Three symphonies you should not miss at Enescu Festival
We propose three symphonies performed by some of the best musicians that you should not miss at this edition of Enescu Festival 2017, organised between September 2 and 24 and which brings to Bucharest and other cities in the county over 2,500 of the most acclaimed foreign and Romanian artists.
1. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor, performed by the Romanian Youth Orchestra
A true delight, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony will be performed on Wednesday, September 6, starting 20.00, at the Palace Hall by some of the most promising young Romanian musicians that make up the Romanian Youth Orchestra, along with the Choir of the George Enescu Philharmonic conducted by Ion Iosif Prunner and under the baton of Domingo Hindoyan.
Ode to Joy
2. Symphonie concertante in B flat minor Op. 8, for cello and orchestra by George Enescu, performed by Orchestre Nationale de France
Orchestre National de France chose to open the season in Paris with this work by George Enescu. The soloist, Norwegian cellist Truls Mørk, winner of a Grammy Award for best instrumental soloist performance without orchestra, is a distinguished connoisseur of Enescu’s music. His recordings of the works of Enescu are internationally acclaimed. The concert is scheduled for September 19, starting 20.00 at the Palace Hall.
3. Mahler’s Symphony No. 4, performed by Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam
One of the highest-rated orchestras of the world, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra performs Symphony No. 4 by Mahler, under the baton of conductor Daniele Gatti on September 23, starting 19.30, at the Palace Hall.
Translation provided by Biroul de Traduceri Champollion