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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A Summer’s Modernist Venture - The Hirvi Quartet & Friends

A Summer’s Modernist Venture - The Hirvi Quartet & Friends

Drift away with delightfully unpredictable, original and rare performances performed by youbng and talented musicians David Bălică, Leonardo Badila, Enya Barber, Floora Valila, Stefan Weidner and Jessica Dugard. The concert includes a selection of works by renowned composers and a series of original compositions signed by David Bălica,...

18/06/2022 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH
Enchanting and Spectacular 19th and 20th Century Music:  Harp, Clarinet and Piano

Enchanting and Spectacular 19th and 20th Century Music: Harp, Clarinet and Piano

A delightful display of classical 19th and 20th century music performed by a sparkling and unusual trio of outstanding musicians Oxana-Lorena Corjos, Petru- Mihai Pane and Adriana Cazacu will make a truly magical evening. The element that connects this trio: clarinet, harp and piano is represented by the revival of the harp Erard, an...

16/06/2022 @ Romanian Cultural Institute in London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Our Final Concert of Enescu’s Season: Grandeur, Poetry and Superb Music: Verona Maier and Irina Nanushi

Our Final Concert of Enescu’s Season: Grandeur, Poetry and Superb Music: Verona Maier and Irina Nanushi

  The much-anticipated and spectacular recital offered by the violinist Irina Nanushi and Verona Maier is a spellbinding feast of music ending this season. Their fascinating repertoire will include grand names such as:  Elgar, Brahms, Vitali, Chausson and, of course, George  Enescu.   Programme: Tomaso...

02/06/2022 @ Romanian Cultural Institute in London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Outstanding CHLOÉ PIANO TRIO in Our Much-Anticipated Enescu Series

Outstanding CHLOÉ PIANO TRIO in Our Much-Anticipated Enescu Series

The prestigious long-running Enescu Series will feature CHLOÉ PIANO TRIO: Maria Gîlicel (violin), Jobine Siekman (cello) and George Todică (piano) in an extraordinary concert on 5 May 2022. The Chloé Piano Trio, current RPS Henderson Prize for Chamber Ensemble Award winners, was formed in 2017 by outstanding emerging...

05/05/2022 @ Romanian Cultural Institute in London, 1 Belgrave Square , SW1X 8PH
Mihai Ritivoiu: An Exceptional Display of Perfect Technique and Outstanding Talent

Mihai Ritivoiu: An Exceptional Display of Perfect Technique and Outstanding Talent

This April concert in our much awaited Enescu series is an exceptional display of instrumental mastery, perfect technique and outstanding talent, all of them epitomized by the pianist Mihai Ritivoiu. The winner of the prestigious  "George Enescu" scholarship offered by RCI, the formidable musician will deliver a superb programme...

07/04/2022 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1 8PH
A Gorgeous Tribute to Women Composers throughout History: The formidable duo Diana Jipa and Ștefan Doniga

A Gorgeous Tribute to Women Composers throughout History: The formidable duo Diana Jipa and Ștefan Doniga

Marvel at the unstoppable force and talent of two Romanian musicians who will make up for the lack of opportunities and appreciation afforded to women composers throughout history: Diana Jipa and Ștefan Doniga. The evening’s gorgeous programme will highlight superb works by Romanian composers Felicia Donceanu, Carmen Petra Basacopol,...

03/03/2022 @ Romanian Cultural Institute 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8PH
The Romanian Musician Cristian Niculescu: A Tale of Technique, Talent and Simply Ravishing Sounds

The Romanian Musician Cristian Niculescu: A Tale of Technique, Talent and Simply Ravishing Sounds

The February concert of the long-lasting and popular Enescu Series is a feast of music performed by pianist Cristian Niculescu. The wonderfully curated programme includes grand names such as Bach, Brahms, Beethoven, Satie and Enescu. Programme: George Enescu - Op.18 Pièces Impromptues Johann Sebastian Bach - Nun komm, der...

03/02/2022 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1 8PH
 'No Frontiers - a Fusion of Romanian Culture and the World'.

'No Frontiers - a Fusion of Romanian Culture and the World'.

We are delighted to announce that the next concert at the Romanian Cultural Institute is on Thursday 9th December, starting from 18:30: the recital 'No Frontiers - a Fusion of Romanian Culture and the World'. The musicians are from different parts of the world, coming together to create a magical evening. Each of David Balica's...

09/12/2021 @ Romanian Cultural Institute in London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
MOSES BAND: THE ROCK CONCERT

MOSES BAND: THE ROCK CONCERT

  Moses, a best kept secret band - with over ten million Spotify streams, is coming to rock the RCI London with a live unplugged concert on the 7th of November at 7pm. This unplugged concert will be filmed especially for the Romania Rocks 2 Festival. We will be broadcasting their performance later ‘as live’ and free...

07/11/2021 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Sparkling Musicians Daniel Ropotă and Carina Udriște: An Explosion of Youthful Verve at RCI London

Sparkling Musicians Daniel Ropotă and Carina Udriște: An Explosion of Youthful Verve at RCI London

The November concert in our acclaimed Enescu Series brings together two outstanding young musicians: pianist Daniel Ropotă and flutist Carina Udriște in a celebration of the eponymous composer and Sergei Prokofiev. The concert will be also broadcasted for our online audiences on 11 November, 2021, from 7 PM on our Facebook page and Youtube...

06/11/2021 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
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