The International Festival ‘Enescu and the World Music’ takes place in Sinaia between August 10 – 26, but Bucharest too will stay tuned to the event, as it will host a repeat performance of one of the 12 concerts on the bill, co-organiser “Romanian Youth” National Art Centre announced.
The Sinaia festival will see four orchestras of young and very young musicians performing. The Wiener Jeunesse Orchester conducted by Herbert Bock makes a guest appearance on August 11, and the Romanian musicians will return their visit on October 28, at the Wiener Konzerthaus.
The other three orchestras are Romanian youth ensembles featuring musicians in three age categories.
The “Junior” Orchestra conducted by Gabriel Bebeselea will play on August 10, accompanying young cellist Cornelius Zirbo and pianist Antonia Tudose as soloists, Agerpres informs.
Sunday August 16 is the evening of the Sinfonietta Orchestra conducted by Horia Andreescu, and with piano player Daniel Goiti as soloist; they will offer an Enescu, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak program that will repeat on August 17 in Bucharest, and on August 19 at the Konzerthaus Berlin, as part of the International Festival of Youth Orchestras Romania has been a fixture in recent years.
The Romanian Youth Orchestra conducted by Cristian Mandeal and with violin player Simina Croitoru as a soloist, will take the spotlight on August 25 and 26, with two Enescu, Sibelius, Orff, Tchaikovsky programs that prefigure their September 30 appearance in the opening of the “George Enescu” International Festival at the Bucharest Palace Hall.
On September 2 the Romanian Youth Orchestra has another honoring appointment scheduled at the Aix-en-Provence Festival.
The International Festival ‘Enescu and the World Music’ having cellist and Professor Marin Cazacu as initiator and artistic director is organized by the ‘Romanian Youth’ National Art Centre and the Sinaia City Hall.