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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  The Visionary of Bournemouth, Remembered on Belgravia's Busiest Chamber Music Stage

The Visionary of Bournemouth, Remembered on Belgravia's Busiest Chamber Music Stage

The final concert of the 2012-2013 Enescu Concets Series celebrates the genius of Constantin Silvestri at 100 years since his birth and, at the same time, the legacy of the seminal friendship between two great composers, Silvestri and Enescu. Pianist Anda Anastasescu pays tribute to them both in this concert, performing works for solo piano and...

06/06/2013 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
Pianist Alexandra Silocea, admired for the grace and elegance of her performances, at St. Martin-in-the-fields

Pianist Alexandra Silocea, admired for the grace and elegance of her performances, at St. Martin-in-the-fields

The Romanian Cultural Institute in London series of recitals at the prestigious central London venue of St. Martin-in-the-fields continues with a recital by Alexandra Silocea, one of the most praised Romanian pianists living in England. A real treat, the programme, which gravitates around the theme of “water”, presents works by...

10/05/2013 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London
Exuberant ConTempo’s Ireland-UK tour continues with three London concerts

Exuberant ConTempo’s Ireland-UK tour continues with three London concerts

  The ConTempo Quartet much-awaited London tour, supported by the Romanian Cultural Institute, continues, after Dublin, with three London concerts. The first one will take place in 1 Belgrave Square on 4 April within our well-established Enescu Concerts Series and will present Enescu’s challenging String quartet No 1 and the...

04 - 07/04/2013 @ Various venues in London
Exuberant ConTempo’s Ireland-UK tour debuts in Dublin

Exuberant ConTempo’s Ireland-UK tour debuts in Dublin

As a preface to their much-awaited London tour, supported by the Romanian Cultural Institute, the multi award-winning ConTempo String Quartet plays Enescu’s expressive String quartet no 2 at the prestigious Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin, with the support of the Romanian Embassy in Dublin. The programme also includes Brahms’ Piano...

31 - 28/03/2013 @ Hugh Lane Gallery, Charlemont House, Parnell Square North, Dublin
The king of all musical instruments will be celebrated by virtuoso Ferenc Vizi

The king of all musical instruments will be celebrated by virtuoso Ferenc Vizi

Ferenc Vizi, a young master of poetic touch and intense execution, offers an exceptional reading of some of the greatest scores written for the king of all instruments. Well known throughout the world for his talent and precision, the pianist will take us through a journey of rediscovery into the music of Mozart, Debussy and Gershwin. The...

24/03/2013 @ Institut Francais, Library, 17 Queensberry Pl., Londra, SW7 2DT
Florian Mitrea is the March “Pianist of the World” at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Florian Mitrea is the March “Pianist of the World” at St Martin-in-the-Fields

This year, Romanian talent takes the spotlight again on one of the most vibrant musical scenes in Central London. Our 2013 programme at St Martin-in-the-Fields kicks off with Florian Mitrea, who will appear within the seductive “Pianists of the World” series. The pianist, former recipient of the Enescu Scholarship (2010-2011),...

22/03/2013 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, Londra
Enescu: Neglected Genius, a Concert by Schubert Ensemble

Enescu: Neglected Genius, a Concert by Schubert Ensemble

We are proud to support “Enescu: Neglected Genius”, a concert part of Schubert Ensemble’s 30th anniversary celebrations, taking place at Kings Place from 7 to 9 March 2013. The Schubert Ensemble has always had a passion for championing neglected works of the past that deserve a wider hearing. In the last few years they...

08/03/2013 @ Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
Alexandra Coman brings to Belgravia the most beloved songs of the operatic tradition

Alexandra Coman brings to Belgravia the most beloved songs of the operatic tradition

Alexandra Coman, the dazzling mezzo-soprano who appeared along opera legends like Jose Carerras and Placido Domingo, returns to 1 Belgrave Square for a rare operatic treat, which includes songs by Serrano, Bernstein and Kalman, among others.  The event is organised by the Embassy of Romania under the patronage of Mrs Daniela Jinga,...

08/03/2013 @ 1 Belgrave Square, London
The Enescu Series Hails the Springtime with Youthful Ardour

The Enescu Series Hails the Springtime with Youthful Ardour

  The fresh and blooming March is matched by the playfulness and excitement of some of the most talented young musicians in London. Graced by talent and infused by indomitable energy, the ensemble comprising Radu Ropotan – violin, Francesco Ionaşcu – violin, George White – viola, Raphael Lang – cello, Alexandra...

07/03/2013 @ Institutul Cultural Român, 1 Belgrave Square, Londra, SW1X8PH
A Breathtaking Virtuoso within the Enescu Concerts Series

A Breathtaking Virtuoso within the Enescu Concerts Series

After a glorious conclusion of 2012, with the Gala Concert offered by famous mezzo-soprano Ruxandra Donose, the current season of the "Enescu Concerts" continues with a piano recital by impetuous young virtuoso Diana Ionescu. Programme: Ravel: Sonatine in F Sharp Minor Enescu: Pavanne and Sarabande from Suite, No 2, Op....

07/02/2013 @ Institutul Cultural Român, 1 Belgrave Square, Londra, SW1X8PH
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