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.

 

 
 '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

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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
A Hypnotic Duo: Thomas Bowes, One of the UK’s Finest Violinist and the Outstanding Pianist Verona Maier

A Hypnotic Duo: Thomas Bowes, One of the UK’s Finest Violinist and the Outstanding Pianist Verona Maier

A much-anticipated in person and spectacular recital offered by the violinist Thomas Bowes and the pianist Verona Maier will open our hugely popular Enescu concert series with a programme celebrating Austrian, German and Romanian classical music. The programme showcasing the technical bravura, exceptional assurance and astonishing versatility...

07/10/2021 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square
George Enescu - A Stellar Moment in Romanian Culture. Celebrating 140 Years since His Birth with an Extraordinary Recital Featuring ConTempo String Quartet & Guests

George Enescu - A Stellar Moment in Romanian Culture. Celebrating 140 Years since His Birth with an Extraordinary Recital Featuring ConTempo String Quartet & Guests

Highly appraised in Europe and throughout the world as a violin virtuoso, a conductor of depth and subtlety and an outstanding composer, George Enescu (19 August 1881 - 4 May 1955) occupies a firmly established place in the Romanian pantheon. Celebrating 140 years since George Enescu’s birth, RCI London is inviting its online audiences to...

19/08 - 31/10/2021 @ online | Website, Facebook page and YouTube channel
Classic Guitar Concert Performed by the Romanian Musician Laurențiu Topală

Classic Guitar Concert Performed by the Romanian Musician Laurențiu Topală

RCI London brings to the fore the amazing classic guitar player Laurențiu Topală with a mesmerizing combination of original compositions and works by Luis de Narváez, Dan Andrei Aldea, Antonio Lauro, Jorge Cardoso and Leo Brouwer. The recital, showcasing the musician’s disciplined pathos, talent and incredible technique, has been...

27/07/2021 @ online | Website, Facebook page and YouTube channel
Songs of Awakening: Series of musical performances to celebrate the spring

Songs of Awakening: Series of musical performances to celebrate the spring

Drift away with delightfully unpredictable, original and rare performances hosted by RCI London in partnership with the renowned British organization Rimbaud & Verlaine Foundation starting 13 April. A series of short films featuring the soprano Rose Stachniewska and the mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean accompanied by the pianist Cristian...

13/04 - 01/06/2021 @ online | Website, Facebook page and YouTube channel
A feast of music by Yoanna Prodanova and Mihai Ritivoiu in the fantastic Enescu Series

A feast of music by Yoanna Prodanova and Mihai Ritivoiu in the fantastic Enescu Series

The April concert of the long-lasting Enescu Series is a feast of music performed by pianist Mihai Ritivoiu and cellist Yoanna Prodanova. The two outstanding musicians bring their unique flair and originality complementing some immortal masterpieces. The programme includes grand names such as Schumann, Enescu, Gheorghiu and...

01/04/2021 @ Romanian Cultural Institute in London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Travelling: Re-imagining Irish Historical Works, on St. Patrick's Day

Travelling: Re-imagining Irish Historical Works, on St. Patrick's Day

A formidable multimedia performance marrying the technical brilliance of the cello with the mesmerising accordion music will be presented to the RCI’s audiences on 17 March 2021, celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day. The two multi-awarded Romanian & Irish musicians, Adrian Mantu - cellist, and Dermot Dunne - accordionist, will...

17/03/2021 @ online | Website, Facebook page and YouTube channel
A Tribute to 'Honest Music': Outstanding Pianist Florian Mitrea in the Enescu Concert Series

A Tribute to 'Honest Music': Outstanding Pianist Florian Mitrea in the Enescu Concert Series

Dazzling pianist Florian Mitrea, winner of the Enescu Society Scholarship 2010-2011, will perform an extraordinary recital with a profound affinity with the folk heritage, as part of the Enescu Concert Series. The programme, in Florian Mitrea’s words, is a tribute to "honest music, inspired by Romanian folklore", with works by...

04/03/2021 @ online | Website, Facebook page and YouTube channel
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