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Camerata Regală

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Freshness, fantasy without limits, diverse colors and extreme versatility – these are the qualities that the Royal Camerata musicians have acquired in this ensemble’s years of existence. The name “Royal Camerata” is not by chance, as the orchestra received the High Patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Radu of Romania in 2009. Enlivened by the most authentic enthusiasm for music, top-level instrumentalists have come together to form a chamber ensemble of excellence.
In celebration of five years of existence, the Royal Camerata was decorated by the Royal House of Romania with the King Michael Loyalty Medal and received the “Musica Viva” award from the Romanian Cultural Forum.

The Royal Camerata’s presence is becoming more common on the Romanian scenes where it performs inspiring projects. It was invited to perform at the George Enescu International Festival in 2011 and 2013, the last performance being with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra within a major project entitled “Side by Side”. It is close to the Royal House of Romania in ceremonies celebrating the Anniversary of the Jubilee of Prince Radu of Romania or the Coronation of Prince Nicolae of Romania with the title of Royal Highness, the 90-year Jubilee of King Mihai, Royal Decoration “Nihil Sine Deo”, celebrating 25 years from the return to the Country of Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Margareta. It is next to the Royal House of Romania at the ceremonies dedicated to the anniversary of his Royal Highness Jubilee Prince Radu of Romania, the Royal Title of Royal Nicolae of Romania, King’s 90th Anniversary Jubilee, Royal Decoration Ceremony "Nihil Sine Deo ", The 25th anniversary of the return of his Royal Highness Princess Margareta.

The Royal Camerata has collaborated with famous soloists: violinists Liviu Prunaru, Valentina Svyatlovskaya, Alexandru Tomescu, Rebekka Hartmann (Germany), Cristina Anghelescu, Ioana Goicea, Simina Croitoru, Ilian Garnetz, percussionist Alexandru Anastasiu, flautists Ion Bogdan Ștefănescu, Matei Ioachimescu (Austria) and Boris Lipov (Bulgaria), mezzosoprano Marianne Cornetti (USA), sopranos Nelly Miricioiu, Irina Iordachescu, Laura Nicorescu, tenor Tony Bardon, countertenor Cezar Florin Ouatu, pianists Roberto Plano (Italy), Eduard Kunz (South Africa) and Andrei Licaret, trumpeter Flavius Petrescu, actor Eusebiu Ștefănescu and historian Theodor Paleologu.