Free online broadcast! Tune in at ReillyArtsCenter.com/live Nationally celebrated flamenco guitarist and UF Professor, Silviu Ciulei, will perform an exciting assortment of French and Spanish classical guitar pieces, Flamenco music, and will be joined by renown touring violinist and wife, Aniela Moldovan, for exciting tango music and more.
A native of Romania, Tania Moldovan started playing the violin at age six. As a child prodigy she participated in prestigious competitions in Romania and won numerous awards. Shortly after she toured France, Germany, and Greece with several orchestras and chamber music projects. In 2006 Tania was awarded a Full International Scholarship to study at Bowling Green State University where she earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Music Performance under the guidance of Professor Vasile Beluska. Tania graduated from Florida State University with a Doctorate in Music in 2015, where she was Teaching assistant to Professor Eliot Chapo and Dr. Ben Sung. Dr. Moldovan is an active orchestra player and also a featured chamber music player. While living in South Carolina she performed regularly with the South Carolina Philharmonic, Greenville Symphony, Charleston Symphony, and Asheville Symphony among others. Since moving to Florida, she has been performing with the Pensacola Symphony, Tallahassee Symphony, and with the Ocala Symphony. Tania has worked with and been a teaching fellow at the Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, NC, the National Music Festival in Chestertown, MD, Taneycomo Festival Orchestra in Branson, MO, and the Ionian Music Festival in Corfu, Greece. Together with her husband guitarist Dr. Silviu Ciulei, they formed Duo Silvania in 2013 and have been performing creative, modern and engaging arrangements of some of their favorite music for enthusiastic audiences across the United States and abroad. In addition, Dr. Moldovan is the co-founder of Chroma, a chamber music project based in Gainesville, FL which seeks to bring classical music to the community by presenting concerts in unconventional spaces.