GURA RAULUI AMATEUR FESTIVAL PRESENTS

Hobby Holidays

fifth edition

from 11th to 21th August, 2017

SUMMER ACADEMY

ORCHESTRA WORKSHOP

CHOIR WORKSHOP

PRESENTATION MUSIC

From Vivaldi to film soundtracks through folk music. These are works that have influenced generations of musicians. The conductor Radu Ciorei and his staff want to invite international musicians to benefit from it too (future participants’ propositions are very welcome). However, they reserve the right to modify the details of the music programming and to adapt it to the profile of the participants.


Concerts will be organized in the Cultural Centre of Gura Râului, that benefits from an extraordinary acoustic, as well as in other places in the town and around. The concerts will be filmed and recorded (unless technically impossible). 2 instrumental recitals: Each participant(not obligatory) will be provided with 10 to 15 minutes. Program: one work from the musical literature of the performer’s country and one from the universal music.

Radu Ciorei

TYPICAL DAY
  • 7:30 – 9:00

    breakfast

  • 10:00 – 13:00

    Masterclass and workshops

  • 13:30 – 14:30

    Lunch

  • 15:00 – 18:00

    Workshops and various programs

  • 19:00

    concerts et activities

    together

  • 20:30

    Dinner


  • The Summer academy is open to adult amateur musicians, painters and sculptors, without age limit.

  • Non-participating family members are welcome and may enjoy the performances and activities at Summer Academy.

  • The Summer academy includes an orchestra workshop and a vocal workshop which offer the possibility to play in an international symphonic orchestra or to sing in an international choir with a repertoire from different music genres.

  • Besides, the participants have the possibility to play recitals solo or in chamber music groups during the festival.

  • Optional : Romanian folk dance courses. At the end of the festival, the participants of the courses will make a short show.

FESTIVAL PROGRAMMIMG

  • Friday, the 11th August

    20:00

    Festival Opening

    speech of greetings

    recital of the professionals

  • Saturday, the 12th August

    18:00

    Opening of the exhibition of local traditional painting and sculpture

  • Sunday, the 13th August

    19:00

    French evening

    French folk dances

  • Monday, the 14th August

    19:00

    Korean evening

    Recital of the Korean participants

  • Tuesday, the 15th August

    11:30

    Church Choir Concert

  • Wenesday, the 16th August

  • Thursday, the 17th August

    19:00

    International evening

    Recital of the participants

  • Saturday, the 19th August

    19:00

    Closing concert of the orchestra and choir

  • Sunday, the 20th August

    11:30

    Folk Costume Day in Gura Râului

    17:00

    picnic by the river

  • Monday, the 21th Août

    Departure of the participants

  • repertoire


    We will choose the pieces in the repertoire below, depending on the number of the registered persons.

    The scores will be sent to the participants from the 15th of March, 2017.

  • Haendel

    Water music

    Hornpipe

  • Haendel

    Hallelujah

    with choir

  • Verdi

    Nabucco 'Le chœur des esclaves'

    with choir

  • Verdi

    La Traviata 'Coro di Zingarelle'

    with choir

  • Weber

    Freischütz 'Jägerchor'

    with choir

  • Orff

    Carmina burana 'O Fortuna'

    with choir

  • Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker 'Suite'

    Fragments

  • Saint-Saëns

    Samson et Dalila

    Bacchanale

  • Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No. 1

  • Enescu

    Romanian Rhapsodie No. 1

  • Haydn

    Toy Symphony

  • Anderson

    Song of the Bells

  • Schubert

    Moment musical

  • Sabin Pautza

    Triptyque

  • Mascagni

    Cavalleria rusticana

    Intermezzo

  • Dvorak

    slavonic dance No. 8

  • Rossini

    Il Signor Bruschino

    Ouverture

REGISTRATION

Deadline : Mai 15, 2017 (if some places are still available : July 1, 2017)

So as to validate your registration, please fill in the form below and pay the amount of 80€

for registration fees (non-refundable in case of cancellation).

Once the form is sent, you will receive a confirmation message

with the bank details of the association Assemblages for the payment of 80€.

CONTACT DETAILS



SUMMER ACADEMY

ACCOMMODATION

Price full board (10 nights and 3 meals a day)

To pay on your arrival in Gura Râului.


