Bucharest City General Mayor Sorin Oprescu believes the George Enescu Festival in the city is turning the city into a capital of music.
“In my opinion, the festival is turning Bucharest City into a European capital of music for three weeks. That cannot but engage the local administration,” Oprescu told a meeting on Saturday at Palace Hall in Bucharest for the opening of the 2015 George Enescu Festival.
He added that they tried to experiment with organised street social forms.
“We have tried to experiment with organised street social forms because symphonic music is not liked by the musically trained only, but also by other people. We had a revelation in 2008, when I joined my colleagues in organising a symphonic music concert before the National Bank of Romania,” said Oprescu. More…