George Enescu and Toronto
He may be under-represented in today’s local recital programs, but during his life, George Enescu was well known and welcomed to Toronto.
The George Enescu Festival lands in Canada for the first time this September, with three events in Toronto and one in Montreal. But is the great Romanian composer a familiar name to Canadians?
Acclaimed violinist Jonathan Crow opens the inaugural Canadian edition of the George Enescu Festival.
George Enescu Festival in Canada
"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 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!