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.

March 5, 2014

Dinner with the Royal

On Tuesday night I had the privilege to be invited for dinner with Their Royal Highnesses, Crown Princess Margareta and Principele Radu al Romaniei in a special dinner hosted by the 675th Lord Mayor of London, Sir Gavyn Arthur. After a delicious dinner, the speeches reflected on the Crown’s positive influence all over the world, […]

I first came to the UK 12 years ago with the Silvestri Scholarship at my beloved Pocklington School. Well last night I had the huge privilege to play with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, who was Silvestri’s beloved orchestra. I can’t describe the thrill and emotion of being there! Thank you so much Maxime Tortelier, BSO & […]

November 14, 2013

Woman of the Future Award

This evening we celebrated women, equality between genders and an internationally cherished Romania, a country that makes me proud. I was the only non Brit in the Arts and Culture category and it gives the hugest of honours to announce that I was awarded the Woman of the Future Award, becoming an Ambassador for classical […]

This evening I was privileged to be an Ambassador on the Women of the Future Ambassadors Programme, which was held at the Bloomberg News quarters. The initiative is Pinky Lilani‘s, a hugely passionate and inspirational supporter of women of all colours and creeds, whose opening speech was breath taking: “You have not lived a day […]

September 23, 2013

The Women of the Future

Incredibly humbled to be shortlisted for The Women of the Future Awards in the Arts and Culture Category. The full shortlist has been announced in the The Independent below. The Women of the Future Awards, in association with Shell, are the platform for the most successful young women in Britain today. Now in their eighth […]

August 28, 2013

Write for the RPS

The Royal Philharmonic Society invites composers under 25 to submit a piano miniature of c.3mins duration inspired by Messiaen’s work, Des canyons aux toiles. I am thrilled to be part of the jury for this commission and will be giving the world premiere of the winning piece at the Royal Festival Hall on 2 November […]

June 4, 2013


I am truly honored to have the Romanian Royal Family ( Familia Regala a Romaniei) present at my Royal Albert Hall debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on 7 June and at the after concert reception, where I will be launching my new CD on Champs Hill Records. Words cannot express the excitement!