Prodan Romanian Cultural Foundation
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL
+44 (0) 20 7831 9905


September 1967 - February 2024


Romanian people and organisations in London, including The Foundation, lost a great inspiration this February with the sad, early death to cancer of Ramona Mitrica, an energetic, versatile cultural entrepreneur.  
Ramona Mitrica was the founder, in 2003, of the highly-regarded annual Romanian Film Festival in London, which The Foundation has funded and been associated with for many years. Despite her Illness Ramona was determined that the Winter 2023 Film Festival would be up to the usual international standard of excellence and, as always, it was a triumphant success. Ramona was also a translator and a publisher of Romanian literature with her Profusion Publishing company. A lifetime lover of theatre In 2023 she realised a long-held ambition and became an impresario, mounting a production of the one-man-show Report of Love by one of her favourite Romanian writers Augustin Buzura.

A popular, vibrant and enthusiastic person and the wearer of many creative hats, she was a remarkable ambassador for Romanian culture.

When Ramona was last in contact with the Foundation in late 2023 this is what she said:

"… the Prodan Foundation partnership will help us to make the festival’s 20th anniversary spectacular. 

Thank you for always being there for us. We’ve been building the festival together for so many years! Thank you so very much…”

The Foundation supports the
20th Romanian Film Festival in London
30 November - 4 December 2023

The Foundation is again supporting The Romanian Film Festival in London, which this year celebrates its twentieth anniversary. The 2023 festival runs from 30th November - 4th December at The Curzon Soho Cinema in Shaftesbury Avenue. Eight Romanian films with English subtitles are presented.

More information on the website here.

Press release download here.

See the fesival trailer here on Vimeo.

Images are from:
4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 2007 by Directed by Cristian Mungiu (top)
nd Occasional Spies, 2021 directed by Oana Bujgoi Giurgiu (bottom)

at The White Bear Theatre, Kennington, London.
21 November - 2 December 2023


"What will save you when you lose everything you thought you had?" Ana-Maria Bamberger, a Romanian-born playwright's One Whole Night, poses this question in a new production at The White Bear Theatre in Kennington Park Road. This is the second play by Ana-Maria Bamberger that the Foundation has sponsored.

For further details see

The Foundation supports the publication of Ludovic Bruckstein's The Fate of Yaakov Maggid
October 2023

The publication of a collection of stories by the Ludovic Bruckstein (1920 - 1988) has been supported by The Foundation. In these magical tales from Central Europe Bruckstein opens the door onto a lost world of Jewish history and lore in the Carpathian region, (spread now across parts of Hungary, Romania and Ukraine).

The book, published by Istros Books, is launched at The Barbican Library on Thursday 5th October 2023.


The Romanian Film Festival in London
November 2022

The Foundation is again supporting the excellent Romanian Film Festival in London. The 2022 festival runs from 24th - 28th November at The Curzon Soho Cinema in Shaftesbury Avenue. This year six Romanian films with English subtitles are presented.

More information on the Curzon website here.

Transylvanian Book Festival
September 2022

The Foundation is delighted to be supporting the Transylvanian Book Festival again after a two year break due to the Covid pandemic.

The 2022 festival promises to be a fascinating event, celebrating the region’s rich, complex history and its future.

Pianist Alexandra Dariescu announces a busy season
Autumn and Winter 2022

Dear Friends, 
Hope you enjoyed your summer! I am delighted to share my new season with you all, so here we go!

This season I will once again explore fascinating pairings in my programming, juxtaposing mainstream piano concertos written by male composers with their female counterparts in the same concert.

In this way, we share with our beloved audiences interesting stories and connections between the composers, while painting a fuller, more relatable and inclusive picture of the times and the various artistic movements.Debut with Orchestre Symphonique de la Monnaie under Alain Altinoglu on La Monnaie’s 250th anniversary, performing Cesar Franck’s Symphonic Variations at the BOZAR in Brussels

I will be Artist in Residence three times this season - at the Richmond Symphony in the US, Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern and Iserlohn Internationale Herbsttage für Musik in Germany

The world premiere recording of the newly discovered piano concerto by Leokadiya Kashperova, which I made with the BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chris Hopkins will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s Composer of the Week programme in December ’22

Debuts with Florida Symphony & JoAnn Falletta and Richmond Symphony & Valentina Peleggi in the US, George Enescu Philharmonic & Cristian Bebeselea in Romania, Real Filharmonía de Galicia in Spain and Uppsala Chamber & Rebecca Miller in Sweden

