The Program

  • S. Rachmaninoff, J. Brahms,
    R. Starer, O. Golijov,
    A. Krein.
  • S. Rachmaninoff, J. Brahms,
    R. Starer, O. Golijov,
    A. Krein.
  • G. Fauré, M. Ravel,
    A. Dvořák.
  • A. Dvořák, W. A. Mozart,
    R. Schumann.
  • V. Martynov, J. Brahms,
    A. Dvořák.

Season 2014

Founded in 2003 by Robert McDuffie, the Rome Chamber Music Festival is one of Rome’s most anticipated cultural events. The festival is pleased to welcome 31 artists from all over the world who will perform contemporary works and classical chamber music masterpieces. Concerts on June 8 and 9 will feature a special klezmer set. The festival’s renowned artists will coach and perform in concert with the 19 aspiring musicians selected to participate in its Young Artist Program. All concerts will be held in the magnificent Palazzo Barberini. The public is welcome to attend rehearsals and coaching sessions in the Salone Pietro da Cortona from June 6 until June 12 during museum hours.


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…



The RCMF in NYC!


The Italian Cultural Institute of New York is hosting an evening featuring the festival on Thursday, April 24.  Robert McDuffie will give a short performance at the event.  The event…

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Young Artist Program 2014: and the winners are …


The Eleventh Season of the Rome Chamber Music Festival will begin soon. Here are the names of the winners of its Young Artist Program: Thomas Auner, violoncelloNoah Fields, violaDrew Alexander…