The 2015 edition of the George Enescu Classical Music Festival takes place between August 30 and September 20 in Bucharest, offering classical music fans a host of top events. The festival will host for 22 days 58 concerts at the Pallace Hall and the Romanian Athenaeum, as well as several outdoor events such as the Enescu Festival Square and Creative Bucharest

Prestigious names in international classical music will be present at the event, including: the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Sankt Petersburgh Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic or the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, and soloists such as Anne-Sophie Mutter, Fazil Say, David Garrett, Murray Perahia, Maria João Pires, Renaud and Gautier Capuçon.

The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at the Palace Hall on September 3rd, conducted by the legendary Sir Simon Rattle (pictured). Renowned American orchestra San Francisco Symphony will participate in the festival as well. Famous conductor Zubin Mehta returns to Bucharest in 2015, together with the Israel Philharmonic, for two concerts – on August 31st and September 1st. Other well-known orchestras in the program are the Vienna Philharmonic, the Munich State Opera Orchestra, the Staatskapelle Dresden conducted by Christian Thielemann, the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ion Marin, the Sankt Petersburg Orchestra, and the Monte Carlo Philharmonic.

The full program of the festival is available here. For those who didn’t get a chance to acquire tickets to the event, live cinema broadcasts are available.

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