CellEAST: Cello festival opens in Bucharest this week

CellEAST Festival 2022, a festival dedicated to the cello instrument, is scheduled to take place in Bucharest between May 3 and May 11.

The first concerts are set for May 5 and May 6 at the Romanian Athenaeum, where the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Cristian Oroșanu, will perform alongside cellists Andrei Ioniță, Denis Severin and Valentin Răduțiu.

The program includes Dmitri Kabalevsky's Cello Concerto No 1, Ottorino Respighi's Adagio with Variations for Cello and Orchestra, Boris Lyatoshinsky's Melodie, arr. by M. Ulikhanyan, and Antonín Dvořák's Cello concerto in B minor, op. 104.

By May 11, six concerts and recitals are scheduled to take place. The Romanian Athenaeum will also host on May 8 a Maestros Concert, with the professors invited to the festival, while a concert by the Romanian Youth Orchestra is scheduled for May 9.

Overall, twelve internationally renowned cellists will participate in concerts organized at the Romanian Athenaeum and the Radio Hall with the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, the Romanian Youth Orchestra and the Radio Chamber Orchestra.

The masterclasses Future CellEAST and MiniCellos will take place throughout the festival at the National University of Music in Bucharest.

More on the program here.

(Photo: Icaffeine | Dreamstime.com)

simona@romania-insider.com

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CellEAST: Cello festival opens in Bucharest this week

CellEAST Festival 2022, a festival dedicated to the cello instrument, is scheduled to take place in Bucharest between May 3 and May 11.

The first concerts are set for May 5 and May 6 at the Romanian Athenaeum, where the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Cristian Oroșanu, will perform alongside cellists Andrei Ioniță, Denis Severin and Valentin Răduțiu.

The program includes Dmitri Kabalevsky's Cello Concerto No 1, Ottorino Respighi's Adagio with Variations for Cello and Orchestra, Boris Lyatoshinsky's Melodie, arr. by M. Ulikhanyan, and Antonín Dvořák's Cello concerto in B minor, op. 104.

By May 11, six concerts and recitals are scheduled to take place. The Romanian Athenaeum will also host on May 8 a Maestros Concert, with the professors invited to the festival, while a concert by the Romanian Youth Orchestra is scheduled for May 9.

Overall, twelve internationally renowned cellists will participate in concerts organized at the Romanian Athenaeum and the Radio Hall with the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, the Romanian Youth Orchestra and the Radio Chamber Orchestra.

The masterclasses Future CellEAST and MiniCellos will take place throughout the festival at the National University of Music in Bucharest.

More on the program here.

(Photo: Icaffeine | Dreamstime.com)

simona@romania-insider.com

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