Prof. univ. dr. Bujor Prelipcean

General director of the Moldova Philharmonics in Iasi between 1984-1988 and from 1999 to date, Bujor Prelipcean is the first violin of the Voces string quartet founded in Iasi, in 1973. In 2005, he defended his doctoral thesis entitled The Art of String Quartet Interpretation at the “George Enescu” National University of Arts in Iași, under the supervision of Prof. Mihail Cozmei, PhD. He has been a PhD supervisor since 2007 and he currently is an associate professor at FICSMT. His students boast artistic careers in the country and abroad; among them, the quartets Ad libitum (Iași) and Gaudeamus (Brașov). Honorary professor of the Gh. Dima National Academy of Music in Cluj-Napoca, of the Conservatory of Music in Würzburg (Germany) and Erasmus visiting professor for chamber music at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien (Austria). He coordinated and managed the national and international artistic activity of Voces from 1980 until now. He organized and attended instrumental interpretation master classes in Romania and abroad. He made numerous CDs, radio and TV recordings, including the “George Enescu” Complete Chamber Works (1981) and the Beethoven Complete Works (live recordings in Würzburg, Germany).

Research areas:

  • Ways of approaching folkloric language in the violin works of the 20th century
  • Tradition and innovation in modern French-Belgian violin school
  • Joseph Haydn. Seven Sonatas for String Quartet, Op. 51 “The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross.” A spiritual foray between the immanent and the transcendent
  • Rhetoric of pianistic discourse in the romantic era