Every cinematheque has to have a crime season. And what film would proudly open our programme better than Cristi Puiu’s dark and disturbing 'Aurora'? A film that asks overwhelmingly difficult questions, taking the viewer in the most tenebrous zones of human psyche. A mesmerizing masterwork from one of the great innovators of the art of film that anyone should see!
In eager anticipation of London Fashion Week, we invite you to examine together various discourses by which, from rococo to punk, the ever changing world of fashion has been interpreted, approximated, and reported. The conversation, occasioned by the launch of 'Fashion Writing & Criticism' by Sanda Miller and Peter Mc Neil, will be introduced by Anna Wright of Bloomsbury Publishing.
As part of the 'Enescu Month' in London, the 2014/15 season of the 'Enescu Concerts' Series resumes with the Chamber Ensemble of the London Philharmonic Orchestra performing George Enescu’s superb 'String Octet', as a prelude to the great premiere of the 3rd George Enescu Symphony at the Royal Festival Hall on the 7th of February.
Done in partnership with British or Romanian institutions, our theatrical and dance productions often take place at important festivals or key venues. The promotion of Romanian theatre and dance means also working closely with Barbican Centre, Edinburgh International Festival, Southbank Centre and Siobhan Davies Studios, Theatre Royal Stratford East among others.
Discover the creative forays of contemporary Romanian fashion design with a spectacular showcase centred upon the interplay between tradition and innovation! The 'Untamed Skin – the Romanian Blouse' exhibition, organised by RCI London in partnership with Galateca Gallery in Bucharest, opens on 20 February as part of the International Fashion Showcase at the London Fashion Week 2015.
Also as part of the 'Enescu Month' in London, James Jolly, Editor-in-Chief at The Gramophone chairs a panel of distinguished Enescu specialists and aficionados, which discusses the great composer’s outstanding musical legacy. Accompanied by rare pictures and historical footage, casting an unexpected light on the life and work of George Enescu.