events 2023-2019

2023

DECEMBER 10th

Bucharest, Romania, Romanian Atheneum

Christmas for All Gala

Performers: Alexandru Tomescu - violin, Ștefan Cazacu – cello

 

DECEMBER 7th

Oradea, Romania, “Enescu – Bartók” Hall

Oradea State Philharmonic Orchestra / Conductor: Janko Zsolt

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu – cello

Program: Joseph Haydn – L'isola disabitata Ouverture

Joseph Haydn – Cello Concerto No 2 in D Major

Johannes Brahms – Symphony No. 2 in D Major Op. 73

 

NOVEMBER 23rd

Pitești, Romania, Pitești Philharmonic Orchestra

Pitești Multimedia Center / Conductor: Tiberiu Dragoș Oprea

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Dmitri Shostakovich - Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major Op. 107

 

NOVEMBER 16th

Sibiu, Romania - Sibiu Philharmonic, Thalia Hall

State Philharmonic Orchestra Sibiu

Brave New Music Festival / Conductor: Tiberiu Soare

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Violeta Dinescu - “La Sombra del Caminante”

Esa-Pekka Salonen – Cello concerto

Dan Dediu - “Fandacsia”

Jeannot Heinen - Symphony No. 5 for string orchestra Op. 164

 

NOVEMBER 12th

Bucharest, Romania, Romanian Atheneum

Engineers' Orchestra “Petru Ghenghea” / Conductor: Andrei Iliescu

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Mikhail Glinka – Valse - Fantasie

Joseph Haydn – Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major

Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 1 in C Major Op. 21

 

NOVEMBER 10th

Bucharest, Romania, Instituto Cervantes

Duo Serafim – Cello soirée

Performers: Mircea Marian – cello, Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Jean Baptiste Barriere, Friedrich Dotzauer, David Popper, Friedrich Zehm

 

NOVEMBER 9th

Bucharest, Romania, National University of Music, Auditorium Hall

György Ligeti Chamber Concert

Performers: Ladislau Csendes – violin, Daria Zaharia – violin, Ștefan Cazacu – cello,

Cosmin Elisei - horn, Daniel Dascălu – piano

Program: György Ligeti – Ballad and Dance for 2 Violins

György Ligeti – Etudes for piano (selections)

György Ligeti – Sonata for Solo Cello

György Ligeti – Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano

 

NOVEMBER 4th

Bucharest, Romania, Romanian Atheneum

Conductor: Cristian Mandeal

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Sergei Rachmaninoff - Vocalise

Dmitri Shostakovich - Cello Concerto no. 1 op. 107

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy – Symphony No. 3 in A minor “Scottish” Op. 56

 

OCTOBER 30th

Satu Mare, Romania, Satu Mare Philharmonic

ARCADIA Quartet

Ana Török - violin, Răsvan Dumitru - violin, Traian Boală – viola,

Török Zsolt - cello

Special guests: Vlad Răceu – violin, Roxana Oprea – violin, Mihai Oșvat – viola,

Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - String Octet in E flat Major Op. 20

George Enescu - String Octet in C Major Op. 7

 

OCTOBER 28th

Târgu Mureș, Romania, Great Hall of the Palace of Culture

ARCADIA Quartet

Ana Török - violin, Răsvan Dumitru - violin, Traian Boală – viola,

Török Zsolt - cello

Special guests: Vlad Răceu – violin, Roxana Oprea – violin, Mihai Oșvat – viola,

Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - String Octet in E flat Major Op. 20

George Enescu - String Octet in C Major Op. 7

 

OCTOBER 27th

Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania - ”Tamási Áron” Theatre

State Philharmonic Orchestra Sibiu / Conductor: András Vass

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: David Popper – Hungarian Rhapsody Op. 68

Joseph Haydn – Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major Op. 101

Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67

 

OCTOBER 26th

Sibiu, Romania - Sibiu Philharmonic, Thalia Hall

State Philharmonic Orchestra Sibiu / Conductor: András Vass

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: David Popper – Hungarian Rhapsody Op. 68

Joseph Haydn – Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major Op. 101

Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67

 

OCTOBER 21st

Timișoara, Romania - ”Înălțarea Sfintei Cruci” Piarist Church

Banat Philharmonic

International Festival ”Remus Georgescu”

Duo Serafim

Performers: Mircea Marian – cello, Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Works by: Vlad Răzvan Baciu, Liviu Dănceanu, Mihai Măniceanu,

Adrian Iorgulescu, Györgi Ligeti, Sebastian Androne, Diana Rotaru, Dan Dediu

 

SEPTEMBER 24th

Bucharest, Romania, Radio Hall

Mihail Jora Philharmonic Orchestra - Bacău / Conductor: Alan Buribayev

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Ulpiu Vlad - Centenary Sound Light

