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

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BucharestGeorge Enescu International Competition - Cello semifinal

Artexim - George Enescu International Festival
Contestants of the George Enescu International Competition, Various instruments

BucharestGeorge Enescu International Competition - Cello final

Artexim - George Enescu International Festival
Nabil Shehata; Contestants of the George Enescu International Competition

BucharestGeorge Enescu International Competition - Violin semifinal

Artexim - George Enescu International Festival
Contestants of the George Enescu International Competition, Various instruments

BucharestGeorge Enescu International Competition - Violin final

Artexim - George Enescu International Festival
Wilson Hermanto; Contestants of the George Enescu International Competition

BucharestGeorge Enescu International Competition - Piano semifinal

Artexim - George Enescu International Festival
Contestants of the George Enescu International Competition, Various instruments

BucharestGeorge Enescu International Competition - Piano final

Artexim - George Enescu International Festival
John Axelrod; Contestants of the George Enescu International Competition
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Jacobs’ plausible pleading on behalf of Leonore

René Jacobs, Birgitte Christensen and Joshua Ellicott © Andrada Pavel
Promoting Leonore, the original version of Beethoven's Fidelio, René Jacobs made several choices of his own, only some of them justifiable.
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Oslo Philharmonic takes an unusual approach to two masterpieces

Leif Ove Andsnes © Cătălina Filip
Andnes’ rendition was a typical battle between Dionysian and Apollonian, won by the latter.
****1
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Enescu Festival sheds light on another 18th-century gem

Delphine Galou © Andrada Pavel
In the Bucharest performance, the individual vocal contributions were consistently good, with some really standing out.
****1
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The power of music: Iestyn Davies in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice

Iestyn Davies © Andrei Gîndac
Centuries can envelop a musical masterpiece in a cocoon of misconceptions and false interpretations as much they leave their mark in the form of dirt and grime on a painting’s surface.
*****
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A remarkable rendition of Handel’s Silla at the Enescu Festival

Fabio Biondi, Sonia Prina and Europa Galante © Alex Damian
Europa Galante's musicians’ collective expertise in playing music of the 17th and 18th centuries is indisputable and was in full display once again in Bucharest. 
****1
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Remarkable Die Frau ohne Schatten marred by visual effects

Vladimir Jurowski conducts Die Frau ohne Schatten in Bucharest © Andrada Pavel
At the Enescu Festival n Bucharest Vladimir Jurowski celebrates the centennial of Die Frau one Schatten’s premiere.
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