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.

 

 

Events archive

Matei Bucur Mihăescu @ St Martin in the Fields

Matei Bucur Mihăescu @ St Martin in the Fields

The Wunderkind of Romanian contemporary classical music, the prodigious pianist and composer, Matei Bucur Mihăescu will appear for the first time this autumn in London in a recital organised in partnership between Romanian Cultural Institute and St Martin in the Fields as part of New Music Series. Matei will play some of his most recent...

25/10/2011 @ St Martin in the Fields
Contraste Trio opens the 2011/2012 Enescu Concerts Series

Contraste Trio opens the 2011/2012 Enescu Concerts Series

For the first time in London, Contraste Trio opens the 2011/2012 season of the Enescu Concerts Series with an original and outstanding programme. The trio is a unique combination of three different instruments: flute, piano and percussion. Ion Bogdan Stefanescu, Sorin Petrescu and Doru Roman will offer the audience a display of the best...

06/10/2011 @ ICR London, 1 Belgrave Square, Londra, SW1X8PH
Alexandra Dăriescu, a Rising Star of Astonishing Virtuosity

Alexandra Dăriescu, a Rising Star of Astonishing Virtuosity

Charismatic pianist Alexandra Dariescu is back this autumn on London’s musical scene. She will open her 2011/2012 musical season at Southbank Centre with a Orchestra of Saint Paul’s concert. Acclaimed young Romanian artist performs Shostakovich's First Piano Concerto and the programme also includes Prokofiev's Overture...

03/10/2011 @ Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road Londra SE1 8XX
Luiza Zan featuring Sorin Romanescu & Alex Man

Luiza Zan featuring Sorin Romanescu & Alex Man

One of the most distinct voices of Romanian jazz, Luiza Zan opens our new jazz programme developed in partnership with 606 Club. She will be accompanied by renowned guitarists Sorin Romanescu and Alex Man.  The concert is presented in one of the oldest and most prestigious London jazz venue, within the club’s European Exchange...

27/09/2011 @ 606 Club, 90 Lots Road, Chelsea, London SW10 0QD
Sherban Lupu: Concert & CD Launch

Sherban Lupu: Concert & CD Launch

The Romanian Cultural Institute is delighted to organise the launch of the second volume of the series Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst: Complete Music for Violin and Piano, recorded by Sherban Lupu – violin and Ian Hobson – piano and published in the UK by Toccata Classics. The event will start with an introductory talk by Martin...

23/09/2011 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, Londra SW1X8PH
Enescu’s Farewell – A Symphony for Twelve @ King’s Place

Enescu’s Farewell – A Symphony for Twelve @ King’s Place

The Romanian Cultural Institute and London Schubert Players have the pleasure to invite you to a celebration of George Enescu’s musical genius: Enescu’s Farewell – A Symphony for Twelve. The concert is preceded by a talk by Noel Malcolm, distinguished scholar and journalist, author of George Enescu’s much acclaimed...

19/09/2011 @ King’s Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG.
Romanian Brass @ The Mayor's Thames Festival

Romanian Brass @ The Mayor's Thames Festival

For the fourth consecutive Romanian participation, the powerful orchestra Romanian Brass and a traditional potter’s wheel, handled with great skill by two craftsmen from Baia Mare, made an impression at the 15th edition of The Mayor's Thames Festival, the most spectacular open-air event that celebrates London and its...

11/09/2011 @ The Scoop at More London
Pianist Andrei Licaret @ St Martin in the Fields

Pianist Andrei Licaret @ St Martin in the Fields

Our long-term partnership with St Martin in the Fields continues its with a lunchtime concert as part of the Pianists of the World Series. Prize-winning Romanian pianist Andrei Licaret will perform for the first time in front of the London audience. Programme Scarlatti - Sonatas (K 9; K 107) Beethoven - Sonata Op.26 Enescu - Toccata...

29/07/2011 @ St. Martin in the Fields, London
The Song That Never Ends: Constantin Silvestri Celebration

The Song That Never Ends: Constantin Silvestri Celebration

The Song That Never Ends is a special evening dedicated to Romanian composer and conductor Constantin Silvestri (1913-1969). The event is part of Invitation to Composers, an unique, two-year project, co-funded by the European Cultural Fund, that encourages modern-day composers to write new works, inspired by celebrated musical ideas of the...

06/07/2011 @ ICR London, 1 Belgrave Square

Cornel Sorian & Ooberfuse live @ Leicester Square Theatre

The Romanian Cultural Institute and Leicester Square Theatre present Cornel Sorian and OOBERFUSE in their first public show after having transformed Heart's Cry into the official youth anthem for the Papal visit to the UK. Together with visual artist Dan Basu and Percival Quartet, the London-based band that brings together the very best of...

09/06/2011 @ Leicester Square Theatre, London
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