Esa-Pekka Salonen - Concert for cello and orchestra (first Romanian performance)

Béla Bartók - Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116

 

SEPTEMBER 22nd

Bacău, Romania, Mihail Jora Philharmonic Hall

Mihail Jora Philharmonic Orchestra - Bacău / Conductor: Alan Buribayev

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Ulpiu Vlad - Centenary Sound Light

Esa-Pekka Salonen - Concert for cello and orchestra (first Romanian performance)

Béla Bartók - Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116

 

SEPTEMBER 18th

Bucharest, Romania, George Enescu Square

Wind, Water and Earth

Soloists: Alexandru Tomescu – violin, Sînziana Mircea – piano, Ștefan Cazacu – cello

Program: works by Dan Popescu

 

SEPTEMBER 14th

Ploiești, Romania, Paul Constantinescu Philharmonic

Paul Constantinescu Philharmonic Orchestra / Conductor: Radu Postăvaru

Soloists: Lorena Țecu – piano, Liviu Prunaru – violin, Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Paul Constantinescu - Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello,

Piano and Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven - Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello, Piano and Orchestra

in C Major Op. 56

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Manfred Symphony in B minor Op. 58

 

SEPTEMBER 5th

Brașov, Romania - Small Hall of the Patria Hall

Gaudeamus Quartet Philharmonic Brașov

Soloists: Luiza Balint – viola, Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Joseph Haydn – String Quartet No. 5 in F Major Op. 3

Johannes Brahms - String Sextet No. 1 in B-Flat Major Op. 18

 

AUGUST 17th

Sinaia, Romania - Casino Hall

Soloists: Tamás Érdi - piano, Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: works by Franz Schubert, György Ligeti,

Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Liszt

 

JULY 24th-29th

Sinaia, Romania - Carmen Sylva Cultural Center

Masterclasses for cello presented by Duo Serafim (Mircea Marian, Ștefan Cazacu)

 

JULY 13th

Tihany, Hungary - Benedictine Abbey

Klassz a pARTon! - Balaton Summer Festival

Soloists: Tamás Érdi - piano, Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: works by Franz Schubert, György Ligeti,

Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Liszt

 

JULY 6th

Sibiu, Romania - Large Square

Violoncellissimo Ensemble

Program: From Baroque to Rock

JULY 5th

Bucharest, Romania - Romanian Atheneum, Magic Summer Festival

„100 Cello Inspirations!”

Violoncellissimo 100 / Conductor: Cristian Mandeal

Program: Tomaso Albinoni – Adagio

G. Fr. Haendel – Passacaglia

Heitor Villa Lobos – Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1

Edvard Grieg – Peer Gynt Suite – Death of Ase

Pablo Casals – Sardana

Vangelis – Conquest of Paradise

Carl Orff – Carmina Burana

 

JUNE 23rd

Sinaia, Romania - Casino Hall

Violoncellissimo Ensemble

Program: From Baroque to Rock

 

JUNE 20th

Bucharest, Romania - Romanian Music Information Center

Duo Serafim Recital

Soloists: Mircea Marian – cello, Ștefan Cazacu – cello

Program: Vlad Răzvan Baciu – The Nightmare of Light

Liviu Dănceanu – CA ZACUsca

Adrian Iorgulescu – Improvisation for solo cello

Györgi Ligeti – Sonata for solo cello: I. Dialogo; II. Capriccio

Sebastian Androne – Fresco Meets Baldi

Diana Rotaru – Lut

 

JUNE 11th

Slobozia, Romania

Wind, Water and Earth

Soloists: Alexandru Tomescu – violin, Sînziana Mircea – piano, Ștefan Cazacu – cello

Program: works by Dan Popescu

 

MAY 27th - JUNE 4th

Romania

CellEAST Festival

Masterclass for cello held by Ștefan Cazacu

 

MAY 20th

Baia Mare, Romania

Wind, Water and Earth

Soloists: Alexandru Tomescu – violin, Sînziana Mircea – piano, Ștefan Cazacu – cello

Program: works by Dan Popescu

 

MAY 9th

Bucharest, Romania - Romanian Atheneum

Violoncellissimo Ensemble

Program: From Baroque to Rock

 

MAY 4th

Brașov, Romania - Brașov Philharmonic, Patria Hall

Conductor: Alexandru Ilie

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu – cello

Program: Camille Saint-Saens - Allegro appassionato for Cello and Orchestra Op. 43

Camille Saint-Saens -  Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor Op. 33

 

MAY 3rd

Bucharest, Romania - Romanian Atheneum

Violoncellissimo Ensemble

Program: From Baroque to Rock

 

