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MUSIC

5 June, 7pm
RCI London
Free

ET IN 'ARCADIA' EGO
The final concert of the 2013-2014 Season of the 'Enescu Concerts' Series takes us on an Arcadian musical journey, guided by the brilliant young Romanian string quartet that has borrowed the name of the famous place of fulfilment and bliss. The Arcadia Quartet has conquered the musical world in 2012 when they emerged as winners of the Wigmore Hall London International String Quartet Competition. more

MUSIC

6 June, 7.30pm
Kings Place, London

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A NIGHT OF PASSION AND ROMANCE WITH VELVETY-VOICED OANA CATALINA CHITU
One of the Songlines Magazine top rated albums of 2013 was Romanian singer Oana Catalina Chitu’s 'Divine. Romanian songs from the repertoire of Maria Tanase', a touching musical homage to legendary Maria Tanase (1913-1963), also known as 'the Romanian Edith Piaf'. With her rich, smoky voice and dramatic presence, Oana Catalina Chitu makes her Kings Place debut bringing Maria Tanase’s repertoire back to life together with a fabulous virtuoso band. more

VISUAL ARTS

12 June-29 August
RCI London
Free

ARCHITECTURE AND MEMORY: 'GM CANTACUZINO - A HYBRID MODERNIST'
We are delighted to announce our fifth participation at the London Festival of Architecture (LFA), a cityscape of architectural experimentation and innovation, with an exhibition dedicated to one of the least known polymaths of the 20th century - George Matei Cantacuzino. more

THEATRE

16-23 June
London

 

RADU AFRIM REFLECTS ON THE 'THEATRE OF EUROPE'
Theatre director Radu Afrim, best known for his colourful incursions into alternative lifestyles and his revisionist take on the Western dramatic traditions, joins a pool of outstanding peers to explore, through a series of workshops and meetings, the best ways to increase the presence of European creativity on the British stage. more

FILM

19 & 21 June
RichMix, London

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TWO ROMANIAN FILMS PREMIERE AT THE EAST END FILM FESTIVAL
Indulge yourselves with a supersize bite of Romanian filmmaking at its best at London’s most vibrant film festival. The sixth consecutive collaboration with our friends from the East End Film Festival brings to London two of the most anticipated Romanian films: Corneliu Porumboiu’s 'The Second Game' and Anca Damian’s 'A Very Unsettled Summer'. For all lovers of the new Romanian cinema: two screenings not to be missed! MORE

THEATRE

22 June, 5pm
Leicester Square Theatre, London

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inTERNATIONAL STAR MAIA MORGENSTERN AT LEICESTER SQUARE THEATRE

Do not miss the one-off performance of Mario Diament’s 'Lost Tango', teaming one of Romania’s most beloved actresses, Maia Morgenstern, with her son, Tudor Aaron Istodor. The show, a Jewish Theatre of Bucharest production, is a demonstration of force and skill from one of the most accomplished actresses working in theatre today and the very proof that talent can be inherited.  MORE

 

 

MUSIC

26 & 27 June
Steinway Hall &
St Martin-in-the-Fields,
London

Free

Outstanding Luiza Borac, in two unmissable recitals

Described by Classical Piano as 'reminding of nothing less than great Martha Argerich as she took the audience by storm', internationally acclaimed Romanian pianist Luiza Borac is back in London for a series of musical treats. She will be performing at the Steinway Hall on the evening of June 26 and the next day, on June 27, will feature as the 'pianist of the month' at St Martin-in-the-Fields, in a concert series celebrating 65 years of the venerable church’s musical programme. MORE

 

 

FILM

26 - 29 June
Edinburgh

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Romanian cinema in Edinburgh

With a rich and diverse programme of films and events, Edinburgh International Film Festival continues to bring the very best in contemporary cinema to Scotland’s capital. The 68th edition of the festival includes a feature and a short film from Romania: 'The Japanese Dog' by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu and 'Perennial Plants' by Roxana Stroe.  MORE

 

 

ONGOING
VISUAL ARTS

 14 March - 14 June
Eastside Projects, Birmingham

THE FIRST UK SOLO EXHIBITION OF LATE VISUAL MAVERICK IOANA NEMES
When her sudden death at only 32 hit the news in 2011, Ioana Nemes had established herself as one of Romania's most celebrated and original artists. A selection of objects, prints and installations from the ambitious 'Monthly Evaluations' series can be seen in her first UK solo exhibition opened at Eastside Projects in Birmingham, in collaboration with KILOBASE Bucharest and with the support of ICR London. MORE
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ALSO ON THE RADAR:
 

5 June, 7pm | Waldorf Hilton London: Romania Charity Ball, in support of Hospices of Hope
8 June, 7pm | The Forge London: Masterpieces for Violin and Piano, with Bogdan Vacarescu and Neil Georgeson
25 June-13 July | Royal Opera House London: Ariadne auf Naxos, with mezzo-soprano Ruxandra Donose

 

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