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    Great Orchestras of the World

    Sunday 13.09 19:30 Grand Palace Hall

    Conductor of the choir: DAN MIHAI GOIA

    Richard Strauss – “Elektra” (concert version)

    Klitemnestra (their mother, Agamemnon’s widow) – AGNES BALTSA (mezzo-soprano)
    Elektra (Agamemnon’s daughter) – ELENA PANKRATOVA (soprano)
    Orest (Orestes), son of Agamemnon – RENÉ PAPE (bariton)
    Chrysothemis, her sister – ANNE SCHWANEWILMS (soprano)
    Aegisth (Aegisthus), Klytaemnestra’s paramour – ULRICH REß (tenor)
    Orest’s tutor – CHRISTOPH STEPHINGER (bass)
    Her confidante – MARZIA MARZO (soprano)
    Her trainbearer – ANNA RAJAH (soprano)
    A young servant – KEVIN CONNERS (tenor)
    An old servant – CHRISTOPH STEPHINGER (bass)
    An overseer – HELENA ZUBANOVICH (soprano)
    First maid – OKKA VON DER DAMERAU (contralto)
    Second maid – ANGELA BROWER (soprano)
    Third maid – HEIKE GRÖTZINGER (mezzo-soprano)
    Fourth maid – ERI NAKAMURA (soprano)
    Fifth maid – IRIS KUPKE (soprano)

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    Academic Radio Choir

    Chorus of the Romanian Radio Broadcasting Society, founded in 1940 under the leadership of Ion Croitoru, has established itself in a short while as an elite ensemble, directed by D. Botez, D. Stancu, Gh. Danga, C. Petrovici, Elenescu, A. Şumski, Litvin, Grigora], the current conductor being Dan Mihai Goia. Thousands of minutes of special recordings… Read more »

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    Dan Mihai Goia

    Born in Cluj, Romania, Dan Mihai Goia studied violin, viola, piano and sing, graduated National Music University from Bucharest, were he studied choir conducting with Marin Constantin and Petre Crăciun. Dan Mihai Goia was a member of the Madrigal Chorus (1971-1995), conducted this famous ensamble, becoming in 1998 a second conductor and general director adj…. Read more »

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    Elena Pankratova

    A combination of musical sensitivity, superlative technique and spectacular stage presence mark Elena Pankratova out from among a new generation of dramatic sopranos. The spectacular success of her first Dyer’s Wife in Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten at the Florence May Festival in 2010 under the direction of Maestro Zubin Mehta proved an important breakthrough for her career that also succeeded in invitations from such renowned theatres as La Scala (2012),… Read more »

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    Sebastian Weigle

    Born in Berlin, Sebastian Weigle studied French Horn, Piano and Conducting at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music. In 1982 he was appointed as Principal Solo-Hornist of the Staatskapelle Berlin. From 1997 to 2002 he acquired a broad repertoire as Staatskapellmeister at the Berlin Staatsoper. From 2004 to 2009 he worked as General Music Director… Read more »

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    René Pape

    René Pape, one of the leading international basses, received his musical education in his native city of Dresden. He made his debut while still a student in 1988 at the Berlin State Opera and has been a member of this company ever since. There, René Pape has performed the main roles of his repertoire, such… Read more »

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    Grand Palace Hall

    It is a modern edifice, located in the center of Bucharest. It was built right next to the Royal Palace (now the National Museum of Art). The Grand Palace Hall has a capacity of 4,060 seats, displayed in amphitheater. All concerts  part of the “Great Orchestras of the World” series in the Enescu Festival take… Read more »

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    Great Orchestras of the World

    Through its Great Orchestras of the World Series, George Enescu International Festival reaches the top of the international classical music events. The Series features the most prominent orchestras worldwide, notorious for holding the headline on major scenes of the world, be them New York, Wien, or Paris. Both European and American orchestras perform at The… Read more »