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On 1 October 2003 at the age of 10, Nicolae performed for the first time with an orchestra together with Oradea Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of the great Romanian conductor, Iosif Conta.

As a soloist, Nicolae has performed concerts with professional orchestras across Romania and abroad under the baton of great conductors, such as: 

·       Timothy Redmond (UK)

·       Iosif Conta (RO)

·       Walter Hilgers (DEU)

·       Acel Ervin (HU)

·       Sabin Pauta (USA)

·       Ovidiu Balan (RO)

·       Yukko Amanuma (JPN)

·       Rinaldo Muratori (IT)

·       Claudio Villaret (CHE)

·       Vladimir Conta (RO)

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       Prizes & Awards

 

  • The "Excellence Award" -category "Perspective Youth" Oradea 2004.

  • Olympic awards in instrumental interpretation, years 2003, 2004, 2007, National Olympic in 2010, awarded with second place.

  • Special prize for “Youngest Mozart Interpreter” in the Mozart Piano Competition,Romania, December 2002.

  • Oradea Mayoral “Excellence” award – Romania, 2007.

  • Awards at ”Carl Filtsch” international festival, Romania 2003 and 2007.

  • Degree of excellence given by Oradea City Hall for artistic performances obtained, Romania, December, 2003.

  • Degree of excellence given by Cultural Association ”Romania in the world”, Romania, December, 2005

  • Trophy for "Brilliant children of  Romania" at the “VIP Gala” December, 2005.

  • “Diploma of Excellence” – from the International Foundation “KIWANIS”, Romania 2013.


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      Concerto repertoire

 

·       J. Haydn - D major

·       W. A. Mozart- G major-KW 453

·       L van Beethoven - No. 3 C minor

·       E. Grieg - A minor op.16

·       S. Rachmaninoff  - 2nd  piano concerto

·       E. MacDowell – Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor 

·       F. Poulenc – Concerto for two pianos

·        R. Addinsell – Warsaw Concerto          

·       A real rarity, 'KONZERTSTUCK'  by Carl Filtsch (Chopin’s student) performed by me in National Premier in July 11, 2008 at the Carl Filtsch international festival in the company of Sibiu State Philharmonic.