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Tuesday night season - 11th October 2016
'All of them are different in style, they belong to different times. They were songs that touch your soul. I felt better playing Ravel, I love that piece. That piece just makes me feel good!' - Andra Ioana Țăpurică
Cătălin Răducanu came with the experience of his previous performaces, proved that he is a mature musician with a very good piano technique, a musician who knows to listen, to be in communication with his stage partner, to give a 'musical response' and make a coherent speech. This chamber experience, hopefully not his last, will complete his performances centred on the lead singer, as himself admits: 'It is a challenge. I can say that it is harder, but also easier because you have a bigger responsibility when you are by yourself, but somehow it is harder to play chamber music than be just a piano player.'
Cătălin Răducanu and Andra Ioana Țăpurică have completed each other, are trying to get to know each other, to define their personalities:
'Talented! A very advanced piano technique. And a trustworthy partner.'
'I should say the same things about my colleague. She is very ambitious, very collaborative and I believe she can be a reliable partner in a chamber duet, in a trio.'
In the interpretation of the two instrumentalists you could feel the joy of playing music, of being on stage in front of music lovers, in front of those who came to support them: 'We had a really good time together, singing together. It has definitely been an unforgettable experience!'
Translated by Iulia - Elena Enache
MTTLC, University of Bucharest, 2nd year