Return visits to Orchestre Symphonique de Quebec & Valentina Peleggi and Kitchener Waterloo Symphony & Andrei Feher in Canada

“The Nutcracker and I" is back touring for the 6th year - in the UK, Germany and Greece

I will once again join Angela Gheorghiu in recitals, this time in the US

Belvedere by Romanian playwright Ana-Maria Bamberger opens in London 2 -13 November 2021

Ana Maria Bamberger (born in Bucharest in 1966) is a Romanian playwright who lives in Germany where she is also a practising doctor. She studied playwriting with Stephen Jeffreys at the Royal Court Theatre in London, and has collaborated with the National Theatre Bucharest. her plays have been produced internationally, notably in Prague and New York City. Belvedere is being staged at the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington London with financial support from the Foundation.

Click here for more information and the theatre's website

Romanian Film Festival in London
21-25 October 2021

Images are from :  Uppercase Print, 2020 director Radu Jude (above)
and Ivana the Terrible, 2019 director Ivana Mladenovic (below)

The Foundation has sponsored the excellent Romanian Film Festival In London for many years. After a year out because of the pandemic the festival is back and the Foundation is delighted to again support this worthwhile celebration of Romanian creativity. The Festival showcases the talents of Award-winning Romanian filmmakers, directors and actors. Film screenings will be at the Curzon Soho Cinema.

The 16th Romanian Film Festival in London: THE SEASON OF CONTENTION
21- 25 October 2021, Curzon Soho
Organised by Profusion International, in partnership with Curzon cinemas

Please visit the Festival website for details;

New book on the important female Dada figure Céline Arnauld
Summer 2020

From the publishers’ description...

The poet Céline Arnauld (1885-1952) was at the heart of Paris Dada. Her experimental texts appeared in the most prominent avant-garde journals and she published almost a dozen books. Yet Arnauld predicted as early as 1924 that she would be written out of history and, having found herself isolated, took her own life in 1952. Her story is one of an individual with an elusive identity – she was a Jewish émigrée, born Carolina Goldstein in Romania – who left behind a body of work rich in innovation. In this study, Ruth Hemus conveys the pleasure of discovering this neglected figure and her inventive writing. Charting one woman’s navigation of the avant-garde over a thirty-year period (1918-1948), she sets out a quest for an autonomous poetry that Arnauld herself called ‘ultra-modern.’

Ruth Hemus is a Senior Lecturer in French and Visual Arts at Royal Holloway University.

click photo to enlarge

In her new book The Poetry of Céline Arnauld the academic and author Ruth Hemus charts the poetic career of the undervalued female Dadaiste. Ruth Hemus is a friend of the Foundation, she has over many years done important work on Dada and the role of women in that movement.
Céline Arnauld is shown here in a photo owned by the Foundation, seated between Tristan Tzara (front left) and Francis Picabia. 

Please follow this link to details of the new book:

Romanian Film Festival in London
24 -28 October 2019

Still from The Whistlers/La Gomera Directed by Corneliu Porumboiu

Still from One Step behind the Seraphim directed by Daniel Sandu

The Foundation has sponsored the excellent Romanian Film Festival In London for many years and this 15th festival has the theme Fragments of Truth. Five films will be shown showcasing the talents of Award-winning Romanian filmmakers, directors and actors. Film screenings are in the Curzon Soho Cinema.

Please visit the Festival website for details;

You can view the programme as a PDF here

RFF2019 trailer from Romanian Film Festival London on Vimeo.

Launch event for The Trap at Conway Hall
26 September 2019

Alfred Bruckstein’s address at the launch of The Trap, written by his father

Istros Books launched Ludovic Bruckstein’s book The Trap on the 26th September in the beautiful library at Conway Hall, London. The well-attended event was sponsored by the Foundation. Alfred Bruckstein, the Author’s son, came for the occasion from Israel and gave a touching address on his father’s life and work. There was a dramatic reading from the book by the actor Filip Krenus

Publication of The Trap by Ludovic Bruckstein
Autumn 2019

Ludovic Bruckstein
The Foundation is sponsoring the publication by Istros Books in September 2019 of The Trap by Ludovic Bruckstein

The Trap and The Rag Doll are two novellas by the Romanian writer Ludovic Bruckstein, that have remained undiscovered for many years. Now his son has brought together the collected works of his father, revealing a rich world of Jewish culture from the Maramureș region of nothern Romania. Both narratives are concerned with extraordinary stories of survival and struggle within this multicultural region during the time of Nazi occupation.

