Zubin Mehta: “I wish that, in the future, you get a new concert hall”

by Andrei Băluțiu
Half a century after his first appearance in Romania, the Indian conductor – one of the favourite musitians of the Bucharest public – recalled the atmosphere of the 1964 etition of the „George Enescu" International Festival. How was...

Mihai Constantinescu: „We are already talking about the Berlin Philharmonic returning in 2019”

by Petruș Costea
The „George Enescu" Festival's executive director talked about the difficulties he overcame while organising this years' edition and disclosed a few surprises of the 2017 edition. Which are the events that take place at this edition of...

Meloclassic publică Enescu

by Petruș Costea
An outstanding event in the 2013 musical world was the emergence of the Meloclassic label aiming to publish unusual recordings. Most of these recordings are live, with musicians who made a mark on the musical history of the last...

Franco Fagioli: “Being countertenor today is not the same as it was some twenty-five years ago”

by Petruș Costea
In recent years, when the musical world has been enjoying the presence of extraordinary countertenors, from Philippe Jaroussky to Max Emanuel Cenci, the emergence of Franco Fagioli is an event, both because of his outstanding virtuosity...

CD Review - Fazıl Say

The most famous Turkish musician of the moment, Fazıl Say (born in 1970) has surprised the musical world since the beginning of his career, twenty five years ago, with his out of the ordinary technique and by playing a classical or...

Alexandra Dariescu: "I feel at home literally everywhere I have a piano”

by Cecilia Mureanu
Almost unknown to the Bucharest public before the 2013 edition of the „George Enescu" Festival, pianist Alexandra Dariescu, after a decade of musical studies in the UK, began to be a constant presence on the Romanian scenes and her...