Today at Enescu Festival: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Oana Vasiliu | 06/09/2017 | 16:58

Each September brings the magic of national composer George Enescu to Bucharest, this time with the festival itself. The spirit of George Enescu is celebrated through his works and the younger generations of performers he inspired, enlivening Bucharest with the beauty of his magnificent music.

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Here is the program for September 7

Violinist Nikolaj Znaider under the wand of Cristian Macelariu from 17.00 at the Romanian Athenaeum, with Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.


Brahms – Violin concerto in D major op. 77 (1878)

Martinů – Symphony no. 4 H 305 (1945)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra under the wand of Manfred Honeck from 19.30 at Sala Palatului, together with the baritone Matthias Goerne.


Dvořák – Rusalka-Fantasie (arranged by Manfred Honeck/Thomas Ille)

Mahler – Poems from “Des Knaben Wunderhorn” (The Youth’s Magic Horn)

(Rheinlegendchen, Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen, Das irdische Leben, Urlicht, Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt, Revelge, Der Tambourgsell)

Tchaikovsky – Symphony no. 6 in b minor op. 74 “Pathétique”

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