Analia Selis and Alexandra Fits perform at Bran Castle
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 second concert will take place on Saturday, August 11th 2018, at 20.00, also on the island of the Great Lake in the Royal Park. This time, the theme proposed to the audience is a soulful one: Maria Tanase - a famous Romanian folk musician. Alexandra Fits, accompanied by pianist Alexandru Burca will perform the most beautiful songs in her repertoire. Conductor Cristian Orosanu and Kamerata Kronstadt will offer an unforgettable music experience, in a candlelit atmosphere.
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.
For both concerts, the ticket price is 80 lei. More details at +40268 237 700 or email@example.com.
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.
Alexandra Fits is a "Queen Maria" Art High School graduate and she later studied piano with Dr. Stela Dragulin at the Faculty of Music in "Transilvania" University - Brasov, where she is currently a lecturer. She burnished her talent alongside great artists, such as pianist Daniel Goiti, Dr. Stela Dragulin, Anca Parghel, soprano Marie Atger, actress and singer Caroline Personne. Between 2000 and 2009, she partnered with Brasov, Arad and Botosani Philharmonic Orchestras, with Big Band Radio, Deane's Big Band and famous artists such as Anca Parghel, Johnny Raducanu and Pedro Negrescu. In 2011, she began her collaboration with Dutch composer and songwriter Guido van de Meent and they launched their first album, Le Passage Secret, a collection of 15 French songs for piano and voice, exclusively based on their own texts and music.
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.
Alexandru Burca is a pianist at the "Ion Dacian" Operetta and Musical Theater in Bucharest. He has performed concerts and recitals at the Romanian Athenaeum, George Enescu International Festival, the Romanian Television, the Romanian Radio Society, Bucharest Municipality Museum - Sutu Palace, George Cavadia Philharmonic in Braila, Maria Filotti Theater in Braila, "Theater Days and Nights in Braila" National Festival, Constantin Tanase Theater, National Art Museum, Elisabeta Theater, Godot Theater, Bucharest Art Theater and also in Paris, Lille, Berlin, Stuttgart, Toronto, etc.
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.