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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Romanian Virtuosos in the Pianists of the World Series

Romanian Virtuosos in the Pianists of the World Series

Romanian musicians are in the spotlight of one of London’s most popular music programmes. The pianist Diana Ionescu will be performing at St Martin-in-the-Fields within the New Music / Young Romanian Musicians in London Series, relaunched in 2011 with the participation of  The Mercury Quartet,  Andrei Licăreţ, Matei Bucur...

23/03/2012 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JJ
An Enescu Rarity Premieres in the UK

An Enescu Rarity Premieres in the UK

On the first day of spring, our atmospheric Enescu Concert Series brings to London one of the most outstanding and widely acclaimed contemporary trios. Praised by critics for their impeccable technique and interpretative subtlety, the “Brâncuşi” Piano Trio will surely offer a stirring performance of showpieces by...

01/03/2012 @ 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Enescu Concerts Series: virtuosity is back in Belgrave Square

Enescu Concerts Series: virtuosity is back in Belgrave Square

After a series of outstanding performances in 2011, the current Season of the "Enescu Concerts" continues with three internationally-acclaimed musicians and tireless promoters of George Enescu’s work Ilian Gârneţ, Claudia Bara and Justus Grimm. Expect a rare display of virtuosity and...

02/02/2012
Central London, ready to swing by the music of Radu Ropotan and Dan Marginean

Central London, ready to swing by the music of Radu Ropotan and Dan Marginean

Romanian musicians are back in one of the capital’s most popular music programmes. Dan Marginean (piano) and Radu Ropotan (violin) will be performing at St Martin-in-the-Fields within the Young Romanian Musicians in London Series relaunched in 2011 when the programme hosted musicians like: Mercury Quartet, Matei Bucur Mihăiescu...

30/01/2012 @ St Martin in the Fields, London
The maverick of Romanian composition opens our 2012 programme

The maverick of Romanian composition opens our 2012 programme

We cordially invite you to the opening event of our 2012 Programme with an evening of chamber music by the revelation of  Romanian contemporary music, composer and violinist Vlad Maistorovici, on Friday 20 January. The line-up of performers includes award-winning young musicians such as violist Daniel Palmizio, pianist Diana Ionescu,...

20/01/2012 @ 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Victor Nicoară @ St Martin in the Fields

Victor Nicoară @ St Martin in the Fields

Victor Nicoară is the fourth young Romanian musician to appear in the popular New Music Series. Pianist and composer, Victor has distinguished himself as a versatile and accomplished performer through appearances in Europe and beyond the continent. Programme: F. Liszt - Nuages Gris V. Nicoara - 4 Pieces for Piano F. Busoni -...

27/12/2011 @ St Martin in the Fields, London
Gala recital on the National Day of Romania with soprano Alexandra Coman & pianist Livia Teodorescu-Ciocănea

Gala recital on the National Day of Romania with soprano Alexandra Coman & pianist Livia Teodorescu-Ciocănea

This year, on the occasion of the National Day of Romania, we invite you to a gala recital given by Alexandra Coman, the successful and well-known Romanian soprano, together with composer Livia Teodorescu-Ciocănea. They will offer the audience an outstanding programme that includes great operatic arias and songs by Enescu, Puccini, Debussy...

01/12/2011 @ ICR London, 1 Belgrave Square
Lucian Ban and his fabulous octet invited to perform at London Jazz Festival

Lucian Ban and his fabulous octet invited to perform at London Jazz Festival

Acclaimed pianist Lucian Ban, accompanied by an exceptional group of musicians, will perform Enescu Re-Imagined at London Jazz Festival. Conceived by Lucian Ban and John Hebert, the Enescu Re-Imagined project was inspired by the work of the great Romanian composer George Enescu. The project premiered in 2009 at the “George...

20/11/2011 @ Southbank Centre / Purcell Room
 Maria Raducanu reinterprets Romania's musical heritage

Maria Raducanu reinterprets Romania's musical heritage

Following her 2010 memorable performance in 1 Belgrave Square, charismatic singer Maria Raducanu is back in London with an explosive mingling of Romanian ethos and nowadays music (blues, jazz, avant-garde). At Kings Place, Maria will be accompanied by the acclaimed percussionist Michael Griener and bass player Chris Dahlgren. The event is...

05/11/2011 @ Kings Place, Hall Two, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
  Cătălin Ilea & Michael Abramovich in the Enescu Concerts Series

Cătălin Ilea & Michael Abramovich in the Enescu Concerts Series

After an original and successful opening of the 2011/2012 season with Contraste Trio, we invite you to a recital of two of the most accomplished specialists of Enescu's music: cellist Catalin Ilea and pianist Michael Abramovich. Join us again at one of the most beautiful Enescu concerts of 2011’s...

03/11/2011 @ ICR London, 1 Belgrave Square, Londra, SW1X8PH
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