Access based on compliance with sanitary rules for 100% of the hall capacity at the Romanian Athenaeum, 70% at the Grand Palace Hall

Prices between 70 RON (Seniors) and 230 RON (Category 1)

Lovers of classical music are invited to purchase tickets for the anniversary edition of the George Enescu International Festival starting Monday, July 19, at 12:00 PM EEST. Access to the concert halls will only be granted upon complying with certain sanitary regulations, depending on the concert venue and the number of available seats in the pandemic context. Ticket sale will take place through the Eventim network, on the www.eventim.ro platform and at a sales point that will be specially set up at the Romanian Athenaeum.

To reduce the purchasing time, it is advisable for music lovers to familiarize themselves with the selling platform, read the 25th edition of the George Enescu International Festival’s Program on the festivalenescu.ro website beforehand, and timely choose the concerts they are interested in.

Tickets for Concerts at the Romanian Athenaeum

Given the extremely high demand for tickets, the organizers have decided that 100% of the seats at the Romanian Athenaeum may go on sale and for this reason, audience access to the hall will be granted on presentation of a photo ID and one of the following:

  • Official proof of vaccination against SARS-CoV-2, proving that you have been fully vaccinated for at least 10 days.
  • Negative PCR result to a test taken within 48 hours before the concert
  • Medical attestation of the fact that they are between the 15th and 90th day from testing negative after a confirmed infection with SARS-CoV-2
  • The negative result of a rapid antigen test certified by a medical unit, taken within 24 hours before the concert.

At the Romanian Athenaeum, there will be 29 concerts given in the series Concerts and Recitals. The price of a ticket for Category 1 is 230 RON and for Category 2 – 180 RON. Face masks worn over the nose and mouth are mandatory throughout attendance.

Tickets for Concerts at the Grand Palace Hall

At the Grand Palace Hall, there are 30 concerts programmed in the Great Orchestras of the World Series. Tickets will go on sale for 5 categories:

  • Category 1 – 230 RON
  • Category 2 – 180 RON
  • Category 3 – 150 RON
  • Category 4 – 100 RON
  • Seniors – 70 RON

Access to the Grand Palace Hall will be granted providing the sanitary criteria are being met, according to 70% of the hall capacity occupancy rules. Physical distancing will be mandatory and masks worn over the nose and mouth will be required indoors at all times.

Tickets for Concerts at the Auditorium Hall

The Auditorium Hall will host concerts in the series Enescu and His Contemporaries. For Category 1 a ticket costs 60 RON and for Category 2 – 40 RON.

Access to the Auditorium Hall will be granted providing the sanitary criteria are being met, given that the public will fill 100% of the hall capacity. Audience access will be allowed on the presentation of a photo ID and one of the following:

  • Official proof of vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 (with a minimum of 10 days since completing the vaccination plan)
  • Negative PCR result to a test taken within 72 hours before the concert
  • Medical attestation of the fact that they are between the 15th and 90th day from testing negative after a confirmed infection with SARS-CoV-2
  • The negative result of a rapid antigen test certified by a medical unit, taken within 24 hours before the concert.

Tickets for Concerts at the Radio Hall

At the Radio Hall, the concerts in the Music of the 21st Century series will take place. For Category 1 a ticket costs 55 RON and for Category 2 – 35 RON.

Access to the Radio Hall will be granted providing the sanitary criteria are being met, according to 70% of the hall capacity occupancy rules. Physical distancing is mandatory and masks worn over the nose and mouth will be required indoors for all patrons at all times.

Ticket Purchasing Procedure

To purchase tickets you need to create an account on the Eventim website and/or update your information and password. Log in to your account before you begin the purchase.

Please note that you will have 22 minutes to complete the payment for your tickets. When this time interval has elapsed, the tickets will no longer be available in your cart and you will need to follow the purchase steps below from the beginning.

  • Step 1. In the Search field type in the name of the event you wish to attend. The search can be performed by event name or by date.
  • Step 2. Press the Tickets button (yellow)
  • Step 3.Press on either Best seat selection or SeatMap selection. If you choose the Best seat selection the system will automatically assign you the best seat available. With the option SeatMap selection, you will need to manually pick the seat you wish to occupy.
  • Step 4. Select the number of tickets you want to purchase by toggling between the buttons plus (+) and minus (-). A maximum of 6 tickets can be purchased by one patron.
  • Step 5. Once you have selected the number of tickets, press the blue button to add the tickets to your cart.
  • Step 6. The distribution method of the tickets is unique. The tickets will be sent to you in digital format at the email address you have used to create your account. Click on [email protected].
  • Step 7. Payment can be made exclusively via bank card: press the Card/ Installment Card button.
  • Step 8. Please type in your email address carefully and verify it again before moving on to the next step, to ensure that the tickets are sent to the correct email address.
  • Step 9. Fill in the name of the person who will print out the tickets and press on Print tickets with entered information.
  • Step 10. Type in the Buyer’s details. You will need to check the box confirming that the purchaser is 16 years old or older. Press on the Place order and pay button.
  • Step 11. To be redirected to the payment page press on Go to payment page.
  • Step 12. On the Payment Page, fill in all the details of the transaction according to the payment gateway instructions. Once your card information has been filled in, press the Pay button to complete the transaction.
  • Step 13. As soon as the payment has been processed you will receive a confirmation from PayU and the order confirmation as well as the electronic tickets from Eventim.
29 Aug

