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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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
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
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