Alexandra Dariescu awarded prestigious honour by Romanian President
Pianist Alexandra Dariescu has been awarded the Order ‘Cultural Merit’ in the rank of Knight by Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis.
The RNCM alumna and Honorary Associate Artist, who graduated in 2008, received the accolade ‘in appreciation for the dedication and interpretive talent in the service of art, for the artistic mastery and the special place she has in the cultural artistic life of the country, for the talent, dedication and professionalism that led to the enrichment of universal culture and spirituality, promoting Romania’s image in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.’
Alexandra said: ’I am humbled and honoured to receive this recognition from the Romanian President. Having lived in the UK for more than half of my life, I am deeply moved to see my work receive praise, especially in these difficult times and I am very grateful indeed for this acknowledgment.’
10 November 2020