Sutu Palace to mark 180th anniversary by mirror projection night show
A night show including a mirror projection is scheduled for Friday, at 21:00hrs, EEST, at Sutu Palace to mark the 180th anniversary of the palace located in downtown Bucharest.
The entire show will be a video projection, a first to use the mirror in the foyer of Sutu Palace, that will cast images on the walls of the first floor, in a spectacle of shapes and colours. This will be the first time that the ambience of the early 20th century is recreated in the palace. Classical dance with contemporary nuances and waltzes will bring added dynamics and refinement to offer visitors an unforgettable soiree of music, dance and video.
Called 'The Time,' the multimedia show proposes a journey into the past to rediscover the atmosphere of yesteryear's Bucharest, complete with balls full of charm and savour.
The concept of the show revolves around a text of historical fiction by Adrian Majuru which narrative yarn steers spectators through a story cloaked in mystery and suspense.
The text is intertwined with music by Romantic composers Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Schubert and Offenbach.
Performing in the show will be Olga Podobinschi ? piano, Mihaela Pletea ? singing, Maria Chifu ? singing and bassoon, Cristina Raducan ? flute, Alexandra Poenaru ? dance, Lucian Martin ? dance, Radu Valcu ? guitar and Mihai Cucu ? video concept and projection.
Admission fee is RON 16.
The palace was built by Costache Sutu after designs by architects Conrad Schwink and Johann Veit in 1835. The interior was designed in 1862 by Karl Storck, a renowned sculptor and decorator.
The second half of the 19th century was the glorious time of Sutu Palace, the venue for the city's first ball every year in February. Grigore Sutu (1819-1893) and his wife...