Born: October 18, 1946, Brasov
1965 - graduate of Music High School, Brasov, Oboe Class
1965-1973 - Music University, Bucharest, with professor Constantin Bugeanu. Also attended the courses for composition
(class of prof. Stefan Niculescu), orchestration (prof. Aurel Stroe), Choral conductor (prof. Marin Constantin, Petre Craciun), musical forms (prof.
Tudor Ciortea), theory-solfege (prof. Victor Giuleanu), folklore (prof. Emilia Comisel), history of music (prof. Viorel Cosma, Liviu Brumariu, Ovidiu Varga,
Octavian-Lazar Cosma) etc
1974-1975 Postgraduate studies of conducting at Vienna Academy of Music (with Hans Swarowski and Karl Österreicher)
1978-1980 - courses of mastership under Sergiu Celibidache at the Conservatory of München
1967 - Debut as conductor with "Brasov Youth Orchestra"
1974-1987 - Philharmonic "Paul Constantinescu", Ploiesti
Since 1987 - conductor at Philharmonic "George Enescu", Bucharest
1987-1990 - Musical General Director of Philharmonic "George Enescu", Bucharest
1987-1991 - professor of conducting at the Music University of Bucharest
1989 - founded the Chamber Orchestra "The Virtuous" of Bucharest
Since 1992 - musical general director of the musical groups at the Romanian National Society of Radio-Broadcasting
Vast repertoire of symphonic and concert music, including lyric pieces written by German, Italian and French composers.
Numerous first auditions of Romanian and universal musical creations
Constantly invited to conduct philharmonic orchestras in Germany and in over 20 other European countries.
Participant to numerous national and international festivals
Impressive recording activity, with over 50 works of magnitude, among them George Enescu's compositions
Prizes and Awards
Numerous international prizes and awards, among them the Critics' Prize in Berlin, in 1981