at the Odeon
Playwrights Arthur Kopit, Theresa Rebeck and David Henry Hwang will be present at the Capital’s Odeon Theatre on May 12-14, participating in the Arte 2 programme, the theatre informs. The Arte 2 (American-Romanian Theatre Exchange) programme consists in a theatre exchange between artists in Romania and the US, namely, between Bucharest’s Odeon Theatre and Lark New York. The programme presupposes the meeting and collaboration of the three American playwrights with young Romanian directors and actors of the Odeon Theatre. The Bucharest stage of the programme will include the reading shows “Dublura”/ “Understudy”, by Theresa Rebeck (starring Gabriel Pintilei, Relu Poalelungi and Catalina Mustata), “Pentru ca poate”/ “Because he can”, by Arthur Kopit (starring Ionel Mihailescu, Elvira Deatcu, Mihai Smarandache, Gelu Nitu and Ioan Batinas), and “Copilul de aur”/ “The Golden Child”, by David Henry Hwang (starring Marian Ghenea, Antoaneta Zaharia, Paula Niculita, Crina Muresan, Jeanine Stavrache, Mircea Constantinescu). Theresa Rebeck, a very popular playwright in the United States, has written and produced for television “NYPD Blue” and “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”.
Gustav Mahler’s Second Symphony, at Romanian Radio Hall after 7 years
Symphony no. 2, “Resurrection”, by Gustav Mahler will be played again, after seven years, at the Romanian Radio Hall, interpreted by the Romanian Radio Choirs and Orchestras, on Friday, May 7, starting 19:00, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the composer’s birth. The work was last played at the “Mihail Jora” Studio in 2003. The Romanian Radio Orchestra will be conducted by Jin Wang, an artist who has recently had quite a triumph, at the helm of this ensemble, on the stage of the Banat Philharmonic, in the opening of the “Timisoara muzicala” International Festival. Tickets for the concert can be bought from the Romanian Radio Broadcasting Hall box-office, in Germanos and Vodafone shops, in Carturesti and Humanitas bookshops and online on www.eventim.ro. Mahler composed Symphony no. 2 between 1888 and 1894, while spending his summers on the shores of Attersee, near Salzburg. The conductor Jin Wang can boast over 600 concerts at the helm of renowned European orchestras, such as the radio symphonic orchestras of Copenhagen, Stockholm, Berlin, the Liverpool Royal Philharmonic, Toscanini Philharmonic Orchestra (Italy), the Prague Symphonic Orchestra, philharmonics in Helsinki, Bergen, Stockholm, as well as conducting the national orchestras of China, Taiwan, Singapore, Korea, Japan, etc.
1,000 more tickets on sale for AC/DC concert
On public demand, organisers of the AC/DC concert issued 1,000 more Golden Circle tickets (in front of the stage, standing), exclusively through Eventim.ro, according to a press release from D&D East Entertainment. Tickets will be available starting today, 10:00, only through Eventim.ro. The Eventim network comprises 400 outlets, throughout the country (Germanos and Vodafone shops, Humanitas and Carturesti bookshops). The keenest awaited event of the year, the AC/DC concert is scheduled for May 16, in Bucharest’s Constitution Square, starting 18:00. The Australians will reach Romania in their Black Ice Tour, to promote the latest AC/DC album.