Cristina Iordachescu Iordache
Born the 8th of October 1966 in Bucharest, Romania.
Graduated from the Academy of Music Bucharest in 1990, at the class of Professor Arta Florescu.
A laureate in the International Singing Competition ‘Madame Buttterfly’ – 1990 Miami, USA. A guest in the Puccini Festival of Torre del Lago – Viareggio, Italy, 1990. Tours of concerts in the Philippines – Manila; Italy – Salerno; Germany – Bonn, Bremen, Mulheim, Siegburg, Neuwied, Bad Pyrmont, Brilon; Luxembourg – Mozart Requiem with the Orchestra ‘L’Estro Armonico’ and the ‘Vox’ Choir; tours of concerts as a pianist, accompanying her father, the great Romanian baritone Dan Iordachescu, in the USA, Canada and Italy, as well as in Romania (on the stage of the Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest and the Opera in Iasi).
Concerts on the stage of the Romanian Athenaeum (together with The George Enescu National Orchestra and Choir), The Radio Hall (together with The National Radio Orchestra and Choir), The Romanian Opera, The George Enescu National Museum, The French Institute of Culture, The Cotroceni Museum, The Auditorium Hall, The Academy of Music, The Dalles Hall, The Festival of Chamber Music in Brasov, The Opera of Timisoara, The Philarmonic Hall in Craiova (together with the Craiova Philarmonic Orchestra and Choir), Satu Mare, Constanta. Has performed under the musical direction of prestigious conductors such as Cyril Diederich, Dafydd Bullock, Milen Nachev, Nicolas Astrinidis, Iosif Conta, Gheorghe Costin, Tiberiu Soare, Iosif Prunner.
A soloist of the Romanian National Opera in 1993-1994.
Repertoire includes Mozart – Requiem, Messe C-dur – Kronungsmesse; Beethoven – The 9th Symphony; Berlioz – Romeo and Juliet; Dafydd Bullock – Mass in D; Nicolas Astrinidis – Alexandros Megalos Oratorio; Giuseppe Verdi – Rigoletto; Richard Strauss – Ariadne auf Naxos; cameral and symphonic works by A. Caldara, F. Durante, C. Monteverdi, G. Giordani, A. Stradella, A. Scarlatti, B. Marcello, G.B. Pergolesi, G. Caccini, C.W. Gluck, Haendel, Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Mendelssohn, R. Hahn, Debussy, Franck, Faure, Duparc, G. Enescu, Poulenc, Respighi, Obradors, Strauss, Dvorak, Menotti, Tosti, Pennino, Di Capua, Denza, Volpe; opera arias by Haendel, Gluck, Mozart, Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi, Bellini, Ponchielli, Cilea, Puccini, A. Thomas, Bizet, Massenet, Saint-Saens, Offenbach, Ceaikovski.
Appearances on CD: The Iordachescu Musical Dynasty edited by ‘Music 2001’, together with her father, baritone Dan Iordachescu, and her sister, soprano Irina Iordachescu; Mozart Requiem – Bullock Mass in D, together with Irina Iordachescu, Christian Chenille, Arthur Stammet, with the Orchestra ‘L’Estro Armonico’ and the ‘Vox’ Choir of Luxembourg, conducted by Dafydd Bullock, edited by Lake Sound Productions 2003; Emotions – with her sister, soprano Irina Iordachescu, edited by ‘Irini’, 2005.
Since 2013 Cristina Iordache is an Associate Professor at the Hyperion University of Bucharest, teaching voice and musical interpretation.
“Cristina Iordachescu – exceptional musicality, intelligence, talent, a high mezzo voice with great affinity for concert music, with an adequate technique for the vocal creation of Bach”