Gabriel Croitoru and Liviu Prunaru The Duel of Violins

Gabriel Croitoru and Liviu Prunaru The Duel of Violins

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Date: 22/01/2015
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Location: Institutul Cultural Român

Gabriel Croitoru and Liviu Prunaru The Duel of Violins

The 2014/14 season of the ‘Enescu Concerts’ Series resumes with an exceptional display of instrumental mastery. ViolinistsGabriel Croitoru and Liviu Prunaru bring their hugely successful ‘Duel of Violins: Stradivarius vs. Guarnieri’ to our 1 Belgrave Square stage. Accompanied by pianist Horia Mihail.


  • 1. Gabriel Croitoru (the Guarnieri violin) and Horia Mihail (piano)
  • Pablo de Sarasate – ‘Fiddler Songs
  • Angheluş Dinicu – ‘The Lark
  • 2. Liviu Prunaru (the Stradivarius violin) and Horia Mihail (piano)
  • Henryk Wieniawski – ‘Polish Concerto No. 1 in D major
  • Grigoraş Dinicu – ‘Hora staccato
  • 3. Gabriel Croitoru and Liviu Prunaru (the Guarnieri & Stradivarius violins), with Horia Mihail (piano)
  • Astor Piazzolla / Mariano Castro – ‘The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

© ‘The Duel of Violins‘ is a production of Radio Romania Cultural and Accendo

An exceptional violinist, Gabriel Croitoru has conquered audiences in Romania and abroad with the mastery of his performances.

Currently a soloist with the Radio Romania Orchestra and Choir and the Philharmonic in Ploieşti, as well as a member of the ‘Transylvanian‘ Quartet of the Philharmonic in Cluj-Napoca, Gabriel Croitoru is involved in wide-ranging projects such as ‘The Duel of Violins‘ and ‘Enescu’s Violin in the Villages‘. He teaches at the National University of Music in Bucharest. Gabriel Croitoru plays a Guarneri del Gesù violin dating from 1731.

    • When: 22 January, 7pm
    • Where: Romanian Cultural Institute in London
                Admission is free, but places are limited. Please reserve your seat at