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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Bucharest, Romania

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BucharestGeorge Enescu Festival Opening Concert

Artexim - George Enescu International Competition and Festival
Enescu, Dvořák, Rogalski, Strauss R.
George Enescu Bucharest Philharmonic; Cristian Măcelaru; Gautier Capuçon

BucharestOtelloConcert performance

Artexim - George Enescu International Competition and Festival
Verdi: Otello
Zubin Mehta; Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Fabio Sartori; Anastasia Bartoli

BucharestWDR Symphony Orchestra / Jörg Widmann / Carolin Widmann

Artexim - George Enescu International Competition and Festival
Widmann, Mendelssohn
WDR Symphony Orchestra; Jörg Widmann; Carolin Widmann

BucharestMahler: Symphony no. 2

Artexim - George Enescu International Competition and Festival
Mahler: Symphony no. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection'
Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Zubin Mehta; Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Christiane Karg

BucharestWDR Symphony Orchestra / Matthias Goerne

Artexim - George Enescu International Competition and Festival
Dediu, Mahler, Bartók
WDR Symphony Orchestra; Cristian Măcelaru; Matthias Goerne

BucharestKatia & Marielle Labèque / Czech Philharmonic

Artexim - George Enescu International Competition and Festival
Dessner, Tchaikovsky
Czech Philharmonic; Manfred Honeck; Katia Labèque; Marielle Labèque
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David Grimal and Les Dissonances at the Enescu Festival

David Grimal captures the rhapsodic nature of Chausson and Ravel's scores, but how well does the conductor-less approach work in non-concertante scores? 
***11
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Yuja Wang excels in Janáček and Shostakovich in Bucharest

Sparkling Haydn from the Mahler Chamber Orchestra leads the way into an eclectic programme at the Enescu Festival. 
*****
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Patricia Kopatchinskaja enters Fred Popovici’s sound world

A bracing programme of contemporary music from the Filarmonica Moldova Iaşi at the Enescu Festival. 
****1
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L’Arpeggiata brings the spirit of Italian Baroque to Enescu Festival

A radiant chemistry between Céline Scheen and Philippe Jaroussky is evident in an evening of Caldara and Pergolesi in Bucharest. 
****1
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Grand Romantic statements from Gergiev at the Enescu Festival

Two giants of the Romantic repertoire that were met with disdain by Eduard Hanslick at their premieres are given persuasive readings in Bucharest. 
****1
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Jacobs’ plausible pleading on behalf of Leonore

Promoting Leonore, the original version of Beethoven's Fidelio, René Jacobs made several choices of his own, only some of them justifiable.
****1
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