In August, Bran Castle offers two exceptional concerts to the music lovers, on the island of the Great Lake in the Royal Park. The first one, under Cristian Orosanu’s direction, brings Kamerata Kronstadt, pianist Mariano Castro and beloved Analia Selis, who will lead the audience to a magical world, converted by music notes, under the title: "Symphonic Tango". The concert begins at 20:00, on the evening of August 4th 2018.
The artists have a new approach of classical music combined with Latin beats. This genre lovers will attend a tango concert, waltzes and Argentinian milongas, rounded by a special moment of famous Romanian tangos.
The wine and the cheese tasting will be part of the event, and those who want to spend a proper evening at Bran Castle may watch the concerts from “Casa de ceai” Restaurant's terrace, where they may enjoy fine drinks and food. Details and reservations at +4 0749 121 120.
Analia Selis was born in Tucuman, Argentina. She began singing early in her life and in 2002 she received the "Vocal Performance Diploma" at Longy School of Music (Boston, USA). Analia Selis represented Argentina at the Golden Stag Festival in 2004 and managed to rank third. In 2009, Analia was invited for the second time to George Enescu Festival Square, together with guitarist Julio Santillan (Argentina), cellist Razvan Suma (Romania) and actress Mihaela Teleoaca (Romania). In 2014, Analia debuted in the art of tango on "Do you like tango?" national tour, together with cellist Razvan Suma and Argentine guitarist Julio Santillan. In 2015, she launched the "Tango Symphonic" project, arranged for chamber orchestras, piano and voice and since then, she was traveling throughout the country, in partnership with the most important Romanian philharmonics.
A complex musician, pianist, guitarist, composer, orchestrator, soloist and member of various bands, Mariano Castro, an Argentinian from Buenos Aires, has settled in Romania in 2013. He brought his broad music culture, a world-recognized status and a great joy to sing. Mariano Castro, honorary citizen of “Good Winds” Buenos Aires, is a member of the famous neo-tango Narcotango band, a double nominee for the Latin Grammy Awards (2009 and 2010) and grandson of a pianist who worked with the legendary tango composer Julio De Caro. He is known in Romania as a tango concert partner of another Argentinian musician, Analia Selis.
Conductor Cristian Oroşanu debuted with famous ensembles, leading the Orchestre de Paris, the Orchestre National de Bordeaux and the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich. In the past few years, he had the opportunity to work as assistant conductor with Yutaka Sado, Mstislav Rostropovich and Ingo Metzmacher. He also performed as assistant conductor with the Deutscher Symphonie Orchester in Berlin, he partnered with the BBC Scottish Orchestra, the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, the Lamoureux Orchestra, the Porto Orchestra, the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestras in Strasbourg and Brussels and Israel Kibbutz Orchestra. Cristian Orosanu is frequently collaborating with the National Radio Orchestra, but also with the Romanian Opera in Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca, where he conducted over 30 works of the genre. He is currently the conductor of Brasov Philharmonic.
Kamerata Kronstadt is a new young and dynamic chamber orchestra that originated from love and dedication to music, thus developing an ambitious cultural project, full of energy and love for the audience. The members of the orchestra were chosen considering their interest in chamber music, as they are also performers in various Brasov orchestras. Under Cristian Orosanu’s guidance, Kamerata Kronstadt invited the audience in Brasov to a series of concerts during its first three seasons - an event where special soloists also attended, including violinists Alexandru Tomescu, Razvan Stoica, Gabriel Croitoru, Stefan Tarara or Rebekka Hartmann, pianist Horia Mihail, cellist Razvan Suma, lyrical artists Leontina Vaduva and Robert Nagy, but also the less classic musicians Alexandra Fits and Analia Selis. Kamerata Kronstadt supports both social and educational projects in Brasov, by performing charity or exclusively dedicated to children concerts, in order to bring the young audience in Brasov closer to the music.