The most important Romanian Festival will start tomorrow 1st of September at
. The 20th edition of the “George Enescu” Festival gather important names as Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, Antonio Meneses, Isabelle Faust, Katia and Marielle Labeque, Jean Pommier and also famous orchestras from the entire world. Bucharest
The opening concert will be hold by the Philharmonic from Hague conducted by the well known conductor Christian Badea. This prepared for the first concert Symphony no.1 of George Enescu and Symphony no.10 of Dimitri Sostakovici.
will be 25 days of music, ballet, opera shows. For the first time at the Festival, people will be able to listen traditional music from all over the world. Bucharest
Bucharest the event will take place at Palace Hall, Romanian Athenaeum, Opera Center, Radio Hall and also at “George Enescu” street from . The Festival will be present in another romanian cities: Bucharest Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara and . Sibiu
The works of the great composer and violinist George Enescu (1881 - 1955) known, among others, for the “Romanian Rhapsody” and for being the teacher of Yehudi Menuhin, will be listened by the audience in 24 interpretations. Romanian Athenaeum will hold 2 concerts daily.
The first edition of the Festival took place in 1958, but it was stopped by the communist regime in 1971. It started again after 1989 and is held from 2 in 2 years, attracting thousands of people.
The Festival will be broadcasted by the National Romanian Television through almost its channels (TVR Cultural,TVR1, TVR2, TVR International, TVR HD). Also, the Festival can be watched on internet.