George Enescu Festival in Canada

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George Enescu" Festival 2019 will take place in five countries at the same time

The "George Enescu" Festival, named for the famous Romanian composer, is one of the most prominent classical music festivals in Europe. Held in Romania since 1958, the festival is expanding its stage to a global scale.

This year, seven cities and five countriesBelgium, Canada, Germany, Italy, and Moldova – will host related events of the "George Enescu" International Festival honouring the extraordinary musical heritage of the great artist. We are thrilled to be part of this extraordinary celebration!

In the news: The Whole Note magazine welcomes the George Enescu Festival in Canada

Crow and Solomon (who is the artistic director of the Canadian branch of the festival) fill their program with late-19th- and early-20th-century fireworks representative of Enescu’s legacy. Ravel’s Sonata in G Major was premiered by Ravel at the piano and Enescu on the violin in 1927; Ysaÿe’s “fiery” Sonata for solo violin No.3 was dedicated to Enescu in 1923; Bartók’s Romanian Dances; Brahms’ Sonata No.3 for Violin and Piano; and Enescu’s Toccata from Piano Suite Op.10 and Impromptu Concertant.

 

We are happy to announce our newest sponsor, floCello.

We’re are happy to announce that floCello will be supporting the George Enescu Festival in Canada as both a sponsor and an exhibitor.

floCello is located in the city of Ancaster and offers European high-quality string instruments for your musical therapy. 

Janko Marjanovich playing Antonio Vivaldi's Sonata in E minor, 3-rd and 4-th movement, on an 80 years old cello, Amati model made by Alexandru Ozon.

 

Alexandru Tomescu

Celebrul violonist român contemporan, Alexandru Tomescu, întruneşte, în conştiinţa publicului, amprenta unei vocaţii şi a unui destin artistic, dublate de o energie puţin obişnuită pentru a le traduce în faptă şi, în plus, cu şansa de a cânta pe o vioară Stradivarius Elder Voicu, Obiect de Patrimoniu Național, Categoria Tezaur.

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