MAY 2nd

Brașov, Romania - Small Hall of the Patria Hall

Performers: Gaudeamus Quartet, Ștefan Cazacu – cello

Program: Johannes Brahms - String Sextet No. 1 Op. 18

 

APRIL 27th

Ploiești, Romania - Ploiești Philharmonic, Philharmonic Hall

Performers: Alexandru Tomescu – violin, Ștefan Cazacu – cello

Program: Paul Constantinescu - Triple concerto for violin, cello, piano and orchestra

 

APRIL 4th

Bucharest, Romania - Bucharest National Opera

Dr. Ermil Nichifor Doctors' Orchestra / Conductor: Iosif Ion Prunner

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu – cello

Program: Franz Schubert - Overture in the italian style,

Joseph Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major,

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 41 Jupiter

 

MARCH 30th

Ruse, Bulgaria

Violoncellissimo Ensemble

Program: From Baroque to Rock

 

MARCH 27th

Bucharest, Romania - Romanian Atheneum

Violoncellissimo Ensemble

Program: From Baroque to Rock

 

MARCH 25th

Timișoara, Romania - Capitol Hall

Duo Serafim Recital

Soloists: Mircea Marian – cello, Ștefan Cazacu – cello

Program: Jean-Baptiste Barrière - Sonata for two cellos in G Major

Justus Johann Friedrich Dotzauer - Variation on La ci darem la mano from

Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Luigi Boccherini - Sonata for Two Cellos in C Major

Jacques Offenbach - Duo for Cellos in A minor Op. 53

David Popper - Suite for Two Cellos Op. 16

 

MARCH 19th

Bucharest, Romania - Romanian Atheneum

Recital for Violoncello

Performers: Cyrielle Golin – cello, Ștefan Cazacu – cello

 

MARCH 16th

Bucharest, Romania - Romanian Atheneum

Violoncellissimo Ensemble

Program: From Baroque to Rock

 

MARCH 2nd

Bucharest, Romania - Chamber of Commerce

Violoncellissimo Ensemble

Program: From Baroque to Rock

 

JANUARY 19th

Chișinău, Republic of Moldova - Organ Hall

Wind, Water and Earth

Soloists: Alexandru Tomescu – violin, Sînziana Mircea – piano, Ștefan Cazacu – cello

Program: works by Dan Popescu

 

JANUARY 14th

Bucharest, Romania

MUSICRIT Awards Gala

Violoncellissimo Ensemble

 

JANUARY 12th

Sibiu, Romania - Sibiu Philharmonic, Thalia Hall

Conductor: Grigor Palikarov

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu – cello

Program: Antonin Dvorak - Rondo for Cello and Orchestra in G minor Op. 94

Richard Strauss - Romanze for Cello and Orchestra in F Major

 

2022

DECEMBER 17th

Craiova, Romania, Oltenia Philharmonic

Conductor: Nicolae Moldoveanu

Soloists: Ioana Cristina Goicea - violin, Mihai Ungureanu – piano,

Ștefan Cazacu – cello

Program: Ludwig van Beethoven - Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano

in C Major Op. 56

 

 

DECEMBER 8th

Oradea, Romania, State Philharmonic Hall

Conductor: Janko Zsolt

Soloists: Marin Cazacu - cello, Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Two Cellos in G minor

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Pezzo Capriccioso

 

 

NOVEMBER 17th-25th

Wind, Water and Earth - National Tour

Soloists: Alexandru Tomescu - violin, Sînziana Mircea - piano, Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Works composed by Dan Popescu

 

 

NOVEMBER 6th

Bucharest, Romania, Romanian Atheneum

Chamber Music Concert

Program: George Enescu - Octet for strings in C Major Op. 7

Felix Mendelssohn - Octet in E-Flat Major Op. 20

 

 

NOVEMBER 4th

Bucharest, Romania, Sala Radio Concert Hall

Romanian Radio National Orchestra

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Variations on a Rococo Theme for cello

and orchestra

 

 

SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER

Classic to the Power Three - Violoncellissimo National Tour – 4th edition

Ștefan Cazacu - cello

 

 

SEPTEMBER 29th, 30th

Lucca, Italy

Orchestra dell’ISSM Luigi Boccherini

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Luigi Boccherini - Cello Concerto No. 9 in B-flat Major

 

 

SEPTEMBER 25th

Focșani, Romania, Saints Peter and Paul Romano-Catholic Church

Recital for two cellos

Soloists: Mircea Marian - cello, Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Jean-Baptiste Barrière - Sonata for two cellos in G Major

Justus Johann Friedrich Dotzauer - Variation on La ci darem la mano from

Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Luigi Boccherini - Sonata for Two Cellos in C Major

