Unique moments at the first concert in the framework of Revive Moldova campaign

22 August 2014
On Friday, August 22, over 1,500 people attended a spectacular concert of classical music, held by Chisinau Youth Orchestra at Cathedral Square in the capital of Moldova. This outdoor concert was the first in a series of three concerts offered by youth orchestra for Revive Moldova fundraising campaign.
Unique moments at the first concert in the framework of Revive Moldova campaign

On Friday, August 22, over 1,500 people attended a spectacular concert of classical music, held by Chisinau Youth Orchestra at Cathedral Square in the capital of Moldova. This outdoor concert was the first in a series of three concerts offered by youth orchestra for Revive Moldova fundraising campaign.

People present on Friday night in Cathedral Square were able to listen some of the most popular classical works in interpretation of young Moldovan Youth Orchestra, conducted by Andriano Marian Gabriel Bebeselea and Michael Secichin.

The event was attended by many personalities, partners and admirers of Chisinau Youth orchestra. A number of officials spoke at the event, including the Minister of Culture Monica Babuc, Minister of Youth and Sports, Octavian Bodişteanu, Head of the Culture Department at City Hall, Lucia Culev, and President of Choral Music, Elena Marian.

The unique moment of the evening was however offered by Edelweiss Foundation’s founder, Vladimir Plahotniuc. To everyone's surprise, Vladimir Plahotniuc accepted the challenge of the orchestra members to perform a piece with them. Plahotniuc went on stage and played the Mummy Blue (Hubert Giraud) at trumpet in the applause of the audience.

"I graduated Nisporeni music school once. I know what it means to practice for hours in order to make a musical instrument sound good. These young people are amazing, more than talented, more than dedicated and it is a great pleasure to listen to them and to help organize these events, "said Vladimir Plahotniuc. Edelweiss founder thanked the young musicians for their engagement in “Revive Moldova” campaign. "It is a great project to modernize the Institute of Mother and Child Maternity Home in our country! I thank the young musicians who have joined the Revive Moldova campaign and do it heartily, "he said.

On Saturday and Sunday, Chisinau Youth Orchestra will two concerts dedicated to “Revive Moldova” campaign that aims to collect funds for modernizing the Institute of Mother and Child. "Revive Moldova" is an initiative supported by Edelweiss Foundation. Those wishing to make donations to the campaign can send a message to the short number 9944, available on all mobile networks. More information can be found on ww.renastemoldova.md.