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International “Guitar Evenings” Festival, 10th edition - Bucharest, Sibiu, Brasov, 4th-17th of November 2021

Wednesday, 20 October 2021 , ora 13.45

The anniversary edition of the International Festival "Guitar Evenings", a project of the Cultural Association Kitharalogos, takes place this year in Bucharest, Sibiu and Brasov and proposes recitals and orchestral concerts to the public, with the participation of some of the most important guitarists of the world, together with Romanian musicians of great value.The festival is gaining momentum through collaborations with the Sibiu State Philharmonic Orchestra, with which the Argentine guitarist Pablo Màrquez will play the world premiere of "Concerto for guitar, string orchestra and 2 percussionists, op. 174", entitled "Aluvión", by Dan Dediu, and the Radio Chamber Orchestra with soloists the members of the Bandini-Chiacchiaretta duo (guitar-bandoneon), who will dedicate a special evening to the music of Astor Piazzolla, from whose birth we celebrate 100 years.3 solo recitals in Bucharest and Brasov performed by the above mentioned musicians, who will be joined by one of the most talented and appreciated young guitarists of the moment, the Italian Andrea de Vitis, 2 duo concerts performed by Romanian musicians (Duo Kitharsis and Duo Soare-Bănescu), "Kitharalogos Scholarship" Gala, dedicated to young guitarists, 5 first auditions, masterclasses for pupils and students - these are the events that we hope, in these difficult times, will bring joy to the souls of the spectators who have been watching this project for 10 editions, which has become a cultural landmark in the Romanian guitar and music landscape.

For details, please visit www.facebook.com/kitharalogos or www.seriledechitara.ro. Admission to the concert is on presentation of a green vaccination certificate. Attendance is allowed only for persons who are vaccinated against SARS-CoV2 and for whom 10 days have passed since the completion of the full vaccination scheme, i.e. persons between the 15th day and the 180th day after confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 infection. The correct wearing of the mask is compulsory throughout the concert. Admission to the concerts is free and by reservation at kitharalogos@gmail.com , except for the orchestra concert halls and the chamber concert at the Romanian Youth Palace.

The concerts can also be watched live online on the facebook and youtube pages of the Kitharalogos Cultural Association and its partners.

Organizer: Kitharalogos Cultural Association

Sponsors: Hora S.A., Reghin, Musical Instruments Factory; Savvy Finance; Tecnoservice Equipment SRL; Savarez.

Partners: the National University of Music in Bucharest, Radio Romania Orchestras and Choirs, Sibiu State Philharmonic, Sibiu County Council, Brasov Philharmonic, Italian Institute of Culture, Union of Performing Creation of Romanian Musicians (UCIMR), ICon Arts Transilvania 2022, "Tinerimea Română" National Art Centre, ACCUMM Foundation.

Media partners: Radio România Muzical, Agerpres, Radio Trinitas, Agencia de Carte.ro, Liternet.ro, BookHub.ro, Profil Cultural Magazine.

Full programme


4.11 / Concert with orchestra: Pablo Márquez,

conductor: Horia Andreescu, Sibiu State Philharmonic Orchestra

in the programme: Dan Dediu - "Concerto for guitar, string orchestra and 2 percussionists, op. 174 (first performance)

Thalia Hall, Sibiu, 7 pm

6.11 / Recital Pablo Márquez (Argentina/Switzerland)

in the programme: Milan, Sor, Ponce

George Enescu Concert Hall of the National University of Music in Bucharest,

7 pm

10.11/ "Kitharalogos Scholarship" Gala

the winners of the 3rd edition and young up-and-coming guitarists participate

Suțu Palace, within the framework of the "Iosif Sava" Music Season of the ACCUMM Foundation,

7 pm

12.11 / Recital Duo Kitharsis

in the programme: Chopin, Tárrega, Bartók, Piazzolla, Mălăncioiu etc.

Palace "TinerimeaRomână", Bucharest, 7 pm

13.11 / Recital Andrea de Vitis (Italy)

in the programme: de Falla, Gilardino, Villa-Lobos, Castelnuovo-Tedesco

George Enescu Concert Hall of the National University of Music in Bucharest,

7 pm

16.11 / Recital "O, glorious Domina"

Duo CostinSoare- IoanBănescu

Bakfark, Narvaez, Variu, Murariu, Petrache

Auditorium Hall of the National University of Music in Bucharest, 7 p.m.

16.11 / Recital "Le Grand Tango"

Duo Bandini-Chiacchiaretta / guitar-bandoneon (Italy)

in the program: Astor Piazzolla

Patria Hall, Brasov, 7 p.m.

17.11 / Concert with orchestra: Duo Bandini-Chiacchiaretta / guitar-bandoneon (Italy), conductor:............., Radio Chamber Orchestra

on the programme:

Astor Piazzolla - The Seasons and the Double Concerto for bandoneon, guitar and orchestra.

Radio Hall, Bucharest, 7 pm


7.11 / masterclass Pablo Márquez

National University of Music, Bucharest, 12-16 pm

14.11 / masterclass Andrea de Vitis

National University of Music of Bucharest, 12-16 pm

15.11 / masterclassGiampaoloBandini

National University of Music of Bucharest, 3-7 pm

Translated by Denisa Dărăban,
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, MTTLC, year II
Corrected by Silvia Petrescu