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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A Musical and Literary Tribute to Beauty and Grace

A Musical and Literary Tribute to Beauty and Grace

Join us for a musical and literary tribute to woman’s timeless charm and beauty, performed by two of the most accomplished artists of their generation. Soprano Alexandra Coman and actress Andreea Păduraru conjure their prowess for an evening of operatic gleam and consequential evocation devoted...

14/03/2014 @ ICR London
Youthful Panache Energizes our Stage as the Spring Erupts in Belgravia

Youthful Panache Energizes our Stage as the Spring Erupts in Belgravia

As a musical reverence to a delayed London spring, the March concert of our Enescu Series becomes a showcase of daring, youthful vitality. Like every year, the best Romanian students at the grand musical schools of London are called to match the ebullience of nature in spring with their exuberance and vigour. Luminous Mozart, Schubert and...

06/03/2014 @ ICR London
Youthful Verve Takes Over the Musical Temple of Trafalgar Square

Youthful Verve Takes Over the Musical Temple of Trafalgar Square

We continue our popular series at St Martin-in-the-Fields with a recital of youthful flair and verve by up-and-coming Romanian pianist Sînziana Mircea. Alongside several crowd-pleasing scores by Mozart, Liszt and Ravel, the young virtuoso promises a vibrant take on two works by Romania’s greatest musical genius, George...

14/02/2014
Enescu Concert Series Re-ignited by a Most Unexpected Trio

Enescu Concert Series Re-ignited by a Most Unexpected Trio

A flute, a piano and a guitar are a never before seen combination on the busiest chamber music scene of Belgravia. 2014 at the Enescu Concert Series kicks off with three musicians of rare panache and bravado: Ion Bogdan Ştefănescu, the absolute master of wind instruments, is joined by the remarkable virtuosos - guitarist Bogdan...

06/02/2014
The Alluring Harmony of Piano Duos at St Martin-in-the-Fields

The Alluring Harmony of Piano Duos at St Martin-in-the-Fields

We greet the New Year with a recital celebrating the beauty and richness of piano duos, in the company of Ruxandra Humă and Ana-Maria Andriţoiu. The musicians will delight the audience with a fresh and original interpretation of works signed by two great composers of the Classical and Romantic era –Mozart and...

07/01/2014 @ St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London
Music Tops Up Our 2013

Music Tops Up Our 2013

Right on its last day, we end a year full of concerts, film screenings, book launching and exhibitions with a recital of contemporary classical music offered by accomplished pianist and composer Mihai Măniceanu. Start your New Year’s Eve celebration with a kaleidoscope of best music ever written by Romanians. Programme: Diana...

31/12/2013 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London
Inspired by... Britten. Mercury Quartet Revisits the Great Composer's Work

Inspired by... Britten. Mercury Quartet Revisits the Great Composer's Work

The series of musical events organised by RCI London continues with a concert that celebrates, in an ingenious manner, the personality and the work of the great composer, pianist and conductor Benjamin Britten, 100 years after his birth. Four rising stars of UK's contemporary music scene, known as the Mercury Quartet – Vlad...

12/12/2013 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
A Musical Winter in Trafalgar Square

A Musical Winter in Trafalgar Square

Young talent hits the stage at St Martin-in-the-Fields for a special concert performed by some of the most talented emerging musicians in London. The ensemble comprising Radu Ropotan – violin, Ioana Forna – violin, George White – viola, Raphael Lang – cello and Alexandra Văduva – piano will engage in an exuberant...

10/12/2013 @ St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London
Opera Star Anita Hartig Sings in London for The National Day of Romania

Opera Star Anita Hartig Sings in London for The National Day of Romania

We are delighted to present Romanian soprano Anita Hartig, Wiener Staatsoper star, in a Gala Recital for the National Day of Romania. The concert programme includes timeless works by George Enescu, Richard Strauss, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Alfredo Catalani, Giaccomo Puccini and Charles Gounod amongst others. Anita Hartig will be accompanied by...

05/12/2013 @ Institutul Cultural Român, 1 Belgrave Square, Londra, SW1X8PH
Nostalgic Vibes in the Enescu Concerts Series

Nostalgic Vibes in the Enescu Concerts Series

Romanian-trained Albanian violinist Alda Dizdari, praised for her suave interpretations, makes her debut in the Enescu Concerts Series with a recital full of melancholic fervour, which brings to life the enchanting harmonies of La Belle Epoque. Alda will be accompanied by pianist Tom Blach. Programme:          ...

07/11/2013 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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