GAUDEAMUS QUARTET

Sunday | George Enescu Hall, National University of Music
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29 Aug

ZAGREB PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Sunday | The Romanian Athenaeum
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31 Aug

RUNDFUNK-SINFONIEORCHESTER BERLIN

Tuesday | Grand Palace Hall
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01 Sep

RUNDFUNK-SINFONIEORCHESTER BERLIN

Wednesday | Grand Palace Hall
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02 Sep

ROYAL CONCERT

Thursday
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03 - 02 Sep

ROYAL CONCERT

Friday
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03 Sep

RECITAL YEON-MIN PARK & VALENTIN ȘERBAN

Friday | AUDITORIUM MAXIMUM
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03 Sep

Recital ROBERT POWELL & ROHAN MCCULLOUGH

Friday | Sibiu State Philharmonic, Thalia Hall
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04 Sep

TRANSYLVANIA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA OF CLUJ-NAPOCA

Saturday | Radio Hall
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04 Sep

ATHENS STATE ORCHESTRA

Saturday | The Romanian Athenaeum
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04 Sep

PHILHARMONIA LONDON

Saturday | Grand Palace Hall
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05 Sep

Recital ROBERT POWELL & ROHAN MCCULLOUGH

Sunday | Cotroceni Palace
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05 Sep

LONDON MOZART PLAYERS

Sunday | The Romanian Athenaeum
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05 Sep

PHILHARMONIA LONDON

Sunday | Grand Palace Hall
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06 Sep

Pierrot Lunaire Op. 21 by Arnold Schoenberg

Monday | Cotroceni Palace
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10 Sep

ENSEMBLE L’ARPEGGIATA

Friday | The Romanian Athenaeum
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10 Sep

GEORGE ENESCU PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA AND CHOIR

Friday | Grand Palace Hall
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12 Sep

LIEDER RECITAL

Sunday | George Enescu Hall, National University of Music
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12 Sep

DEUTSCHE KAMMERPHILHARMONIE BREMEN

Sunday | The Romanian Athenaeum
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13 Sep

ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DE FRANCE

Monday | Grand Palace Hall
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14 Sep

Recital JOYCE DiDONATO and Ensemble

Tuesday | The Romanian Athenaeum
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15 Sep

ROMANIAN-LUSITANIAN CONFLUENCES

Wednesday
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15 Sep

RADIO ROMANIA NATIONAL ORCHESTRA

Wednesday | Grand Palace Hall
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18 Sep

ENESCU’S CHILDHOOD

Saturday | Odeon Theatre
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19 Sep

THE WOODEN PRINCE

Sunday | Odeon Theatre
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19 Sep

PROFIL ENSEMBLE

Sunday | George Enescu Hall, National University of Music
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19 Sep

BUCHAREST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Sunday | Radio Hall
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20 Sep

Members of the Berlin Philharmonic and friends

Monday | The Romanian Athenaeum
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21 Sep

EAST-WEST CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Tuesday | The Romanian Athenaeum
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22 Sep

SONYA YONCHEVA & MALCOLM MARTINEAU

Wednesday | The Romanian Athenaeum
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24 Sep

ORCHESTRA, CHOIR AND BALLET OF THE NATIONAL THEATER AND MUSICAL ION DACIAN

Friday | National Theater and Musical Ion Dacian
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24 Sep

RADIO ROMANIA NATIONAL ORCHESTRA

Friday | The Romanian Athenaeum
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25 Sep

CONTROCORRENTE ORCHESTRA

Saturday | Auditorium Hall, National Museum of Arts
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The 2021 George Enescu International Festival will unfold between August 28 and September 26, in Bucharest and several cities across Romania, under the tagline “History Made with Love” to celebrate the extraordinary things people can create inspired by their love for music. It will be a jubilee event and the longest in the Festival’s history, as it will celebrate 140 years since George Enescu’s birth and the 25th edition of the Festival. Information about the Program can be viewed here and about tickets – here. Changes may still be made to the Program, on account of the pandemic. 

Subscriptions Ballot

Due to the large volume of requests for subscriptions recorded at previous editions of the Festival, as well as the exceptional situation caused by the pandemic, Artexim, the organizer of George Enescu International Festival, together with Eventim.ro, the Festival’s official ticketing partner, will organize a ballot to allocate the opportunity to purchase subscriptions randomly. This way, people interested will have equal chances to buy Festival subscriptions.

