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Victor Dumănescu, invited to the conducting desk in “Aida” at the Bucharest National Opera


Cast: Aida – Lăcrimioara Cristescu (guest), Radames – Daniel Magdal, Amneris – Sidonia Nica (debut), Amonasro – Cătălin Toropoc, Ramfis – Leonard Bernad (debut), King – Filip Panait, Messenger – Valentin Racoveanu, High Priestess – Simona Neagu. With the participation of the Orchestra, Choir and Ballet Ensemble of the Bucharest National Opera.

Conductor and university professor at the “Gheorghe Dima” Academy of Music, Dr. Gheorghe Victor Dumănescu graduated in 1967 from the “George Enescu” Conservatory of Music in Iaşi, in the conducting class of maestro Ion Baciu. Between 1961-1974 he acted as conductor of the “Gavriil Musicescu” Choir of the “Moldova” Philharmonic in Iasi, and between 1974-1984 as conductor of the National Opera in Iasi.

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Between 1984 and 1994, he returned to his hometown as conductor of the Romanian National Opera in Cluj-Napoca. Since 1991, Maestro Victor Dumănescu is a permanent professor at the “Gheorghe Dima” Academy of Music in Cluj-Napoca, in orchestra, conducting and opera classes.

His repertoire includes most of the titles of opera, operetta and ballet found in the current repertoires of all the profile institutions in the country, but also numerous vocal-symphonic works found in the current repertoire of the Romanian Philharmonic.

He is a permanent collaborator of performance and concert institutions in the country and abroad, his presence on the stages of festivals in: Kyiv (Ukraine), Aspendos (Turkey), Sofia (Bulgaria) being crowned with success every time.

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Between 1991 and 1994 he worked as artistic director and principal conductor of the Antalya Opera (Turkey). He has made numerous artistic tours abroad (in the vast majority of European countries), and with the Timisoara Opera in all tours held in the Netherlands.

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