Bruckstein was born in Munkacs (then in Czochoslovakia, now Ukraine) but grew up in the Hassidic community of Sighet, Transylvania. Bruckstein’s father owned a small factory, and the family were traditionally Hassidic rabbis and writers. In 1944 the family were deported to Auschwitz, Bruckstein was then transferred to Bergen-Belzen and subsequently a series of forced labour camps. He returned to Sighet in 1945 where he found the only other survivor in his family, his brother Israel. His plan to move to Palestine had not come to fruition when the Iron Curtain fell. Bruckstein wrote plays in Yiddish and journalism for Yiddish newspapers and studied literature at Bucharest University, where he started to write short stories, before returning to Sighet. Twenty of his plays were staged, some were translated and performed in other Eastern Bloc countries. After years spent struggling to emigrate to Israel with his family, in 1972 he was finally successful. Between 1972 and his death in 1988 Bruckstein published seven books, a combination of novels, novellas and short stories. 

Alexandra Dariescu World Tour
Winter/Spring 2019

Alexandra Dariescu

The celebrated Romanian pianist Alexandra Dariescu visited 13 venues worldwide in late 2018 and early 2019 with her The Nutcracker and I World Tour, working with the ballerina Désirée Ballantyne. The performance, based on Tchaikovsky’s great ballet, is an arrangement for piano, ballerina and digital animation. During the tour Dariescu was also Playing repertoire including works by Enescu, Beethoven, Chopin, Rachmaninov and  Shostakovich. Venues included eight European concert halls, and cities in The UAE, China and Australia.

Autumn 2018

Greta Gasser

The Foundation is giving a grant towards the purchase of a piano to the prize-winning Romanian pianist and piano teacher Greta Gasser. Greta studied at the Royal Northern College of Music, after her initial training in Romania, and is based in Manchester. She has given many UK recitals, playing at venues including Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall and St. Martin’s in the Fields London.   Greta played the piano in the 2016 ITV Series Victoria as a hand double for the actress Jenna Coleman who portrayed the young queen.

25 January 2018

We are sad to note the passing of a friend, colleague and long-time correspondent of Mia Prodan.
NEAGU DJUVARA (1916-2018)

The Romanian philosopher and historian Neagu Djuvara died on the 25th of January 2018, at the age of 101. Djuvara became a Doctor of law in Paris in 1940 and gained his Ph.D. in philosophy in Paris in 1972. Djuvara’s father was of Aromanian (Vlach) stock. His mother was the last surviving member of the ancient, aristocratic, Romanian Gradisteanu family. Djuvara left Romania in 1944 with a diplomatic mission in Stockholm and lived in exile for 45 years until the Romanian revolution in 1989, when he returned to his country. 

In Paris after the Second World War he was the secretary of the Commitee of Assistance for Romanian Refugees. He later spent 23 years in in North West Africa, in Niamey, Niger, as a diplomatic advisor. 

On his return to Bucharest in 1989 he became associate-professor at the University of Bucharest, until 1998.

He wrote over 20 books of philosophy, history and memoirs.

His book Civilisations and Historical Laws. Essay of Comparative Studies on Civilizations, published in Paris in 1975, received an award from the Academie Francaise.

The above images are from Neagu Djuvara’s book 444 De Fragmente Memorabile Ale Lui about Mia Prodan, with a photograph of her as a young woman, and the cover of the book. Please click to enlarge.

Wednesday, 13 April, 2016
Eliade after Eliade - 7pm / RCI London / 1 Belgrave Square


One of the greatest names of Romanian culture and a seminal historian of religions, Mircea Eliade is this year’s focus of the Romanian programme at the London Book Fair. Original and encyclopaedic, considered as a Renaissance-like character in the range of his scientific and artistic ambitions, the great writer was one of the most influential academics and literary figures in interwar Romania before becoming the revered international scholar and mentor. To mark the English publication of Eliade’s first novel, ‘Diary of a Short-Sighted Adolescent’ by Istros Books, Professors Sorin Alexandrescu, Florin Țurcanu and Bryan Rennie together with translator Christopher Moncrieff and editor Susan Curtis-Kojakovic meditate on the cultural legacy and contemporary relevance of the legendary author.

