Dan Racoveanu is associate professor at the National University of Music Bucharest where he teaches Organ, Basso continuo and Baroque stylistics. After graduating organ and orchestra conducting at the same university, he won a postgraduate scholarship at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. He participates to masterclasses with famous musicians such as Michael Radulescu, Harald Vogel, Christoph Krummacher, Jesper Christensen, Ludger Lohmann, Helmuth Rilling. In 1992 he sets up the Baroque Ensemble Continuo specialised in baroque performance practice based on historical sources. As organist of the Lutheran Church and conductor of the Martin Luther Choir he organizes concerts regularly. In 2000, he gives the first performance in Romania of Bach’s Neumeister Chorals (discovered 1984), at the Atheneum, and also gives many organ recitals in Germany, Switzerland, France, Finland, Italy, Austria, UK. He received his PhD degree with “Summa cum laude” in 2005 with the thesis Basso continuo – o practică redescoperită [Basso Continuo – a Rediscovered Performance Practice], recently published at Editura UNMB (2019).
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