Johann Strauss Ensemble – Best of Vienna
When: December 12
Where: Sala Palatului, Bucharest
What: Clssical music
Johann Strauss Ensemble & Russell McGregor bring the Viennese Christmas mood to Romania. The concert in Bucharest marks the debut of a national tour throughout December,
bringing the walz and polka music of the Strauss dynasty to the public.
McGregor is concertmaster and conductor for Schoenbrunn Palace Orchestra and the violin he’s playing was made in 1697 by Carlo Giuseppe Testore and is known to be “the little sister”- of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart famous viola.
This year, Erich Buchman made his mark as artistic director on the production of the show, with dreamy, lush, wintery stage setting.
NATALE PER CASO: Neri Per Caso &
When: December 14
Where: Sala Radio, Bucharest
What: Pop-rock, acappella
If you’re having a hard time putting this band on your music map, let us remind you where you might have come across them. Neri Per Caso started singing in 1991,
they have collaborated with Alicia Keys, Dionne Warwick, Randy Crawford, Bobby McFerrin and have won 6 Platinum records. They are known for their acappella performances and on the 14th they will perform together with Romanian pop-rock musician Gabriel Cotabiţă, the vocal of VH2 band, who was part of the nationally well known Holograf band in the ’80s.
When: December 16
Where: Sala Radio, Bucharest
What: Classical music with a twist
If classical music is not your first choice among the musical genres, but you want to get closer to it, this show is what you might be looking for. It combines musical technique, passion and an original comic subtlety, delivered in a dynamic way to a public aged between 19 to 90. Respecting the integrity of the classical music written by Strauss was also an important part of the agenda. So leave your frown at home and enjoy a show beyond music.
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
Cătălin Milea | Albert Tajti | Răzvan Cojanu| Iulian Nicolau | Gabris Dedeian
When: December 21st
Where: ARCUB, Bucharest
What: Instrumental music
If you’re in the mood for jazz for Christmas here’s a consistent jazz concert with a diverse bunch of class musicians playing different instruments.
Read more about it here!
New Year’s Eve Concert-Sibiu Philarmonica
When: December 31
Where: Sala Thalia, Sibiu
What: Classical music
The Icon Arts Orchestra together with eight dancers from the Ballet Theater in Sibiu will perform on the last day of this year and also on the first day of the next, in the concert named “Serenade”.
The Orchestra will be conducted by Werner Dickel (Germany) and the choreography of the ballet was created by Aleisha Sibhoun Prodea (New Zealand).
The program features music by P.I. Ceaikovski, Antonín Dvořák, Franz Schubert, Edward Elgar and you should hurry to get tickets as it usually is a sell-out Christmas concert. Happy New Year!