12 December 2015
Charity Concert in aid of the Pianoforte Music School in Bucharest. At St. Emmanuel Church, Manchester.

Full flyer here (PDF)

13 November - 16 December 2014
Romanian Film Festival in London

The Foundation has once again sponsored the Romanian Film Festival which opens at The Curzon Soho Cinema in Shaftesbury Avenue, London on Thursday 13th November. This is the eleventh anniversary of the festival, which has built an notable reputation as a leader in Romanian cinema.

For a full programme and further details see

November, December 2013.
Acclaim for The Romanian Film Festival in London

There are times when you get caught out at Cannes. I remember one year considering whether to go to a small Romanian film in the competition or a party organised by a generous PR company. Together with a whole group of others, I decided on the party.

Unfortunately the small Romanian film turned out to be Cristian Mungiu’s brilliantly performed abortion drama, 4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days, and it won the Palme d’Or. We should have been a bit more alert, since the year before Cristi Puiu’s even more extraordinary The Death of Mr Lazarescu, about a sick old drunk pushed from pillar to post from one hospital to another until he dies, won the prize for the best film outside the competition. But I guess some of us thought that was a one-off, the quality of which was not likely to be repeated.

How wrong we were. A stream of terrific Romanian movies, made for very little money and using a comparatively small pool of acting and technical talent, announced the New Romanian cinema to the world. This year Calin Peter Netzer’s Child’s Pose, winner of Berlin’s Golden Bear and just shown in London, was the latest example.

So we should all be careful not to miss the 10th Romanian Film Festival, which opened last night at the Curzon Soho and continues over the weekend with a programme of UK premieres.

I am most anxious to see Sunday’s When Evening Falls on Bucharest Or Metabolism by Corneliu Porumboiu, whose two earlier films, 12.08 East of Bucharest and Police, Adjective, were very good. Tonight there’s the wonderfully titled I Am an Old Communist Hag, about a provincial couple whose daughter arrives back home from Canada to put the cat among the pigeons.

Every time a young British director complains about how hard it is to make movies in the UK, I suggest he takes a look at the six films included in this festival and considers the quality of Romania’s New Wave, where financial or cultural assistance is practically nil.

Derek Malcolm, London Evening Standard, 29th November 2013

28 November - 2 December 2013
Romanian Film Festival in London

The Foundation has once again sponsored the Romanian Film Festival which opens at The Curzon Soho Cinema in Shaftesbury Avenue, London on 28th November. This is the tenth anniversary of the festival, which has built an impressive reputation at the forefront of Romanian cinema.

See the full flyer here (PDF).

For a full programme and further details see

30th January 2013
Dorin Tuca recital in London

On Wednesday January 30th Dorin Tuca, the young Romanian violinist, will be performing Mendelsohn's piano Trio at St Dunstan-in-the-West Church in Fleet Street, London EC4.

The 45 minute, lunch-time concert starts at 1-15 p.m. All are welcome.

Click here for a link to St. Dunstan's website:

22 - 25 November 2012
Romanian Film Festival in London

The Foundation has sponsored the November 2012 Romanian Film Festival at the Renoir Cinema in Bloomsbury London.

The Romanian Film Festival (RFF) in London, one of the major Romanian cultural events of the year in Britain, sets out to provide a showcase of Romania’s most exciting films.

For a full programme and further details see

Victor Brauner, To My Beloved Saşa Pană, 1930. Collection Vladimir Pană
11 November 2011
From Dada to Surrealism
Jewish Avant-Garde Artists from Romania

The Jewish Avant-Garde Artists from Romania exhibition has transferred from Amsterdam to The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
and opened on Friday November 11th in the presence of the Romanian Ambassador, Mr Edward Iosiper.

Click here to see the invitation for the opening as a PDF

Foundation supports the brilliant young Romanian violinist, Dorin Tuca


The Foundation is pleased to be supporting the brilliant young Romanian violinist, Dorin Tuca, to obtain ABRSM teaching qualifications at Manchester.

The qualifications are recognized internationally.

Victor Brauner, To My Beloved Saşa Pană, 1930. Collection Vladimir Pană
1 June until 2 October 2011
From Dada to Surrealism
Jewish Avant-Garde Artists from Romania

A magnificent survey exhibition of Jewish avant-garde artists from Romania will open at the Jewish Historical Museum (JHM) on 1 June 2011: From Dada to Surrealism, with more than seventy works of art from the period 1910-1938. Most of these works have never been on display before in the Netherlands, or anywhere outside Romania.

The Foundation has contributed to the cost of making a short film which will be broadcast on Dutch television and shown throughout the exhibition.

