The Program

  • Tarquinio Merula
    Arcangelo Corelli
    Antonio Vivaldi
  • Tarquinio Merula
    Arcangelo Corelli
    Antonio Vivaldi
  • Max Bruch
    Johannes Brahms
  • Johannes Brahms
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Camille Saint Saens

Season 2017

The Rome Chamber Music Festival is one of Rome’s most anticipated cultural events and in 2017 will celebrate its fourteenth season.  After the incomparable 2016 events (see photogallery) we are ready to launch a spectacular new program that will include classical and contemporary chamber music masterpieces, as well as master classes and open rehearsals during the day, that will begin June 2 at Palazzo Barberini and Palazzo Corsini, Founded and directed by Robert McDuffie, this year’s program will be baroque and bluegrass and Brahms, and Beethoven, and Bruch and Camille Saint Saens’ Carnival of the Animals at the same time, so get ready for our next amazing experience!The concerts will be June 4th to June 8th (concert on June 4th will be an invitation-only event).



The Rome Chamber Music Festival in New York City!


Please join the Rome Chamber Music Festival on Monday, February 20, 2017 for cocktails and a concert to benefit its De Simone Young Artist Program.  Robert McDuffie will be joined on stage…

Rehearsals open to the public


Rooms MS and SP are located inside the museum Palazzo Barberini, Via delle Quattro Fontane 13. Although there is no charge for listening to the rehearsals but one does have…

Tuesday, June 28, Dohnany Sextet, “unknown” and full of humor


On June 28 Rome Chamber Music Festival will have a strong Hungarian accent, with the Sextet op. 37 composed in 1935 by Ernö Dohnányi. An unusual ensemble (piano, clarinet, horn…


Palazzo Barberini

After the Italian State bought it in 1949, Palazzo Barberini has been open to the public and home to the National Gallery of Antique Art since 1953. The year 2013 marks the 60th anniversary…