May 12, 2014

Back to my alma mater

Pocklington School is 500 years old. This was my first home after I left Romania 12 years ago. This is the place that encouraged me to dream big, make new beautiful friendships and welcomed me into the most wonderful community that has become part of my family. Incredibly privileged to be back this weekend, for […]

December 5, 2013

happy times mit Gluewein:-)

Feeling nostalgic to be leaving gorgeous Schwerin and its beautiful people. Had the best week ever surrounded by lovely friends who welcomed me like home. Thank you so much Daniel Huppert & Staatskapelle Schwerin for Viel Spass on stage, it was a joy to make music together! Also Kerstin Klaholz & Sabine von Imhoff for […]

October 17, 2013

Rehearsal in Durban

Great rehearsal of Beethoven 4 with Arjan Tien and Kwazulu Natal Philharmonic this morning in the magnificent Durban City Hall, concert this evening. Last night had dinner with lovely friends. Laughter, amazing food and brilliant company. Looking forward to tonight, it’s gonna be fun! Yep, I’ve got a new dress:-)

If you happen to travel with Tarom Airlines in the next 2 months, open the In Flight Magazine page 45 and 46- happy times:-) And see you next month at the Enescu Festival, can’t wait! For now, greetings from beautiful Holland at Alkmaar

August 5, 2013

Day 18 & last day

last concert with my beautiful quartet, thank you guys for being simply wonderful! Christian Thompson‘s birthday, celebrated with lots of cakes all over Verbier, followed by a fab day out with my Swiss family on the Mont Fort, altitude of 3300m. Stunning views across the French & Italian Alps and Mont Blanc. Academy photo at […]

July 17, 2013

Day 1

Awesome first day at the Verbier Festival Academy, interesting people and great atmosphere. Motivational intro by Christian Thompson and Johannes Crol about “flying a 1000 kites” and “be the very best version of yourself”. Fab first rehearsal of Faure Piano Quartet with Aurlien Pascal, Arianna Smith and Sirena Huang. Oh and got kicked out of […]

October 30, 2012

Awesome times:-)

Had a fantastic time in Cardiff last night with BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBCRadio3 , 小川 OGAWA典子 NORIKO and Thomas Yu. Here I am being interviewed by Petroc Trelawny just before we played, talking about the Royal Philharmonic Society / Young-Classical Artists-trust Philip Langridge Mentoring Scheme with Imogen Cooper and my time with Andras […]

February 29, 2012

Back to reality!

Safely at home after two incredible weeks.