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MUSIC

4 Feb, 19.00
RCI London
Free

THE ENESCU SERIES RESUMES WITH A PIANO TOUR DE FORCE

This year's first concert in the 'Enescu Concerts' Series offers an exceptional encounter with two brilliant pianists, Romanian Mihai Ritivoiu and Bulgarian Evgeny Genchev, reunited to enlive some of the most fascinating, memorable piano pieces ever scored. The event is organised in partnership with Keyboard Charitable Trust. more

PERFORMANCE

6 Feb, 13.00
Horniman Museum, London
Free

'MEMODROME: HOME', THE SPECTACLE OF MEMORY

Join us for a séance of interactive, immersive performance born under the umbrella of the Theatre of Testimonies - a new theatrical form that relies on raw and unmediated depositions. The cutting-edge artistic practice, set up by the creative duo Anca Doczi and Cristian Luchian, reflects on matters of identity and belonging starting from the live stories of four Romanians living in London. more

MUSIC

14 Feb, 18.30
Kings Place, London
Tickets

THE SOUNDTRACK OF LOVE

On Valentine’s Day, as a musical tribute to the highest infatuation of them all, violinist and chamber circuit darling Horia Văcărescu joins forces with cellist Anton Niculescu, former principal cellist of La Scala, prodigy pianist Andrei Licareţ, and world-acclaimed viola player Vladimir Mendelssohn for a passionate and evocative evening of Romantic repertoire. Double bass player Stacey Watton completes the consummate ensemble for Schubert’s ever-popular 'Trout' Quintet. more

FILM & TALK

19 Feb, 19.00
RCI London
Free

BRANCUSI: THE BRITISH CONNECTION

Constantin Brancusi, the ground-breaking artist of modern sculpture, described in awe as 'half god, half shepherd', was born on 19 February 1876. On the very day of his birth, we revisit his legacy in the company of some of his most ardent British admirers. Guest speakers: Sanda Miller, Eric Shanes, Jonathan Vernon and Bruno Wollheim. Preceded by the screening of BBC2’s 'Tony Cragg on Constantin Brancusi'. more

 FASHION

19-23 Feb
Somerset House, London
Free

 

'FOUND.LOST.FOUND': ROMANIAN JEWELLERY DESIGN AT THE LONDON FASHION WEEK

We are thrilled to announce our sixth consecutive participation at the London Fashion Week, the hottest ticket in the spring season of glitz and glamour. As a creative homage to a great, yet forgotten tradition, the exhibition revisits the lost craftsmanship of the ancient artisans of Dacia, the Roman Empire’s richest source of gold, through contemporary pieces by jewellery-makers Ioana Ardelean, Maria Otilia Mihalcea, Adelina Petcan, and Andreia Gabriela Popescu. more

PERFORMANCE

20-21 Feb
Tate Liverpool
Free

ROMANIAN ARTISTS FOR AN IMAGINARY MUSEUM

As the extraordinary conclusion of Tate Liverpool’s special exhibition 'An Imagined Museum', the works from the Centre Pompidou, Tate and MMK collections, now gone, are recreated through a wide variety of performances including dance, song and spoken word. Starring Romanian artists Alexandra Pirici, Manuel Pelmuş, Rolando Matsangos and Mihai Mihalcea.  more

MUSIC

22 Feb, 13.00
St Martin-in-the-Fields London
Free

ADRIANA CRISTEA AND GRETA GASSER AT SMITF

The Romanian Series at the popular St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square continues with a concert offered by violinist Adriana Cristea and pianist Greta Gasser, two rising musicians of the new generation. The promising performers will delight the audience with a programme that includes works by Sergei Rachmaninov, Nikolai Kapustin, Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Bazzini, as well as Romanians Paul Constantinescu and Ciprian Porumbescu. more

FILM

22 Feb, 17.30
Lighthouse Cinema Dublin 
Tickets

DUBLIN FILM FESTIVAL WELCOMES 'WHY ME?' AND TUDOR GIURGIU

Over the past few years, the biggest film festival in Ireland - which is also our oldest partner across the Irish Sea - has celebrated Romanian films & directors through numerous projections, Q&A sessions and special events. This year is no exception as multitalented helmer Tudor Giurgiu will present his troubling 'Why me?' to the Irish cinephiles. more

PANEL

25 Feb, 19.00
RCI London
Free

IDENTITIES IN-BETWEEN: THE ETHNO-NATIONAL UNDER SCRUTINY

Drawn from the fascinating experience of East-Central European pluralism, Oxford Brookes University’s Marius Turda together with University of Oxford’s Jan Fellerer and Robert Pyrah tackle the often politically-charged theme of identity within the complicated dialectics of majority and minority in a globalized world. more

FILM

26-27 Feb
The CCA Glasgow 
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RADU MUNTEAN’S 'ONE FLOOR BELOW' PREMIERES IN SCOTLAND

Radu Muntean’s disturbing study of pusillanimity, 'One Floor Below' opens at the Glasgow Film Festival, Scotland’s ambitious showcase of international cinematic creativity. Scriptwriter Alexandru Baciu, the director’s long-time collaborator, will confer with the Glaswegians after the screenings. more

Ongoing:
TRADITIONAL CULTURE

until 10 April
Horniman Museum and Gardens, London

Free

REVISITING ROMANIA: DRESS AND IDENTITY

Horniman Museum with the support of RCI presents the biggest exhibition in Britain devoted to Romanian traditional crafts and folk costumes in living memory, a fascinating celebration of our ancient, sophisticated art of making outwear and fabrics. MORE

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ALSO ON THE RADAR:
30 Jan | Leicester Square Theatre London: Fata din Curcubeu
31 Jan | Wigmore Hall London: Alexandra Dariescu - piano

 

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