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2018/19 piano accompaniment and junior fellows announced
Friday 31 August 2018
Announcing the remarkable musicians who will be piano accompaniment and junior fellows for the 2018/19 academic year.
Arina receives Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship
Wednesday 4 July 2018
Award winning pianist Arina Lazgiian has been announced as the recipient of the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship.
Autumn Season announced: John Wilson marks Armistice and Sir Thomas Allen directs Mozart
Wednesday 8 August 2018
Internationally renowned musicians welcomed to the RCM for the 2018 Autumn Season.
ROSL success for Jonathan
Tuesday 5 June 2018
Royal College of Music saxophonist Jonathan Radford has won the Gold Medal in the Royal Overseas League Annual Music Competition 2018.
RCM talent takes centre stage at the BBC Proms
Friday 20 April 2018
The 2018 BBC Proms showcases talent from the RCM’s long legacy of celebrated alumni, from great composers to rising stars.
ROSL success for a host of RCM musicians
Friday 23 March 2018
Four RCM soloists and two ensembles have won awards at this year's ROSL Annual Music Competition
Royal College of Music top conservatoire for performing arts in the UK for third consecutive year
Friday 2 March 2018
The Royal College of Music is named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom and Europe and second in the world in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.
Spring season announced
Wednesday 6 December 2017
The Royal College of Music is delighted to welcome world-renowned conductor Bernard Haitink and many other internationally acclaimed musicians in spring 2018.
RCM to unveil new world-class organ
Thursday 16 November 2017
The Royal College of Music’s new organ will be unveiled in spring 2018.
RCM pianists duet with Lang Lang on international stages
Wednesday 1 November 2017
World-renowned pianist Lang Lang recently invited two Royal College of Music pianists to duet with him in major international performances.
George Fenton joins roster of new professors and academic staff
Thursday 12 October 2017
The Royal College of Music is delighted to welcome BAFTA award winning composer George Fenton as Visiting Professor in Composition for Screen.
George Fenton joins roster of new professors and academic staff at the Royal College of Music
Thursday 12 October 2017
The Royal College of Music is delighted to welcome BAFTA award winning composer George Fenton as Visiting Professor in Composition for Screen.
2017/18 piano accompaniment and junior fellows announced
Friday 22 September 2017
Royal College of Music Director Professor Colin Lawson CBE has announced the remarkable musicians who will be piano accompaniment and junior fellows for the 2017/18 academic year.
Nikola receives Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship
Tuesday 12 September 2017
Award winning pianist Nikola Avramovic has been announced as this year’s recipient of the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship.
Success for five RCM graduates at Wigmore Hall
Friday 8 September 2017
The Royal College of Music is thrilled to announce that RCM graduate Julien van Mellaerts has been awarded First Prize in the Wigmore Hall / Kohn Foundation International Song Competition.
RCM welcomes back Vladimir Ashkenazy for Autumn Season
Tuesday 8 August 2017
The Royal College of Music today announced its 2017 Autumn Season, which includes a concert at the Royal Festival Hall with Vladamir Ashkenazy on 26 October.
RCM to fund scholarships for BAME students
Wednesday 28 June 2017
The RCM will fund three new scholarships for UK black and minority ethnic (BAME) students.
Royal College of Music teaching rated outstanding by Department of Education
Thursday 22 June 2017
The RCM has achieved an overall rating of gold for its outstanding teaching and learning provision in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
Former RCM scholar wins Britain’s Got Talent
Thursday 8 June 2017
Pianist Tokio Myers has been crowned winner of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent competition after gaining the most votes from the public on Saturday night.
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.
Summer Season and new Harlem Quartet residency announced
Wednesday 5 April 2017
The Royal College of Music has today announced its summer 2017 season with the launch of a three-year residency by the Grammy Award-winning Harlem Quartet.
ROSL success for Bertram and Lynette
Tuesday 28 March 2017
RCM piano duo Bertram Wee and Lynette Yeo have won the ROSL ARTS Strings and Piano Ensembles Prize at the ROSL Annual Music Competition 2017.
RCM Named Top Conservatoire for Performing Arts in the UK for Second Consecutive Year
Wednesday 8 March 2017
The Royal College of Music has been named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.
Chappell Medal Success for Veniamin
Monday 27 February 2017
Veniamin Zhukov has won the Royal College of Music’s prestigious Chappell Medal piano competition 2017.
Cyrill Ibrahim Speaks at Dutch Parliament
Monday 20 February 2017
The RCM alumnus and pianist was invited by the UK Embassy of the Netherlands to speak at the Dutch Parliament in The Hague, the Netherlands.
Royal Gala at Buckingham Palace celebrates the Royal College of Music
Tuesday 7 February 2017
HRH The Prince of Wales, president of the RCM, has hosted a gala to celebrate students, alumni and the work the RCM is doing to expand its reach.