For full details see

April 2010 - Foundation Makes Possible Publication of
The Portugal Journal by Mircea Eliade
by the State University of New York Press


Eliade served as a diplomat for his country for several years. His journal kept during World War II when he was posted in Lisbon at the Romanian Legation has been translated from the Romanian by Professor Mac Linscott Ricketts, and is published in April 2010 by the State University of New York (SUNY) Press in the USA. This publication has been subsidised by the Prodan Foundation, to enable translations of key primary source documents of the period, which have never before been made public, to be included. Eliade’s journal and papers for this period fill a hole in our knowledge of the secret political, diplomatic, and espionage intrigues taking place in Lisbon during the Second World War. All historians of the period will find this material useful, and Eliade enthusiasts will be fascinated to learn of the author and scholar’s intimate involvement in such exciting events of his time.

Click here to enlarge and
view reverse cover (PDF )

2009 Romanian Film Festival

The Foundation sponsored the 2009 Romanian Film Festival held in London from May 1st to May 4th at the Curzon Cinema Mayfair. The Festival was organised by The Ratiu Foundation, The Romanian Cultural Centre in London, The National Centre of Cinematography in Bucharest (CNC) and The Curzon Cinema Group.

Here is the link to the Romanian Film Festival web page:

Madalina Rusu Competition Finalist

Madalina Rusu got through to the final of the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, whichwas on Saturday 14th of March, at the White Rock Theatre, Hastings, East Sussex at 6pm. She played the Grieg Concerto with the Sussex Concert Orchestra.

Madalina Rusu Recital
Romanian Orthodox service in Shettlestone Old Parish Church, Glasgow

First Romanian Orthodox Church in Britain

The first dedicated Romanian Orthodox Church in Britain was inaugurated on Sunday 18th January 2009 in Glasgow. The Foundation made a contribution to this excellent venture.The grand opening was a concert of Byzantine music in the presence of His Eminence Archbishop Metropolitan Joseph Pop, who flew in from Romania for the occasion.

Shettleston Old Parish Church, is the host church.
The address is: 111 Killin Street, G32-9AH, Glasgow, Scotland.

For more information:

Madalina Rusu Recitals
26th of November 1pm, lunchtime recital at Chappell's of Bond Street, Schubert - 4 Impromptus op.90, Rachmaninoff - Corelli Variations, and Liszt - Mephisto Waltz. 

Madalina Rusu performed a recital of Rachmaninoff 1st Piano Concerto at the Family Concert at the Fairfield Hall on 15th of November 2008

Madalina gave the lunch time recital at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church Trafalgar Square, in London on Monday October 20th, 2008.
Madalina Rusu Recital

Madalina Rusu, Brancusi Music Award 2008

The Prodan Foundation has recently awarded Madalina Rusu The Brancusi Music Award 2008. She was recommended to the Foundation for an award by Stephen Walsh, former music critic for the London Observer, as she recently came second in a British competition of which he was judge. After hearing Madalina’s recordings of Rachmaninoff, her extraordinary talent was easily recognised. Madalina was born in Romania in 1985 and started to play the piano at the age of 8. From 2000 to 2004 she attended the National Academy of Music in Bucharest, and since 2004 has studied at the Guildhall School in London, where she has now commenced work towards her Masters Degree.

Madalina won First Prize at the National Olympiade of Music in 2000 in Romania, and First Prize at the National Stage of Concours Musical de France in 2002. She has also won First Prize at the International Competition Pro-Piano in 2002 and the Croydon Concerto Competition in 2007. She has won several other prizes in competitions, as well as the Beethoven Piano Prize at the Guildhall in 2005 and the Romantic Piano Prize at the Guildhall in 2008.

Madalina has given numerous recitals and concert performances of chamber music as well as concert performances of concertos, including the Grieg Piano Concerto and the Liszt No. 1 Concerto as part of the 2007 London Proms.

Madalina gave a recital as part of the Rachmaninov Festival at London's Barbican Hall on 20th September 2008.   The concert was deemed the biggest success of the festival by one critic:

Stefano Greco
"Rachmaninoff’s idiom was captured much more tellingly in a recital by the young Romanian pianist Madalina Rusu, which in a nutshell made the distinction between the lyrical luxuriance of the early Moments musicaux Op 16 and the lucidity of the later Corelli Variations. The flagship orchestral events were not quite so forthcoming."

