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George Enescu International Festival at the cinema too

For those unable to come to the Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest in order to attend the George Enescu International Festival, the organizers are offering a selection of concerts from the festival, broadcast live at Cinema Victoria.
A selection of concerts from the “Grand Orchestras of the World” series will open the festival on August 30. The festival will run until September 20.
The George Enescu Festival is one of the most important classical music festivals in Europe and is taking place once every two years, in the honor of composer George Enescu. Some of the most highly appreciated musicians will thrill Bucharest from the end of July until early September.
Tickets for the concerts broadcast live at the cinema can be bought from the cinema’s box offices in every city. Their price ranges from RON 40 for an individual ticket to RON 225 for a subscription that covers all concerts broadcast.

Live on Artelor Avenue

Ten concerts of the George Enescu International Music Festival in “The World’s Biggest Orchestras” series to be mounted on the stages of the Palace Hall in Bucharest will be streamed live each weekend, August 30 – September 20, in Regiunilor Square, on Unirii Avenue, the Arts House Cultural Centre reported on Tuesday.
The event, organised by the Arts House Cultural Centre and the Bucharest District 3 City Hall, starts on August 30 at 19:30hrs, local, with the performance of Enescu’s Rhapsody No. 1 in A major; Jan Sibelius’ Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 and Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, by the Romanian Youth Orchestra under the baton of director Kristjan Jarvi.
For the three weeks of the event, Artelor Avenue will be animated by documentary screenings, specialist book stands and two exhibition: one on the life of George Enescu and the other on the history of the George Enescu Festival, both mounted in partnership with the George Enescu Festival and the George Enescu National Museum.
The “George Enescu Festival on Artelor Avenue,” staged by stage director Alice Barb, is part of a larger programme called “Creative Bucharest.”

The 22nd edition of the festival will see performing in Bucharest around 2.500 foreign artists and 500 Romanian singers. Alongside the most prestigious world orchestras, the Romanian Radio Orchestras and Choirs are invited again to perform in the most most important international event organized in Romania: the George Enescu International Festival. The Romanian Radio Children’s Choir, conducted by Voicu Popescu, is the first of the Romanian Radio ensembles to perform within the Festival, at the very opening of the event, on August 30, at the Palace Hall, when it will jointhe Romanian Youth Orchestra to perform together the famous Carmina Burana by Carl Orff.
For further information regarding the Romanian Radio Orchestras and Choirs please visit our website www.orchestreradio.ro or www.orchestreradio.com

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