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Year-round concert series: Academia Sighișoara visits Timișoara and Oradea, Feb 25, 2015

We are launching the 2015 year-round concert series in March, in the framework of Academia Sighisoara. The events are taking place in different Romanian cities promoting high quality classical music performed by talented local musicians, as well as showcasing the works of contemporary and modern Romanian and Swiss composers.

The two series-launching concerts held in Timisoara (March 3) and Oradea (March 4) are titled Dialogues due to the structure of its program. The program proposes a dialogue between the masterpieces wrote by well known music creators of the 20th century and a handful of the most well known composers of Cluj, Romania. The three musicians engaged in this musical dialogue are each well defined artistic personalities, representing the school of Cluj. Melinda Béres (violin), Tiberius Simu (tenor) and Silvia Sbârciu (piano) will perform works by Olivier Messien, Romanian composers Cornel Țăranu, Dan Voiculescu, Adrian Pop and Swiss composer Arthur Honegger.

Dialogues - chamber music recital

March 3, 7 pm at the Orpheum Hall, Music and Theater Faculty, University of Vest, Timisoara 

March 4, 6 pm at the Festive Hall, Iuliu Maniu Greek Catholic Lyceum, Oradea

Melinda Béres (violin) 
Tiberius Simu (tenor)
Silvia Sbârciu (piano) 

Program:

Cornel Țăranu - Black Fir Trees (text by Lucian Blaga) for voice and piano

Olivier Messiaen - Theme and variations for violin and piano

Dan Voiculescu - Fables for solo piano

Adrian Pop - Seven fragments from Tristan Tzara for voice and piano

Dan Voiculescu - Dialogues for solo piano

Arthur Honegger - Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano

 

Scheduled events in the framework of Academia Sighisoara: chamber music concerts on March 9 (Sighisoara), April 19, May 9 (both in Cluj), May 15 (Bistrita), violin master classes with Adelina Oprean between 9-13 March and Alexander Technique courses with Angela Schwartz between 16-20 March at the Gheorghe Dima Music Academy, Cluj.