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.

 

 
Scores for a Midsummer Afternoon

Scores for a Midsummer Afternoon

Tenor Vlad Robu and pianist Iulia Marin, two of the most eulogised performers of the young generation, render a midsummer musical delight to soundtrack the careless adrift of a London July afternoon. The Romanian duo’s programme features pieces by George Enescu, Francesco Paolo Tosti, Stefano Donaudy, Pietro Mascagni, Jean Sibelius,...

20/07/2018 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London
Rising Star Cristian Sandrin at Lake District International Music Festival

Rising Star Cristian Sandrin at Lake District International Music Festival

Romanian musicians are present, for the second consecutive time, in the programme of one of Britain’s most impressive, both naturally and musically, music festivals: Lake District International Music Festival. This year, young and most talented pianist Cristian Sandrin, currently completing his postgraduate studies at the Royal Academy of...

06/08/2018 @ Ambleside Parish Church (St Mary's), Lake District

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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
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
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