The third edition of “Music at the Brancovan Palaces” starts on March 13 at Mogosoaia Palace (also known as Brancovan Palace) and will last through October 16, featuring a total of 12 recitals. The project has received the Award of the Music Critics Union at the Gala of the Romanian Music Forum Awards.
The 2011 edition of the chamber music festival has more than one highlight: the promotion of Franz Liszt’s musical compositions (200 years since his birth), as well of George Enescu’s (130 years since his birth), Bela Bartok’s (130 years since his birth), Ignacy Jan Paderewski’s (70 years since his death), Mihail Jora’s (120 years since his birth), the promotion of early Romanian music. The third edition of the “Music at the Brancovan Palaces” will also focus on the initiation of an integral of Beethoven’s piano Trios and the promotion of the winners of the “Road to fame” competition.
Some of the artists that will perform this year are the Arcadia quartet, The Musica Viva Ensemble, the soprano Sorina Munteanu, the piano players Istvan Kassai, Ilinca Dumitrescu, Lucian Velciu, Adriana Toacsen, the cello player Magdalena Morosanu, the violin player Ladislau Csendes and the Early Music Studio.
This year’s musical stage is organized by the Brancovan Palaces Cultural Center, in collaboration with the Polish Institute, the Cultural Center of the Hungarian Republic and the Romanian Cultural Institute. The Mogosoaia Palace is located on 1st Valea Parcului street, in Mogosoaia, Ilfov county.