Joint anniversary for Les mamelles de Tirésias play and opera
Friday 2 June 2017
June marks the 70th anniversary of the premiere of Poulenc’s comic opera Les mamelles de Tirésias and the 100th anniversary of the first production of the play on which the opera is based.
YCAT success for Jamal
Wednesday 31 May 2017
Royal College of Music cellist Jamal Aliyev has been announced as a Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) Artist 2017.
Dmitry Bashkirov in residence at the RCM
Thursday 25 May 2017
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
Friday 12 May 2017
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.
Louise Alder wins Young Singer of the Year
Monday 8 May 2017
Soprano alumna Louise Alder has won the Young Singer of the Year award in the International Opera Awards 2017.
Harlem Quartet in Residence
Friday 5 May 2017
The Grammy award-winning Harlem Quartet begin their three-year Royal College of Music residency with a week of events and coaching sessions from 8–14 May.
Ferrier Award success for RCM musicians
Tuesday 2 May 2017
Royal College of Music performers have enjoyed success at this year’s Kathleen Ferrier Awards.
BBC Proms 2017
Friday 21 April 2017
The 2017 season of the BBC Proms has been announced and we are delighted that many of our alumni, recent visitors and current students will feature in this year’s programme.
Success for Emily
Wednesday 12 April 2017
RCM violinist Emily Sun has won the 2017 Bromsgrove International Musicians Competition.
RCM gives UK premiere of Rameau's Les fêtes d’Hébé
Monday 10 April 2017
A new collaboration between the Royal College of Music, Académie de l’Opéra national de Paris and the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles has culminated in a Rameau UK premiere.