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Tickets on Sale for the 25th George Enescu International Festival

Bucharest, July 13, 2021

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.

Information about the 2021 Enescu Festival

The 2021 George Enescu International Festival is scheduled to take place between August 28 and September 26, 2021, with an exceptional musical program, sustained by over 3,500 international and Romanian artists for a record duration of 4 weeks, with measures in place to reduce potential health risks for audiences, artists, organizers, and journalists.

Compared to previous editions, the 2021 Enescu Festival will undergo a series of transformations and attunements, to handle the challenges posed by the pandemic. The 78 concerts are grouped into four series:

It will be an edition meant to restore the joy of celebration to our lives. The 2021 Enescu Festival will celebrate 140 years since George Enescu’s birth and will offer its audiences, in the interpretation of renowned international orchestras and artists, the most comprehensive program of works by Enescu in its history – 40, with four of the symphonies included. It will furthermore be a Jubilee, as this year the Festival reaches its 25th Edition.