FINALISATION

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LIST OF INSTRUMENTS — ORCHESTRA

flutes

COSTE Carina (RO)

PARK Da Ul (KO)


oboes

CUCU Valentin (RO)

DOBRI Lucia (RO)


clarinets

YOO Ara (KO)

FONTAINE Luc (FR)

KRITTER Anne (FR)

CIOBOTARI Sergiu (RO)


bassoons

BOLEA Benoni (RO)

MARA Dorin (RO)


horns

PONS Fabien (FR)

MIHAIL Antonio (RO)

trumpets

BARBU Viorel (RO)

CUCU Marian (RO)

MOREAU Olivier (FR)


trombones

tuba

LAIR Jacky (FR)


3 percussions

DAVID Ana (DE)

violins

JERMAR Segolene (FR)

ISTRATE Liliana (RO)

MUNTEANU Dorin (RO)

SIMA Dorin (ES)

SCHÄFER Marthe (FR)

SEONG Eunjin (KO)

DUPOUY Danielle (FR)

VIGARIE Michèle (FR)

DUPOUY Clémentine (FR)

DUPOUY Félicie (FR)

MAIER Andrei Vasile (RO)

POPESCU-DEUTSCH Ana (GB)

violas

GOURLAOUEN Marie-Claire (FR)

LANCRAJAN Tatjana (RO)

MANCIU Gavril (RO)

MIKLOS Alice (RO)


cellos

SIMA Diana (ES)

LEE Subeen (KO)

PENICAUT Daniel (FR)


double basses

MAIER Alexandru Ioan (RO)


clavier

SIMCOVICH Corina (FR)

OPRISOR Teodora (DE)


LIST OF VOICE GROUPS — CHOIR

sopranos

BREC Claire (FR)

CADIEU Marjorie (FR)

CAMPEAN Maria (RO)

LOMELET Chantal (FR)

BRAD Bianca(RO)

CLOŢAN Iuliana(RO)

CONTIU Teodora(RO)

HANZU Adelaida(RO)

GÂNDILĂ Anamaria(RO)

GEORGE Elena(RO)

GLIGOREA Cristina(RO)

ŢEPES Mirela(RO)

COTTEREAU Marie-Noëlle (FR)

DESMOULINS Pascale (FR)

altos

BAUMER Françoise (FR)

CHARRIER Claire (FR)

DRAGOS Luana (RO)

HANZU Ioana (RO)

LERA Christiane (FR)

SCHÄFER Dominique (FR)

TEMPLIER Josiane (FR)

BĂROIU Ioana(RO)

CÎMPEAN Paraschiva(RO)

TRIŞTIU Maria-Angela(RO)

JINARIU Ileana(RO)

PAMPU Ana(RO)

tenors

BĂLTEANU Valer (RO)

CĂLIN Arcaş (RO)

LANCRAJAN Vasile (RO)

CÎMPEAN Dumitru(RO)

basses

BADEA Tudor (RO)

BREC François (FR)

CADIEU Yves (FR)

DEMIAN Dumitru (RO)

DELAUNAY Joël (FR)

SCHÄFER Louis (FR)

VERDE Cosmin (RO)

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

CONTACT

For any request for further details

about the artistic content:

graf.art.academy@gmail.com


For any request for further details

about the organization and the registrations:

assemblages@yahoo.fr


Marthe Schäfer

Festival ambassador

Foreign relations

0033 (0) 640 397 924

Chemin des Chevaines – La Chevalerie

85000 La Roche-sur-Yon France


Radu Gabriel Ciorei

artistic director

0040 744 377 359

Str. Trapani nr. 13

900533 Constanta Romania

ACCESS

Travelling expenses are entirely the responsibility of the participants. The festival staff takes care of the transport from and to Sibiu international airport and Sibiu station.


By road

By bus with Eurolines

By train


By plane, Sibiu International Airport is located 15 km

from Gura Râului.

Direct airlines:

Vienna–Sibiu with Austrian airlines

Stuttgart–Sibiu with Blueair

Munich–Sibiu with Lufthansa

GURA RÂULUI AND THE SURROUNDINGS

Gura Râului

Located at 20 km west of Sibiu in Transylvania, Gura Râului is a town with a unique ethnological, cultural and historical heritage. It is positioned close to the main road between Sibiu and Timisoara, and very close to Sibiu International Airport and Sibiu Train Station. The town is crossed by the river Cibin which has its source in the Cindrel mountains.


