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Brussels Opening Concert for the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

The opening concert for the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in Brussels was held today, January 24th 2019, featuring the Romanian Youth Orchestra, and hosted by the prestigious cultural institution BOZAR.

Bringing together some of the most gifted young musicians from Romania (18-28 years of age), The Romanian Youth Orchestra  – conducted by Mr. Cristian Mandeal and featuring Ms. Anita Hartig as soloist – embodies a well-known Romanian cultural project.

The repertoire includes pieces by famous Romanian composers, among whom George Enescu (Romanian Rhapsody op. 11 no.1 in A Major), Theodor Rogalski (Three Romanian Dances), Grigoraș Dinicu (Hora Staccato), George Grigoriu (Muzica) and Eugen Doga (Waltz of Love).

This event has been organized by the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Members of the Romanian Government, alongside representatives of the European Commission, the European Parliament, the European External Action Service, the European Committee of the Regions, the General Secretariat of the Council of the EU, as well as Romanian MEPs, representatives of the diplomatic corps in Brussels and Romanian civil servants from European institutions, were in attendance at the concert being held in the 2000+ capacity auditorium.

For details see: https://www.bozar.be/en/activities/141145-romanian-youth-orchestra

 

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