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.

 

 
Cancelled: ‘Cruel – The Rock Opera’ premiers at Troxy, one of London’s most iconic venues

Cancelled: ‘Cruel – The Rock Opera’ premiers at Troxy, one of London’s most iconic venues

We are delighted to support the UK premiere of ‘Cruel – The Rock Opera’, a performance created by musician Tibor Molnar and combining a church organ with a full rock band, a string quartet and four of Transylvania’s top rock vocalists. ‘Cruel’ is a rock opera which presents four characters who must find...

29/03/2020 @ Troxy, 490 Commercial Rd, London

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'EUROPALIA Romania' in London: Fanfare Ciocârlia & Taraf Impex

'EUROPALIA Romania' in London: Fanfare Ciocârlia & Taraf Impex

Fanfare Ciocârlia, the world-renowned Romanian brass band, brings to London the lively vibes and pure joy so characteristic of them. Fanfare Ciocârlia are the kings of hot Gypsy Brass with lightning speed, sophisticated arrangements, infectious energy and raw power to make you dance. Hailing from a small village, Zece Prăjini,...

20/11/2019 @ Electric Brixton, London
'EUROPALIA Romania' in London: Pianist Daniel Ciobanu

'EUROPALIA Romania' in London: Pianist Daniel Ciobanu

Pianist Daniel Ciobanu is a rising star, having performed alongside piano superstar Lang Lang at the Royal Festival Hall and winning Silver at the Rubinstein Piano Competition 2017, where his dynamic stage presence also won him the Audience Favourite prize. Ciobanu’s distinctive musical personality and technical command has led to...

07/11/2019 @ St James’s Church, Sussex Gardens, London
Young pianist Cristiana Achim at St James’s Piccadilly

Young pianist Cristiana Achim at St James’s Piccadilly

The Romanian Cultural Institute’s series at St. James’s Church Piccadilly continues, this November, with a lunchtime recital featuring up-and-coming pianist Cristiana Achim, who promises to impress us with her distinctly energetic temperament. Taking inspiration from the exuberance of Bonfire Night, Cristiana will fill the...

06/11/2019 @ St. James’s Church, Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
The Silvestri Phenomenon. A Portrait Of The Conductor, Composer And Pianist (1913-1969)

The Silvestri Phenomenon. A Portrait Of The Conductor, Composer And Pianist (1913-1969)

A unique event marking both the 50th anniversary of Constantin Silvestri’s death and the announcement that King’s College has acquired a substantial documentary archive of his life and work. Silvestri’s Piano Suite No. 3 will receive its London Première on the occasion. Constantin Silvestri is best remembered in...

02/11/2019 @ The Chapel, King’s College London
'EUROPALIA Romania' in London: Ada Milea and The Balanescu Quartet

'EUROPALIA Romania' in London: Ada Milea and The Balanescu Quartet

The 'EUROPALIA Romania' festival in London opens with one-of-a-kind singer Ada Milea who joins world-renowned Balanescu Quartet to perform 'The Island'. The concept is based on the work of surrealist Gellu Naum and inspired by Robinson Crusoe, fortuitously coinciding with the 300th anniversary of the ever-fascinating novel....

30/10/2019 @ Rich Mix, London
EUROPALIA Arts Festival in London: Contemporary Romanian music in the spotlight through five uplifting concerts

EUROPALIA Arts Festival in London: Contemporary Romanian music in the spotlight through five uplifting concerts

EUROPALIA is a biennial and international multi-arts festival based in Belgium that is celebrating its 50th anniversary, sharing the best of rooted and cutting-edge contemporary culture. Romania has the honour of being guest country at this jubilee edition. Marking this significant cultural occasion, EUROPALIA Arts Festival makes the short...

30/10 - 06/12/2019 @ Various locations in London
Violinist Adriana Cristea and pianist Mina Beldimănescu open the 'Enescu Concerts' Series 2019-2020

Violinist Adriana Cristea and pianist Mina Beldimănescu open the 'Enescu Concerts' Series 2019-2020

The Romanian Cultural Institute resumes its ever-popular 'Enescu Concerts' Series with a spectacular recital offered by violinist Adriana Cristea and pianist Mina Beldimănescu, two brilliant young musicians who completed their studies at prestigious music schools in Britain and have made notable debuts in their performing...

03/10/2019 @ RCI London
Sorin Zlat Quartet’s “Land of Dreams” at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club

Sorin Zlat Quartet’s “Land of Dreams” at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club

September brings about great news for jazz lovers and tired souls alike. Renowned Romanian pianist Sorin Zlat's Quartet proposes a new journey through the “Land of Dreams” at London's prestigious Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. Sorin Zlat started working on his new album “The Land of Dreams” in 2018 and,...

24/09/2019 @ Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club
Pianist Botond Szöcs at St James’s Piccadilly

Pianist Botond Szöcs at St James’s Piccadilly

The Romanian Cultural Institute’s series at St. James’s Church Piccadilly continues this September with a lunchtime recital featuring up-and-coming pianist Botond Szöcs, who promises to impress us with his unmistakably energetic temperament. The programme comprises works that suit his passionate and persuasive power of...

06/09/2019 @ St. James’s Church, Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Violinist Maria Gîlicel and Pianist Sten Heinoja, at the Lake District Music Festival

Violinist Maria Gîlicel and Pianist Sten Heinoja, at the Lake District Music Festival

Lake District Summer Music Festival, one of the UK’s most vibrant chamber music events, welcomes Romanian musicians for the third consecutive year. For the current edition, violinist Maria Gîlicel and pianist Sten Heinoja, two very talented young musicians, propose a rich and exciting programme of works by well-known European...

08/08/2019 @ Windermere, Lake District
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