Alessandro voted „Opera of the Year“ by Mezzo-TV

December 12, 2013 08:13

Viewers of the French TV-station Mezzo-TV have chosen the production of Alessandro with Max Emanuel Cencic in the title-role as their favourite and thereby made it “Opera of the Year 2013”. 25,6% v...

Hilary Hahn awaits for your drawings

September 25, 2013 05:47

The violonist Hilary Hahn, who will perform on Wendesday at The Romanian Atheneum together with Camerata Salzburg, invites her fans to bring original drawings after her concerts in order to publish...

Evgeny Kissin. The World Through a Kaleidoscope

September 24, 2013 09:08

We go to concerts with certain expectations, whether we want to listen to a special interpretation or we want to hear again a certain piece we really enjoy or we simply find ourselves in the music,...

Cristina Bazavan: Kissin - The Legend of 2013

September 24, 2013 08:56

„Listening to Evgeny at the Atheneum, one of the greatest pianists froum around the world at this moment, I remembered the duel in <The Legend of 1900> because, oddly, Kissin was both the hau...

A new tango flashmob in The Festival’s Square

September 24, 2013 08:20

The first musical notes of The Zamfirescu Trio. A couple floats in tango rhythms. Then another one. And another one. Mattei Events and the Tango Community of Bucharest organize a tango flashmob in ...

Siegfried. Passion, Fear, Identity and Fate

September 20, 2013 13:32

The road towards the self, towards that unique point where inner knowledge is complete. It is the deepest, most profound road we can even hope to walk in our lives. It is surpassed only by the cou...

Mozart. The Magician.

September 20, 2013 07:44

Fazil Say’s concert is an invitation to feel music with your whole body. He tests your senses till you totally abandon yourself to him, holding you in the palm of his hand, together with the orches...

Digi24 news series about Enescu Festival

September 18, 2013 00:35

Digi24 Romanian Television broadcasted many news about George Enescu Festival, from the beginning of this event till now. The conductors Paavo Jarvi, Antonio Pappano and Marek Janowski gave intervi...

Flashmob Tango in Festival’s Square

September 17, 2013 17:24

On the opening day of Festival’s Square (the 14th of September), while Violoncelissimo Ensemble was performing Villoldo’s „Tango el Choclo” on the stage, the tent of RRA hosted lots of people danc...

Vortice Dance Company – a great show

September 17, 2013 11:04

Vortice Dance Company presented last night on the stage of The National Opera Bucharest, for the first time in the 21st edition of the International Festival „George Enescu”, a „noir, dark” ballet ...

The Valkyrie. The polyphony of times and affects

September 17, 2013 10:36

The love leitmotif for cello, the sound ample, nostalgic and profound. You cannot help but hear the ‘courage’ in the brass instruments and low chords. Sieglinde’s blue sleeves contrast with her dre...

Sever Voinescu: „I really felt that the magic exists!”

September 16, 2013 23:37

The writer and columnist Sever Voinescu , who daily writes about concerts which takes part in „George Enescu” Festival, declares, at the middle of the four weeks of the most important cultural mani...

Creative Bucharest. "Enescu's country" came to life

September 16, 2013 08:05

The event-exhibition "Enescu's country" started Sunday afternoon in Roma Square thanks to dozens of lovers of 'George Enescu' Festival who came near 'The She-wolf' in Bucharest. They waited axiousl...

Harmonious Chamber Orchestra - standing ovations

September 16, 2013 03:14

With a friendly face, Naoto Otomo gets on the stage and greets the public. 'Triptique for the orchestra and chords' by Yasushi Akutagawa 'highlights The Harmonious Chamber Orchestra's undeniable pe...

Alissa Margulis, beautiful tone and remarkable technique

September 15, 2013 23:00

The violonist Alissa Margulis brought colour, freshness and power in the musical programme offered Saturday by The National Orchestra Île-de-France. „I’ve been impressed by the courrage of this wom...

The Festival’s Square is open for children

September 14, 2013 21:54

The second day of cultural parade in Festival’s Square is dedicated, in its first part, to children. As usual, the access here is free. At 12 o’clock is scheduled „Classic is Fantastic, the childho...

Who creates Enescu’s country? We do!

September 13, 2013 13:50

Exhibition event, in The Creative Bucharest Project, a part of George Enescu Festival: „Who creates Enescu’s country? We do!”. The organizers call all those who love Enescu Festival to mount togeth...

Festival of Ideas. A Conversation with Ioan Holender

September 11, 2013 13:30

The artistic director of the International Festival "George Enescu", Ioan Holender will attend to the second conference on culture and identity, organized by the ASPEN Institute Romania, non- polit...

Mezzo-soprano Viorica Cortez comes to Bucharest

September 11, 2013 12:08

The famous artists will be present in Bucharest on September 18 at 18.00 at Artmark galleries for participating to the launch of "Cortez" by Marius Constantinescu. At that event will speak: Dan C. ...

RFI: Yuja Wang, the rebel pianist

September 06, 2013 10:29

Dressed in sexy outfits, less common in classical music's world, Yuja Wang told the journalists of Radio France International, to whom she gave an interview right from The Hall of the Palace where ...

Paris Orchestra, coup de foudre

September 06, 2013 03:07

In the fifth day of 'George Enescu' Festival, 2013 edition, during 'Great Orchestras of the World' on the stage of The Great Hall of the Palace came Paris Orchestra. Under Estonian-American conduc...

Radu Lupu, five encores at the Athenaeum

September 05, 2013 03:11

Radu Lupu, who is said to have brought the music closest to speech, held on Wednesday a complete Franz Schubert recital considered by the audience 'above human nature'. Sonata no. 20 for piano in ...

