Mihai Timofti

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Mihai Timofti
Background information
Birth name Mihail Timofti
Born (1948-09-19) September 19, 1948 (age 68)
Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Genres Opera, operetta, musical, drama, film
Occupation(s) Director, actor, musician, professor
Instruments Clarinet, piano, flute, piccolo, trumpet, saxophone
Years active 1965–present
Website www.Timofti.com

Mihai Timofti - Master of Arts[1] (born September 19, 1948) is a director, actor, musician and professor from Chisinau.

In 1965 he started his activity in the popular theatre "Contemporanul" (Art Director was the playwright Mr G.Timofte), where he appeared for the first time on the stage performing the leading part in the comedy of Mr G.Timofte "The Dreams and Troubles".

In 1967, he graduated from the E.Coca Musical School (now it is the Ch. Porumbescu Lyceum), the clarinet class & piano.

At the Moscow Festival of the Popular Theatres in 1967 Mihai Timofti was awarded two gold medals for the leading part in the comedy "The Dreams and Troubles" and for the music written to this play.

In 1971, he graduated from the G. Musicescu State Conservatoire (the faculty of Director of Drama).

From 1971 to 1981, he worked at the Moldova Film Studio. He turned out about 40 documentary and short musical films.

In 1985, he took an external degree of the N. Rimsky – Korsakov Leningrad (St. Petersburg) State Conservatoire, the faculty of Director of Opera.

Since 1993 Mihai Timofti is a citizen of Romania


Director (Performances)[edit]

(From 1971 to 1981: Mihai Timofti turned out about 40 documentary and short musical films.)



  • The Musical "Fantasy of Christmas"
  • The Operetta Evening – "The Ball – Surprise"
  • Theatrical Concert “Dor de Eminescu” (English: Longing for Eminescu)


  • The Musical "The Dreams and Troubles"

Selected performances[edit]

Orenburg Theatre of Musical Comedy (Director 1984-1985)[edit]

Saransk Musical Theatre (Head Director 1986-1988)[edit]

  • "The king of Waltz" by J. Strauss
  • The Comic Opera "Dorothea" by T. Hrennikov
  • "Donna Lucia" by O. Feltsman

Tomsk Musical Theatre (Director 1989-1990)[edit]

  • "The Treasure of Captain Flint" by B. Saveliev
  • "Dorothea" by T. Hrennikov

National Theatre of Opera and Ballet "Maria Bieşu" (Director and Actor 1990-present)[edit]


Russia, Spain, Ireland, Great Britain, Romania, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland ...


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