RCM and Shanghai Conservatory of Music establish new Joint Institute
Monday 16 January 2017
The Royal College of Music has signed an historic agreement with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music to establish a new Joint Institute in China. This will be the first such partnership of any UK music conservatoire.
RCM Announces Two New Mercers’ Arts Awards
Monday 24 October 2016
Two Mercers’ Arts Awards will be offered annually for the next five years to selected postgraduate students.
Royal College of Music Celebration on Classic FM
Wednesday 5 October 2016
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce a new partnership with the UK’s most popular classical music station, Classic FM.
National Student Survey
Wednesday 17 August 2016
The Royal College of Music has achieved outstanding results in the 2016 National Student Survey.
Summer Keyboard Successes
Thursday 11 August 2016
Royal College of Music pianist Pavel Kolesnikov made his BBC Proms debut, following a series of high-profile successes for RCM keyboard students and graduates in a number of prestigious international competitions.
100% Success for RCM Graduates in National Employment Survey
Friday 5 August 2016
For three years running, the RCM has scored 100% in the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey
Autumn Season 2016 Announced
Wednesday 27 July 2016
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce its 2016 Autumn Season, including a return by Bernard Haitink and appearances by a host of major international guest artists.
Martin James Bartlett Stars in Queen’s Thanksgiving Service
Friday 10 June 2016
Royal College of Music pianist and BBC Young Musician 2014 winner Martin James Bartlett performed for HM The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh and other senior members of the Royal Family as part of the National Service of Thanksgiving for The Queen’s 90th birthday in St Paul’s Cathedral.
Emily Sun Wins Royal Over-Seas League
Thursday 2 June 2016
Royal College of Music violinist Emily Sun won the Gold Medal at the Royal Over-Seas League Final, held at Cadogan Hall on Wednesday 1 June.
Six RCM pianists selected for Cleveland Piano Competition
Thursday 5 May 2016
Six outstanding Royal College of Music pianists have been invited to participate in the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition.
BBC Proms 2016
Thursday 14 April 2016
The 2016 season of the BBC Proms has been announced and the Royal College of Music is delighted that RCM pianist Pavel Kolesnikov and baritone Huw Montague Rendall will make their Proms debut.
2017-2018 Prospectus Available Now
Monday 11 April 2016
We are pleased to announce the publication of the Royal College of Music’s 2017-2018 prospectus.
Announcing our Summer Season
Wednesday 30 March 2016
We’re delighted to announce the Royal College of Music’s Summer Season, focusing on the music of Igor Stravinsky.
RCM Named Top Conservatoire for Performing Arts in the UK
Tuesday 22 March 2016
QS World University Rankings finds the Royal College of Music top conservatoire based on the strength and quality of its teaching, research activities, graduate employability and international profile.
RCM Keyboard Graduates Accept Revered Appointments
Wednesday 9 December 2015
Two former RCM students recently accepted appointments in important teaching positions in the UK and abroad.
Success and Recognition for Keyboard Students
Friday 4 December 2015
Royal College of Music keyboard players continue to impress audiences and judges around the world.
Dyslexia Awareness Week 2015
Monday 5 October 2015
The Royal College of Music is pleased to once again be taking part in Dyslexia Awareness Week, running this year from 5-11 October.
Keyboard successes continue
Monday 28 September 2015
Students and graduates from the RCM’s keyboard faculty continue to make an impression at home and abroad.
Apply now for RCM Auditions
Friday 25 September 2015
We are already looking forward to next year and auditioning students for 2016/17, and the application deadline is fast approaching.
2015/16 Junior Fellows Announced
Monday 21 September 2015
RCM Director Professor Colin Lawson has announced the list of remarkable musicians who will be Junior Fellows for the 2015/16 academic year.
Sir David Willcocks CBE MC FRCM, 1919 - 2015
Friday 18 September 2015
We are deeply saddened to report the death of former RCM Director, Sir David Willcocks, on 17 September.
Autumn Season on Sale
Wednesday 19 August 2015
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce its new Autumn Season.
National Student Survey
Wednesday 12 August 2015
The Royal College of Music has achieved outstanding results in the 2015 National Student Survey.
Success for RCM Graduates
Friday 3 July 2015
Students from the Royal College of Music are more likely to find employment than those of any other UK conservatoire, according to data published by HESA.
Music in Hospitals
Monday 29 June 2015
Royal College of Music pianists have taken part in a successful project to bring music to older patients on hospital wards.
RCM tops Guardian League Table
Tuesday 26 May 2015
The Royal College of Music has been ranked first in the 2016 Guardian University League Table for music.
RCM claims Ferrier prizes
Monday 27 April 2015
Royal College of Music performers have enjoyed a clean sweep at this year’s Kathleen Ferrier Awards.
