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January 24, 2022
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Alexandru Tomescu to perform Mendelssohn at the Romanian Radio Hall

On Friday, October 16, at 7.00 PM, Alexandru Tomescu, a soloist of the Romanian Radio Orchestras and Choirs and one of the most well-known Romanian violinists, who plays the famous Stradivarius Elder – Voicu violin, will perform his first concert of the new season at the Romanian Radio Hall. The event presented by the Romanian Radio National Orchestra under the baton of conductor Mihail Agafița – principal conductor and artistic director of the National Philharmonic of Moldova – invites the audience to a special evening focused on the Czech symphony repertoire: Vltava by Smetana and Symphony No. 8 by Dvořák.
The programme of the evening will open with Vltava by Beldrich Smetana, the most popular of the six symphonic poems comprised in Má vlast (My native country), which describe each the places, history and legends of Bohemia. The piece played at the Romanian Radio Hall, Die Moldau, is a splendid musical picture of one of the largest rivers in Bohemia, with country life moments musically depicted, Bohemian ruins and castles, folk customs and Prague landscapes.
Violinist Alexandru Tomescu will perform Violin Concerto in E minor by Mendelsson. The evening will close with Symphony No. 8 by Antonin Dvořák – a composition firstly conducted in 1890 by Dvořák himself and written in the occasion of his nomination as a member of the Academy of Science, Literature and Arts in Bohemia.
The concert will be conducted by Mihail Agafiţa, chief conductor and artistic director of the Republic of Moldova’s National Philharmonic.

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