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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.

 

 
Dashing Soprano Laura Nicorescu at St Martin-in-the-Fields and St James’s Piccadilly

Dashing Soprano Laura Nicorescu at St Martin-in-the-Fields and St James’s Piccadilly

With a versatile musical delivery and a mesmerizing presence, soprano Laura Nicorescu is a true rising star of the international operatic realm. Don’t miss her two recitals bursting with energy and exuberance, which will take place at St Martin-in-the-Fields and St James’s Piccadilly in October. The Romanian soprano is accompanied...

03 - 05/10/2016 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square and St St James's Piccadilly
Acclaimed Virtuosos Remus Azoiței and Eduard Stan in the 'Enescu Concerts' Series

Acclaimed Virtuosos Remus Azoiței and Eduard Stan in the 'Enescu Concerts' Series

The Romanian Cultural Institute resumes its most popular 'Enescu Concerts' Series with a spectacular recital offered by violinist Remus Azoiţei and pianist Eduard Stan, the supreme experts in George Enescu's chamber work. With a programme that highlights the manifold connections between Romanian and French classical music, the...

06/10/2016 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH
Award-Winning Jazz Master Sorin Zlat in Concert at Kings Place

Award-Winning Jazz Master Sorin Zlat in Concert at Kings Place

Romanian jazz pianist, classical clarinettist, composer, and arranger Sorin Zlat and his quartet will feature original jazz compositions inspired by the French poets Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine, and by the Chas & Goodall Playing Card Factory, a centre for technical innovation and artistic creativity, which in 1872 was situated right...

10/10/2016 @ Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG

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Summer with Piano Tunes at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Summer with Piano Tunes at St Martin-in-the-Fields

As summer sets in we are back in the musical temple of Trafalgar Square with a piano recital offered by wonderfully gifted Daria Tudor. The programme will include, alongside George Enescu’s 'Bourée', works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Lizst, and Frédéric Chopin.   Daria...

25/07/2016 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square
Scores for Scores

Scores for Scores

Flamboyant Bega Blues Band provides the soundtrack of Romania’s second match at the EURO 2016 against Switzerland in an event full of frantic rhythms and adrenaline hosted by the temple of London youth culture. The concert is part of Encore! Euro 2016, an artistic counterpart to the spectacular sporting event, organized...

15/06/2016 @ Rich Mix Cultural Foundation, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA
Charismatic Pianist Sergiu Tuhuţiu in the 'Enescu Concerts' Series

Charismatic Pianist Sergiu Tuhuţiu in the 'Enescu Concerts' Series

A crossbreed between a Hollywood star and a piano magician, Sergiu Tuhuţiu has established himself as one of the leading pianists of his generation. With a passionate attack disciplined by impeccable technique, Sergiu excels in the grand Romantic repertoire, which forms the core of his programme in the 'Enescu Concerts' Series,...

02/06/2016
Youth in Focus at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Youth in Focus at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Join us for our annual showcase of talent and exuberance featuring the brightest Romanian students of London’s grand musical schools. With a programme designed to delight and inspire, the pianists Sînziana Mircea and Mina Beldimănescu together with violinist Ana Popescu-Deutsch and cellist Raphael Lang aim for the sensous and...

30/05/2016 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square
'Oedipe' at Covent Garden

'Oedipe' at Covent Garden

Featuring Danish star Johan Reuter in the title role and an excellent cast including Sir John Tomlinson, Sarah Connolly and Sophie Bevan, The Royal Opera’s first production of Enescu’s operatic masterpiece, directed by Àlex Ollé and Valentina Carrasco of the acclaimed Catalan company La Fura dels Baus, and conducted by...

23/05 - 08/06/2016 @ Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Enescu for Voice

Enescu for Voice

A musical giant with panoramic artistic interests, Enescu is better known as outstanding performer and symphonic composer. Yet his musical ventures into the expressive universe of human voice, as illustrated by 'Oedipe' as well as his lieder, prove no less daring or fascinating. We explore the great composer’s vocal legacy through...

05/05/2016 @ Romanian Cultural Institute
The Oedipe Month in London

The Oedipe Month in London

Idiosyncratic yet overwhelming, difficult yet visionary, momentous yet somehow overlooked, George Enescu’s 'Oedipe' is one of the creative triumphs of modernist operatic realm. We are celebrating the absolute premiere of this enigmatic masterpiece in Great Britain with a month of stellar events dedicated to one of the most...

04/05 - 08/06/2016 @ Romanian Cultural Institute & Royal Opera House Covent Garden
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