ENESCU FESTIVAL 2017 TODAY’S EVENTS – 24 SEPTEMBER

Autor: Festivalul Enescu

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

CONCERTS

EVENT

Recitals and Chamber Music

MEMBERS OF MAHLER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Conductor and soloist: PATRICIA KOPATCHINSKAJA – violin

Soloist: POLINA LESCHENKO – piano

Programme:

  • Ligeti – Six Bagatelles for wind quintet
  • Ligeti – Trio for violin, horn and piano
  • Webern – Four Pieces for Violin and Piano
  • Kurtag – Excerpts from “Signs, Games and Messages” and from “Kafka Fragments”
  • Kurtag – Wind Quintet
  • Enescu – Piano quartet no. 2 in D minor op. 30 (1943-1944)

STARTING TIME: 11.00

JOURNALISTS’ ARRIVAL TIME: 10.30

LOCATION: Sala Auditorium

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

PATRICIA KOPATCHINSKAJA

EVENT

21st Century Music

SOLISTEN DER WÜRTH PHILHARMONIKER

Conductor and soloist: FACUNDO AGUDIN

Program:

  • Mihaela Vosganian – “Ciaccona con canone” for violin and chamber orchestra

Soloist: JÓZSEF LENDVAY – violin

  • Mladen Tarbuk – Chamber Symphony
  • Ulpiu Vlad – “Flori de câmp” for quartet and chamber orchestra (with Quartet of the Würth Philharmoniker)
  • Elmar Lampson – Concerto for string and percussion orchestra
  • Ari Ben Shabetai – Musica Concertante – “Mahler doesn’t live here anymore, but his spirit lingers on…” for orchestra and violin obligato
  • François Nicolas – Ricercare hétérophonique

Soloist: HORIA MAXIM – piano

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

FACUNDO AGUDIN

EVENT

International Forum of Composers

Day 6

Moderation: RUMON GAMBA (UK)

  1. RECONNECTING WITH THE AUDIENCE (II)

Ars Poetica Conference: ROLF MARTINSSON (Sweden)

  • Writing a Concerto Today. The Making of the Clarinet Concerto

XII. BALANCE AND EXCESS IN COMPOSITION (VI)

Round table with SVEN HELBIG (Germany), VALENTIN GHEORGHIU (Romania), ROLF MARTINSSON (Sweden), LIVIA TEODORESCU-CIOCĂNEA (Romania), MLADEN TARBUK (Croatia)

STARTING TIME: 16.00

LOCATION: Bucharest National University of Music

ADMISSION: Free 

EVENT

Recitals and Chamber Music

MAXIM VENGEROV – violin

VAG PAPIAN – piano

Programme:

  • Brahms – Scherzo in C minor from the “F.A.E.” Sonata
  • Brahms – Sonata no. 3 for violin and piano in D minor op. 108
  • Enescu – Sonata no. 3 for violin and piano in A minor op. 25 (1926)
  • Franck – Sonata for violin and piano in A major

MAXIM VENGEROV

EVENT

Great Orchestras of the World

ROYAL CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA AMSTERDAM

Conductor: DANIELE GATTI

Soloist: LIVIU PRUNARU – violin

Programme:

  • Weber – Euryanthe Overture (Performed together with the members of the Romanian National Youth Orchestra as part of the “Side by Side” program)
  • Enescu – “Caprice Roumain” for violin and orchestra (1925-1949) (arrangement by Cornel Țăranu, based on the composer’s notes)
  • Prokofiev – Symphony no. 5 in B flat major op. 100

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

DANIELE GATTI


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/.

  • 11.00   Auditorium Hall | MEMBERS OF MAHLER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
  • 13.00   Radio Hall | WÜRTH PHILHARMONIKER | FACUNDO AGUDIN
  • 16.30   Romanian Athenaeum | MAXIM VENGEROV | VAG PAPIAN
  • 19.30   Palace Hall | ROYAL CONCERTGEBOUW AMSTERDAM | DANIELE GATTI |LIVIU PRUNARU

 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.

ANA RAICU – violin  

  1. Enescu – Ballade

RALUCA GABRIELA HARTAC – violin

  1. Saint-Saëns – Concerto, p. I

ALIN TANEA – violin

  1. Saint-Saëns – Concerto, p. III

MIHAIL CALOIANU – piano

  1. Chopin – Balade no. 1 in G minor, op. 23
  2. Enescu – Suite for piano no. 2 in D major, op. 10 – Bourée

MONICA DANIELA LUCA – soprano

IOANA DEMETRA GIRLEANU – piano

  1. Dvorak – Rusalka’s Aria from “Rusalka”
  2. Puccini – Musette’s Aria from “La Bohème”

CRISTINA FIERARU – soprano

IOANA GIRLEANU – piano

  1. Puccini – Musette’s Aria from “La Bohème”
  2. Dendrino – Bertha’s Aria from “Let Me Sing”

TEODORA ȚEPEȘ – piano

  1. S. Bach – Partita no. 1 for piano, BWV 825
  2. Enescu – Suite no. 2 for piano, op.10 – Pavana

ELENA GEORGIAN – soprano

  1. Brediceanu – “Floricica de pe apă”
  2. Brediceanu – “Vai, bădiță, dragi ne-avem”
  3. Brediceanu – Doina Stăncuței
  4. Puccini – “O, mio bambino caro” Aria
  5. Alabiev – “The Nightingale”
  6. Enescu – “Bonjour”

SILVIU STRATULAT – tenor

  1. Verdi – Alfredo’s Aria from “La Traviata”
  2. Donizetti – Nemorino’s Aria from “L’elisir d’amore”
  3. P. Tosti –Marechiare
  4. di Capua – “O, sole mio”
  5. Duparc – Chanson triste

Accompanied at the piano by the teachers and professors: OTILIA COSTEA, LAURA SMĂRĂNDESCU, CEZARA PETRESCU, ADINA COCARGEANU

Coordinating teachers and professors: ROXANA FURTUNA, RODICA DRAGOLICI, VLAD DIMULESCU, DELIA PAVLOVICI, DOINA DIMITRIU

The performers are young soloists from: “Dinu Lipatti” National College of Arts, “Carmen Sylva” College of Arts Ploiești, “George Enescu” National College of Music, Bucharest National University of Music, “Spiru Haret” University and “George Enescu” National University of Arts Iași 

LIVE STREAMING FROM THE GRAND PALACE HALL

ROYAL CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA

Conductor: Daniele Gatti

Soloist: Liviu Prunaru – violin

C.M. von Weber – Euryanthe Overture

  1. Enescu – Caprice Roumain for violin and orchestra

Prokofiev – Symphony no. 5 in B flat major op. 100

STARTING TIME: 19.30

ADMISSION: Free


AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS

Autograph session with violinist Maxim Vengerov

STARTING TIME: After the concert

LOCATION: Romanian Athenaeum


 CREATIVE BUCHAREST

Exhibitions, installations and permanent projects 

24.09 – Extraordinary recital with pianist Valentin Gheorghiu and the violinist Gabriel Croitoru (playing the Guarneri violin that belonged to George Enescu). Programme with works by George Enescu. Free admission. Location: Lecture Hall of the Cantacuzino Palace (George Enescu Museum); starting 6.00 p.m.

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