The Romanian Music Information Center organizes between June-November 2014 CIMRO DAYS, a series of musical events that will take place at A1 (Piata Amzei no.1) – one of the freshest sites in Bucharest. If you are interested in Romanian contemporary chamber music, we invite you to „Expositions and Presentations” (June 8 and October 8), where you’ll be able to talk directly to the composers and musicologists from different generations about the performed works. Four young Romanian musicologists will analyse and present the „Mechanics and Mechanisms in Music” from four different point of views on July 6, in casual symposium. This event will be included in a „Variations on a Given Theme” series of comissions meant to stimulate and promote the new generation of music specialists in Romania. The other event from this category is „Frescomania” (November 4), a series of short contemporary variations on Girolamo Frescobaldi’s gorgeous air Se L’aura Spira (1630), transformed in a kaleidoscope of personal styles. 

All music will be performed by the members of SonoMania, at the moment one of the most active and energetic new music ensembles in Bucharest, that has been trying since it’s foundation, in 2012, to create new contexts for contemporary and modern music, especially through multimedia and synchretic concerts. SonoMania has played in important festivals such as The International New Music Week (Bucharest), Bucharest Music Film Festival – ArCuB,  Happoman 2012 (South Korea) or MeridianISCM-Romanian Section Days (Bucharest).

CIMRO DAYS 2014 is sponsored by the Administration of the National Cultural Fund (AFCN). The access to all events is free.


#1 | Sunday, June 8, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

“Expositions and Presentations” – Concert and dialogue with composers and musicologists

Works by:  Violeta Dinescu, Liviu Dănceanu, Nicolae Brînduş, Adrian Pop, Cornelia Zambilă, George Balint, Cornel Ţăranu, Cătălin Ştefănescu, Mihaela Vosganian

Performers: Maria Chifu (bassoon, keyboard), Tamara Dica (viola), Eugen Bogdan Popa (cello), Radu Vâlcu (guitar, electric guitar)

Guest performer: Mihaela Vosganian (voice) 

#2 | Sunday, July 6, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

“Variations on a Given Theme”


Speakers: Ştefan Firca, Vlad Văidean, Bianca Temeş and Irina Niţu

#3 | Wednesday, October 8, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

“Expositions and Presentations”  – Concert and dialogue with composers and musicologists

Works by: Cristian Bence-Muk, Doina Rotaru, Dan Dediu, Carmen Cârneci, Liviu Marinescu, Tiberiu Olah, Livia Teodorescu, Laura Manolache, Gheorghe Firca

Performers: Ştefan Diaconu (flute), Valentin Ghita (oboe), Mihai Pintenaru (clarinet), Eugen-Bogdan Popa (cello), Olga Podobinschi (piano), Sorin Rotaru (percussions)

#4 | Tuesday, November 4, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

“Variations on a Given Theme”

FRESCOMANIA  – Contemporary variations on a theme by Girolamo  Frescobaldi (17th century)

Works by: Mihai Măniceanu, Sebastian Androne, Diana Rotaru, Adina Sibianu, Sabina Ulubeanu, Gabriel Mălăncioiu and Cătălin Creţu

Performers: Veronica Anuşca (soprano), Ştefan Diaconu (flute), Valentin Ghita (oboe), Tamara Dica (viola), Eugen-Bogdan Popa (cello), Olga Podobinschi (piano)