Adrian Mantu

… is the founder of the ConTempo Quartet and a member of the Fellows String Quartet, Galway’s Ensemble in Residence and the RTÉ National Quartet. In 2022 he was conferred with the Order of ‘Cultural Merit’ in the rank of Knight for his talent, enrichment of universal culture and promoting the image of Romania.

Adrian is the laureate of 16 international competitions and performs in venues such as Wigmore Hall, Berlin Philharmonic, Tel-Aviv Opera, Carnegie Hall New York, Theatre du Chatelet Paris, Gedai Tokyo and NCH Dublin.

He had the privilege to hold the Artistic Director positions of prestigious Festivals and Art Organizations including the Enescu Festival Dublin, Romania 100 – Ireland, CelloVision Project, Luminosa Orchestra and Galway Music Residency.

Adrian arranged/recorded the music for “Trop Tard” film (Cannes Fest) and Steven Spielberg /Tom Hank’s “Band of Brothers” and recorded for Universal, Sony, Quartz, Deutsche Schallplatten & NMC labels.