Vol. 3 No.7  

The Diplomat Guides
Bucharest Hotel Guide 2007
Guide to the biggest names in local law - Bucharest 2009
Bucharest - International School Guide
  • Exhibitions: National Museum of Arts, Romania (MNAR) 49 -53 Calea Victoriei:
    Rodica Maniu: pictures and drawings. Until 30 September
    Rubens Engravings and ‘Discovering Landscapes’: Beginning of Romanian Modernity
  • Exhibitions: National Museum of Contemporary Arts (MNAC), Palatul Parlamentului, Calea 13 Septembrie entrance
    Sean Snyder: Exhibition by Berlin-based US new media artist
    Bitzan, Maitec, Mitroi, Nicodim: Works by four recently deceased Romanian artists
  • Exhibition: Galeria Noua, 15 Str Academiei ‘Cosmopolitics’ Czech Republic new media art. Until 26 September
Wednesday 5
  • Fair: BIFE - International furniture fair, Bucharest, Romexpo, 65-67 Blvd Marasti.
    Until 9 September
  • Fair: ROMENVIROTEC - Equipment and technology for the environment, Romexpo. Until 8 September
Thursday 6
  • Concert: Orchestre de Paris and ‘cello soloist Steven Isserlis play Berlioz, Enescu, Debussy. Sala Palatului, 28 Str Ion Campineanu, 19.30 hrs
Friday 7
  • Brazil Independence Day (1822)
  • Jazz: Wlodek Pawlik Trio, Art Jazz Club, 23A Blvd Nicolae Balcescu, 21:00 hrs
  • Concert: ‘Voces’ quartet with Jean Claude Vanden Eynden (piano) plays Munteanu, Brahms, Shostakovich, Romanian Athenaeum, 17:00 hrs
Saturday 8
  • Macedonia Independence Day
  • Opera: Bizet ‘Carmen’, Bucharest National Opera, 70-72 Blvd Mihail Kogalniceanu,
    18:00 hrs
  • Concert: Oslo Philharmonic. Piano soloist Boris Berezovsky plays Wallin, Grieg, Sibelius, Sala Palatului, 19:30 hrs
  • Tennis: BCR Open Romania, Arenele BNR, Bucharest, 42-46 Str Dr Staicovici. Until 16 September
Monday 10
  • Exhibition: Joseph Conrad: ‘Between the Land and Sea’, Muzeul Literaturii Romane, 12 Blvd Dacia, Opening at 17:00 hrs
  • Documentary: ‘Left, right, forward’, Czech Centre, 11 Str Ion Ghica, 20:00 hrs
Tuesday 11
  • Concert: ‘Arturo Toscanini’ Philharmonic plays Rimsky-Korsakov, Brahms. Sala Palatului, 19:30 hrs
Wednesday 12
  • Opera: Verdi ‘La Traviata’, Bucharest National Opera, 18:00 hrs
Thursday 13
  • Concert: Que Passa quintet, Green Hours Cafe, 120 Calea Victoriei, 20:30 hrs
  • Concert: Dresdner Philharmoniker and National Choir of Spain play Mahler: ‘Symphony no. 8’, Sala Palatului, 19:30 hrs
Friday 14
  • Recital: Martha Argerich and Nelson Freire play Mozart, Schumann, Rachmaninov. Romanian Athenaeum, 17:00 hrs
  • Concert: Dresdner Philharmoniker and National Choir of Spain play Rachmaninov, Falla. Sala Palatului, 19:30 hrs
  • Dance: Occasion Dance Theatre’s ‘The Hallucination’s Alchemist’ [Alchimistul halucinatiei], Teatrul Odeon, 40-42 Calea Victoriei, 19:00 hrs
Saturday 15
  • Concert: Black Eyed Peas, Arenele Romane, Parcul Carol, 20:00 hrs
  • Concert: Russian National Orchestra, soloist Martha Argerich play Stravinsky, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Sala Palatului, 19:30 hrs
Sunday 16
  • Mexico National Day
  • Glass harp concert: Legendary Polish experimentalists Glass Duo, George Enescu Museum, 141 Calea Victoriei, 18:00 hrs
  • Concert: Russian National Orchestra and piano soloist Polina Leschenko play Bizet, Liszt, Mussorgsky. Sala Palatului, 19:30 hrs
Monday 17
  • Concert: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Valery Gergiev play Messiaen and Mahler, Sala Palatului, 19:30 hrs
  • Opera: Puccini ‘Tosca’, Bucharest National Opera, 18:00 hrs
Tuesday 18
  • Chile Independence Day
  • Concert: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, violin soloist Leonidas Kavakos play Enescu, Sibelius, Wagner, Sala Palatului, 19:30 hrs
Wednesday 19
  • Opera: Anatol Vieru: ‘Ultimele Zile, Ultimele Ore’ [Last Days, Last Hours], Bucharest National Opera. 18:00 hrs
  • Advertising Fair: Romexpo. Until September 22
  • Concert: Basel Chamber Orchestra, piano soloists: Katia and Marielle Labeque play Enescu, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Romanian Athenaeum, 17:00 hrs
Thursday 20
  • Fair: Fishing and hunting, Sala Polivalenta, Parcul Tineretului. Until September 23
  • Concert: London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Horia Andreescu play Tchaikovsky and Berlioz, Sala Palatului, 19:30 hrs
Friday 21
  • Ballet spectacle: ‘Bejart’ perform to Stravinsky, Berlioz, Mahler, Jacques Brel, Queen,Mozart and U2. National IL Caragiale Theatre, 18:00 hrs and on Saturday 22
  • Concert: London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sir Colin Davis and soloist Evgeny Kissin play Beethoven, Sala Palatului, 19:30 hrs
Saturday 22
  • Opera: Paul Constantinescu ‘A stormy night’ [O Noapta Furtunoasa] and Ballet by Mihail Jora ‘At the Market’ [La Piata], Bucharest National Opera, 18:00 hrs
  • Concert: Munchner Philharmoniker plays Hindemith and Prokofiev, Sala Palatului, 19:30 hrs
Sunday 23
  • Song recital: Soprano Camilla Tilling sings Sibelius, Grieg, Schubert, Richard Strauss, Romanian Athenaeum, 17:00 hrs
  • Concert: Munchner Philharmoniker and Enescu philharmonic choir Enescu: ‘Symphony no 1’, Orff: ‘Carmina Burana’, Sala Palatului 19:30 hrs
Monday 24
  • Ballet: Tchaikovsky ‘Swan Lake’, Bucharest National Theatre, 2 Blvd Nicolae Balcescu,
    20:00 hrs
  • Documentary show: ‘End of Suburbia’, Czech Centre, 11 Str Ion Ghica, 20:00 hrs
Thursday 27
  • Short films: ‘Gestures of reconciliation’, Czech Centre, 18:00 hrs
Saturday 29
  • Antiques fair: World Trade Center, Bucharest, 10 Piata Montreal