Virtuosity, poetry, extravagance

by Petruș Costea
At first sight, the contemporary musical life has got to a level that was inconceivable 50 years ago, from the view point of performance. The pianists winning the great piano competitions have an incredible virtuosity, they can sing...

Clara Haskil - a troubled career

by Petruș Costea
„Do not expect the story of an unfortunate existence, but the story of a troubled career". This is how Clara Haskil has began a short autobiographical text that was to be published in a homage album compiled by the famous French critic...

Cecilia Bartoli - Between virtuosity and emotion

by Petruș Costea
Even if the divas in the world of classical music are mostly sopranos, the mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli is definitely one of them. She is one of the few artists who has managed to attract a different crowd of people to lyrical classic...

The Tunes of Little Paris

by Petruș Costea
With sentimentalism and a little bit of nationalism, we keep an image of great cultural intensity for the interwar period; sometimes without being aware of the nuances. The music of Bucharest enjoyed great moments, many events, but also...

A unique CD release - preview of "Roots Revival Romania" tour

The link between man and sound is cemented thousand years ago. This is what the iranian musician Mehdi Aminian believes. He is launching „Roots Revival Romania" CD (Chapter one - Maramures) on February 18, at Cărtureşti Bookstore (Café...

TIBERIU SOARE - "CLASSICAL MUSIC IS ABOUT WHAT YOU FEEL. IT IS THE SAME WITH ROCK OR JAZZ"

by Petruș Costea
About classical music, rock and what snobbery is good for in an interview with Tiberiu Soare, the most charismatic and charismatic Romanian conductor. He's the kind of person who believes in change, especially because he actively and...