The Program

  • F. Mendelssohn
  • F. Mendelssohn
  • W. A. Mozart
    E. Dohnányi
  • F. Schubert
    S. Prokofiev
    I. Stravinsky
  • A. Dvořák
    M. Mills

Season 2016

The Rome Chamber Music Festival, founded by Robert McDuffie, is one of Rome’s most anticipated cultural events. This year the festival celebrates its thirteenth season. The concerts will take place at the incomparable Palazzo Barberini, June 26th to June 30th (concert on June 26th is an invitation-only event, it will be open to the public on June 27th). Rehearsals during the day will begin June 24th.

The festival program will feature sixteen internationally renowned artists, who will coach and perform in concert alongside 23 emerging musicians, playing classical and contemporary chamber music masterpieces and Mike Mills, bassist for the iconic rock band R.E.M., will be on stage Thursday, June 30th to perform his   Concerto for Violin, Rock Band, and Sting Quintet, with Robert McDuffie. Another highlight will be a theatrical presentation of Stravinsky’s Histoire du soldat, directed by Enrico Stinchelli, with four famed Italian performers. (see program for more info)



2016 April 27 th Rome Piazza Navona Robert McDuffie and friends play for Peter Pan


Robert McDuffie will be in Rome April 22nd to May 2nd, to announce the Rome Chamber Music Festival’s 13th season.  The festival is delighted to welcome Mike Mills, from the…

Artistic Director Robert McDuffie from April 22nd in Rome to announce 13th RCMF Season


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RCMF’s Young Artist Program : applications Now Accepted for 2016 Season


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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…