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Simona Fodor
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Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: simona@romania-insider.com 

 

Bucharest Opera to stream Faust, Astor Piazzolla 100

The Bucharest Opera will stream Charles Gounod’s Faust and Astor Piazzolla 100, a concert dedicated to the Argentine tango composer, this weekend. 

Faust, directed by Alexandru Tocilescu, will be streamed on April 2, starting at 19:00. The performance, conducted by Tiberiu Soare and having Alexandru Badea in the lead role, was recorded in January 2019. It will be available for viewing for 72 hours. Tickets can be purchased online, from the website of the Bucharest Opera, until April 4.

The concert Astor Piazzolla 100 marks 100 years since the birth of the Tango Nuevo creator. It will be available for viewing for 72 hours starting April 3, at 19:00. The concert, recorded in March of this year, features soloists Simonida Luţescu, Sorana Negrea and Andrei Lazăr, accompanied by Mihaela Vîlcea (piano) and Pavel Zurka (contrabass), as well as Trio Elite, made up of violinist Cristian Balaş, cellist Ioana Stanciuc, and pianist Mădălina Florescu. Tickets can be purchased online, from the website of the Bucharest Opera, until April 5. 

(Photo: Romulus Hossu | Dreamstime.com)

simona@romania-insider.com

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Simona Fodor
Senior Editor

Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: simona@romania-insider.com 

 

Bucharest Opera to stream Faust, Astor Piazzolla 100

The Bucharest Opera will stream Charles Gounod’s Faust and Astor Piazzolla 100, a concert dedicated to the Argentine tango composer, this weekend. 

Faust, directed by Alexandru Tocilescu, will be streamed on April 2, starting at 19:00. The performance, conducted by Tiberiu Soare and having Alexandru Badea in the lead role, was recorded in January 2019. It will be available for viewing for 72 hours. Tickets can be purchased online, from the website of the Bucharest Opera, until April 4.

The concert Astor Piazzolla 100 marks 100 years since the birth of the Tango Nuevo creator. It will be available for viewing for 72 hours starting April 3, at 19:00. The concert, recorded in March of this year, features soloists Simonida Luţescu, Sorana Negrea and Andrei Lazăr, accompanied by Mihaela Vîlcea (piano) and Pavel Zurka (contrabass), as well as Trio Elite, made up of violinist Cristian Balaş, cellist Ioana Stanciuc, and pianist Mădălina Florescu. Tickets can be purchased online, from the website of the Bucharest Opera, until April 5. 

(Photo: Romulus Hossu | Dreamstime.com)

simona@romania-insider.com

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