Romanian Cultural Institute and Enescu Society in London cordially invite you to
ICR London, Thursday, 7 May, 7pmIlinca Dumitrescu – piano
Special Guest:
Vasile Macovei – bassoon

With impressive careers spanning over the last 30 years and innumerable apparitions on famous stages of Europe and beyond, pianist Ilinca Dumitrescu and bassoonist Vasile Macovei grace our ‘Enescu Concerts’ Series for a virtuoso incursion in the history of classical music. The programme matches legendary names of the Romantic and post-Romantic tradition with some of the greats of Romanian composition.

Robert Schuman:Arabeske Op. 18

Domenico Scarlatti:

Sonata in C major K. 200

Sonata in B flat major K. 551

Sonata in D minor K. 141 (Toccata)

Sonata in D major K. 492

Frédéric Chopin:

Mazurka in F sharp minor Op. 6, No 1 and Mazurka in A minor Op. 67, No 4

Fantaisie – Impromptu Op. 66

Valse in C sharp minor Op. 64, No 2 and Valse in E minor Op. posth.

Largo from Sonata Op. 65 in G minor (transcription for bassoon and piano by Vasile Macovei)

Camille Saint- Saëns:

The Swan from The Carnival of the Animals Suite – transcription for bassoon and piano

Ciprian Porumbescu (1853-1883):

Dorul (Longing) – transcription for bassoon and piano by Vasile Macovei

George Enescu (1881-1955):

Melodie and Carillon nocturne from Suite No 3, Op. 18

Ion Dumitrescu (1913-1996):

Five Aromanian songs – transcription for bassoon and piano by Vasile Macovei

Doru Popovici (born 1932):

Byzantine fresco – for bassoon solo

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976):


Paul Constantinescu (1909-1936):

Song and Toccata (Dance from Dobrogea)

Free. Seats allocated on a first come, first served basis.
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