ENESCU FESTIVAL 2017 TODAY’S EVENTS – 22 SEPTEMBER

Autor: Festivalul Enescu

Today’s events at the George Enescu International Festival, 2017 edition. 

 

CONCERTS

EVENT

21st Century Music

“MIHAIL JORA” PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA – BACĂU

Conductor: CRISTIAN LUPEŞ

Programme:

  • Mihai Măniceanu – OEN
  • Nigel Hess – Piano Concerto

            Soloist: VASSILIS VARVARESOS – piano (Laureate of the “George Enescu” International Competition, 2014 edition)

  • Adrian Iorgulescu – “Signales” for symphonic orchestra
  • Detlev Glanert – “Frenesia” for orchestra

STARTING TIME: 13.00

JOURNALISTS’ ARRIVAL TIME: 12.30

LOCATION: Radio Hall

JOURNALISTS’ ACCESS: Accredited journalists have access to the event according to the procedures set forth for the concerts

EVENT

Other events

TRIO CONTRASTE

Soloists:

  • ION BOGDAN ŞTEFĂNESCU – flute
  • SORIN PETRESCU – piano
  • DORU ROMAN – percussion
  • Aurel Stroe – Three pastoral pieces
  • Elena Apostol – “Hubble”
  • Adrian Iorgulescu – Consonata
  • Felicia Donceanu – Ison Confession
  • Tiberiu Olah – Sonata for flute
  • Ștefan Niculescu – Solo for marimba and vibes
  • Carmen Cârneci – “Zburător” and “Orele dragostei”
  • Dan Dediu – Cartoon Variations on a Theme by Mozart

STARTING TIME: 15.00

JOURNALISTS’ ARRIVAL TIME: 14.30

LOCATION: Lecture Hall of the Cantacuzino Palace

EVENT

Recitals and Chamber Music

KRISTINE OPOLAIS – soprano

ALEKSANDRA BORODULINA – piano

Programme:

  • Tchaikovsky – “Ja li v pole da ne travushka byla” (Was I not a blade of grass in the field?), text by Ivan Surikov, op. 47 no. 7
  • Tchaikovsky – “Net, toljko tot, kto znal…” (None but the lonely heart), text by J.W. Goethe, op. 6 no. 6
  • Rachmaninoff – “Vse otnjal u menja…” (He has taken everything from me), text by Fyodor Tyutchev, op. 26 no. 2
  • Rachmaninoff – “Étude-Tableau” in C-sharp minor, op. 39 no. 1
  • Tchaikovsky – “Noci bezumnije” (Wild nights), text by Aleksey Apukhtin, op. 60 no. 6
  • Tchaikovsky – “Tatjana’s letter scene” from the opera “Eugene Onegin”
  • Rachmaninoff – “Ja zhdu tebja…” (I wait for you), text by Mariya Davidova, op. 14 no. 1
  • Rachmaninoff – “Son” (The Dream), text by Natalya Dmitriyevna Skalon, op. 8 no. 5
  • Rubinstein – “Noch” (The Night), text by Alexander Pushkin, op. 44 no.1
  • Kalniņš – Poem in C-sharp minor for piano solo
  • Rimsky-Korsakov – “Ne veter veja s visoti” (It was not the wind, blowing from the heights), text by Aleksey Tolstoy, op. 43 no. 2
  • Rachmaninoff – “Sirenj” (Lilacs), text by Ekaterina Beketova, op. 21 no. 5
  • Kalniņš – Poem in A-flat major for piano solo
  • Poem in F-sharp minor for piano solo
  • Enescu – “Languir me fais”, from the cycle Seven songs of Clément Marot, op. 15 no. 2
  • Dvořák – Rusalka’s scene from act 3 “Necitelná vodní moci”
  • Rachmaninoff – “Spring waters”, text by Feodor Tyutche, op. 14 no. 11

STARTING TIME: 16.30

JOURNALISTS’ ARRIVAL TIME: 16.00

LOCATION: Romanian Athenaeum

JOURNALISTS’ ACCESS: Accredited journalists have access to the event according to the procedures set forth for the concerts

EVENT

Great Orchestras of the World

ORCHESTRA E CORO DELL’ ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DI SANTA CECILIA

Conductor: ANTONIO PAPPANO

Conductor of the Choir: CIRO VISCO

Soloists:

RACHEL WILLIS-SORENSEN (soprano)

OKKA VON DER DAMERAU (mezzosoprano)

  • Programme: Mahler – Symphony no. 2 “Resurrection”

STARTING TIME: 19.30

JOURNALISTS’ ARRIVAL TIME: 19.00

LOCATION: Palace Hall

JOURNALISTS’ ACCESS: Accredited journalists have access to the event according to the procedures set forth for the concerts

EVENT

By Midnight

JORDI SAVALL and LE CONCERT DES NATIONS

Programme: “Le Concert Spirituel: Au temps de Louis XV”

  • Corelli – Concerto grosso in D major op. 6 no. 4
  • Telemann – Concerto for recorder, viola da gamba and strings in a minor TWV 52:a1
  • Telemann – Overture-suite for two flutes and strings in e minor TWV 55:e1 “Tafelmusik”
  • Telemann – Overture for viola da gamba and strings in D major TWV 55:d6
  • Rameau – “Les Indes Galantes” Suite RCT 44

STARTING TIME: 22.30

JOURNALISTS’ ARRIVAL TIME: 22.00

LOCATION: Romanian Athenaeum

JOURNALISTS’ ACCESS: Accredited journalists have access to the event according to the procedures set forth for the concerts

LIVE STREAMING

The full programme of live streaming from the concerts.

