Virgil Francu

Flutist Virgil Francu (1942, Codlea –  2011, Bucharest) studied at the National University of Music in Bucharest with professor Vasile Jianu. In 1966 he became member of the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra and, since 1991 he had been a flute professor at the National University of Music in Bucharest. He gave numerous concerts in Romania and abroad, while also collaborating with the Musica Nova ensemble and with Concertino. He was awarded prizes at international flute competitions in Prague (1968) and Barcelona (1972).

 

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