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.

 

 
Pianist Botond Szöcs at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Pianist Botond Szöcs at St Martin-in-the-Fields

We welcome back young pianist Botond Szöcs for a lunchtime recital in the Romanian Cultural Institute’s series at St Martin-in-the-Fields. The programme, which includes Chopin’s integral set of piano works alongside Ciprian Porumbescu’s Ballade, is sure to be a crowd-pleaser in our first concert of the New...

27/01/2020 @ Saint Martin in The Fields
Illustrious Virtuosos Remus Azoiței and Eduard Stan in the 'Enescu Concerts' Series

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

  This year's first concert in the 'Enescu Concerts' series offers an exceptional encounter with two brilliant Romanian musicians, Remus Azoiței (violin) and Eduard Stan (piano), the supreme experts in George Enescu's chamber work. With a programme that highlights the manifold connections between Romanian and German...

06/02/2020 @ ICR London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH

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'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
Youthful Pianistic Verve at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Youthful Pianistic Verve at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Our long partnership with St. Martin-in-the-Fields, the buzzing classical music stage of Trafalgar Square, continues this summer with a delightful recital by London-based pianist Leona Crasi. The up-and-coming Romanian musician will perform a programme that combines both contemporary works and crown jewels of the Romantic piano...

19/07/2019 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JJ
Romania Universalis – An Event Marking the Closing of Romania’s Presidency of the EU Council

Romania Universalis – An Event Marking the Closing of Romania’s Presidency of the EU Council

The closing event for the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union brings together two of Romania’s most accomplished young musicians - violinist Diana Jipa and pianist Ștefan Doniga -, who will take us on a fascinating journey through the classical European repertoire. The programme comprises chamber music jewels by...

26/06/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
Pianist Andrei Licareț in the Enescu Concerts Series

Pianist Andrei Licareț in the Enescu Concerts Series

   Our guest musician in this month’s ever-popular “Enescu Concerts” Series is charismatic pianist Andrei Licareț, whose “rich artistic maturity and depth go beyond the boundaries of a simple ability” (L'Unione Sarda). With a programme of beloved works spanning three European countries, the artist...

06/06/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X8PH
The RPO Performs the World Premiere of Călin Humă’s ‘Hampshire Symphony’ at the Winchester Cathedral

The RPO Performs the World Premiere of Călin Humă’s ‘Hampshire Symphony’ at the Winchester Cathedral

Following a high-spirited evening at London’s Cadogan Hall, our collaboration with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra continues with a unique concert hosted by one of Europe’s finest medieval cathedrals - Winchester Cathedral. Renowned violinist Alexandru Tomescu joins the celebrated orchestra and adroit conductor Christopher Petrie...

03/05/2019 @ Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
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