October
2008
DIARY
 
Vol. 4 No.8  
 
Ongling
  • Exhibitions: National Museum of Arts (MNAR), 49-53 Calea Victoriei
    ‘Bohemian Crystal Glass’ Czech glassware from the 1850s until today
  • Engravings: ‘Grigorescu and the Barbizon school’
    ‘School of Rome (1918-1943)’ Italian artworks. Until 15 October
    ‘Line and Colour’ 17th century Florentine sketches
  • Exhibition: Victor Racatau ‘Deasupra Abisului’ [Above the Abyss], Ivan Gallery, 53 Maria Rosetti.
  • Exhibition: ‘Let me Hold Your Hand’, Dutch-based Iratxe Jaio and Klaas van Gorkum, Centrul de Introspectie Vizula, 16 Strada Biserica Enei
Wednesday 1
  • China National Day
  • Nigeria National Day
Friday 3
  • Day of German Unity
Saturday 4
  • Flood benefit concert: Jose Carreras, Sala Palatului, 28 Strada Ion Campineanu, 19:00 hrs
  • Ballet: Tchaikovsky ‘Swan Lake’, National Opera Bucharest (ONB), 72 Blvd Mihai Kogalniceanu, 18:30 hrs
Sunday 5
  • Opera: Rossini ‘La Cenerentola’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Tuesday 7
  • Opera: Bellini ‘I Capuleti e i Montecchi’ ONB, 18:30 hrs
Wednesday 8
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Macbeth’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Thursday 9
  • Concert: Little Richard, Sala Palatului, 18:00 hrs
  • Concert: Rossini ‘Overture to William Tell’, Paganini: Concerto for violin’ No.1, Mahler ‘Das Klagende Lied’, Romanian Athenaeum, 12 Strada Benjamin Franklin, 19:00 hrs. And on Friday 20
Friday 10
  • DJ night: Munich-based DJ Lutzenkirchen, Studio Martin, 61 Iancu de Hunedoara, 20:00 hrs
  • DJ night: Paul Van Dyk, Arenele Romane, Strada Cutit de Argint, 21:00 hrs
  • Opera: Puccini ‘Madame Butterfly’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Saturday 11
  • Guitar recital: Sor, Abril, Rodrigo, Ginastera with soloist Goran Krivokapic, Athenaeum, 19:00 hrs
  • Opera:‘Lucia di Lammermoor’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Sunday 12
  • Spain National Day
  • Ballet: Prokofiev ‘Cinderella’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Piano recital: Soler, Turina, Albeniz, Granados with soloist Isidro Barrio at the Athenaeum, 19:00 hrs
Wednesday 15
  • Opera: Verdi ‘La Traviata’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Gig: Thievery Corporation, Sala Palatului, 20:00 hrs
Thursday 16
  • Holy See Election of the Pope
  • Ballet: Adam ‘La Corsaire’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Concert: Shostakovich ‘Concerto no.1 for violin’, Ravel ‘Spanish Rhapsody’ with Lawrence Foster (conductor), Athenaeum, 19:00 hrs. And on Friday 17
Friday 17
  • Concert: Ex-Mister Big guitarist Paul Gilbert, Becker Brau, 11 Strada Turturelelor, 20:00 hrs
  • Opera: Rossini ‘La Cenerentola’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Saturday 18
  • Opera: Saint-Saens ‘Samson and Delilah’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Sunday 19
  • Story with music: Prokofiev ‘Peter and the Wolf’, ONB, 11:00 hrs
  • Ballet: Adam ‘La Corsaire’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Wednesday 22
  • Ballet: Tchaikovsky ‘Swan Lake’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Thursday 23
  • Jazz festival: Al Jarreau, Sala Palatului, 19:00 hrs
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Aida’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Exhibition: ‘Napoleon III and the Romanian Provinces [pre-1881]’ opens at National Museum of Arts
  • Concert: Albeniz/Enescu ‘Spanish Rhapsody’, Piazzolla ‘Quatro estaciones portenas’. Richard Strauss ‘Also Sprach Zarathustra’, Romanian Athenaeum, 19:00 hrs. And on Friday 24
Friday 24
  • Opera: Mozart ‘Marriage of Figaro’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Jazz festival: Monty Alexander Trio, The Count Basie Orchestra, Sala Palatului, 19:00 hrs
Saturday 25
  • Ball: Fourth Halloween Charity Ball in support of NGO Ovidiu Rom, Palatul Parlamentului, 20:00 hrs
  • Opera: Bellini ‘I Capuleti e i Montecchi’ Castle Peles, Sinaia, Prahova county, 18:00 hrs
  • Ballet: Prokofiev ‘Cinderella’, ONB, 18:30 hrs’
    Jazz: Truffaz, Diane Reeves, Sala Palatului, 19:00 hrs
Sunday 26
  • Austria National Day
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Il Trovatore’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Jazz festival: Five Peace Band [Corea, McLaughlin, Garrett, McBride, Colaiuta], Sala Palatului, 19:00 hrs
Tuesday 28
  • Proclamation of the Czech State
Wednesday 29
  • Turkey Proclamation of the Republic (1923)
  • Ballet: Adam ‘La Corsaire’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Piano recital: ‘Goethelieder’ by Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Ives, Athenaeum, 19:00 hrs
Thursday 30
  • Opera: Puccini ‘Manon Lescaut’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Concert: Beethoven ‘Overture to Leonora III’, Piano Concerto no.4, Symphony no.3, Athenaeum, 19:00 hrs
Friday 31
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Nabucco’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
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