Romanin-born Vlad Vizireanu will conduct the Royal Camerata Orchestra at the Enescu Festival 2017 with a complete contemporary music programme in the XXI Century Music Series. Vlad Vizireanu talks about the challenges the musicians and public face when it comes down to contemporary music, as well as about what it means to be a successful artist internationally.
Sir Bryn Terfel in recital at the Enescu Festival 2017 | Pianist Lang Lang reschedules his Festival recital for a future edition
Sir Bryn Terfel, one of the most acclaimed bass-baritones in the world, winner of a Grammy Award, will take the stage of the Romanian Athenaeum on 5 September. Lang Lang reschedules his recital at the Enescu Festival 2017 for a future edition, for medical reasons.
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.
Three symphonies you should not miss at Enescu Festival
We propose three symphonies performed by some of the best musicians that you should not miss at this edition of Enescu Festival 2017, organised between September 2 and 24 and which brings to Bucharest and other cities in the county over 2,500 of the most acclaimed foreign and Romanian artists.
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 »
Vadim Repin – The subtlety of fluid touches
The relationship that musicians have with their instruments is always special. Some artists, once they have discovered the instrument that they feel closest to their personality, do not wish to change it ever again, but others happen to be inspired by several instruments. Such is the case of the renowned violinist Vadim Repin, who has been… Read more »
Submit your project to Creative Bucharest and you can see it exhibited during Enescu Festival 2017
Creative Bucharest will take place during the George Enescu International Festival 2017 (September 2-24) and will transform the Capital through creation (works of contemporary art, interactive projects in the public space, exhibitions or workshops), and the call is open to public institutions, companies and NGOs, as well as artists and natural persons.
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.Learn More
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.More info
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.DISCOVER