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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Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana Maria Avram @ Famous Cafe Oto

Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana Maria Avram @ Famous Cafe Oto

  We are proud to support the third event in Cafe Oto’s ongoing series co-curated by Stephen O'Malley and featuring maverick electro-acoustic composer Mats Lindström and new works by Romanian spectralist composers Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Avram, performed by the Hyperion Ensemble. Iancu Dumitrescu is considered...

07/01/2013 @ Cafe Oto, 18 - 22 Ashwin Street, Londra, E8 3DL
Live streaming: Gala recital with mezzo-soprano Ruxandra Donose on the National Day of Romania

Live streaming: Gala recital with mezzo-soprano Ruxandra Donose on the National Day of Romania

We are thrilled to present the celebrated Romanian mezzo-soprano Ruxandra Donose, with an outstanding gala recital on the occasion of the National Day of Romania. The programme includes great operatic arias and songs by George Enescu and Nicolae Bretan. The concert is organised in partnership with the Romanian Embassy in the UK and is part...

05/12/2012 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
At the Gates of the Orient: From Prince Dimitrie Cantemir to Anton Pann

At the Gates of the Orient: From Prince Dimitrie Cantemir to Anton Pann

We are now fully booked for the Gates of the Orient concert and are unable to receive further confirmations.  Many thanks to all of you who reserved a place and we look forward to seeing you on the 27th! The Romanian Cultural Institute and the Yunus Emre Institute in London are proud to present the premiere concert “From...

27/11/2012 @ Institutul Cultural Român, 1 Belgrave Square, Londra, SW1X8PH
The Sound of Transylvania at the London Jazz Festival 2012

The Sound of Transylvania at the London Jazz Festival 2012

We are delighted to present Romanian saxophonist/composer Nicolas Simion in his first appearance at the  London Jazz Festival.  Already known to the London audience for his spectacular UK debut at the Jazz Café in 2010, a project also organized by the Romanian Cultural Institute in London, Nicolas Simion returns to the...

15/11/2012 @ Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA
The Michelangelo Quartet promises a soirée of exquisite virtuosity at the Enescu Concert Series

The Michelangelo Quartet promises a soirée of exquisite virtuosity at the Enescu Concert Series

In November, the critically acclaimed Michelangelo Quartet premieres at the Enescu Concert Series with a superb choice of Enescu, Cherubini, Tchaikovsky and Beethoven. Highly praised for the collective virtuosity and understanding of the great scores, as well as for their musicality and intensity of feeling, the Quartet appears regularly on the...

01/11/2012 @ Romanian Cultural Institute
Masterful Văcărescu – Tsunakawa Duo perform at the St Martin-in-the-Fields Lunchtime Series

Masterful Văcărescu – Tsunakawa Duo perform at the St Martin-in-the-Fields Lunchtime Series

Romanians are tuning their instruments in the musical temple of Trafalgar Square as the Duo Văcărescu – Tsunakawa resumes the succesful series of lunchtime concerts organised by the RCI in partnership with SMITF.  The programme includes works by Giuseppe Tartini, Claude Dubussy, George Enescu, Henryk Wieniawski and...

23/10/2012 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London
Charismatic pianist Alexandra Dăriescu opens the 2012/2013 Enescu Concert Series

Charismatic pianist Alexandra Dăriescu opens the 2012/2013 Enescu Concert Series

After an astonishing last season concluded by renowned British Chilingirian String Quartet, young virtuoso Alexandra Dăriescu opens the 2012/2013 Enescu Concert Series, only a few weeks after her praised appearance at the Barbican Hall with Tchaikovsky Concerto. Acclaimed young Romanian artist performs Enescu, Schubert and...

04/10/2012 @ 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH

Another Romanian Virtuoso in recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields - Sergiu Tuhuţiu

  Pianist Sergiu Tuhuţiu is the fourth young Romanian musician to appear within the famous lunchtime concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields, in the very heart of London. Sergiu, who has distinguished himself as a versatile and accomplished performer all around Europe presents a programme which includes works by Beethoven and...

13/07/2012 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London
Sherban Lupu: A tribute to a great virtuoso

Sherban Lupu: A tribute to a great virtuoso

We are delighted to host the anniversary recital of acclaimed Romanian violinist and professor Sherban Lupu, distinguished member of the Enescu Society of London. The great virtuoso, who turns 60 at the end of June, will grace our stage together with Tom Blach, in an unique demonstration of youthful vigour and musical...

29/06/2012 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square
Exuberant Mădălina Rusu tackles a great repertoire for St Martin-in-the-Fields

Exuberant Mădălina Rusu tackles a great repertoire for St Martin-in-the-Fields

  After a row of prodigal talent, the Romanian presence in the Pianist of the World Series continues as young yet accomplished Mădălina Rusu will visit some of the great piano scores of all time. The recital is part of the Pianists of the Word Series.     Programme: Falla - Fantasia Baetica Enescu - Pavane...

29/06/2012 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields
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