Cristina Maria Bohaciu Sârbu was born in 1953 in Orastie, Hunedoara (Romania). She studied musicology and violin at the “Gheorghe Dima” Music Academy in Cluj. She also has a diploma in Romanian and German at the department of Language Studies of the University in Cluj (1981) and has been, since 1998, a Doctor in Musicology. She has been active as musicologist, journalist, violin teacher and cultural manager. She is member of the Union of Romanian Composers and Musicologists and she has contributed to studies of musicology and musical critical articles in Romanian, German and Hungarian at several magazines. She contributes to the programmes of Radio Romania in Cluj-Napoca and Bucharest and to the programmes of the Romanian Television, as well as being a contributor to the GOETHE Institute in Bucharest (the German cultural programmes for Romania). Between 1996-2004 she was Editor in chief of the Literature, Arts & Science Department and since 2004, she has been a Producer at the “News and current affairs” department at the Romanian Radio Broadcasting Corporation. Since 2005 she works as a PR at the “George Enescu” Philharmonic in Bucharest.
Books: Carl Orff: Anima, Bucharest, 1995; Hans Werner Henze: Anima, Bucharest, 1997; Opera Lexicon: Du Style, Bucharest, 1999; Nietzsche and the Music: Contemporanul.Ideea europeana, Bucharest, 2004.
Scholarships, Festivals: Internationes, Berlin, 1990; Deutscher Musikrat Bonn: 1991, 1993, 1995; Haendel Gesellschaft Karlsruhe : 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997; Brahms Gesellschaft, Baden-Baden, 1993; Orff-Zentrum, Carl Orff Stiftung München 1993, 1994, 1995; Bundesministerium fur Untericht und Kunst, Wien, 1993; Stiftung Weimarer Klassik, Weimar, 1996, 1997; Wagner-Festspiele, Bayreuth, 1990, 1993; Salzburger Festspiele, 1991; Berliner Festwochen, 1991,1992; Europäisches Musikfest Stuttgard, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997; Schubertiade Feldkirch, 1992; Internationales FRANZ SCHUBERT Institut, Wien, 1991; Bregenz-Festspiele, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998; Ambrasser Schlosskonzerte, Innsbruck, 1992, 1996, 1998; Oper der Stadt Köln, 1994; Kammermusik Festival ALLEGRO VIVO, Österreich, 1994; Haendel Festspiele, Halle-Saale, 1994; Kasseler Musiktage, 1995; Dresdner Opern Festpiele 1998; Course “Media in the UK”: July – August 1997, BBC World Service
Symposiums: Rumanian und die deutsche Klassik, Weimar, March 1995; Symphosium CARL ORFF, Salzburg, 1995; Musikleben der Deutschen im Kontext sudosteuropaischer Musikkultur, Lowenstein, April, 1997
Member of jury: XII Concorso Internazionale “Camillo Togni”, Brescia, Italy, December 14-17, 2000; XIII Concorso Internazionale “Camillo Togni”, Brescia, Italy, December 2001; Radio Competition IAWRT , November 2005