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Liszt and Strauss in a public concert directed by Iosif Ion Prunner with the occasion of The Year of György Cziffra 100

Wednesday, 24 November 2021 , ora 16.14

The "George Enescu" Filarmonics schedules for Thursday, 25th and Friday, 26th of November 2021 at 19 o'clock in The Grande Chamber of the Romanian Athenaeum, a concert with public, directed by Iosif Ion Prunner, organized in collaboration with The Liszt Institute - The Hungarian Cultural Institute Bucharest with the occasion of The Year of György Cziffra 100 (1921-1994). The program is composed of the Concert no. 1 in mi bemol major for piano and orchestra, s. 124 by Franz Liszt and of two works by Richard Strauss: Serenade for blowing instruments, op. 7 and The Metamorphoses for 23 string instruments. The vocalist in the Liszt piano concert is the Hungarian artist Marcell Szabo, awarded with the Award Cziffra - The Talent Festival in 2019. The public will be able to participate in around 30% of the full capacity of the Grande Chamber of the Romanian Athenaeum according to the health current conditions. The tickets for these two musical events will be on sale on Thursday, 18th of November at 12 o'clock.

"The Concert no. 1 for piano and orchestra by Liszt - brilliant, extrovert, showing a deep passion of displaying of the pianistic virtuosity - was composed around the year 1835 and for the last two decades, the composer has gone back and forth to review the sketches. In 1855, the Concert nr. 1 sees the spotlight at Weimar with Liszt as the vocalist and Hector Berlioz by the desk. Throughout the four parts which, through their allure, remind of the continuous movement of the classical symphony - the dramaturgy of the concert happens continuously. However, even though the first three parts have their own themes, the last one reviews the material in the previous sections now in a new light", the musicologist Octavia-Anahid Dinulescu has appreciated. "In the second part of the concerts one can find an arch over the time of creation of Richard Strauss. From the Serenade for blowers op. 7, a pure romantic music without any worries, uncertainties to the opposed one composed in the last month of the Second World War (1945), entitled Metamorphoses. This work for 23 instruments who become vocalists suggests the transformations the horrific war brought in people's hearts. It is one of the last opposed works of Strauss, this huge romantic. " the director Iosif Ion Prunner has declared, which is also the coordinator of the Filarmonics Choir "George Enescu"

The symphonic concert with public

On Thursday and on Friday the 25 and 26th of November 2021

19 o'clock

The Grande Chamber of the Romanian Athenaeum

The Year of Cziffra Gyorgy 100

The Symphonical Orchestra of the Filarmonics "George Enescu"





Program :

Franz Liszt - The Concert no. 1 in mi bemol major for piano and orchestra, s. 124

Richard Strauss - The Serenade for blowing instruments, op. 7

Metamorphoses for 23 string instruments

Concert organized in collaboration with the Liszt Institute - The Hungarian Cultural Institute

In order to avoid overcrowding and forming groups, the doors will open an hour before the beginning of the spectacle

Tickets can be bought at the main entrance of the Romanian Athenaeum (only an hour before beginning the concert)

- Online at www.fge.org.ro ( http://www.fge.org.ro/ )- the calendar section, starting on Thursday, 4th of November 2021, 12 o'clock

Please take in consideration that once the process of online reservation starts, the seats will be blocked for 30 minutes. The maximum number of tickets that can be purchased in an online session is 6 tickets. Once the tickets are bought, they cannot be returned only if it is due to the conditions approved by law.

For reservations please access www.fge.org.ro ( http://www.fge.org.ro/ )

The access in the chamber of the Romanian Athenaeum is permitted with the participation of public in approximately 30% of the full capacity of the place if all the participants are vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus and for those who have completed the scheme at least 10 days previously or for people who are between day 15 and day 180 after being infected with the SARS CoV 2 virus, according to the Decision no. 91 in 22.10.2021. The public access will be permitted only in these conditions ( https://www.fge.org.ro/calendar/ ) and while wearing a mask, medical or nonmedical for the duration of the whole event. The verification of these conditions will be made before being approved to enter the Romanian Athenaeum.

Translated by Anca Cristina Georgiana Mihai,
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, MTTLC, year I
Corrected by Silvia Petrescu