SonoMania is a new music ensemble
founded in 2012 whose members are among the most active and talented young
promoters of the latest musical creations in Romania. The purpose of SonoMania is to
attract a more numerous audience for “contemporary classical music”, through
the remarkable enthusiasm, talent and dedication of its members.
SonoMania’s repertoire includes new
music as well as established works from the XXth century. SonoMania was so far
included in international festivals of contemporary music, such as The
International New Music Week in Bucharest (2012- 2013, 2016), Bucharest Music Film
Festival – ArCuB (2012-2014), CIMRO DAYS (Bucharest, 2014), The 18th Festival
of Contemporary Music – Happoman 2012 (South Korea), the MERIDIAN ISCM-Romanian
Section International Festival (Bucharest, 2012-2016), the Bucharest Biennale
of Contemporary Arts (2012), Catsheuvel Festival (The Hague, 2014).
SonoMania is mostly interested in
concerts with an interdisciplinary component (multimedia, photography, dance,
performance), as well as promoting the young generation of Romanian new music creators.
Director: Diana Rotaru
Conductor: Lucian Beschiu
conductors: Gabriel Bebeşelea, Alexandru Solonaru, Vlad Răzvan Baciu, Alexandru Mija
Diaconu / Octavian Moldovean / Ana Chifu – flute; Valentin Ghita – oboe; Mihai
Pintenaru – clarinet; Maria Chifu – bassoon; Radu Vâlcu – guitar, electric
guitar; Olga Podobinschi / Mihai Murariu / Diana Rotaru – piano; Sorin Rotaru / Alexandru Stroe –
percussion; Raluca Stratulat – violin; Tamara Dica – viola; Eugen Bogdan Popa -