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Gabriel Bebeșelea makes his debut with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León on the 11th of November, leading a programme presenting George Enescu’s "Pastorale - Fantaisie pour petit orchestre”, Joaquín Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez and the Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Major, Op. 38, “Spring” by Robert Schumann. The concert takes place in the frames of the Semana Internacional de la Música de Medina del Campo and the soloist of the evening is guitarist Rafael Aguirre.

 

A few days later, on the 14th of November, Bebeșelea leads the Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León again at the Centro Cultural Miguel Delibes in Valladolid for the Frechilla-Zuloaga International Piano Award 2021. Works by Franck, Schnittke, Mozart, Beethoven and de Falla will be presented.

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Gabriel Bebeșelea kicks off his second season as Chief Conductor of the Philharmonic Orchestra of North Macedonia with a concert on the 7th of October. The concert presents Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 2 and his Dante Symphony. Simon Trpceksi takes center stage as soloist.

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Gabriel Bebeșelea leads the "George Enescu" Philharmonic Orchestra at the "George Enescu" Festival on the 23rd of September. The concert's programme features Grieg's "Peer Gynt" (with Vlad Ivanov as narrator) and the Romanian premiere of Enescu’s Strigoii/Ghosts, having  Rodica Vica, Alin Anca, Tiberius Simu and Florin Estefan as soloists.

On April 18th, Gabriel Bebeșelea returns to the Bochumer Symphoniker for a concert alongside oboist François Leleux. The programme features Lully's "Le Bourgeois gentilhomme”, R. Strauss’ Concerto in D major for Oboe and Small Orchestra and his "Der Bürger als Edelmann”. The concert will be streamed on the 18. April, starting 16:00 CET on https://bit.ly/3tdJ3ER.

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Gabriel Bebeșelea returns to the Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava for a concert to mark Astor Piazzolla's centenary. The concert's programme features Béla Bartók’s "Romanian folk dances", "Le Tombeau de Couperin" by Maurice Ravel and Astor Piazzolla’s "The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires". Joining the orchestra as soloist is violinist Leticia Moreno. The concert will be broadcasted online on 09. April at 19:00 CET on https://www.facebook.com/JanackovafilharmonieOstrava.

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Since his debut with the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia in 2017, Gabriel Bebeșelea has been a permanent guest of this prestigious ensemble, leading it every year and presenting various programs to the Moscow audience.

On the 26th of February, Gabriel Bebeșelea returns to the podium of the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, with a program based on works by Dante and Shakespeare: Tchaikovsky's Francesca da Rimini, symphonic fantasy after Dante, his Overture-Fantasia "Hamlet" and his "Romeo and Juliet" Fantasy-Overture, as well as "Dance of Death”, paraphrase on the theme of Dies irae, S. 126 by Franz Liszt, having Andrei Gugnin taking center stage as soloist.

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Gabriel Bebeșelea leads the "Transylvania" State Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert featuring Simon Trpčeski and Gabriel Gyarmati as soloists on the 30. January. The concert’s programme encompasses the Symphony No. 60 "ll Distratto” by Joseph Haydn and Shostakovich’s Concerto in C minor for Piano, Trumpet and String Orchestra, Op. 35.

The concert is streamed online Saturday, the 30th of January, starting 18:00 CET on www.youtube.com/FilarmonicaCluj

Gabriel Bebeșelea kicks off his tenure as Principal Conductor of the “George Enescu” Philharmonic with a concert on the 21. January. For this special occasion, he is joined on stage by the young virtuoso Daniel Ciobanu, who will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23. Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 49 “La Passione" will fill out the musical evening. The concert is streamed live on https://www.fge.org.ro/, starting 18:00 CET.

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On the 15th of January, to celebrate the Romania's National Culture Day, Gabriel Bebeșelea leads the "Transylvania" State Philharmonic Orchestra of Cluj-Napoca in a programme emphasising on National and World Premieres, focusing on the Béla Bartók - George Enescu connection, as 2021 marks the composers’ 140th anniversaries. The evening's programme features Sabin Drăgoi's "Dixtuor", Béla Bartók's "Romanian Carols" in the orchestration of Dan Turcanu (Romanian Premiere), the World Premiere of the commissioned piece “Pilastru” by Alin Chelărescu, as well as the Romanian Premiere of Sigismund Toduță's "Passacaglia" and the World Premiere of Enescu's "Légende", both works in the orchestration of Gabriel Bebeșelea.

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Gabriel Bebeșelea reunites with Simon Trpčeski on the 18th of December for a concert with the "Transylvania" State Philharmonic Orchestra. The evening's programme features Haydn's Symphony No 48 in C major "Maria Theresia" and the Piano Concerto No. 5 by Beethoven.

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Anastasia Kobekina joins Gabriel Bebeselea leads the Philharmonic Orchestra of North Macedonia for a concert on the 26th of November at the Philharmonic Hall in Skopje. The evening’s programme comprises Camille Saint-Saëns’ Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33 and Carl Maria von Weber's Symphony No. 1 in C Op. 19.