The main event of the evening, Sergiu Natra’s Pages from a Composers Diary, was not only an exciting highlight of the concert but a landmark in the country‘s musical life.

Undoubtedly this piece is one of the most convincing and arresting pieces we have had from Natra’s pen. 

It represents a new, more simple and melodic Natra.

Furthermore, by dividing the orchestra into several groups, seated at different locations on the stage, Natra produces what could perhaps be defined as acoustic phenomena in time and in space. 

With the Pages from a Composers Diary, Natra had produced a masterpiece which will undoubtedly occupy a place of honor in our orchestral repertoire.

Benjamin Bar-Am