Jacques Offenbach - Duo for Cellos in A minor Op. 53

David Popper - Suite for Two Cellos Op. 16

Niccolò Paganini - Variations on a theme from Moses in Egypt by Gioachino Rossini

 

2021

MARCH 25th

Pitești, Romania, Multimedia Center

Philharmonic Orchestra Pitești / Conductor: Alexandru Mija

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Camille Saint Saens - Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor Op. 33

 

FEBRUARY 25th

Târgu Mureș, Romania, Palace of Culture

State Philharmonic Orchestra Târgu Mureș / Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Joseph Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major for cello and orchestra

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Souvenir de Florence Op. 70

 

FEBRUARY 18th

Sibiu, Romania, Thalia Hall

State Philharmonic Orchestra Sibiu / Conductor: Vlad Conta

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Antonin Dvorak - Concerto for cello and orchestra in B minor Op. 104

 

JANUARY 21st

Brașov, Romania, Patria Hall

Brașov Philharmonic Orchestra / Conductor: Mircea Holiartoc

Soloists: Valentin Șerban - violin,

Dragoș Dimitriu - piano, Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Ludwig van Beethoven - Triple concerto for violin, cello, piano

and orchestra Op. 56

 

JANUARY 14th

Bacău, Romania, Ateneu Hall

“Mihail Jora” Bacău Philharmonic Orchestra / Conductor: Andreas Mihăiță

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Joseph Haydn - Concerto No. 1 for cello and orchestra in C Major

 

2020

DECEMBER 12th

Oradea, Romania, State Philharmonic Hall

Oradea State Philharmonic Orchestra / Conductor: Horvath Gabor

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Joseph Haydn - Concerto No. 2 in D Major for cello and orchestra

 

AUGUST 6th

Bucharest, Romania, Romanian Atheneum

Romanian Youth Orchestra / Conductor: Cristian Mandeal

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Joseph Haydn - Concerto No. 2 in D Major for cello and orchestra

 

DECEMBER 5th

Sinaia, Romania, “Dimitrie Ghica” Park

Romanian Youth Orchestra / Conductor: Cristian Mandeal

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Joseph Haydn - Concerto No. 2 in D Major for cello and orchestra

 

FEBRUARY 17th

Râmnicu Vâlcea, Romania, Râmnicu Vâlcea Philharmonic Hall “Ion Dumitrescu”

“Ion Dumitrescu” Philharmonic Orchestra / Conductor: Florin Totan

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Joseph Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major

 

JANUARY 30th, 31st

Bucharest, Romania, Romanian Atheneum

“George Enescu” Philharmonic Orchestra / Conductor: Marc Tardue

Soloists: Andrei Baranov - violin, Petrică Ciobanu - piano, Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Ludwig van Beethoven - Triple concerto for violin, cello, piano

and orchestra Op. 56

 

JANUARY 15th

Bucharest, Romania, Romanian Atheneum

Romanian Youth Orchestra / Conductor: Gabriel Bebeșelea

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Constantin Dimitrescu - Romanian Folk Dance for cello and orchestra

 

2019

DECEMBER 12th

Oradea, Romania, State Philharmonic Hall

Oradea State Philharmonic Orchestra / Conductor: Horvath Gabor

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Joseph Haydn - Concerto No. 2 in D Major for cello and orchestra

 

NOVEMBER 8th

Iassy, Romania, Students' Culture House

“Moldova” Philharmonic Orchestra - Iassy / Conductor: Radu Postăvaru

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Richard Strauss - Romanze for cello and orchestra

Richard Strauss - “Don Quixote” tone poem for cello, viola, and orchestra Op. 35

 

JULY 22nd

Berlin, Germany, Konzerthaus (Young Euro Classic Festival)

Romanian Youth Orchestra / Conductor: Cristian Mandeal

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Variations on a Rococo Theme

for cello and orchestra

 

JULY 18th

Bucharest, Romania, Romanian Atheneum (Magic Summer Festival)

Romanian Youth Orchestra / Conductor: Cristian Mandeal

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Variations on a Rococo Theme

for cello and orchestra

 

JULY 17th

Sinaia, Romania, Casino Hall

Romanian Youth Orchestra / Conductor: Cristian Mandeal

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Variations on a Rococo Theme

for cello and orchestra

 

JUNE 23rd

Arad, Romania, Cultural Palace Concert Hall

Romanian Youth Orchestra / Conductor: Cristian Mandeal

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: David Popper - Hungarian Rhapsody for cello and piano Op. 68

 

JUNE 20th

Bucharest, Romania, Romanian Atheneum

“George Enescu” Philharmonic Orchestra / Conductor: Horia Andreescu

Soloist: Ștefan Cazacu - cello

Program: Constantin Dimitrescu - Romanian Serenade and Folk Dance

for cello and orchestra

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