Programme of the Miercurea Ciuc Early Music Festival

Programme of the Miercurea Ciuc Early Music Festival 9–17 July 2022

Saturday, 9 July

The square in front of the Mikó Castle (2 Cetății Square) – departure point

09.00 Local history tour with music to Șumuleu Ciuc**

Mikó Castle (2 Cetății Square)*

18.00 Opening Ceremony of the Festival

18.30 OBSIDIENNE (France): “The Garden of Earthly Delights”: Heaven and Hell – Beauties and Destructions of the Earth


Sunday, 10 July

Franciscan Church of Șumuleu Ciuc – Basilica Minor Papalis (148 Szék Street)

11.30 SCHOLA GREGORIANA SICULENI (Romania): Ave maris stella

Mikó Castle (2 Cetății Square)*

18.00 CONCERTO SPIRALIS (Hungary, Romania): Sinfonie Boscarecie – Forest Symphonies


Monday, 11 July

Cinema Csíki Mozi, Petőfi Stage (2 Majláth Gusztáv Károly Square)

19.00 SEMPRE (Romania): Baroque Unknown

Mikó Castle Northwestern Bastion Hall (2 Cetății Square)

21.00 CIPRIANA SMĂRĂNDESCU (Italy): Le Vertigo


Tuesday, 12 July

Márton Áron National College, Festive Hall (80 Márton Áron Street)

16.00 Book presentationElena Maria Șorban (Romania): Muzică din cuvânt. De la Bach la Beethoven (Music out of Words. From Bach to Beethoven)

Mikó Castle, Northwestern Bastion Hall (2 Cetății Square)

21.00 CANLAR (Hungary): “The Moon-Faced Has Come…”– Whirling Dervish Ceremonial Music in Bayati Maqam Scale


Wednesday, 13 July

Mikó Castle, Northwestern Bastion Hall (2 Cetății Square)

17.30 KÁJONI CONSORT (Romania): Era di MaggioSung Love Poetry and Instrumental Music from the 16–18th Centuries

Cinema Csíki Mozi, Petőfi Stage (2 Majláth Gusztáv Károly Square)

19.00 CODEX (Romania): La Pastorella


Thursday, 14 July

Cinema Csíki Mozi, Petőfi Stage (2 Majláth Gusztáv Károly Square)

19.00 FLAUTO DOLCE (Romania): Musica, natura, amore

20.00 Documentary film screening: Crafting Recorders – The von Huene Workshop, Inc.


Friday, 15 July

Márton Áron National Collage, Festive Hall (80 Márton Áron Street)

10.00 Closing concert of the 14th Early Music Summer University (I)

15.00 Closing concert of the 14th Early Music Summer University (II)

Szent Ágoston Church (1 Szent Ágoston Square)

19.00 Baroque Festival Orchestra (Romania): “What moves away from nature no longer moves us” (Rousseau)


Saturday, 16 July

Frumoasa, Szekler Border Guard Memorial Center (18 Mihăileni Street) – departure point

10.00 Local history tour with music – Saint Ladislaus thematic tour

Mikó Castle (2 Cetății Square)*

11.00 Children’s Renaissance Day: craft workshops and Renaissance games

Mikó Castle, Weapons room (2 Cetății Square)

16.30 Intertwined with Nature – wine tasting, with the Vinkli wine gallery**

Mikó Castle (2 Cetății Square)

18.00CARMINA RENASCENTIA (Romania): Flowers in Music Floral Symbolism in 16–17th Century European Melodies

19.30 MUSICA HISTORICA (Hungary):Wait Me, My Bird – Sung Love Poetry in the 17th Century Hungary

21.00 Renaissance Dance event, with Csilla Juhász


Sunday, 17 July

Roman Catholic Church from Frumoasa (143 Principală Street)

11.00 ERICH TÜRK (Romania): The Cuckoo, the Shepherds and the Storm

Mikó Castle (2 Cetății Square)*

18.00 HORTUS MUSICUS (Estonia): Musical Highlights of Europe

With the participation of the LUX AURUMQUE CHAMBER CHOIR from Miercurea Ciuc


* In case of bad weather, at the Csíki Játékszín Theatre, Great Hall (6 Blvd Timișoarei)

** Participation in this event is based on prior registration by calling +40 746 244 235 (for the tours) and +40 753 055 311 (for wine tasting)

Details regarding the tickets can be found online at www.regizene.ro

The organisers reserve the right to make changes to the programme.

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