Pro TV: Yuja Wang brings Ceaikovski to Bucharest

September 04, 2013 14:09

'She is only 26, she listens to Rihanna, but Ceaikovski sounds divine when her fingertips touch the piano. Her name is Yuja Wang and she is the little chinese pianist who performs Tuesday night in ...

Observerator cultural: 'Radu Lupu was imperial'

September 04, 2013 13:55

Cultural Observer: 'Radu Lupu was imperial' The Romanian Rhapsody no. 2 by Enescu, which opened the Enescu Festival 'sounded colorful-shady-vibrant in the version of professionals', writes Bedros ...

Live broadcasting schedule

September 02, 2013 11:53

Lovers of romanian and foreign music who didn't have time to buy tickets for The Great Hall of the Palace and The Athenaeum' concerts can watch them live, both on TV (many of the concerts are broad...

Cameron Carpenter bowed for the Athenaeum's audience

September 01, 2013 22:43

Probably the most famous organist in the world, 32 years old american Cameron Carpenter held a recital at the Athenaeum on the first day of 'George Enescu' Festival. 'The Theatre of the Organ' rec...

Pictures from the events of 'George Enescu' Festival

September 01, 2013 13:43

Press representatives have access to pictures of every concert and event during 'George Enescu' Festival. The pictures are give by the National Press Agency Agerpres and by the Festival's photogra...

The International "George Enescu" Festival - 2013 Edition

September 01, 2013 10:30

The most important international cultural event organized by Romania, begins today, 1.09.2013, with a press conference and an extraordinary concert, held by Staatskapelle Berlin and conducted by Da...

The special app for Android and Apple was launched

August 30, 2013 14:18

'George Enescu Festival' app is free for smartphones and is available starting with 30th of August for Android platforms and with 31st of August for Apple. The application was designed to help Enes...

Medical Life: Enescu Festival, the remedy we all needed

August 29, 2013 15:33

The International Festival „George Enescu” reaches the first page of the weekly newspaper „Medical Life”, a professional, social and cultural release of Romanian medical staff. According to the new...

Daniel Barenboim holds an extraordinary press conference

August 29, 2013 14:11

The conductor Daniel Barenboim will hold an extraordinary press conference on Saturday, 31st August 2013, starting at 7 o’clock. Daniel Barenboim is the conductor of the opening concert of the Inte...

Enescu Festival promoted in subway stations

August 28, 2013 10:55

Bucharest metro stations began to be "adorned" in the colors of George Enescu Festival, which will help the dwellers of Bucharest and the Romanian and foreign tourists to have a good entrance in th...

PSO to perform in Romania for the first time

August 28, 2013 09:16

Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on an 11-concert European Festivals Tour from August 26 to September 15, 2013. The tour will take the orchestra to Austria,...

We have opened the new Festival Press Office

August 26, 2013 10:27

The Press Office of the Festival will operate within the Palace Hall B Hall (1st floor, on the right), from 26 August 2013 until 28 September 2013 inclusive. The access for the journalists is free....

The legendary pianist Evgeny Kissin comes to Bucharest

August 23, 2013 13:11

In one month, on 23rd of September, starting at 5 o’clock, on the Romanian Athenaeum stage the legendary pianist Evgeny Kissin will hold the first recital from the Enescu Festival. In the night sch...

"Cocor" dressed Festival clothes

August 23, 2013 10:34

On the huge screens of the Cocor store in downtown Bucharest, images from George Enescu Festival have already started to be displayed. Cocor Store is media partner of the festival. George Enescu F...

Hotnews send ten grandparents at the opening concert

August 21, 2013 13:21

Ten happy grandparents – send them at the opening concert of the Enescu Festival. It is your grandmother or your grandfather, your favorite high-school teacher, now retired, or your old downst...

A royal by Wagner begins at Enescu Festival

August 19, 2013 14:58

„George Enescu"Festival celebrates Wagner year with the premiere of tetralogy „The Ring of the nibelungs” interpretation of Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, conducted by Marek Janowski. On Sept...

Urban art projects call for reinventing Bucharest

July 01, 2013 07:03

George Enescu Festival held the project Creative Bucharest - a beauty, creativity, originality and values ​​Bucharest, as Enescu enriched the Romanian culture by beautiful, creative, originality an...

What is Creative Bucharest?

June 14, 2013 18:00

The magic of the Enescu Festival is getting beyond the concert halls, and enveloping Bucharest so that between the 1st and the 28th of September, the city becomes “Creative Bucharest”, a magical sp...

Yuja Wang announces her concert in Romania on Facebook

June 11, 2013 08:38

Chinese pianist Yuja Wang announced the concert she will have on September 3rd in Bucharest, during the International Festival “George Enescu”, through her Facebook page. She will interpret Piano C...

Two Shigeru Kawai concert pianos for the Festival

May 16, 2013 07:34

Two Shigeru Kawai concert pianos SK-EX will arrive in Bucharest in the second half of August to be available to the pianist who will perform at the International Festival "George Enescu". "We are ...

Festivalul "George Enescu" 2013 duce România pe CNN

April 30, 2013 12:54

Noul spot oficial de promovare a ediției a XXI a Festivalului „George Enescu” a început să fie difuzat de duminică 20 ianuarie de CNN. Spotul a beneficiat de audiență maximă, fiind transmis și în t...

Press Release - Government of Romania

April 29, 2013 09:58

The Ministry of Culture and the Organizing Committee of the International Festival and Competition "George Enescu" reviewed the proposed budget by the Government through the Ministry of Culture and...

Ticket sales starts on April 15th!

March 08, 2013 11:47

Individual tickets for performances in the 2013 edition of George Enescu International Festival will be on sale starting April 15 at 10.00. They can be purchased either on the Internet, on Eventim ...