Sibiu

European Capital of Culture 2007

Information

 

Sighisoara

The city where the legendary Dracula (Vlad Tepes) was born

STAFF

PARTNER ASSOCIATIONS

Town hall of Gura Raului

Mayor : GHEORGHE CALIN

Cultural Centre "Ioan Macrea" – Gura Râului

The Cultural Association « Assemblages »

President: Marthe Schäfer

The recently founded French association « Assemblages » aims at promoting and supporting cultural and artistic events in France as well as worldwide.


The association is called « Assemblages » with reference to the project around which it centres on, namely the organization of meetings between public and artists with the goal of highlighting their work and allowing cultural exchanges and the building of sustainable artistic partnerships.

The children's choir of Gura Râului

Choirmaster: Prof. Ioan Motronea

The "Mihail si Gavriil" Church Choir of Gura Râului

Choirmaster: Prof. Angela Stoian

The Cultural Foundation « Musae »

President: Cristina Ciorei Oprean

Created in August 1998, the « Musae » Foundation aims at promoting all the artistic initiatives

nationwide and worldwide. Among the different cultural events organized until today :

  • The World Premiere of "Didactic opera for small children and prospective dictators" of Andonis Doriadis (Greece), with music by Mikis Theodorakis. The foundation has collaborated with both artists, with the Greek ministries of Foreign Affairs and of Culture, together with the National Opera Ballet & Theatre of Constanta and The Black Sea Philharmonic Orchestra of Constanta.

  • Organization of concerts and recitals in Romania (2000 – 2012).

  • June 2010 – Launch of a project aiming at promoting international young musicians. The first concert took place on the 3rd of June, 2010 at Palacio Foz in Lisbon with young people from Portugal and Romania. The concert was organized in collaboration with the «Gabinete par Meios de Comunicação Social» in Portugal.

  • May 2011 - Médaillon Franz Liszt – with Liszt's "Dante Symphonie". Show presenting works of Liszt associated with extracts of Dante's «Divine Comedy» and projection of paintings of Gustave Doré.

  • September 2011 – Main organizer of the International Festival of Creation and Interpretation « Per-Art » in Constanta (Romania). The Festival offered two sections: painting and music. On that occasion, the International Symphonic Orchestra « Black Sea » was created.

  • January 2013 – Poetry and music recital « Les Sons du Temps », on the soundtrack « Babesch », in collaboration with Fernando Fracassi Productions(Italy).

STAFF MEMBERS

Gheorghe Calin

Honorary President

Mayor of Gura Râului


Radu Gabriel Ciorei

Project Manager and Music Director

Conductor


Prof. Dumitru Campean

Executive Director

Town councillor of Gura Râului

Cristina Oprean

Coordinator of syncretic events

Actress and president of the Foundation « Musae »


Marthe Schäfer

Foreign relations

Language teacher and president of the association « Assemblages »


Adriana Motronea

Visual Arts Director

Artist painter


Adrian Porumbaceanu (†)

co-founder of the festival

Ioan Motronea

Master of the Children's choir

"Concertino"


Ioan Peana

Coordinator of thematic conferences

Priest


Andrea Idriceanu Calev

press office

PROFESSORS

Radu Gabriel Ciorei

Conductor (Romania)

Maestro Radu Gabriel Ciorei is one of the most important Romanian conductors. He has appeared as Guest Conductor in France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, USA, Argentina, South Korea, Bermuda, etc Distinguished by his powerful conducting style and his dramatic impact, Maestro Ciorei has been described as “a real poet of the baton” (Academies vivantes - Brussels) and the Radio Magazine - Bucharest hailed him as “at ease, elegant and perfect master of the score, Radu Ciorei proved that the course of music passes equally through both one’s soul and one’s mind." A versatile musician whose activities range from symphony orchestra to opera and musical theatre, Radu Ciorei over the years has received many honours and awards. Between 1974 and 2012, Radu Ciorei conducted over 1.000 opera and symphonic performances in Romania and the around the world. Frequently invited to conduct with numerous opera companies and symphony orchestras in Romania, he has also conducted in: United States, South Korea, France , Belgium, Germany, Portugal, Greece, Bermuda Festival ,Spain, Argentina, Netherlands, Switzerland, etc... He organized numerous international festivals : “Black Sea” International Festival (3 editions), “American-Rumanian music days” (6 editions), “South Korean – Rumanians music days” (6 editions), “Turkish-Rumanian Festival”, “Rumanian - Hellenic culture days" (4 editions).

