The Enescu Competition is reorganized in 2 phases: the first 2 rounds will be held online between 29 August - 20 September. The Semifinals & Finals of all sections are rescheduled in May 2021.


The George Enescu International Festival honours the remarkable work and spirit of Romania’s greatest classical composer. Enescu was a contemporary of Bartók and Stravinsky and was described by Pablo Casals as “the greatest musical phenomenon since Mozart”, an extraordinary pianist, violinist, conductor and teacher as well as composer. In addition to a full programme of concerts, the festival holds the Enescu Competition for young artists aspiring to a career in the international music arena.


General Director

Michai Constantinescu

Artistic Director

Vladimir Jurowski


T: 0040 21 317 8081
Calea Victoriei nr.155, corp D1, sc.8, et.2,
10073 Bucharest

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