May
2008
DIARY
 
Vol. 4 No.4  
 
Ongoing
  • Exhibition: National Museum of Contemporary Arts (MNAC), Palatul Parlamentului, Calea 13 Septembrie entrance
    ‘Animations/Fictions’ Dazzling post-modern bazaar from the collection of Fond National d’Art Contemporain, Paris
  • Exhibition: Galeria ¾, Teatrul National, 2 Blvd N Balcescu
    ‘7 Parallel 7’ Contrasting contemporary art from Austria and Romania. Until 18 May
  • Exhibition: Anaid Art Gallery, 34 Strada Slobozia ‘UV-35’ Young Romanian fashion design
  • Exhibition: National Museum of History (MNIR), 12 Calea Victoriei
    ‘The Towns of Romania’ Costumes, antiques and artefacts from late 19th and early 20th century urban homes
  • Exhibition: National Museum of Arts (MNAR), 49-53 Calea Victoriei
    20th century Jewels and microsculpture from the Ilias Lalounis Museum of Jewels, Athens
Saturday 3
  • Poland National Day
  • Opera: Puccini ‘Madam Butterfly’, National Opera Bucharest (ONB), 70-72 Blvd Mihail Kogalniceanu, 18:30 hrs
  • Concert: Hear ‘Zucchero’ by the sea at the new Club Bamboo, Mamaia, Constanta county 20:00 hrs
Sunday 4
  • Ballet: Tchaikovsky ‘Sleeping Beauty’, ONB, 11:00 hrs
  • Opera: Leo ‘Decebalo’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Wednesday 7
  • Expositions at Romexpo, 65-67 Blvd Marasti
    Rommedica: medical equipment and instruments
    Rompharma: medicines for doctors and vets
    Romoptik: optic apparatus and instruments
    Until 10 May
Thursday 8
  • Israel’s Independence Day
  • Concert: Tchaikovsky ‘A Storm’, Hoinic ‘Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra’, Rimsky-Korsakov ‘Scheherazade’, Romanian Athenaeum, 1-3 Strada Franklin, 19:00 hrs. And on Friday 9
Friday 9
  • EU Schumann Day
  • Spectacle: Russian Imperial Ballet ‘Romeo and Juliet’, Sala Palatului, 20:00 hrs
Saturday 10
  • Concert: Now in his fifth decade of crooning, Greek God Demis Roussos live at Sala Palatului, 28 Str Ion Campineanu, 19:00 hrs
  • Concert: Electronica swing with Louie Austen, Studio Martin, 61 Iancu de Hunedoara, 20:00 hrs
Sunday 11
  • Concert: Kronos Quartet live at Sala Radio, 60 Strada Gen Henri Mathias Berthelot, 21:00 hrs
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Aida’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Wednesday 14
  • Concert: Cuban jazz with Roberto Fonseca, Palatul Copiilor, Parcul Tineretului, 21:00 hrs
Thursday 15
  • Concert: Veteran jazz giant John McLaughlin at Sala Palatului, 19:30 hrs
  • Concert: Lalo - Overture from the ‘King of Ys’, Poulenc ‘Country-style Concerto for Harpsichord and Orchestra’, Ravel ‘Noble and Sentimental Waltzes’, ‘Spanish Rhapsody’, Romanian Athenaeum, 19:00 hrs
    And on Friday 16
Saturday 17
  • Norway Constitution Day (1814)
  • Concert: Small but perfectly formed Kylie Minogue hits the capital at Stadionul Cotroceni, 37 Str Dr Lister at 20:00 hrs
  • Concert: ‘Booka Shade - The Sun & The Neon Light Tour’, Arenele Romane, Parcul Carol, 20:00 hrs
  • Concert: ‘Gothika’ - dark noise from Tokyo, Club Suburbia, 18 Strada Selari, 21:00 hrs
  • Concert: ‘Moonspell’ - Portuguese rock, Amfiteatrul Mihai Eminescu, Lia Manoliu Park, 19:00 hrs
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Macbeth’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Sunday 18
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Macbeth’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Wednesday 21
  • Expositions at Romexpo
    Cer-Glass: products, technology and equipment for the ceramic, bottle and porcelain industries
    Constructexpo - Ambient: interior design, doors, windows, floor and lighting fair Until 25 May
  • Opera: Bizet ‘Carmen’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Thursday 22
  • Ballet: Tchaikovsky ‘Swan Lake’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Concert: Mozart ‘Concerto for Piano No 27’, Bruckner ‘Symphony no.9’, Romanian Athenaeum, 19:00 hrs. And on Friday 23
Friday 23
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Il Trovatore’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Saturday 24
  • Concert: Anathema Unplugged, Sala Grigore Preoteasa, 61 Calea Plevnei, 20:00 hrs
  • Opera: Puccini ‘Tosca’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Sunday 25
  • Argentina May Revolution (1810)
  • Jordan National Day
  • Ballet: Adam ‘Le Corsaire’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Tuesday 27
  • Festival: ‘One World Romania’ Human Rights Documentaries
    Centrul Ceh, Cinema Eforie, Cinema Union and Centrul Cultural Ungar
    For details check out: www.czech-it.ro. Until 1 June
Wednesday 28
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Macbeth’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Conference: International Coach Federation (ICF) with speech from Sir John Whitmore, JW Marriott Bucharest, Calea 13 Septembrie, 09:00 hrs
Thursday 29
  • Ballet: Tchaikovsky ‘Swan Lake’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Concert: Mozart - Overture from ‘The Marriage of Figaro’, Tchaikovsky ‘Concerto for violin and orchestra’, Brahms ‘Symphony no 3’, Romanian Athenaeum, 19:00 hrs. And on Friday 30
Friday 30
  • Opera: Gounod ‘Faust’, ONB, 18:00 hrs
Saturday 31
  • Opera: Verdi ‘La Traviata’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
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