May
2007
DIARY
 
Vol. 3 No.4  
 
   

The Diplomat Guides
Bucharest Hotel Guide 2007
Guide to the biggest names in local law - Bucharest 2009
Bucharest - International School Guide
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Ongoing
  • Exhibitions: Romanian National Museum of Arts (MNAR) 38 Calea Victoriei and 1-3 Stirbei Voda
    ‘Eugen Gasca (1908 -1989)’ water colours and sketches donated to MNAR
    ‘Wifredo Lam: Intimate Maps’, Cuban-born Surrealist works on paper
  • Exhibitions:National Museum of Contemporary Arts (MNAC) Palatul Parlamentului, Calea 13 Septembrie entrance
    ‘Sublime Objects’: Works from the collections of Frac du Grand Est
    ‘Geta Bratescu and Ion Grigorescu: ‘Resources’. Until 15 May
    Brazilian video art
  • Exhibition: Galleria Etaj ¾, 2 Nicolae Balcescu
    ‘Geometric Paintings’: Brazilian Art. Until 15 May
    European Film Festival, Cinema Studio, 29 Blvd Magheru. Until 10 May
Monday 7
  • Europafest: Bucharest international jazz festival competition 2007, Bucharest, ArCuB, 14 Batistei Str, 18:00 hrs. Until 13 May
Wednesday 9
  • European Commission Schuman Day
  • Ballet: Grieg ‘Peer Gynt’, Orff ‘Carmina Burana’, Bucharest National Opera, 70-72 Blvd Mihail Kogalniceanu, 18:30 hrs
  • Exhibition opens: ‘1877-2007. 130 years from Romania’s proclamation of independence,’ National Military Museum, 125 - 127 Str Mircea Vulcanescu, 13:00 hrs
Thursday 10
  • Opera: Rossini ‘The Barber of Seville’, Bucharest National Opera, 18:30 hrs
Friday 11
  • Opera: Puccini ‘Manon Lescaut’, Bucharest National Opera, 18:30 hrs
  • Concert: Copenhagen University Choir, Evangelical Church, 1 Piata Huet, Sibiu, 18:00 hrs. Until 13 May
Saturday 12
  • Israel National Day
  • Ballet: Berlioz ‘Simfonia Fantastica’, Bucharest National Opera, 18:30 hrs
  • Symphonic orchestra of George Enescu:
    Hans Peter Turk ‘Three poems on Ana Blandiana lyrics’, Liszt ‘Concerto nr 1 for piano and orchestra, Rossini ‘Stabat Mater’, Romanian Athenaeum, 19:00 hrs.
    And on Sunday 13
Sunday 13
  • Concert: Don’t be afraid, don’t be petrified... Gloria Gaynor is in Bucharest, Sala Palatului, 28 Str Ion Campineanu, 19:30 hrs
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Il Trovatore’, Bucharest National Opera, 18:30 hrs
Thursday 17
  • Norway Constitution Day (1814)
  • Concert: Dvorak ‘Concerto for cello and orchestra’, Sibelius: ‘Symphony nr. 5’, Romanian Athenaeum, 19:00 hrs
Friday 18
  • Concert: ‘Blind Guardian,’ Arenele Romane, Parcul Carol, 19:30 hrs
Saturday 19
  • Ballet: Adam/Delibes ‘La Corsaire’, Bucharest National Opera, 18:30 hrs
  • Nights at the museum: 21:00 hrs onwards: all major museums in Bucharest open past midnight
Sunday 20
  • Opera: Donizetti ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’, Bucharest National Opera, 18:30 hrs
  • Concert: Mozart ‘Serenata notturna’ K239, ‘12 German dances’ K586, Romanian Athenauem, 19:00 hrs
Tuesday 22
  • Yemen National Day
Wednesday 23
  • ‘The Diplomat -Bucharest’ Romanian Legal Awards Gala 2007, JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel, Constanta Ballroom, 90 Calea 13 Septembrie, 19:00 hrs
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Nabucco’, Bucharest National Opera, 18:30 hrs
Thursday 24
  • Ballet: Ciocanea: ‘The Scarlet and the Black’, Bucharest National Opera, 18:30 hrs
  • A cappella concert: Singer Pur, George Enescu National Museum, 120 Calea Victoriei, 19:00 hrs
  • Concert: Beethoven ‘Concerto nr 5 for piano and orchestra’, ‘Symphony nr 3’, Romanian Athenaeum, 19:00 hrs.
  • And on Friday 25
    Sibiu International Theatre Festival begins, see listings for details. Until 3 June.
Friday 25
  • Argentina May Revolution
  • Concert: The Chemical Brothers, Sala Polivalenta, Parcul Tineretului, 22:00 hrs
  • Concert: ‘Gogol Bordello’, Nightlosers & Shukar Collective, Arenele Romane, Parcul Carol, 19:00 hrs
Saturday 26
  • Opera: Donizetti ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’, Bucharest National Opera, 18:30 hrs
Sunday 27
  • Opera: Trailescu: ‘Motanul Incaltat’ [Tomcat in Boots], Bucharest National Opera, 11:00 hrs
  • Opera premier: Brancus: ‘Logodna’ [Engagement], Marcel: ‘Lectia’ [The Lesson], Bucharest National Opera, 19:00 hrs
Wednesday 30
  • Eurotour 2007: Humanitarian bike tour staring from Luxembourg, ending in Sibiu, Evangelical Church, 1 Piata Huet, Sibiu, 18:00 hrs
Thursday 31
  • Concert: Lock up your toilets! George Michael is in town, Lia Manoliu stadium, Blvd Basarabia, Bucharest, 18:00 hrs
  • Concert: Elgar ‘Serenade for Strings’, Paganini ‘Concerto for violin and orchestra’, Berlioz ‘Symphonie Fantastique’, Romanian Athenaeum, 19:00 hrs. Until 1 June.
  • Opera: Verdi ‘Simon Boccanegra’, Bucharest National Opera, 18:30 hrs
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