Music

Music

RCI London is the most musical institution on Belgrave Square! Classical music, jazz, electro, alternative and folk music are all popular features of our programme. We collaborate with St Martin-in-the Fields, Kings Place, Southbank Centre and London Jazz Festival. The Institute is the home of the Enescu Society, established in 2007. Together with the Institute, it organises the popular Enescu Concerts Series in its chamber music hall.

 

 

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Sparkling Young Pianist Kira Frolu Returns to the Romanian Cultural Institute

Sparkling Young Pianist Kira Frolu Returns to the Romanian Cultural Institute

We welcome back aspiring and energetic young pianist Kira Frolu in our beloved George Enescu Hall, this time for an online recital on Wednesday, 7 October 2020 at 19:00. Get cosy with a glass of wine or your favourite cup of tea, and join us from the comfort of your home for a brief musical soirée. After her recent successful...

07/10/2020 @ RCI London
Impassioned Pianist Morta Grigaliūnaitė Opens the “Enescu Concerts” Season 2020-2021

Impassioned Pianist Morta Grigaliūnaitė Opens the “Enescu Concerts” Season 2020-2021

Our much-admired concert series, the “Enescu Concerts”, returns on 1st October, in a format that combines the brilliance of old times with the rigours of the "new normal". The opening recital will welcome Lithuanian pianist and George Enescu enthusiast Morta Grigaliūnaitė, sharing her ardour towards expanding the...

01/10/2020 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8PH
Pianist Daria Tudor & cellist Constantin Borodin (IMO Duo) mark Enescu’s birthday with spectacular recital

Pianist Daria Tudor & cellist Constantin Borodin (IMO Duo) mark Enescu’s birthday with spectacular recital

An exceptional recital celebrating George Enescu, whom cellist Pablo Casals described as “the greatest musical phenomenon since Mozart”, will take place on 19 August, the composer’s birthday.    The concert given by IMO Duo - pianist Daria Tudor and cellist Constantin Borodin - is organized by the Romanian...

19/08/2020 @ RCI London
Violinist Maria Gîlicel and pianist Craig White in RCI London's Musical Summer Series

Violinist Maria Gîlicel and pianist Craig White in RCI London's Musical Summer Series

The third concert in RCI London’s musical summer series features Romanian violinist Maria Gîlicel and British pianist Craig White, in a remarkable recital consisting of pieces by Mozart, Debussy and Enescu. The performance recorded in 1 Belgrave Square in mid July will be presented online, via our Facebook and YouTube...

13/08/2020 @ Romanian Cultural Institute in London
Classical guitar player Mihai Cinca in RCI London's Musical Summer Series

Classical guitar player Mihai Cinca in RCI London's Musical Summer Series

RCI London continues its musical journey through Romania's and Britain's most celebrated compositional landmarks with a unique recital by classical guitar player Mihai Cinca. The concert was recorded in 1 Belgrave Square on 2 August 2020 and will be presented online, via our Facebook and YouTube...

06/08/2020 @ Romanian Cultural Institute in London
Baritone Silviu Alexandru Mihăilă and pianist Alexandru Petrovici start off RCI London's musical summer

Baritone Silviu Alexandru Mihăilă and pianist Alexandru Petrovici start off RCI London's musical summer

RCI London joins forces with some of the most exciting up-and-coming Romanian musicians  for a programme of breezy aestival cadenze taking you on a musical journey through Romania's and Britain's most celebrated compositional landmarks. The first concert is performed by young baritone Silviu Alexandru Mihăilă and virtuoso...

23/07/2020 @ Romanian Cultural Institute in London
The George Enescu Series' Wall of Goodwill Concert - a special tribute to the Romanian firstline workers in the UK

The George Enescu Series' Wall of Goodwill Concert - a special tribute to the Romanian firstline workers in the UK

The Romanian Cultural Institute in London and the Romanian Embassy in the UK invite you to a special celebration of the extraordinary contribution of the Romanian community in the UK in the fight against the pandemic. The special concert on Thursday 4 June featuring violist Sascha Bota and pianist Cameron Roberts, the first in the George...

04/06/2020 @ online
Jazz Festivals & Presenters: What's Next?

Jazz Festivals & Presenters: What's Next?

In the fourth and last episode of our online conversation series about jazz, we will be joined by Pelin Opcin, EFG London Jazz Festival Director, Nadin Deventer, Artistic Director of JazzFest Berlin, Patricia Jochheim, Jazz Programmer at Opderschmelz Art Centre - Dudelange Luxembourg and Olivier Conan, Director Opera Underground - Opéra...

28/05/2020 @ RCI London's facebook page
Transylvanian Folk Songs: Karl Lippegaus interviews Lucian Ban & Mat Maneri

Transylvanian Folk Songs: Karl Lippegaus interviews Lucian Ban & Mat Maneri

Renowned music journalist and radio presenter Karl Lippegaus will interview pianist Lucian Ban and violist Mat Maneri in a live conversation part of the “I soul ation” Series, on the occasion of the Transylvanian Folk Songs album release. The collection and preservation of Romanian Folk Music was a lifelong pursuit of the great...

25/05/2020 @ RCI London's facebook page
Lucian Ban takes over “I soul a t i o n”

Lucian Ban takes over “I soul a t i o n”

Celebrated pianist & composer Lucian Ban takes over “I soul a t i o n”, the Romanian Cultural Institute in London's series of interviews with artists during the pandemic crisis. NYC based Lucian Ban will conduct two dialogues with jazz musicians, promoters and journalists from Romania, UK and the Netherlands:...

07/05/2020 @ ICR Londra
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