Florin Estefan

 One of the greatest romanian
 opera singers


 Originally from Oradea, baritone Florin ESTEFAN   attended the Faculty of Music at the State University in   his hometown and graduated from the Gheorghe Dima   Music Academy in Cluj-Napoca in 2004, becoming a   soloist of the Romanian National Opera in Cluj-Napoca,   from second year of studies, at the age of 20.


  In December 2007, he graduated from the first   promotion of the Cardiff International Academy of   Voice, with the famous tenor Dennis O’Neill as his   singing teacher.


 In 2012, he returns as a soloist of the Romanian   National Opera in Cluj-Napoca, going on to become   General Manager of the renowned opera institution in   February 2015, being the youngest manager in the 97-   year history of the first opera institution established in   Romania.


 In 2016, he obtained the title of Doctor of Music at the   Cluj Academy of Music, as well as the “Best Soloist of   the Year” award at the Bucharest National Opera, at the   Gala of National Operas, for the interpretation in the   title role of Evgheni Oneghin in the production of the   Romanian National Opera in Cluj-Napoca.


 Starting from 2017, Florin Estefan holds the position of   doctoral university lecturer at the Singing Department   of the Gheorghe Dima National Music Academy of Cluj-Napoca.

 As a soloist, Florin Estefan won numerous competitions   and performed on various stages both in Romania and   abroad (Greece, Austria, Italy, Belgium, Czech Republic,   Ireland, Japan, United States, Australia and Great   Britain, Bulgaria, Egypt), performing a series of   important roles.

 As General Manager of the Romanian National Opera in   Cluj-Napoca, Florin Estefan managed to increase the   participation of young people in the institution’s   performances, through numerous premieres and event   performances, through a new approach to the public   and through programs and projects intended for   everyone, in unconventional spaces , with free access,   such as Opera Aperta and La Opera.