duminică, 22 februarie 2009
"Black Sea" Camerata Orchestra
The conductor, Radu Gabriel Ciorei and the oboist, Adrian Porumbaceanu have the initiative to create a new private orchestra named “Black Sea” Camerata Orchestra, formed by the musicians with a great professional experience of the former “Black Sea” Philharmonic Constanta and the exceptional young instrumentalists of Camerata Dorin Teodorescu. It succeeded in an ideal formula, musical balanced, which is meeting the professionals from Romania’s biggest cities: Bucharest and Constanta.
“Black Sea” Philharmonic Constanta
The core of the Constanta Symphony Orchestra was the ensemble "Camerata" Bucharest , founded by the conductor Paul Staicu, with a group of students from the Music University in Bucharest. Under his original name Symphony Orchestra of Constanta becoming one of the best young orchestras in the country, and even in Eastern Europe.
Among its most important achievements was a tour of the major cities of the United States in 1984, under the auspices of the prestigious Columbia Artists Management in New York.
Favorable audience and press responses resulted in a second tour of the United States and Canada in 1989. This has been followed by numerous tours, including Italy, France, Germany or Spain.
In 1991 Radu Ciorei became the permanent conductor and Artistic Director of the orchestra.
From that moment the orchestra began to move in new directions, creating significant international festivals in cooperation with the United States, Belgium, Greece, South Korea, and Turkey, among others. Impressive artistic tours was developed in various countries : Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, Greece, South Korea, USA and Bermuda.
Under a new name The “Black Sea” Philharmonic, the orchestra
collaborates with great soloists, conductors, artists, composers as part of concerts seasons and international music festivals.
In 2004, the “Black Sea” Philharmonic Constanta is assimilated with National Opera and Balett Theatre Constanta.
“Dorin Teodorescu” Camerata - Bucharest
Camerata Orchestra “Dorin Teodorescu” was founded in 1998 by Adrian Porumbaceanu’s initiative, the first oboe player of the National Theatre Opereta from Bucharest. It was created in time, by instrumentalists of National Opereta Theatre, National Opereta, National Opereta Radio, but also by valuable students from Music Academy from Bucharest.
It approached a varied repertory, from pre-classical to contemporary music, but also multi-cultural performances, Camerata Orchestra became in short time a band of reference in Romanian musical life.
During of the 10 years of activity, the orchestra gave over 200 concerts, in Bucharest and in another important cultural centres from Romania.
It was invited to participate of a lot of festivals, and many of its concerts were processed by Romanian Television. The tours made in Italy and Germany and also the co-operation with important artists from Germany, Luxemburg, Russia, United States of America, Japan or South Africa confirmed the value of this young ensemble.
"LAS VEGAS" - U.S.A. - 1983
"...Although young, they produce a mature and polished up sound, that of ten sounds as if it would come from a bigger ensemble. The sweet, flowing, profuse tone..."
" THE WORLD " - U.S.A. - 1983
"The Orchestra of Constanza is one of the best chamber orchestras of Europe".
"LA NOUVELLE GAZETTE" - BELGIUM 1992
"The brilliant Orchestra of Constanza, Romania, refined and generously involved has revealed remarkable the emotional freshness of music".
FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG 1994
"The Orchestra of Constanza...during its first great tour in Germany, with a program of musical rarities, has confirmed the expectations of the audience... The sounds performed by the orchestra were harmonious, full of color ".
BERMUDA FESTIVAL 1999
"Musically, at least, the Festival let its hair down on Thursday night as an enthusiastic and packed audience gave a rousing welcome to Romania's "Black Sea" Orchestra in a program dedicated to the genius of Austrian composers and entitled "A Night in Old Vienna".