SonoMania is a new music ensemble from Bucharest founded in 2012 by composer Diana Rotaru. The purpose of SonoMania is to attract a more numerous audience for modern and contemporary music, through the remarkable enthusiasm, talent and dedication of its members. SonoMania is mostly interested in concerts with an interdisciplinary component (multimedia, photography, dance, performance), as well as promoting the young generation of Romanian new music creators. SonoMania’s repertoire includes new music as well as established works from the XXth century. SonoMania was so far included in international festivals of contemporary music, such as The International New Music Week in Bucharest (2012- 2013, 2016), InnerSound International New Arts Festival (Bucharest, 2012-2016), Bucharest Music Film Festival – ArCuB (2012-2014), Cluj Musical Autumn (Cluj 2016), Musical Craiova Festival (Craiova, 2016), CIMRO DAYS (Bucharest, 2014), The 18th Festival of Contemporary Music – Happoman 2012 (South Korea), the MERIDIAN ISCM-Romanian Section International Festival (Bucharest, 2012-2016), the Bucharest Biennale of Contemporary Arts (2012), Catsheuvel Festival (The Hague, 2014), White Night of the Art Galleries (Bucharest, 30 September 2016).
The core members of SonoMania are: Stefan Diaconu (flute), Valentin Ghita (oboe), Mihai Pintenaru (clarinet), Raluca Stratulat (violin), Tamara Dica (viola), Eugen-Bogdan Popa (cello), Mihai Murariu / Olga Podobinschi (piano).
Official website, HERE.
Facebook page, HERE.