Music Contest

Florin Matei – viola – member of the Jury

Master FLORIN MATEI – viola

Master FLORIN MATEI – viola, is a member of the Jury in the Music Contest – Bass String Instruments of the Festival 4 Arts.

Studies and competitions

1969 – 1981 ”George Enescu” National College of Music from Bucharest, violin, class of professor Mugur Popovici.

1978 – First Prize at the National Music Olympiad – Brașov – country phase.

1979 – Participation in the interpretation courses – viola, Annecy – FRANCE, prof. Marie Therese Chailley.

1979 – Participation in the courses of interpretation – chamber music, Annecy FRANCE, prof. H. Olivier Grief.

1981 – 1985 ”Ciprian Porumbescu” Conservatory Bucharest, viola, class of professor Valeriu Pitulac, chamber music, class of professor Dorel Paşcu-Rădulescu, orchestra, class of teachers Dorel Paşcu – Rădulescu and Anton Niculescu
1982, 1983 – Participation in summer courses in Bayreuth – GERMANY
1985 – University Degree Diploma examination – grade 10.

Professional activity

1985 – 1989 – State Philharmonic – Ploieşti.

1989 – present – State Philharmonic “George Enescu” Bucharest.

2002 – nominated in the 2002 edition of the Who’s Who publication in Romania.

2004 – the conferment by the President of Romania of the medal “Cultural Merit” class II.

2006 – nominated in the 2006 edition of Hubners Who’s publication, Encyclopedia of Romanian Personalities.

Member of the “SERIOSO” quartet 1988 – 1991 (production of the complete Mozart quartets, of a CD „Mozart” at Electrecord House and a concert at Radio France – Paris, broadcast live.)

Member of the quartet “Aperto” (participation with this quartet and as a soloist at the Music Festival of L‘Alfas del Pi – SPAIN 1997)

1995 – present – Founding member of the “ArtMusik” quartet.

Founding member, secretary and party leader – viola, of the Chamber Orchestra “Virtuozii din Bucureşti”.

1998 – Guest instrumental artist – State Philharmonic, Sao–Paolo, BRAZIL.

1999 – present – Head of the viola party – State Philharmonic ”George Enescu” Bucharest and head of the viola party at the Chamber Orchestra of the Philharmonic ”George Enescu”.

Concerts as soloist with orchestra (K. Stamitz – Viola Concerto, C. Fortsyth – Viola Concerto, W. A. Mozart – Concert Symphony for violin and viola, J. S. Bach – Brandenburg Concerto 6) performed with various orchestras, in the country or abroad.

Numerous participations in the production of CDs, together with the State Philharmonic “George Enescu” Bucharest, the Chamber Orchestra “Virtuozii din Bucureşti”, the Chamber Orchestra of the Philharmonic “George Enescu” and others.

Numerous tournaments held in countries in Europe, Asia and South America.

Numerous recitals, audio and video recordings on radio and television.

Paying on Alfred Binner viola since 2006.