Acclaimed violinist Jonathan Crow opens the inaugural Canadian edition of the George Enescu Festival.
Classical music lovers rejoice: the famous “George Enescu” festival extends to Canada this September with three world-class events in Toronto and one in Montreal.
George Enescu was a 20th-century musical genius, so no wonder his native country Romania hosts a world-class music festival in his honour.
Launched 1958, three years after his death, the international musical gathering was meant to to be celebrated every three years. Since 2001, the festivities run every two years, and for the 24th edition in 2019, they extend to Canada.
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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 countries – Belgium, 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!
Festivalul internațional de muzică „George Enescu” va avea în acest an o prezență canadiană, cu concerte prevăzute în orașele Toronto și Montreal.
Şapte oraşe şi cinci ţări – Germania, Franţa, Italia, Canada şi Moldova – vor găzdui în acest an reprezentaţii asociate Festivalului Internaţional „George Enescu”, onorând astfel extraordinara moştenire muzicală a marelui compozitor român.