britain, for the best instrumental recording of the year. Her recording of George Enescu’s piano pieces integral was selected from 1500 other recordings by… Read more »

Frank Braley

Piano

Monday, 11 September 17:00, The Romanian Athenaeum

“There are young pianists who play intelligently, young pianists who play poetically. Both are united in this musician, and that is rare.”  (Le Monde de la Musique, Paris ) Frank Braley was born in 1968, and began his piano studies at the age of four. Six years later he gave his first concert with the Orchestre Philharmonique… Read more »

Boris Brovtsyn

Sunday, 10 September 16:30, The Romanian Athenaeum

Boris Brovtsyn has established himself as one of the most profound and versatile musicians of his generation. He is in ever-increasing demand all around the world as both concerto soloist and chamber musician. His repertoire includes over fifty violin concertos and hundreds of chamber works, some of which he premiered. He is a frequent guest… Read more »