VÂLCU Radu



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Born: Bucharest, 1989

Studies Since 2010 Student, Classical guitar, National University of Music, Bucharest, composer Prof. Catalin Stefanescu as his teacher 2005-2009 • Music Highschool “George Enescu”, Prof. Liviu Georgescu as his teacher

Masterclasses Carlo Marchione, Oana Gandrabur, Pablo Garribai, Susana Prieto, Alexis Muzurakis, Gerhard Reichenbach

Awards
2010
• First prize • International guitar festival in Iasi, Romania

2009 • Third prize • International Festival of Classical Guitar, “Sinaia-Romania”

2008 • Special Prize • International Festival of Classical Guitar, “Sinaia-Romania”

2007 • First Prize • International Festival of guitar “Eduard Pamfil”, Bucharest, Romania
First Prize • International competition Alba Iulia, Romania
Second Prize • International Festival Transilvania, Cluj, Romania
Third prize • International Festival of Classical Guitar, Vissani, Greece

2006 • Second Prize • International Competition of Classical Guitar “Andres Segovia”, Velbert, Germany
Second Prize • International Festival of Classical Guitar ”Eduard Pamfil”, Bucharest, Romania

2005 • First Prize • International Festival of Classical Guitar, “Sinaia-Romania”
First Prize • “Maestrii Chitarei”guitar competition, Bucharest, Romania
Third Prize • International Festival of Classical Guitar ”Eduard Pamfil”, Bucharest, Romania

2004 • First Prize • International Festival of Classical Guitar ”Eduard Pamfil”, Bucharest, Romania
Second Prize • International Competition ”Guitar Art”, Belgrade, Serbia
Third Prize • International Festival of Classical Guitar, “Sinaia-Romania”

Performing artist
2011 • New York, USA Hamburg, Germany Holm, Germany Elmshorn, Germany Ottersberg, Germany

2010 • “George Enescu” Museum, Bucharest, Romania Athenaeum, Bucharest, Romania Timisoara, Romania Sibiu, Romania

2009 • Iasi, Romania Cluj-Napoca, Romania 2008 Radio Hall, Bucharest, Romania Mogosoaia Palace, Bucharest, Romania

Guitar teaching Since 2010 Tutor for beginner to intermediate level

Repertoire
Solo works
Renaissance and Baroque
Alonso Mudarra: Fantasia X Luis Milan: Fantasia XXII
J.S. Bach: Suite for Lute in E minor BMW 996 Sonata no.1 in G minor,BWV 1001

Classical-Romantic
Mauro Giuliani: Sonata Eroica
Domenico Cimarosa: Sonata 2
Nicolo Paganini: Caprice 5
Isaac Albeniz: Torre Bermeja Cataluna Cuba
Asturias Augustin Barrios Mangore: La cathedral

Modern and Contemporary
Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco: Cappricio Diabolico (Homage to Paganini)
Sergio Assad: Aquarella
Paulo Belinati: Jongo
Carlo Domeniconi: Turkish Variations Koyunbaba
Nikita Koskin: The fall of the birds
Catalin Stefanescu-Patrascu: Tarantela
Miroslav Tadic: Rustemul Macedonian Girl Walk Dance

Concerts
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in C major for Mandolin(or guitar) Concerto in D major
Joaquin Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez Chamber music (Flute & Guitar)
Anonymus: Variations over an English Folktime
Anonymus: Duo (1567)
John Download: Songs
Matteo Bevilacqua: Folies d’Espagne
Astor Piazolla: Histoyre du Tango
Emillio Pujol: Suite Buenos Aires
Almer Imamovic: Jamilla’s Dance Sarajevo Nights
Tapkalica Alan Thomas: Sivi grivi
Miroslav Tadic: 3 Macedonian Pieces