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As matter of fact, I was introduced to the symphonic pieces of G. Enescu by Lawrence Foster, former musical director and conductor of Gulbenkian Orchestra (Lawrence Foster’s parents are/were originally from Romania). Thank you so much for getting in touch! /
De fapt, am fost initiat in lucrarile simfonice ale lui G. Enescu de catre Lawrence Foster, fost director muzical si dirijor al Orchestrei Gulbenkian (parintii lui Lawrence Foster au fost/sunt din Romania). Multumesc mult pentru ca m-ati contactat!
João Ganho, CEO & Founder la O Ganho Do Som – Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema do Conservatório Nacional

I answered yes to all your questions. I loved Bucharest each time I went. I am a bassoonist from the USA. I have played Enescu’s works since youth orchestra in Chicago, and also chamber music too. Enjoy Portugal! /
Am raspuns da la toate intrebarile voastre. Mi-a placut Bucurestiul de fiecare data cand am fost. Sunt un fagotist din SUA. Am cantat lucrarile lui Enescu inca de pe vremea Orchestrei de Tineret din Chicago, precum si lucrari camerale. Bucurati-va de Portugalia!
Joe Coronado, bassoonist and contrabassoonist at Gulbenkian Orchestra

I have just answered the poll. I like Enescu! /
Tocmai am raspuns la sondaj. Imi place Enescu!
Alberto Luengo Casas, representative at Harmonia Mundi in Portugal

I played the two piano quartet, the string octet and some orchestral music. Success for your event! /
Am cantat cele doua cvartete pentru pian, octetul pentru coarde si cateva lucrari pentru orchestra. Succes pentru evenimentul vostru!
Ana Beatriz Manzanilla Barón, violonist at Gulbenkian Orchestra

Congratulations for your interesting project. I’ve answered to your poll. Best wishes! /
Felicitari pentru interesantul vostru proiect. Am raspuns la sondaj. Cele mai bune urari!
Edward Luiz Ayres d’Abreu, founding member and president of Direcção do Movimento Patrimonial pela Música Portuguesa

I was student and masterclass assistant of maestro Ervin Acel for 7 years. I remember that he loved and knew by heart the Romanian Rhapsody. All the best! /
Am fost studentul si asistentul la masterclass al maestrului Ervin Acel pentru 7 ani. Imi amintesc ca iubea si stia pe dinafara Rapsodiile Romane. Toate cele bune!
Kodo Yamagishi, guest assistant at Universidade de Évora / conductor assistant at São Carlos

I will learn more about Romania. And I will start, just now! /
O sa invat mai multe despre Romania. Si o sa incep chiar acum!
Nuno Tana, graduate at Escola de Música do Conservatório Nacional

Wow, amazing! So intimate and so characteristic instruments! Very cool 😀 Very nice work! /
Wow, extraordinar! Instrumente atat de intime si de caracteristice! Foarte tare 😀 Foarte buna treaba!
André Fontoura, music producer

A bit of beauty in a horrible world. /
Un pic de frumusete intr-o lume oribila.
Tania Ganho, writer

Parabéns pela musica! /
Felicitari pentru muzica!
Rita Miguel, visual artist

I remembered Dinu Lipatti and György Ligeti. They are giants. […] This work shows the importance of research on general knowledge of Romanian composers. /
Mi-am amintit de Dinu Lipatti si György Ligeti. Sunt uriasi. […] Acest proiect arata importanta cercetarii asupra cunostintelor generale despre compozitorii romani.
Marina Dellalyan, classical pianist

Congratulation for your wonderful concert! /
Felicitari pentru concertul vostru minunat!
Piñeiro Nagy, Artistic Director at Festival do Estoril Lisboa