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 Chilingirian String Quartet concludes with brio the popular 2011-212 Enescu Series

The Chilingirian String Quartet concludes with brio the popular 2011-212 Enescu Series

The final recital of the 2011-2012 Enescu Concert Series features the reputed British string quartet Chilingirian that has recently added Enescu scores to their repertoire. Join us to discover Enescu’s music as never heard before. Programme Haydn String Quartet Op. 76, No.5 Enescu String Quartet No.2 Brahms String Quartet...

07/06/2012 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square
Alexandra Dăriescu premiers Lipatti’s “Concertino” with the Orchestra of St Paul's

Alexandra Dăriescu premiers Lipatti’s “Concertino” with the Orchestra of St Paul's

Alexandra Dăriescu, the exceptionally talented and accomplished young pianist, joins the Orchestra of Saint Paul's at LSO St Luke’s with a programme of classical and Romanian timeless pieces: Beethoven’s Emperor concerto,  the charming Concertino in the Classical Style by Dinu Lipatti  (UK...

26/05/2012 @ LSO St Luke's, 161 Old Street, London EC1V 9NG
Enescu presented at the Newbury Festival by the Văcărescu – Tsunakawa Duo

Enescu presented at the Newbury Festival by the Văcărescu – Tsunakawa Duo

Horia Văcărescu and Chiho Tsunakawa will perform an uplifting programme at the Newbury Festival,  which includes masterpieces by Brahms, Debussy, Enescu, Schubert and de Falla. The violin-piano duo was formed at the beginning of 2010, while the two musicians were studying at the Royal College of Music in London. The duo has already...

25/05/2012 @ Corn Exchange Recital Hall, Newbury
Glorious new sound with dazzling pianist Lucian Ban and legendary violist Mat Maneri

Glorious new sound with dazzling pianist Lucian Ban and legendary violist Mat Maneri

Deco Heart, the musical pairing featuring Lucian Ban and Mat Maneri, will perform three exclusive UK shows ahead of the autumn release of their self-titled album. Working at the edge of jazz, contemporary classical and downtown NY improve, the duo present a set of jazz musings and downtown skronk, a joyously upbeat...

17 - 19/05/2012 @ Vortex Jazz Club în Londra-17 mai, Lit&Phil Library în Newcastle-18 mai, Voicebox Arts Centre în Derby-19 mai
Luiza Borac returns to Belgravia for a rare treat of piano mastery

Luiza Borac returns to Belgravia for a rare treat of piano mastery

The May recital of the Enescu Concert Series features Luiza Borac, winner of the coveted BBC Award 2007 for the best instrumental CD of the year. Luiza has gained international recognition through her dazzling stage presence, her passionate interpretations and her sovereign technique. Enjoy the opportunity to hear a timeless piano repertoire...

03/05/2012 @ 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Composer Dan Dediu at the Royal Academy of Music

Composer Dan Dediu at the Royal Academy of Music

The Romanian Cultural Institute in London continues the collaboration with the Royal Academy of Music with a number of masterclasses and creative workshops coordinated by composer and professor Dan Dediu. The programme concludes with a selection of Dan Dediu's chamber works, performed by RAM professors and students. Dan Dediu (b.1967)...

30/04 - 01/05/2012 @ Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT
Alexandrina and the Miracles of Everyday Life

Alexandrina and the Miracles of Everyday Life

Silky-voiced Alexandrina, the elusive diva of arthouse pop, premiers in London in a rare performance on the occasion of Romania's presence at the London Book Fair. If you are tired of browsing books or listening to readings, join us for the concert of multi-talented Alexandrina, poet, painter and singer-songwriter. Alexandrina will...

18/04/2012 @ 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
A Regale of Youth and Musical Excellence

A Regale of Youth and Musical Excellence

In April, youth reigns at Enescu Concerts Series. Join us in a celebration of virtuosity and dedication as outstanding young Romanian and British musicians team up for a memorable evening. In the programme: Enescu, Schumann and Bach. Protagonists: Jinah Shim – piano (Winner of the 2011-2012 Enescu Scholarship); Konrad Elias-Trostmann...

05/04/2012 @ ICR London, 1 Belgrave Square, Londra, SW1X8PH
Ancestral Roots and Modern Vibes in One Jazzy Trumpet: Sebastian Burneci

Ancestral Roots and Modern Vibes in One Jazzy Trumpet: Sebastian Burneci

Best described as an “amazing player with an original and wide range of sound” (Alex Sipiagin), Sebastian Burneci will dazzle the legendary 606 Club’s audience, one of the oldest and most prestigious London jazz venues, within our ongoing partnership. Having a thorough training in both classical and jazz music, Sebastian...

29/03/2012 @ 606 Club, 90 Lots Road, London SW10 0QD
“The ABBA of Classical Music” @ the Mill Hill Music Club

“The ABBA of Classical Music” @ the Mill Hill Music Club

The Exuberant Contempo String Quartet will bring its unique and eclectic interpreting style to the stage of the Mill Hill Music Club. Alongside them, you will find Dermot Dunne, a versatile and accomplished accordion player who is a frequent prize winner, both at home in Dublin and abroad.  Programme: Schubert - String Quartet No....

25/03/2012 @ Mill Hill Music Club, One Hollies End, Mill Hill Village NW7 2RY
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