The concerts and recitals are live streamed on www.festivalenescu.ro. Concerts are also broadcast live on Radio România Muzical.  

According to the TV broadcasting rights granted by the artists, some of the concerts of Enescu Festival 2017 are either livestreamed or broadcast as recorded performances on TVR3, following the programme at the link: http://enescu.tvr.ro/2017/.

  • 13.00   Radio Hall | PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA OF BACĂU | CRISTIAN LUPEȘ | VASSILI VARVARESOS
  • 16.30   Romanian Athenaeum | KRISTINE OPOLAIS | ALEKSANDRA BORODULINA
  • 19.30   Palace Hall | ORCHESTRA E CORO DELL’ ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DI SANTA CECILIA | ANTONIO PAPPANO | CIRO VISCO | RACHEL SORENSEN | OKKA DAMERAU
  • 22.30   Romanian Athenaeum | LE CONCERT DES NATIONS | JORDI SAVALL

 EVENTS IN GEORGE ENESCU SQUARE

CONCERT

Concerts given by the students of music schools and high schools in Bucharest, of the Bucharest University of Music and of the Conservatories around the country.

ELISA MARIA ALEXANDRU – piano

  1. Heller – Sprites and Mermaids, op. 45
  2. Prokofiev – Prelude, op. 12

Duo DRAGOȘ RUȘANU and ȘTEFAN APRODU – violin

  1. Beriot – Duo for two violins, p. I

ALEX-GEORGE WAN ZIHAO – violin

  1. A. Mozart – Alla turca

ANTONIO PICULEAȚĂ – violin

  1. Massenet – Meditation

ROBERT SULTAN NEGOIȚĂ – violin

  1. Enescu – Nocturna, Adagio

BIANCA DRĂGOI – violin

  1. de Falla – Spanish Dance from the opera “La vida Breve”

GEORGE GHIȚĂ – violin

  1. Porumbescu – Reverie

MARA POSTEA – soprano

  1. Stephănescu – Lied Mândruliță de la munte

ALEXANDRU RAICEA – baritone

  1. Eliade – Revedere

ALINA FLORIANA NĂSTASE – soprano

  1. A. Mozart – Aria “Noi donne poverine” from the opera “La finta giardiniera”

MARIA ȚARĂLUNGĂ – soprano

  1. M. von Weber – Anchen Aria from the opera “Freischutz”

ȘTEFAN APRODU – violin

  1. Saint-Saëns – Introduction, Rondo capriccioso

CRISTOPHER SALINAS – piano

  1. Pierne – Étude de concert, op. 13 in C minor
  2. Chopin – Étude op. 10, no 4 in C-sharp

SEBASTIAN CAZAN – piano

  1. Enescu – Toccata from Suite no. 2, op. 10 in D major
  2. Chopin – Étude in A minor, op. 25, no. 11

ROBERT CREIMERMAN – piano

  1. Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody in C-sharp minor

INDIRA NEZAMI – piano

  1. Liszt – Tarantella

Accompanied at the piano by teachers: GEORGIA FLORESCU, IRINA ADELA LORINCZ, SORINA DOBRESCU, DIANA SPÂNU, GHIZELLA TULVAN, ADRIANA MAIER, HORIA CONSTANTINESCU

Coordinating teachers: ANA MARIA BIACIU, MAGDALENA URSU, GEORGIA FLORESCU, TANIA POPA, CRISTINA CRISTEA, CRISTINA BUZILA, MARIANA CHIHAIA, CRISTINA MĂGUREANU, ANTONELA MARIN, CONSTANTIN NITU, ILEANA BUSUIOC, MIHAELA ZAMFIRESCU, MARINA DRAGOMIRESCU 

The performers are young soloists from “Dinu Lipatti” National College of Arts, “Carmen Sylva” College of Arts Ploiești, “George Enescu” National College of Music

LIVE STREAMING FROM THE GRAND PALACE HALL

ORCHESTRA E CORO DELL’ ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DI SANTA CECILIA

Conductor: Antonio Pappano

Conductor of the Choir: Ciro Visco

Soloists: Rachel Willis-Sorensen – soprano, Okka von der Damerau – mezzosoprano

  1. Mahler – Symphony no. 2 (“Resurrection”) 

STARTING TIME: 19.30

ADMISSION: Free


CONCERTS IN OTHER ROMANIAN CITIES

TIMIȘOARA

Recital MAXIM VENGEROV – violin & VAG PAPIAN – piano

Programme:

