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Violinist Uto Ughi and pianist Bruno Canno to perform at the Romanian Athenaeum

The event officially opens the Chamber season of the George Enescu Philharmonicon Wednesday, October 1, the Italian Republic Embassy in Romania announces.

An extraordinary concert byviolin legend Uto Ughi andpianist Bruno Canno, officiallyopening the Chamber season ofthe George Enescu Philharmonic,will take place on Wednesday,October 1, on the stage of theRomanian Athenaeum, a pressrelease announces. The event celebratesthe Italian Presidency of theEuropean Union Council (July –December 2014) as well as theInternational Music Day(October 1, 1975) and is organizedby the Italian Embassy inRomania, the Music, Arts andCulture Association and theGeorge Enescu Philharmonic, inpartnership with the GeorgeEnescu National Museum and the„George Enescu” Arts Universityin Iasi.The program of the concertwill include works by GiuseppeTartini, Antonin Dvorak, LudwigVan Beethoven, Camille Saint-Saens and Pablo De Sarasate. Thetickets are available at theRomanian Athenaeum box office.Uto Ughi, a student of the legendaryGeorge Enescu, showedoutstanding talent at a very youngage. He made his first publicappearance at the age of seven andperformed the Ciaconna fromPartita for Volin No. 2 by Bachand fragments of Paganini’sCaprices. He performed all overthe world, attended major festivalsand was accompanied bysome of the greatest orchestras:Concertgebouw of Amsterdam,The Symphonic Orchestra ofBoston, Philadelphia Orchestra,New York Philarmonic, TheSymphonic Orchestra ofWashington and many others,under conductors such asBarbirolli, Bychkov, Celibidache,Cluytens, Chung, Ceccato,Colon, Davis, Fruhbeck deBurgos, Gatti, Gergiev, Giulini,Kondrascin, Jansons, Leitner, LuJia, Inbal, Maazel, Masur, Mehta,Nagano, Penderecki, Pretre,Rostropovich and others.Maestrul Uto Ughi plays aGuarneri del Gesu violin manufacturedin 1744 and aStradivarius violin dated 1701,named “Kreutzer” because itbelonged to the fascinating violinistKreutzer, to whom Beethovendedicated his well-known Sonata.Born in Napoli, pianist CarloBruno has worked with conductorssuch as Claudio Abbado,Riccardo Muti, Riccardo Chailly,Wolfgang Sawallisch, LucianoBerio, Pierre Boulez and orchestrassuch as the La ScalaPhilharmonic, The Santa CeciliaAcademy Orchestra, BerlinerPhilharmoniker, The New YorkPhilharmonic, PhiladelphiaOrchestra and Orchestre Nationalde France.

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