News of the work

Four nominations for ”Orizont” at the Gopo Awards

Digipack_desfasurare [Converted]Four nominations for Orizont, directed by Marian Crișan, at the Gopo Awards:
Best Leading Actress – Rodica Lazăr
Best Leading Actor – Hatházi András
Best Cinematography – Oleg Mutu
Best Original Music – Cristian Lolea

“Orizont” at Muestra de Cine Rumano en Madrid

Digipack_desfasurare [Converted]Orizont will be screened during the Romanian Film Days in Madrid, on November 3, from 7pm, at Cine Doré. On the 4th on November, Marian Crișan and Cristian Lolea will hold a masterclass at Escuela de Cine y Audiovisual de Madrid, from 12.15pm.

Three films scored by Cristian Lolea at Transilvania International Film Festival

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Orizont, dir. Marian Crișan
- June 2, 19:30, Cinema Mărăști
- June 3, 15:00, Cercul Militar
(More details, here: http://tiff.ro/en/film/horizon)

In Search of the Lost Father, dir. Ionuț Teianu
- June 2, 16:00, Cinema Florin Piersic
- June 4, 18:00, Cinema Arta
(More details, here: http://tiff.ro/en/film/search-lost-father)

A Random Act of Kindness, dir. Andrei Gruzsniczki
- June 1, 22:45, Cinema Florin Piersic
- June 4, 10:00, Cinema Victoria
- June 4, 18:00, Cinema Dacia
(More details, here: http://tiff.ro/en/film/random-act-kindness)

Four Gopo nominations for “Carmen”

Digipack_desfasurare [Converted]Carmen has been nominated for four Gopo Awards:
BEST LEADING ACTRESS – Rodica Lazăr
BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC – Cristian Lolea
BEST MAKE UP AND HAIR STYLING – Dana Roșeanu
BEST DEBUT FEATURE – Doru Nițescu

The track “Concert” from the movie “An Angel Hooked on Me” on a Romanian film music anthology

Digipack_desfasurare [Converted]One of Cristian Lolea’s film music tracks is included on the anniversary double CD entitled „50 de ani de muzică de film” (50 years of film music), among works by very important Romanian composers such as Tiberiu Olah, Adrian Enescu, Richard Oschanitzky, Dumitru Capoianu, to name only a few. Concert is part of the soundtrack for the movie “An Angel Hooked on Me”, directed by Gheorghe Preda. Being a promotional CD, it’s not available for the public to buy, but the track Concert can be listened on the film music page.

The carol “Coroană de trandafiri”, arranged and orchestrated by Cristian Lolea, on “Essential Classics”, BBC Radio 3

The BBC Radio 3 producer, Rob Cowan, choose to broadcast Coroană de trandafiri (Crown of roses) on his programme, Essential Classics. “As beautiful as it’s unusual” said Rob Cowan about this carol arranged and orchestrated by Cristian Lolea and performed by Angela Gheorghiu together with the Romanian National Radio Orchestra and Madrigal Choir, conducted by Tiberiu Soare. Coroană de trandafiri is included on Angela Gheorghiu’s recently released album of Romanian Carols, entitled O, ce veste minunată! (Great tidings upon us).
Listen to the programme and the carol itself (starting at 2:44:10) here: BBC iPlayer (the broadcast is available for one more day)

“Coroană de trandafiri” (Crown of roses) in prestigious Gramophone Magazine

Digipack_desfasurare [Converted]The carol Coroană de trandafiri (Crown of roses) arranged and orchestrated by Cristian Lolea received a laudatory comment in “Gramophone Magazine”, in a beautiful review of Angela Gheorghiu’s album O, ce veste minunată!

[…] Lolea has made an especially haunting version of ‘Coroana de trandafiri’, a carol about Mary sitting at a window waving an object that transpires as barbed wire: the crown of thorns that will be placed on Christ’s head before the crucifixion. The original carol arose in two versions, one for a chorus and one for pan pipes. Here both versions are combined and performed for the first time with a solo soprano, and the effect is touchingly affecting, with the modal pan pipes of long ago ingeniously suggested by a solo violin and Angela Gheorghiu’s evocative emotive inflections painting a spiritual landscape with heartrending pathos.[…]

You can read the entire review on Gramophone website.

 

Romanian Carols arranged and orchestrated by Cristian Lolea on Angela Gheorghiu’s recently released album

Digipack_desfasurare [Converted]Three Romanian Carols arranged and orchestrated by Cristian Lolea are included on Angela Gheorghiu’s recently released album of Romanian Carols, entitled O, ce veste minunată! (Great tidings upon us). The tracks were recorded in September 2013, together with the National Radio Orchestra conducted by Tiberiu Soare, Madrigal Choir conducted by Voicu Popescu and the Accoustic Choir conducted by Daniel Jinga. The other carols were arranged and orchestrated by Dan Dediu and Constantin Arvinte. The CD is a coproduction between the “Angela Gheorghiu” Foundation, Radio Romania, Centrul Cultural Casa Artelor and the Town Hall of the third district of Bucharest. The disc is released on the MediaPro Music label and is also available as a download on iTunes and Amazon.