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September 18, 2019
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Bucharest Musical Film Festival, under the sign of Sergiu Celibidache

The Bucharest Music Film Festival, in its 7th year, kicks off in George Enescu Square today. The 10-day free-admission event is organized by the Bucharest Municipality Hall thru ArCuB – Cultural Projects Center in the well-known summer garden, an oasis of tranquility and refinement in central Bucharest, and dedicated to lovers of classical music. People of all ages are welcome to enjoy this valuable cultural offer and pleasant atmosphere. Each evening, 19.30 – 21.00 hours, live recitals will be performed by celebrated Romanian and foreign artists, followed by film projections (recordings of concerts and operas filmed on the world’s greatest opera stages). Dancers at the Wilmark Dance Academy will delight the public with choreographic moments every weekend, from 18.30 hours during the Dance Hour. The opening night features the Bucharest Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Florin Totan.  The last day of the event will give the audience the opportunity to see the performance of Le Carnaval des animaux <The Carnival of the Animals> by Camille Saint-Saens. Actor Silviu Biris is the narrator. On the last evening of the event, participants at the festival tombola will have the opportunity to win a trip for two to Vienna.Part of the Bucharest Music Film Festival, the musical anniversaries of the ongoing year are celebrated as well. Given UNESCO declared 2012 as Celibidache Year, considering the 100th birthday anniversary of the Romanian conductor and composer, June 10-12 will see the projection of Sergiu Celibidache – A Romanian born to conduct a world and Celibidache’s Garden, both offered by the “Sergiu Celibidache” Foundation. Admission is free and the area open daily 11.00 thru 23.00 hours.

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