Stefan Niculescu

Stefan Niculescu has won many composition prizes including two from the Romanian Academy (1962 and 1972) and his music has been performed throughout Europe, and in Korea, Israel and Australia.

Born in 1927, in Moreni, Romania, Stefan Niculescu studied with Mihail Jora, Marian Negrea and Muza Ghermani-Ciomac at the Royal Music Academy, Bucharest (1941-1946), and Mihail Andricu at the National University of Music (1951-1957). Between the two courses in music Niculescu became a qualified engineer. He has participated in numerous workshops, particularly at Darmstadt. Niculescu is currently on the academic staff at the National University of Music in Bucharest lecturing in composition and musical analysis. He has won many composition prizes including two from the Romanian Academy (1962 and 1972) and his music has been performed throughout Europe, and in Korea, Israel and Australia.

Compositions by Stefan Niculescu appear on

Bridges

Composer

A new CD that demonstrates the musical and cultural bridges built by the academic staff and postgraduate students at the School of Music-Conservatorium at Monash University, and their colleagues in other parts of Australia, Korea and Romania.