- WORLD PREMIERE IN MINSK! JAZZ ECUMENICA
- 07.04.2016 beginning at 19.00
- The Big Concert Hall
- Symphonic music
- State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Belarus - Florin Raducanu - Dalila Cernatescu - Alexander Anisimov - Государственная академическая хоровая капелла им. Г.Ширмы
A joint project of the Embassy of Romania in the Republic of Belarus and the Belorussian State Philharmonic Society.
In connection with the fifth annual celebration of the International Jazz Day (April 30), officially
designed by UNESCO in 2011 in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe, the first performance of Jazz Ecumenica Symphonic Jazz Poem, with the participation of the author - one of the most popular jazz pianists of Romania, orchestrator and composer, professor Florin Raducanu and the famous Romanian panflutist Dalila Cernatescu will be held in Minsk on the stage of the Big Concert Hall of the Belarusian State Philharmonic Society.
The concert of the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Belarus conducted by the chief conductor, People's Artist of Belarus maestro Alexander Anisimov also will involve the State Academic Choir named after G.Shirma, artistic director - People's Artist of Belarus Lyudmila Efimova.
On behalf of the Embassy of Romania in the Republic of Belarus, Mrs. Nadia Mosanu is the coordinator of this project.
Dalila Cernatescu (Panflute)
An international renowned virtuosos of the panflute, Daliala began playing the panflute at four and a half.. A year later she made her first TV appearance in a television show on Romanian television.
She participated in national and international competitions and festivals, playing various musical genres (folk, classical, pop, and jazz) in Yougoslavia (Novi Sad and Belgrade), France (Nantes, REims, Plozevet, Confolens, Concarneau, Montguyon, Cloran, Guinillau, Mamans), Belgium (Saint Ghislain). She also played in Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, France, Malaysia, Ukraine.
Her first recording was released when she was 10. In 1987 she recorded "Spring" from Vivaldi's The Four Season's for the Romanian Electrecord label with the National Radio Orchestra, being the first panflute player in the world to respect all the tones of the original score.
In 1991 she participated with the composition "Pannonia" in the Grand Prix of Austria, Switserland and Germany. The same year, she released the album "Magic Panflute - A sound of my heart", produced by Music Street Austria, Warner Chappel and Bellaphon, working with members of Vienna Philamonic Orchestra. In 1992 she becaomes a member of SACEM Paris (Society of Authirs, Composers and Music Publishers).
In 1995 she had the chance to work with the producer and composer Ralph Siegel, composer of the song "Echos", she had performed on panflute in duet with Angela Wiedl (vocal) representing Germany at the Eurovision'96.
She performed in the famous Votivkirche cathedral in Vienna, and in 1996 she played on panflute for the first time ""The Winter from Vivaldi's The Four Seasons.
Dalila had the honour of working with Pedro Ibanez, a master of classical guitar. The two artists performed in concerts and recorded "prestigious Duo (Duo de Prestige)", an album including pieces by Manuel de Falla, M. Villa-Lobos, N. Paganini, F. Shubert, J. Ibert, M. Ravel, S. Mayers, B. Bartok.
Daliala Cernatescu also collaborated with the guitarists Andre Benichoiu and Bernard Gilleet, founding president of the festival "Les Etes de Marnans".
She recorded for the prestigious label such as: Bellaphon (Austria), Carriera Music (France), 7Productions (France), BMG Ariola&Jupiter-Records, Octant Musique&SElect Canada. Appearances on television: ORF1, ORF2 (Austria), Telefunf (Swtserland), ZDF (Germany), FR2 (France), HNK (Japan).
In recent years she collaborated with the pianist Florin Raducanu on several projects: 2007 - Vienna, Austria, 2008 - Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 2010 - Vienna, Austria - Porgy&Bess Jazz Lub&Graz City, 2014 - Kiev, Ukraine, 2015 - Bucharest Jazz Festival.