  • Brahms – Scherzo in C minor from the F.A.E. Sonata
  • Enescu – Sonata no. 2 for violin and piano in F minor op. 6
  • Brahms – Sonata no. 3 for violin and piano in D minor op. 108
  • Franck – Sonata for violin and piano in A major

STARTING TIME: 19.00 


AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS

Autograph session and the awarding of the Golden Record to conductor Jordi Savall

STARTING TIME: After the concert

LOCATION: Romanian Athenaeum


CREATIVE BUCHAREST

Exhibitions, installations and permanent projects

20.09 – 24.09  Strada de C’Arte, organised by “Carol I” Central University Library in partnership with “Carol I” University Foundation, includes: Strada de Carte (Book Street), with the participation of the biggest publishing houses and bookstores; music recitals; debates; Children’s Street, with painting, drawing and clay modelling workshops, exhibitions for children; Jazz and Poetry Runway, a literature and music show; Reading Room, with poetry recitals and book launches; Library Hall, theatre, concerts, film and documentary screenings; In the library, with guided tours and a book exhibition. Free admission. Location: the area of the equestrian statue of King Carol I.

2.09 – 24.09 “Glass Orchestra” – An interactive installation, created by the artist Iulia Năstase, specially for Enescu Festival 2017. It is an orchestra consisting of 30 life-size glass instruments, which visitors can “conduct” using a multimedia installation. Free admission. Location: the park in front of the Romanian Athenaeum, until September 13, then in front of the Palace Hall.

2.09 – 24.09 Enescu 360 Digital Exhibition, which allows visitors to travel in the footsteps of the composer George Enescu, experiencing a full tour of the George Enescu memorial houses in Liveni, Dorohoi and Sinaia, using virtual reality. Location: “George Enescu” National Museum.

2.09 – 24.09 George Enescu Tours, organised by Cultour Association, will take place every weekend (2-3 September; 9-10 September; 16-17 September; 23-24 September), for pedestrians and cyclists, in Romanian and English. Details on how to apply on www.asociatia-cultour.ro.

2.09 – 24.09  1 Constantin Esarcu Street – Art and Society – short documentary screenings, new images and photos of Enescu unknown to the Romanian public; interviews with important figures who knew George Enescu, broadcast live; contemporary art exhibitions, events in partnership with Maeght Foundation (France), multimedia broadcasts. Some of the exhibitions: Iioana Doubleeye (painting); Sorin Maxim (sculpture); RAID (street artist who is going to show his work at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao); Alexandru Potecă (sculpture). From the beginning of the George Enescu International Festival until its closing day, on 1 Constantin Esarcu Street, the audience can also taste the fantastic Rotenberg wine, which has a long tradition, and French delicacies – Bucate pe Roate and Opus. Location: 1 Constantin Esarcu Street. Rotenberg Uzunov Gallery.

2.09 – 24.09 Open Workshops in Artist Colonies and Individual Workshops. They can be visited every weekend (2-3 September/ 9-10 September, 16-17 September / 23-24 September), between 12 and 8 p.m., at the initiative of Făuritorii Association.

5.09 – 30.09 Galateca Gallery houses the exhibition Playing B-OSA, with the scenography of the architect Octavian Neculai, involving over 10 artists and architects. Playing B-OSA exhibition is the fixed, central point of the Art at the entrance manifestation, which will take place in the same period, in various areas of the Capital, as well as the starting point of the B-OSA Festival, Bucharest Open Street Art 2018.

A series of cafés and restaurants have prepared various menus “On musical notes”, inspired by the Enescu Festival or designed especially for the event, as they are our partners who support the Festival’s organisation: La Mama restaurants; Buongiorno and Hanu Berarilor restaurants; Paul cafés; Lente Arcului; Verona; Acuarela; Zexe; Modelier. Besides, as with the last two editions, Luca pretzel shops will make G-clef-shaped pretzels during the Festival.

8.09 – 24.09 The Exhibition “Imaginary – through the lens of mathematics” reveals to visitors the fascinating connection between music and mathematics, with 2D, 3D and interactive exhibits. Free admission. Location: the Foyer of the Radio Hall, 60-64 Gen. H. M. Berthelot Street, Bucharest. Visiting hours: 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Journalists have access to the concerts based on their accreditation.

We remind you that given the limited space and the organisation rules of a classical music concert, media access to the Romanian Athenaeum at the events in the Festival is organised as follows: a single reporter/editor of each media organisation will be allowed access to a concert. Editorial offices are asked to announce beforehand the names of the persons designated to attend the events, in an e-mail to the Press Office, at [email protected] until 2.30 p.m. Only the person designated by the office will be granted access to the concerts.

Images from the concerts and real-time information for journalists are available throughout the Festival at ftp://neptun.classit.ro, Username: omavision_presa, Password: dEpd3ZUV

 

 

Translation provided by Biroul de Traduceri Champollion