Well-known Moldovan conductor, professor passes away
22:39 | 07.03.2023 Category: Culture
Chisinau, 7 March /MOLDPRES/ - A well-known conductor, composer and professor, People’s Artist Serghei Ciuhrii, passed away at the age of 84 years today.
Serghei Ciuhrii was born in the Moara de Piatra village, Balti county, presently Drochia district, on 2 August 1938. He graduated from the Gavriil Musicescu Arts Institute from Chisinau in 1984.
Ciuhrii was artistic director and conductor of the Flueras folk music orchestra during 1995-2013.
Serghei Ciuhrii wrote hundreds of songs, arrangements for the folk music orchestra, instrumentalists and singers. The songs’ recordings are part of the golden fund of Moldova’s Radio and Television.
In 1979, Serghei Ciuhrii was awarded the honorific title of Merited Culture Employee of Moldova, in 1992 – honorific title of People’s Artists and in 1998 – Labour Glory order.