Adriana Motronea

Artist painter (Romania)

Specialized in monumental painting and scenography, Adriana Motronea has painted numerous churches in Romania; tempera painting greasy/inside, fresco painting/outside and stained-glass windows. She is painter designer at The Puppet Theatre of Sibiu.

She has taken part in collective exhibitions of paintings with icons on wood and glass. Her works belong now to private collections in Romania and abroad (Germany, England, Italie).

Dumitru Campean

Romanian folk dance choreographer (Romania)

Dumitru Campean has a degree in machinery engineering at the University of Brasov in Romania, and is a polyvalent man. Currently, he is town councillor at the town hall of Gura Raului and deputy head teacher at the secondary school of Gura Raului.

He has organized and promoted many local cultural activities in order to protect and exploit the folk traditions:

- The ‘Mountain Peony Festival’ – tourist event

- The ‘folk costume day’ – each year, the first Sunday after St Mary’s day

He collaborates as a director with several television channel teams and they focus their subjects on the traditions and the cultural heritage of Gura Raului and of the region of Sibiu. He is also Romanian folk dance teacher in Medias and Gura Râului.

Florin Soare

Choirmaster (Romania)

Graduated from the Music Academy of Cluj-Napoca, he has been since 1980 master of the choir "Caedonia" from Sibiu, which has taken part in a lot of festivals in Romania and which has been on tours in France, Germany, Austria and in the USA. From 1990 to 2010 he was regional schools inspector of the province Sibiu and since 1996 he has been working as vice-president of the National Association of Romanian Choir.

Cristina Oprean

Actress (Romania)

"Cristina Oprean has a very strong personality,she acts with nerve and self-assurance." The Theater Magazine – Bucarest

The actress Cristina Oprean was born in Craiova, Romania and studied piano and singing at the Art's Lyceum. She was an actress at The Puppets Theatre of Craiova, and in 1981 she won the First prize at The National Contest for Puppets Shows. After graduating from The Theatre and Cinematography Academy in Bucharest, she was engaged by The Ovidius" Theatre of Constanta from 1986.

Her repertoire includes roles from the classic to the modern of Romanian and foreign authors, such as Euripides, Aristofan, Shakespeare, C. Gozzi, Goldoni, Feydeau, Gogol, Tchechov, A.Miller, Ed.de Filippo, Genet, E. Ionesco and Caragiale. She has done artistic tours with the Theater of Constanta in Bulgaria, Greece (Athens) and at the Festival of Avignon in France. She has been invited to sustain music and poetry recitals in English at Nashville and Beverly Hills, and in French in Paris and Chartres. She has also appeared as a narrator (in French, English and Spanish) with symphonic orchestras from the USA, Portugal, South Korea, Bermuda, Argentina, France, Greece and El Salvador, and has cooperated for 12 world premieres.

She has also a permanent presence in the programs of the important cultural centres in Romania. In 1996 and 1998 she was invited to presen t master classes and workshops at the College of Arts, Media and Communication and at the Department of Theatre at California State Northridge University.

IOAN MOTRONEA

Master of the children's choir "Concertino" of Gura Râului (Romania)

Ioan Motronea is graduated from the National University of Arts in Bucharest with a master degree in violin Pedagogy and in Photography. Now he teaches music at the Gura Râului High School. He is also founder and master of the children's choir Concertino, which is part of the Cantus Mundi national project initiated by the Romanian National Chamber Choir Madrigal. He took part in the People to People Festival in Denmark.

