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Octavian ALIN LUP


– date of birth: 25th of March 1987

– is currently involved in a doctorate program at the National University of Music from Bucharest

– graduated from the National University of Music in Bucharest (Prof. Marin Cazacu) and has continued his studies at the Conservatoire National supérieur de Musique et de Dance in Paris (prof. Roland Pidoux and prof. Xavier Philips)

– performs regularly as a soloist with the Transylvanian Philharmonic, the “George Enescu” Philharmonic in Bucharest, the Radio Chamber Orchestra in Bucharest, the Royal Chamber Orchestra and the Braşov, Arad, Râmnicu Valcea, Botoşani, Târgu Mureş, Cluj and Iaşi Philharmonics

Prizes: Laureate of National and International Competitions such as: “David Popper”, “Paul Constantinescu”, “Mihail Jora”, “Eurovision Young Musicians”, ”George Enescu” International Competition



First Round
Piatti Caprice no. 6 op. 25
Haydn Cello Concerto no. 1 in C major
Schumann Adagio and Allegro op. 70

Second Round
Schubert Arpeggione Sonata
Hindemith Sonata for Solo Cello no. 3 op. 25
Popper Elfentanz op. 39

Enescu Sonata no. 2 in C major op. 26
Debussy Sonata in D minor

Dvořák Cello Concerto in B minor op. 104