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.

 

 
Astonishing Pianist Luiza Borac, Back in London for Two Unmissable Recitals

Astonishing Pianist Luiza Borac, Back in London for Two Unmissable Recitals

Internationally acclaimed Luiza Borac, a pianist of “subtle but absolute mastery” (BBC Music Magazine), returns to the British capital for a series of musical treats dedicated to the 200th anniversary of Clara Schumann's birth. The two recitals will take the audience on a soulful journey into the 19th century, in commemoration...

04 - 05/04/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH and St James's Church, Piccadilly

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Enescu’s much-loved ‘Romanian Rhapsody’ at the Royal Festival Hall

Enescu’s much-loved ‘Romanian Rhapsody’ at the Royal Festival Hall

‘Romanian Rhapsody’, the postcard masterpiece of George Enescu, will delight the audience of the Royal Festival Hall, in an exceptional concert by the prestigious London Philharmonic Orchestra. On the occasion of the National Day of Romania and as yet another event of great impact in celebration of the Romanian Centenary...

28/11/2018 @ Royal Festival Hall
Musical Visionary Rodion Ladislau Roșca aka Rodion G.A. Electrifies London

Musical Visionary Rodion Ladislau Roșca aka Rodion G.A. Electrifies London

After his acclaimed appearance at Cafe OTO in 2014, colossus of sound Rodion Ladislau Roșca makes a much-anticipated return to London. Roșca, also known as ‘the godfather of Romanian electronic music’, features in an event curated by performer / serial digressor David Ellis to mark The Horse Hospital's 25th...

27/11/2018 @ The Horse Hospital, Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1JD
DJ Nico de Transilvania’s Debut Album Is Launched at RCI London

DJ Nico de Transilvania’s Debut Album Is Launched at RCI London

After a lifelong love affair with music and a well-established DJ-ing career, Nico de Transilvania, the British-Romanian musician and cultural entrepreneur, launches her first ever album at 1 Belgrave Square, together with her own label - ‘Muzică Without Frontiers’. The event promises to get you into the groove for the...

09/11/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
A Lunchtime of Youthful and Impetuous Playing at St James’s Church Piccadilly

A Lunchtime of Youthful and Impetuous Playing at St James’s Church Piccadilly

Budding young pianist Kira Frolu concludes the 2018 Romanian Series at St James’s Church Piccadilly with a concert featuring evergreens of the piano repertoire by Scarlatti, Busoni and Chopin and lesser known works by Romanian composers Constantin Silvestri and George Enescu. Newly enrolled at the prestigious Royal Academy of Music where...

02/11/2018 @ St James's Church Piccadilly
Virtuoso Violinist Alexander Bălănescu Graces Belgravia

Virtuoso Violinist Alexander Bălănescu Graces Belgravia

The 2018 - 19 season of our Enescu Concerts Series continues with an unmissable recital featuring violinist Alexander Bălănescu, one of the most visionary and inspiring musicians of our time. The programme comprises Johann Sebastian Bach’s Partita No. 3 in E major, as well as two of Bălănescu’s own compositions: Winter...

01/11/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
Acclaimed Pianist Daniel Ciobanu, Back in London

Acclaimed Pianist Daniel Ciobanu, Back in London

Join us for yet another performance on London’s classical scene by Romanian rising-star pianist Daniel Ciobanu, 2nd Prize winner and audience favourite in the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition 2017! After a most successful evening at the Romanian Cultural Institute within the Enescu Concerts Series, the...

25/10/2018 @ St John's Smith Square
Piano Magician Alexandru Negriuc in Concert at St James’s Church Piccadilly

Piano Magician Alexandru Negriuc in Concert at St James’s Church Piccadilly

The Romanian Cultural Institute’s lunchtime series in the very heart of London, at the prestigious St James’s Church Piccadilly, continues with a recital by amazing Alexandru Negriuc, a musician under whose fingers the piano becomes alive, building an invisible bridge to an unearthly realm. Co-founder of the Walter Krafft...

05/10/2018 @ St James's Church Piccadilly
Talented Pianist Oxana Corjos Opens the Autumn Season of the Enescu Concerts Series

Talented Pianist Oxana Corjos Opens the Autumn Season of the Enescu Concerts Series

We are happy to resume our ever popular Enescu Concerts Series with a dashing piano recital by Oxana Corjos, one of the most talented musicians of her generation, renowned for both her technique and the sheer emotion she conveys to the audiences. At the summit of her artistic career, Oxana is well known for her vast repertoire which encompasses...

04/10/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute
'Romania Day' at Totally Thames 2018

'Romania Day' at Totally Thames 2018

On 9 September, join us for an unmissable festival dedicated to Romania old and new on the South Bank: Romania Day at Totally Thames 2018. The fun-buzzing event brings together a diverse range of artists - from musicians and dancers, craftsmen and DJs, to renowned artists on Romania’s contemporary scene. The programme comprises a...

09/09/2018 @ Bernie Spain Gardens, South Bank
Rising Star Cristian Sandrin at Lake District International Music Festival

Rising Star Cristian Sandrin at Lake District International Music Festival

Romanian musicians are present, for the second consecutive time, in the programme of one of Britain’s most impressive, both naturally and musically, music festivals: Lake District International Music Festival. This year, young and most talented pianist Cristian Sandrin, currently completing his postgraduate studies at the Royal Academy of...

06/08/2018 @ Ambleside Parish Church (St Mary's), Lake District
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