Lovers of classical music who wish to purchase subscriptions need to register for the ballot via this form. Registration for the subscriptions ballot is possible from June 9 to 28, exclusively online, on the website eventim.ro. The ballot draw will take place on Thursday, July 1, at 12:00 PM EEST, at the Romanian Athenaeum, and will be broadcast live on festivalenescu.ro and eventim.ro.

The drawing is done electronically, using the random.org website, with no possibility for human interference with the algorithm that selects the winners. The ballot system will ensure equal chances for all those who wish to purchase subscriptions for the Festival. This procedure is standard for several international classical music events.

Ballot Calendar

  • Registration: June 9, 2021 – June 28, 2021
  • Drawing: July 1, 2021
  • Payments: July 2, 2021 – July 16, 2021
  • General sale of individual tickets: starts on July 19, 2021

Subscriptions for the Romanian Athenaeum

A subscription for the Romanian Athenaeum includes tickets for all 29 concerts in the Concerts and Recitals series and costs 4,900 RON for category 1 seats and 3,900 RON for category 2 seats.

Access to the Romanian Athenaeum will be allowed providing the following sanitary criteria are being met, given that the public will fill 70% of the hall capacity. Audience access to the Athenaeum will be granted on presentation of an identity document and one of the following:

  • Official proof of vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 (with a minimum of 10 days passed since completing the vaccination plan)
  • Negative PCR result to a test taken within 72 hours before the concert
  • Medical attestation of the fact that they are between the 15th and 90th day from testing negative after a confirmed infection with SARS-CoV-2
  • Negative result of a rapid antigen test certified by a medical unit, taken within 24 hours before the concert.

Masks are required for all patrons at all times while at Athenaeum Hall and must be worn over the nose and mouth.

Members of the audience are kindly asked to make sure they can meet these requirements before purchasing tickets and subscriptions and note that they will otherwise not be allowed into the concert hall.

Subscriptions for the Grand Palace Hall

A subscription for the Grand Palace Hall includes tickets for the 30 concerts in the Great Orchestras of the World series. Subscriptions for the following five price categories will go on sale:

  • VIP Category – 4,900 RON
  • Category 1 – 3,900 RON
  • Category 2 – 2,900 RON
  • Category 3 – 2,100 RON
  • Seniors Category – 1,500 RON

Access to the Grand Palace Hall will be granted providing the sanitary criteria are being met according to 50% of the hall capacity occupancy rules. Physical distancing is mandatory and masks worn over the nose and mouth will be required for all patrons at all times while at Grand Palace Hall.

Subscriptions for the Auditorium Hall

A subscription for the Auditorium Hall includes tickets for the 9 concerts in the Enescu and His Contemporaries series. For category 1 seats the price of a subscription is 400 RON, while for category 2 seats is 300 RON.

Access to the Auditorium Hall will be granted providing the following sanitary criteria are being met, given that the public will fill 70% of the hall capacity. Audience access will be allowed on the presentation of an identity document and one of the following:

  • Official proof of vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 (with a minimum of 10 days since completing the vaccination plan)
  • Negative PCR result to a test taken within 72 hours before the concert
  • Medical attestation of the fact that they are between the 15th and 90th day from testing negative after a confirmed infection with SARS-CoV-2
  • Negative result of a rapid antigen test certified by a medical unit, taken within 24 hours before the concert.

Registration Procedure for the Subscriptions Ballot Drawing:

  • Starting June 9, 2021, registration will be open on eventim.ro and festivalenescu.ro via a registration form. To facilitate the organizing of access, purchasers are kindly asked to indicate in the form the type of medical proof they will present on entry into the concert hall.
  • Patrons are required to fill in their name, phone number, postal address, and email address and then choose the desired subscription. A person can only register once and can request a maximum of two seats. If more than two persons want to use a subscription, a new registration with new details has to be made. Patrons can also choose whether they want to receive the subscription tickets via email or delivered to them by courier.
  • Patrons can choose the price category they want and view the seat distribution in the Hall plan. After the drawing, orders will be created automatically and the system will assign the best seats available in the selected category.
  • The registration period ends on June 28.
  • On July 1 the drawing will take place for each type of subscription. A second drawing will help create the waiting list.
  • After the ballot drawing, winners will be contacted via email or phone and will be able to purchase the subscriptions until July 16, 2021.
  • Patrons who do not settle the order and make the payment in 14 days will lose the right to purchase subscriptions – this right will then be transferred to the first/next person on the waiting list.
  • The payment period ends on July 16, 2021, following which the subscriptions will be distributed by August 12, 2021.
  • For further info, feel free to contact the Eventim team directly, via email at [email protected] or phone at 0728 999 775, Monday to Friday, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM EEST.