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Success on the Stage of the Radio Hall at the End of the Concert Dedicated to the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Monday, 17 December 2012 , ora 9.37
On Friday, 14th December, 2012, the Radio Hall in Bucharest was once more the stage where an extraordinary music event took place, which gathered the admiration of the audience; the concert dedicated to the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union was performed by the National Radio Orchestra under the musical guidance of the principal conductor, Tiberiu Soare. The special guest of the night was the international pianist, Martino Tirimo, who at 8 years old was performing his first concert as a pianist, at 12 years old was already conducting La Traviata and its leading soloists and at 16 years old he was graduating from the Royal Academy of Music in London, managing to have a brilliant career ever since.

The Academic Radio Choir conducted by Dan Mihai Goia also participated in the event. The concert started and ended with pieces interpreted in the honour of the two countries, the celebrated one and the one that hosted the event: the overture to Rosamunda - Princess of Cyprus with a score written by Schubert and the Romanian Rhapsody, one of George Enescu's masterpieces. The Concert for Piano and Orchestra no.5 by Beethoven was performed with Martino Tirimo as a soloist.

At the event also participated, among other important cultural and social figures: The Minister of European Affairs, Mr. Leonard Orban, the Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus in Romania, H.E. Mrs. Kalliopi Avraam, The Cyprus's Deputy Minister for European Affairs, H.E. Andreas Mavroyiannis, the President of the Romanian Radio Broadcasting Society, Mr. Ovidiu Miculescu and the Prime Minister's Foreign Policy advisor, Mr. Gheorghe Preda.

Translated by Andreea Mesescu and Elena Daniela Radu
MTTLC, Bucharest University