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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Daniel Ciobanu in the Jaques Samuel Pianos Series

Daniel Ciobanu in the Jaques Samuel Pianos Series

With his teenage heartthrob allure, astonishing dexterity and a daring repertoire, Daniel Ciobanu has taken the British piano circuit by storm. The young pianist, already a recipient of important international accolades, will perform Britten, Chopin and Ravel at St James’s Piccadilly as part of a popular recital series set up by the...

14/08/2015 @ St James Piccadilly, 197 Picadilly, London W1J 9LL
Dashing Valentina Naforniţa in Recital at EIF

Dashing Valentina Naforniţa in Recital at EIF

The Vienna Staatsoper star Valentina Nafornița, who won the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition in 2011, offers an irresistible treat of Romantic lieder and songs as part of the Edinburgh Festival official selection. The recital, also featuring distinguished accompanist Roger Vignoles, will take place in Queen's Hall, one of...

12/08/2015 @ Queen's Hall, 85-89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9JG
Midsummer Indulgence at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Midsummer Indulgence at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Cellist Teodor Rusu and pianist Paul Cartianu, two of the most eulogised performers of the young generation, render a midsummer musical delight to soundtrack the careless adrift of a London August afternoon. The Salzburg-based Romanian duo’s programme peaks with Bartók’s energetic Romanian dances after a virtuosic detour...

11/08/2015 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square
Rebeca Omordia - July Pianist of the World at SMITF

Rebeca Omordia - July Pianist of the World at SMITF

At the end of July, we're back in St Martin-in-the-Fileds' most popular concert series, 'Pianists of the World', with a recital offered by the remarkably gifted young pianist Rebeca Omordia. The programme features works by Sergei Rachmaninoff, Maurice Ravel, John Ireland and Paul Constantinescu. One of Rebeca Omordia's...

31/07/2015 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square
The Glory of the Golden Century: Anca Iarosevici & Bogdan Mihăilescu in the 'Enescu Concerts' Series

The Glory of the Golden Century: Anca Iarosevici & Bogdan Mihăilescu in the 'Enescu Concerts' Series

The June recital of our ever-popular 'Enescu Concerts' Series, featuring  viola da gamba player Anca Iarosevici and classic guitarist Bogdan Mihăilescu, exalts the marvellous baroque tradition of the 17th and 18th centuries.  The event offers a double premiere: the first-time performance in London of George Enescu's...

04/06/2015 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
Scores for Summery Afternoons: Delia Noble & Alexandru Lăzar at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Scores for Summery Afternoons: Delia Noble & Alexandru Lăzar at St Martin-in-the-Fields

We welcome the very first day of summer with a melodic celebration as warm and luminous as the much-awaited solstice. Acclaimed soprano Delia Noble, who is set to appear alongside legendary Placido Domingo as Musetta in a new production of 'La Bohème', and young pianist Alexandru Lazăr team-up for a feast of operatic evergreens...

01/06/2015 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square
Two Veterans of Prestigious Musical Circuits in the 'Enescu Concerts' Series

Two Veterans of Prestigious Musical Circuits in the 'Enescu Concerts' Series

With impressive careers spanning over the last 30 years and innumerable apparitions on famous stages of Europe and beyond, pianist Ilinca Dumitrescu and bassoonist Vasile Macovei grace our 'Enescu Concerts' Series for a virtuoso incursion into the history of classical music. The programme matches legendary names of the Romantic and...

07/05/2015 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
An Easter Rejoice: Adela Liculescu at St Martin-in-the-Fields

An Easter Rejoice: Adela Liculescu at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Piano rising star Adela Liculescu joins our popular series at St Martin-in-the-Fields with a recital bursting with youthful vigour and panache.  The programme opens with George Enescu’s hypnotic 'Pavane' from the Piano Suite, Op. 10, and also features Franz Liszt’s Sonata in B minor, S 178  and 'La Valse'...

06/04/2015 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square
In Pursuit of the Rare: Alexandru Negriuc in the Enescu Concerts Series

In Pursuit of the Rare: Alexandru Negriuc in the Enescu Concerts Series

One of the most promising young Romanian pianists of the day, London-based Alex Negriuc, delivers a programme full of exuberance and discovery, which includes, alongside established works by Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Chopin and Enescu, little known scores by 19th century Transylvanian child prodigy Carl Filtsch, who died at only...

02/04/2015 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
A House Made of Music and Love

A House Made of Music and Love

We are proud to join Pro Patrimonio Foundation, The Romanian Cultural Centre in London/The Ratiu Foundation and the Romanian Embassy in London in an offensive of charm and generosity set up to gather the necessary support in order to transform George Enescu’s birthplace home into a cultural centre devoted to musical excellence. The...

26/03/2015 @ 1 Belgrave Square, London
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