Thursday, July 31, 2014

Radio Romania International announces new contest

RadiRo - International Festival of Radio Orchestra 

Radio Romania International invites you to participate in the new contest dedicated to the second edition of the International Festival of radio orchestras. It is a unique event in Europe, held 20 to 27 September on Radio Romania, which supports the classical music since 1928 when it aired its first signal. The event will gather on the stage of the Concert Hall of Radio Romania and live on its stations, 5 famous orchestras, conductors and soloists alongside world-renowned.

In 2012, the first edition of RadiRo brought Romania the prestigious BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France.

The second edition of the Festival invites the public to meet the Radio Symphony Orchestras of Finland, Prague and Stuttgart, next to the Orchestre National de France and the National Orchestra of Radio Romania, under the baton of famous conductors including Joshua Weilerstein, Ondrej Lenard Stéphane Denève, Case Scaglione, Vassily Sinaisky, Tiberiu Soare and Cristian Mandeal.

Next to them, equally famous soloists: the pianists Jonathan Biss and Jan Simon, soprano Katarina Jovanovic Nikolaj Znaider and violinists Vadim Gluzman, along with the great Romanian artists: the mezzo-soprano Ruxandra Donose, pianist Horia Mihail, violinist Alexandru Tomescu. Honorary Director of the Festival will be the Romanian conductor Cristian Mandeal, which will bring greater prestige and value to the European RadiRo.

To you as one of the winners, follow the programs of Radio Romania International, visit us on the and profiles of Facebook, Twitter and Google+, answer the questions correctly in writing of the competition by September 26, 2014, postmark attesting.

The awards consist mainly of symphonic music CD with Romanian and foreign, but also objects of cultural and tourist promotion. The competition is organized with the publisher, House Radio and the Municipality of Bucharest.

Here are the questions:
When we held the first edition of the International Festival of Orchestras radio?
Who is the honorary director of the second edition of RadiRo?
How many radio orchestras participate in 2014 edition of the Festival?
Nominate known Romanian artists (soloists or conductors) in the billboard RadiRo 2014.

Write us what prompted you to participate in our contest and, above all, why follow the programs of Radio Romania International or its online presence.

We look forward to hearing your answers by mail, fax, e-mail, Facebook or directly on the site, by 26 September, at:

Radio Romania International
General Berthelot Street nr. 60-64, district 1, Bucharest, Romania
PO Box 111, Postal Code 010 171 fax, e-mail 

Winners will be announced after 26 September. Radio Romania International wishes you good luck!
(Dario Monferini/playdx 31 July)