The Royal College of Music

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The Royal College of Music is one of the world's greatest conservatoires. We welcome students from all backgrounds and are committed to providing the best opportunities for learning, performance and career development. Find out more about life at the RCM, our professors, the range of courses on offer and how you can apply to join our inspirational and international community of musicians. 

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Bernard Haitink conducts Ravel Daphnis et ChloƩ

The RCM Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Bernard Haitink


Dmitry Bashkirov in residence at the RCM

Piano maestro Dmitry Bashkirov took up residency at the Royal College of Music this May, working with students from the Keyboard Faculty in lessons and masterclasses. 

RCM composers commissioned by Classic FM

Two RCM composers are among seven young people chosen by a panel of judges from Classic FM and the Royal Philharmonic Society to write a new piece of classical music to celebrate the radio station’s 25th birthday.