ARCHIVES

LIST OF INSTRUMENTS — ORCHESTRA 2013-2016

flutes

CAPDEPUY Jeanne (FR)

COSTE Carina (RO)

PARK Da Ul (KR)


oboes

CUCU Valentin (RO)

DOBRI Lucia (RO)

FERNANDES ALVES Amandine (FR)

TICU Vasile (RO)


clarinets

CEBOTARI SERGIU (RO)

BARÇON Philippe (FR)

GRELUS Florin (RO)

YOO Ara (KR)

Piano

AGAZZI Ana (FR)

OPRISOR Teodora (RO)

RUS-EMERY Ilonka (RO)

SIMCOVICH Corina (FR)

bassoons

BOLEA Benoni (RO)


horns

GABOR Eva (RO)

MIHAIL Antonio (RO)

PONS Fabien (FR)


trumpets

BARBU Viorel (RO)

CEBOTARI Claudiu (RO)

MOREAU Olivier (FR)

Trombones

MURESAN Dumitru (RO)

Percussions

CRACIUN Radu (RO)

Directing

CIOREI Radu Gabriel (RO)

LACOMBE Pascal (FR)

OH Geum Sil (KR)

violins

BARÇON Maëla (FR)

BOSSART Michel (CH)

BOULBEN Céline (FR)

CASSIDANIUS Marie-Thérèse (FR)

CHOI Jong In (KR)

CIORDAS Mara (RO)

DICI Isabelle (FR)

GONZALES Rodica (USA)
1st violin 2014

ISTRATE Liliana (RO)

LECAT Annie (FR)
1st violin 2015

MUNTEANU Dorin (RO)

MUNTHIU Rares (RO)
1st violin 2013

NOGUES Gerard (FR)

RAILEAN Daniela (RO)

ROUSSEL Christiane (FR)

SARDIN Philippe (FR)

SEONG Eun Jin (KR)
1st violin 2016

SCHÄFER Marthe (FR)

SIGAUT Audrey (FR)

SIRBU Iulia (RO)

SIMA Dorin (ES)

TALBOT Ingrid (FR)

TALPAN Dan (DE)

violas

GOURLAOUEN Marie-Claire (FR)

KOCH Charlotte (DE)

LANCRAJAN Tatiana (RO)

MANCIU Gavril (RO)

MIKLOS Alice (RO)

MODOG Nicolae (RO)


cellos

BARÇON Christine (FR)

BARÇON Coralie (FR)

BRESCIANO Matthias (FR)

GRANGERE Anne (FR)

GRELUS Claudia (RO)

LEE Su Been (KR)

LUGAGNE Juliette (FR)

SCARLAT Anca (RO)


double basses

BARTHA Robert (RO)

DESAGA Valentin (RO)

RAILEAN Andrei (RO)

LIST OF VOICE GROUPS — CHOIR 2013-2016

sopranos

BRAD Bianca (RO)

CAMPEAN Maria (RO)

CLOŢAN Iuliana (RO)

COCA Lucia (RO)

DORCA Doriana (RO)

DRAGOIE Mihaela (RO)

GEORGE Elena (RO)

GLIGOREA Cristina (RO)

HANZU Adelaida (RO)

ILIE Georgeta (RO)

MACOVEI Maria (RO)

MOISE Cristiana (RO)

PĂLTINEAN Mihaela (RO)

VLAD Maria (RO)

SUERINCK Eliane (FR)

ŢEPES Mirela (RO)

TURCU Camelia (RO)

altos

BĂROI Ioana (RO)

BOLDEA Cristina (RO)

CĂTOIU Alina (RO)

CĂTOIU Maria (RO)

CĂTOIU Mioara (RO)

CAMPEAN Paraschiva (RO)

CONSTANŢA Mitrea (RO)

COSTACHE Raluca (RO)

FOLESCU Delia (RO)

HANZU Ioana (RO)

JINARIU Ileana (RO)

OPRIŞOR Marilena (RO)

PĂLTINEANU Maria (RO)

SCHÄFER Dominique (FR)

TRIŞTIU Maria-Angela (RO)

tenors

BĂLTEANU Valer (RO)

CĂLIN Arcaş (RO)

CAMPEAN Dumitru (RO)

COCA Lucian (RO)

GLIGOREA Vasile (RO)

HALMAGIU Mihai (RO)

LANCRAJAN Vasile (RO)

OLARIU Adrian(RO)

basses

BADEA Tudor (RO)

DEMIAN Dumitru (RO)

HANZU Ioan (RO)

OLARIU Dan (RO)

OPRIŞOR Valentin (RO)

VERDE Cosmin (RO)

2016 EDITION