March
2008
DIARY
 
Vol. 4 No.2  
 
Ongoing
  • Exhibitions: National Museum of Arts (MNAR) 49-53 Calea Victoriei. Grigorescu: ‘Painter of Nature’: Last chance to see signature pastoral artist. ‘Discovering Landscapes’: the beginning of Romanian Modernity
  • Exhibitions: National Museum of Contemporary Arts (MNAC). Parliament Palace, Wing E4, Entry through 13 Calea Septembrie. ‘Animations/Fictions’. Works from the collection of the Fond National d’Art Contemporain, Paris ‘CO2 Brussels to Infinity’ Belgian capital through the lens of 21 international artists. Until 20 March
  • Exhibitions: Museum of the Romanian Peasant 3 Soseaua Kiseleff. ‘Podoabe: Olten-Olt-Oltenia’. Romanian and Swiss Jewellery exhibition Exhibitions: Natural History Museum ‘Grigore Antipa’; 1 Soseaua Kiseleff. ‘Patagonian Monsters: dinosaurs from Argentina’ Multimedia exhibition including dead lizard bones
Monday 3
  • Bulgaria National Day
  • Song recital: Oana Andra, Yellow Foyer, National Opera Bucharest (ONB), 70-72 Mihail Kogalniceanu, 18:30 hrs
Tuesday 4
  • Song recital: Irina Iordachescu, Yellow Foyer, ONB, 18:30 hrs.
  • Spectacle: Stories and music by Bach: ‘My husband, Mr Bach’. Sala Mica, Romanian Atheneaum, Str Benjamin Franklin, 19:00 hrs
Wednesday 5
  • Exposition: ConstructExpo, construction materials, Romexpo, 65-67 Blvd Marasti. Until 9 March
  • Exposition: Romtherm, heating, air-conditioning and cooling systems, Romexpo. Until 9 March
  • Spectacle: Yamato: The Drummers of Japan, Sala Polivalenta, 19:00 hrs
    Ballet: Razvan Mazilu ‘Dance Energy’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Thursday 6
  • Concert: Haydn ‘The Seasons’, Romanian Atheneaum, 19:00 hrs. And on Friday 7
Friday 7
  • Flamenco spectacle: Joaquin Cortes, Sala Palatului, 20:00 hrs
  • Opera: Puccini ‘Madame Butterfly’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Saturday 8
  • Latino concert: Tony River and Loco Boys, Sala Palatului, Str Ion Campineanu 19:00 hrs
  • Opera: Bizet ‘Carmen’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Concert: Beethoven ‘Sonata for piano and violin’, Romanian Atheneaum, 19:00 hrs
Sunday 9
  • Dance spectacle: Harem, Sala Palatului, 19:00hrs
  • Opera: Verdi ‘La Traviata’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Tuesday 11
  • Song recital: Homage to Puccini, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Vocal recital: Lovesongs including Poulenc, Delibes, Tchiakovsky. Liana Podlovschi (soprano), Romanian Atheneaum, 19:00 hrs
Wednesday 12
  • Opera: Lehar ‘The Merry Widow’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Concert: Beethoven ‘Sonata for piano and violin’, Romanian Atheneaum, 19:00 hrs
Thursday 13
  • Opera: Leo ‘Decebalo’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Concert: Homage to Messiaen, plus works by Mozart and Paul Dukas. Alan Paris (conductor), Romanian Atheneaum, 19:00 hrs. And on Friday 14
Friday 14
  • Opera: Gounod ‘Faust’, ONB, 18:30 hrs

Saturday 15
  • Exposition: Motorcycles, accessories and equipment plus tuning, styling and car audio fair, Romexpo until 16 March
  • Opera: Rossini ‘The Barber of Seville’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Concert: Beethoven ‘Sonata for piano and violin’, Romanian Atheneaum, 19:00 hrs
Sunday 16
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Simon Boccanegra’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Monday 17
  • Ireland St. Patrick’s Day
Tuesday 18
  • Opera: ‘Dido and Aeneas’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Wednesday 19
  • Opera: ‘Dido and Aeneas’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Real estate fair: Timon Developers Fair, World Trade Center Bucuresti, Piata Montreal. Until 23 March
Thursday 20
  • Tunisia Proclamation of Independence (1956)
  • Gala Greek Business Awards, JW Marriott Hotel, Calea 13 Septembrie, 20:00 hrs. By invitation only
  • Song recital: Wagner ‘Wesendonk Lieder’, Orff ‘Carmina Burana’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Friday 21
  • Opera: Verdi ‘La Traviata’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • DJ set: Jazzanova, Jurgen von Knoblauch (Berlin), Fabrica, 50 Str 11 Iunie
Saturday 22
  • Concert: Twelve Irish Tenors mix arias and pop songs, Sala Palatului, 19:00hrs
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Il Trovatore’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Sunday 23
  • Pakistan Day
  • Ballet: Swan Lake, Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, Sala Palatului, 20:00hrs. And on 24 March
  • Ballet: Livia Teodorescu Ciocanea ‘The Scarlet and the Black’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
  • Concert: Enescu, Sibelius, Richard Strauss, Romanian Atheneaum, 19:00 hrs
Tuesday 25
  • Greece Independence Day (1821)
Thursday 27
  • Exposition: Exposport, sporting and amusement equipment, Romexpo. Until 30 March
  • Exposition: Tourism Fair, Romexpo.
    Until 30 March
Friday 28
  • Concert: Verdi ‘Requiem’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Saturday 29
  • Concert: Verdi ‘Requiem’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Sunday 30
  • Opera: Saint-Saens ‘Samson and Delilah’, ONB, 18:30 hrs
Monday 31
  • Ballet: Swan Lake, National Opera Kiev, National Theatre Ion Caragiale, 19:00 hrs

 

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