"Revealing the Romanian Traditional Music on Jazz" was awarded Album of The Year 2011 in Romania.
Dalila Cernatescu is currently a Ph.D. professor at National University of Music in Bucharest.
Florin Raducanu (pianist, composer, professor, jazz orchestra leader and conductor)
Florin Raducanu graduated the Music Academy in Bucharest, took part in numerous national and international jazz festivals, met and played with important jazz musicians such as David Murray (SUA), Jorge Silvester (Afro-caribbean), Lee Pearsons (SUA), Jean-Louis Rassinfose (Belgium), Eric Legnini (Italy), Celline Rudolph (Germany), Zahid Ahmad (Malaysia), Joseph Pruesner (SUA-Malaysia), Jasper Bloom (Holland), Ari Roland( SUA), John Mosa (SUA), Zaid Naser( SUA), Keith Balla (SUA) etc.
Over the years, he started and played in many projects, including his trio, sextet, big band and symphonic jazz orchestra, all of which performed his compositions and jazz standards. In 2007, he collaborated with the Sibiu Philharmonic Orchestra, to produce a Third Stream project for his "Tribute to Mary Magdalene" and "Mapamond Pictures" compositions. He was composer, conductor and piano player for this symphonic jazz project and later in the same year, the Romanian Radio Society him to perform a concert with the Radio Jazz Big & Chamber Orchestra, which was broadcasted in 13 European countries.
So far, he recorded eight albums: "Hermanstadt Jazz Town", "Back To Bach", "Florin Raducany plays Beethoven, Chopin, Enescu on Jazz", "Revealing the Romanian traditional music on Jazz", "Florin Raducany Jazz orchestra in Enescu Festival 2009", "Florin Raducany & Friends – Jazz Standard Mood from Vienna 2014", "Florin Raducany Live Jazz Portret", and "Romanian-Ukrainian Jazz Meeting at the Kiev Operetta Hall".
The Romanian Composer and Musicologist Union included his recordings on the albums series dedicated to jazz. He also recorded the first album with his young Romanian jazz students, "Young Jazz Musicians", on which he was composer, piano player and arranger and producer.
Raducanu played abroad in Europe and Asia. In May 2009, he was part of a Romanian-Dutch collaboration with saxophone player and Amsterdam professor Jasper Bloom. In September 2009, Raducanu was invited to play classical jazz projects with his 16-musician orchestra "Florin Raducanu & Classical Troubadures Orchestra" at the most important classical festival in Southeastern Europe, the George Enescu International Festival.
He was a part of the 2008 "Sibiu Jazz Festival" and the 2009 Akademy Seny (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) jazz masterclass. Some of his awards include the Muzza Foundation Prize for Jazz - 2004, the Prize for Jazz of "Cuv3ntul" magazine -2005, the prize for Jazz arrangements of the "Romanian Radio Broadcasting Society" and the prize for Jazz Symphonic Composition of the Romanian Union of Composers and Musicologists - 2007.
In 2009 he won the Jazz musician of the year award in Romania.
In 2010 he presented his "Improvisations about music of the world" project at the famous Vienese jazz club"Porgy&Bess", as well as in Graz city. His album "Florin Raducanu plays Beethoven, Chopin, Enescu on Jazz" is promoted on international jazz page: "Jazz Corner", "Jazz Rewiew" from USA and "JazzWorldQuest" from Canada.
Raducanu's album "Revealing the Romanian Traditional Music on Jazz" was Jazz Album of the Year 2011 in Romania.
In 2014 was invited in Kiev, Ukraine, to perform toghether with Ukrainian jazz musicians in Ednistjazz Festival. The project was called Romanian -Ukrainian Jazz Meeting. On this occasion he was invited to give a masterclass for students from "P.I Tchaikovsky" Academy of Music from Kiev. Also in 30 April 2014 Florin Raducanu was invited to celebrate "Jazz Da/' concert at Porgy & Bess Jazz Club from Vienna, Austria.