Adolfo Barabino receiving applause after his recital
Adolfo Barabino recital

The Foundation sponsored a recital by the talented Italian pianist Adolfo Barabino on Sunday 20th April at Hever Castle in Kent. The programme included Dinu Lipatti’s Second Nocturne and his transcription of Bach’s ‘Sheep May Safely Graze’, both being First British Performances of these pieces. Details of the recital may be downloaded here.

Adolfo Barabino recital (Jpeg file, 235KB)

Mihai Eminescu Trust wins Europa Nostra heritage 
first prize

The Foundation has supported the Mihai Eminescu Trust with their restoration programme. We are delighted they have won this award for their excellent heritage conservation work.

Eminescu Press Release (Word document, 120KB)

Stefano Greco
Stefano Greco
Stefano Greco ~ Piano

"Such competence and passion provoke my unconditional praise. A young musician of great talent." Aldo Ciccolini

The Later Art of the Fugue : An Exploration
Wednesday November 16th, 2005 at 7:30pm

A pre-concert talk was given by Prof. Robert Temple at 6.45pm in the Bechstein Room.

The concert was sponsored by the Prodan Romanian Cultural Foundation.


Stefano Greco studied piano under the guidance of Antonio Serrano and graduated with full marks at the "Tito Schipa" Conservatory in Lecce, Italy. He has been awarded prizes in numerous national and international piano competitions.

In 1994, he studied with Hector Pell, at the Accademia Superiore "G. Curci" in Barletta. From 1995 to 1998 he attended the Triennial International Master of Piano Performance and Technique at the Accademia "A.Ciccolini" in Trinitapoli, with Aldo Ciccolini, during which time Greco gave lectures at the Academy on "The Mechanics of Piano Technique", "The Golden Section", "Proportions" and "Bach's Polyphony". He graduated from the Accademia "A.Ciccolini" with full marks, Summa Cum Laude and Honourable Mention.

His extensive repertoire includes Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier and all of Chopin's Etudes.

In 2001, he made a concert tour in the United States of America, Canada and Japan, where he made his debut in some of the most prestigious concert halls in the world, such as the Alice Tully Hall, in New York's Lincoln Center, and the Opera City Concert Hall in Tokyo. More recently he has performed throughout Europe, in the Middle East and returned to North America and Japan. Future engagements include recitals in Italy and South America.

Stefano Greco has recorded J. S. Bach's Goldberg Variations on the Phoenix classics label.

Stefano Greco with Professor Robert Temple
Stefano Greco & Robert Temple

"Elegant and spirited, his performance was a joy to hear. While following Bach's score with upmost integrity, Greco's own personality and take on this music were both striking and intriguing: one would hope that he will return to present the full set sometime soon."
Darrell Rosenbluth, "The New York Concert Review", on Stefano Greco's New York Debut at Alice Tully Hall, 2001



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Bach - Trans. in D minor of J S Bach's Violin Sonata No.2 in A minor BWV964 (Trans. W F Bach)
Beethoven/Mozart - Prelude Op.39 No.1 / Fugue in C major KV394
Puccini - Fugue in C minor from "Fughr per Quartetto d'archi" (Trans. S Greco) world première
Scriabin - Fugue in E minor Op. post.
Fauré - Fugue in A minor from Pièces Brèves Op.84
Schumann - Fague in G major and Fugue in C sharp minor from Six Contrapuntal Studies Nos. 2 & 5
Lipatti - Fugue in E minor (Edited S Greco) world première

Mozart/Enesco - Fragment of a Suite KV399 / Suite No.1 Op.3 "Dans le Style Ancien" in G minor
Chopin - Prelude in A minor Op.28 no.2 / Fugue in A minor Op. post.
Mendelssohn - Prelude and Fugue Op.35 No.3 in B minor
Saint-Saëns - Prelude and Fugue in F major from Suite Op.90
Bruckner - Prelude in C major and Fugue in D minor Op. post.
Scriabin / Rachmaninoff - Canon in D minor Op. post. / Fugue in D minor Op. post.

Programme front cover and order of performance (PDF - 0.3MB)

Two articles were written by Stefano Greco and Robert Temple to be included in the printed programme. These articles concerned the Fugue and can be viewed here:

Concerning the Fugue by Stefano Greco (PDF - 0.2MB)

The Philosophy of the Fugue by Robert Temple (PDF - 0.5MB)

Georges Enesco
Autographed photo of Georges Enesco for Paul Prodan, who was Mia Prodan's uncle. He was director of the Romanian National Theatre and an author.