Due to safety measures imposed by local authorities among coronavirus concerns, Gabriel Bebeșelea’s upcoming concerts with the "Transylvania" State Philharmonic Orchestra (13.03) and the Janacek Philharmonic Ostrava (19., 20.03) have been postponed to later dates. As such, the "Transylvania" State Philharmonic Orchestra’s concert presenting Beethoven’s Symphonies No. 8 and No. 4, alongside Ligeti’s "Poème symphonique pour 100 métronomes” has been postponed to the 26th of June. The Janacek Philharmonic Ostrava new concert date has yet to be determined.
Gabriel Bebeșelea makes his North American debut, as he leads the Kitchener-Waterloo Orchestra in two concerts at the Centre In The Square, Kitchener. The concerts take place on the 6th and 7th of March and feature Enescu's "Pastorale - Fantaisie pour petite orchestre" (American Premiere), Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 and the Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97 "Rhenish" by Robert Schumann.
On the 26th of February, Gabriel Bebeșelea leads the Romanian Radio Chmaber Orchestra at the Radio Hall in Bucharest, in a programme presenting Franz Schubert's Overture in the Italian Style, the Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K. 219 by W.A. Mozart (Soloist: Lucica Triță) and Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36.
After starting the year with concerts alongside the "Transylvania" State Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir (10. January - Auditorium Maximum, Cluj-Napoca), the Romanian Youth Orchestra (15. January - Romanian Athenaeum, Bucharest) and the "George Enescu" Philharmonic Orchestra (22. & 23. January - Romanian Athenaeum, Bucharest), Gabriel Bebeșelea returns to Moscow to lead the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia on the 16th of February in Spanish themed programme featuring Chabrier´s España, rhapsody for orchestra, Lalo's Symphonie espagnole in D minor, Op. 21 and Ravel's Alborada del gracioso and Rapsodie espagnole. Soloist is violinist Timur Pirverdiev.