This chamber season at the George Enescu Philharmonic starts with a concert performed by reputed Italian violinist Uto Ughi and pianist Bruno Canno. The concert will take place on October 1, at 19:00, at the Romanian Athenaeum, celebrating both the Italian Presidency of the European Union Council and the International Day of Music.

The concert program will include pieces by Giuseppe Tartini, Antonin Dvorak, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Camille Saint-Saens and Pablo De Sarasate.

Uto Ughi has performed at the most important festivals in the world, with the best-known orchestras: Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Washington Symphony Orchestra and many more, having as conductors Barbirolli, Bychkov, Celibidache, Cluytens, Chung, Ceccato, Colon, Davis, Frühbeck de Burgos, Gatti, Gergiev, Giulini, Kondrascin, Jansons, Leitner, Lu Jia, Inbal, Maazel, Masur, Mehta, Nagano, Penderecki, Pretre or Rostropovich.

Maestro Uto Ughi plays on a 1744 Guarneri del Gesu violin and a 1701 Stradivarius, known as “Kreutzer”, as it belonged to the violinist to whom Beethoven dedicated his famous Sonata.

Born in Naples, pianist Bruno Canino played with conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Riccardo Muti, Riccardo Chailly, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Luciano Berio, Pierre Boulez and with orchestras such as La Scala Philharmonic, Orchestra of Santa Cecilia Academy, Berliner Philharmoniker, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra and Orchestre National de France.

Tickets will be available at the ticket office of the Romanian Athenaeum.