Orchestras

ENSEMBLE MODERN

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Since its founding in 1980, Ensemble Modern (EM) has been among the leading New Music ensembles. It currently unites 20 soloists from Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, India, Israel, Japan, the USA and Switzerland, illustrating the culturally diverse background of the ensemble. Resident in Frankfurt am Main, the...

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HYPERION INTERNATIONAL ENSEMBLE

Thursday, 14 September 16:00, Radio Hall

The Hyperion Ensemble is a group of performers and composers who have as a common objective the development of a new aesthetic program that prefigures the new trends of contemporary music. Dedicated mainly to the performance of spectral music, Hyperion was founded in 1976 by the composer Iancu Dumitrescu. The...

Great Orchestras of the World

Russian National Orchestra

Tuesday, 5 September 20:00, Grand Palace Hall

The Russian National Orchestra was founded in 1990 by pianist and conductor Mikhail Pletnev and today is widely recognized as one of the world’s top orchestras.  Of its debut at the BBC Proms in London, the Evening Standard wrote, "They played with such captivating beauty that the audience gave an involuntary sigh of pleasure." ...

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Tuesday, 5 September 20:00, Grand Palace Hall

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Ensemble Modern

Friday, 15 September 13:00, Radio Hall

Since its founding in 1980, Ensemble Modern (EM) has been among the leading New Music ensembles. It currently unites 20 soloists from Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, India, Israel, Japan, the USA and Switzerland, illustrating the culturally diverse background of the ensemble. Resident in Frankfurt am Main, the...

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Moldova Philharmonic Orchestra from Iași

Sunday, 10 September 13:00, Radio Hall

The State Philharmonic "Moldova" from Iași had the inaugural concert on October 9th, 1942, and it was conducted by George Enescu. After 1942 the orchestra's repertoire became a major preoccupation for musicians. Professor Radu Constantinescu ─ first director ─ and the others supporters of the newly established institution conceived an...

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Banatul Philharmonic Orchestra from Timișoara

Saturday, 23 September 13:00, Radio Hall

The establishment of the Banatul Philharmonic from Timișoara in 1947 was the result of an intense artistic activity of some societies and musical associations like Philharmonic Society of Timișoara (1871), the Association "Amicii muzicii" (1920) - also known as Philharmonic Society "George Enescu" (1945), Philharmonic Society of Banat (1946) or...

Concerts in other Romanian Cities

Quatuor Diotima

Monday, 11 September 19:00, Sibiu

Founded in 1996 by laureates of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, the Quatuor Diotima has gone on to become one of the world’s most in-demand ensembles. The name reflects the musical double identity of the group: the word Diotima is a reference to German Romantisism – Friedrich...

Recitals and Chamber Music

Schubert Ensemble

Saturday, 23 September 11:00, Auditorium Hall

Since its first concert in January 1983 the Schubert Ensemble has become widely recognised as one of the world's leading exponents of music for piano and strings.  The ensemble has performed in over 40 different countries, has over 80 commissions to its name, has recorded over 30 critically acclaimed CDs...

Concerts in other Romanian Cities

National Philharmonic ”Serghei Lunchevici”

Wednesday, 20 September 06:00, Filarmonica Națională ”Serghei Lunchevici” – Sala Mare

Since it's foundation in 1940, the National Philharmonic ”Serghei Lunchevici” has grown to become the most important concert organization in the Republic of Moldova, developing a wide range of music activities, from classical and jazz to folk and popular music. A number of most celebrated artistic groups and remarkable representatives...

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Wednesday, 20 September 06:00, Filarmonica Națională ”Serghei Lunchevici” – Sala Mare

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra is one of the very best orchestras in the world. Time and time again, critics have lauded its unique sound. The RCO’s string section has been called ‘velvety’, the sound of the brass ‘golden’, the timbre of the woodwinds ‘distinctly personal’ and the percussion have an...

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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Friday, 8 September 19:30, Grand Palace Hall

For more than 120 years, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) has been an essential part of Pittsburgh’s cultural landscape. The PSO, known for its artistic excellence, is credited with a rich history of the world’s finest conductors and musicians, and a strong commitment to the Pittsburgh region and its citizens....