March 31, 2014

Play me

When there’s a piano in Heathrow, a suitcase and a bag full of Yo Sushi, you know it’s time for Alex to leave the country Off to Finland for a week of Mozart 21 with Kymi Sinfonietta and my dear friend Clemens Schuldt.

March 28, 2014

Review: My Halle debut!

PRESS: The Hall: Pianist Alexandra takes Halle by storm, stunning performance of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No 1 by Romanian-born pianist Alexandra Dariescu, on her Halle debut. This talented 28 year old gave an explosive, expressive and awesome performance, which earned tumultuous applause from the awestruck audience. Marina Berry Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: 4* Dariescu, Pope and […]

After the journey of hell to Grimsby, I am safely on stage rehearsing Tchaikovsky 1 with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Benjamin Pope. Mr Tchaik’d better be kind to me this evening or else…! at Grimsby Auditorium  

March 24, 2014

’30 under 30′

I am thrilled to have won the Forbes Magazine Excellence Award at the ’30 under 30’Gala in Bucharest this evening. Thank you Forbes & Anamaria Pop, this is such a privilege and huge honour! Well worth the 6 hour flying visit…!  with Anamaria Pop at Crowne Plaza Bucharest Hotel.

Thank you so much Stephen Bell and the Halle orchestra for one of the best night I’ve ever had! We rocked that Tchaik! Also huge thanks to so many friends who came and made it so special. It felt like old times 🙂 at Bridgewater Hall.

March 22, 2014

The good old times

Exactly 8 years ago, on 22 March 2006 I had my UK debut with Andre de Ridder and RNCM Chamber Orchestra live on BBC Radio 3 at the Bridgewater Hall. Today I am joining the Halle, one of my favourite orchestras in the entire world! I suppose dreams do come true;-) Thinking of the ones […]

March 20, 2014

About Tchaikovsky 1

Little VIDEO with moi talking about Tchaikovsky 1 done by the fab The Hall‘s digital team- many thanks Chris & Melissa, you guys rock! Looking forward to seeing many friends at the The Bridgewater Hall this Saturday. First time collaborating with Stephen Bell, it’ll be fun:-)

March 19, 2014

I’m going home :-)

This saturday, with the The Hall at the The Bridgewater Hall. Cannot wait! Read about it here: http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/whats-on/royal-northern-college-music-award-winning-6845747

March 14, 2014

Filming with The Halle

Beautiful day at the The Bridgewater Hall filming with the The Hall for our upcoming Tchaikovsky 1 concert next Saturday. There was a lot of laughter as the marketing and digital team are awesome:-) Thanks you guys, had a blast! with Chris Eccles and Liz Barras at The Bridgewater Hall.

March 14, 2014

Don’t miss out

Michelle Castelletti: ‘Lovely dinner with Alexandra Dariescu – not just a beautiful pianist, but a beautiful, sunny person too… Always really special to meet up. If you still haven’t got your ticket for her next concert, you’re missing out’ Thank you so much Michelle , it was awesome seeing you and catching up- exciting times […]