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

Founded and directed by American violinist Robert McDuffie, the Rome Chamber Music Festival is one of Rome’s most anticipated cultural events. The festival celebrates its fourteenth season in 2017 with a spectacular new program that includes classical and contemporary chamber music masterpieces, from baroque to bluegrass, played by internationally known artists and rising stars selected through the De Simone Young Artist Program. The festival also features master classes and open rehearsals during the day, beginning June 2 at Palazzo Barberini and Domus Romana. Evening concerts take place June 4 through June 8 (concert on June 4 will be an invitation-only event).




Very classical : Robert McDuffie meets roman teenagers in the historical Liceo Visconti


Robert McDuffie, founder and atistic director of the Rome Chamber Music Festival , will perform in one of Rome’s  hidden and historical treasures : the Aula Magna of the Liceo…

What a Night! RCMF’s benefit concert in NYC has been a great success


Thanks to everyone who helped make the RCMF’s benefit concert last week such a memorable evening. We were delighted to welcome guests from all over the United States whose generosity raised over $90,000…

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…


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…