Summer Season on sale
Wednesday 8 April 2015
Summer is almost here, and so is a bright new season of musical events at the Royal College of Music!
Tillett Trust Young Artists’ Platform
Tuesday 10 March 2015
RCM saxophonist Philip Attard and pianist Luka Okros have been chosen for the Tillett Trust Young Artists’ Platform 2015.
ROSL Accompanist’s Prize
Tuesday 3 March 2015
RCM alumnus Ian Tindale has been announced as the winner of the Accompanist’s Prize in the prestigious Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition.
RCM Live: Spring 2015
Wednesday 14 January 2015
The Royal College of Music continues its ground-breaking series of live broadcasts this spring with a tranche of major events being streamed online.
Vanessa in China
Monday 12 January 2015
Professor Vanessa Latarche, Head of Keyboard at the RCM, has participated in the first Lang Lang Shenzhen Futian International Piano Festival in Shenzhen, China.
New Season: Spring 2015
Wednesday 3 December 2014
We’re delighted to announce our new Spring Season of events.
Dyslexia Awareness Week
Tuesday 4 November 2014
The Royal College of Music is pleased to be taking part in Dyslexia Awareness Week from 3–9 November.
Half a million YouTube views
Friday 24 October 2014
The Royal College of Music has received more than 500,000 video views on YouTube.
Jaques Samuel Intercollegiate Piano Competition
Wednesday 22 October 2014
RCM pianist Luka Okrostsvaridze has won First Prize in the Jaques Samuel Intercollegiate Piano Competition.
City of Light
Monday 13 October 2014
The RCM is delighted to be collaborating with the Philharmonia Orchestra for City of Light: Paris 1900–1950 - a major series exploring the music, culture, art and society in Paris between 1900 and 1950.
CMF and YCAT Artists
Tuesday 30 September 2014
Several talented RCM musicians have been selected to be artists with the City Music Foundation and Young Classical Artists Trust this year.
BBC Radio 3's New Generation Artists Announced
Wednesday 4 September 2013
RCM pianist Pavel Kolesnikov has been named a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist 2014.
Tuesday 15 July 2014
RCM pianists Dinara Klinton and Samson Tsoy have both enjoyed recent competition success.
Piano Success in Scotland
Monday 23 June 2014
RCM pianists Ilya Maximov, Jianing Kong and Dinara Klinton have enjoyed success in the prestigious Scottish International Piano Competition 2014.
Women in Music Festival
Wednesday 18 June 2014
On 1 and 2 July the RCM plays host to a very special festival celebrating female composers through the ages.
Pianist Martin James Bartlett is BBC Young Musician 2014
Monday 19 May 2014
RCM student Martin James Bartlett has been crowned BBC Young Musician 2014.
Martin wins BBCYM Keyboard Final
Monday 12 May 2014
RCM Junior Department pianist Martin James Bartlett has won the Keyboard Category Final of BBC Young Musician 2014.
Antony Hopkins FRCM
Thursday 8 May 2014
RCM alumnus Antony Hopkins has died.
Tuesday 6 May 2014
RCM mezzo-soprano Amy Williamson and professor Christopher Glynn have given the first performance of a lost song by Felix Mendelssohn on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme.
Marion Thorpe CBE HonRCM
Tuesday 11 March 2014
We are very sorry to report the death of Marion Thorpe on 6 March 2014, an RCM alumna and joint founder of the Leeds Piano Competition.
Woodhouse at 15
Thursday 6 March 2014
The Royal College of Music’s Woodhouse Centre for Professional Development is celebrating its 15th birthday this year with a unique series of events.
Wednesday 26 February 2014
The Sochi Winter Olympics may have come to an end, but here at the RCM we’re keeping the Russian spirit going with three celebrations of Russian music.
Yamaha Scholarship Success
Thursday 20 February 2014
We are delighted to announce that RCM pianists Dinara Klinton and Pavel Kolesnikov have triumphed at the 2014 Yamaha Scholarship awards.
5 stars for Pavel Kolesnikov
Thursday 16 January 2014
RCM pianist Pavel Kolesnikov has received a 5 star review from The Telegraph for his debut at London’s Wigmore Hall.
CNBC Meets: Lang Lang
Monday 16 December 2013
Students from the RCM Junior Department feature in a new TV documentary about the world-famous pianist Lang Lang.
Celebrations in Minsk
Tuesday 10 December 2013
On Friday 6 December three Royal College of Music alumni presented a special piano recital in Belarus in celebration of the RCM.
Bernard Roberts FRCM 1933 - 2013
Tuesday 5 November 2013
We are very sorry to report the death of Bernard Roberts, a former professor of piano at the RCM and one of the finest Beethoven players of the 20th Century.
Double Your Money with The Big Give
Monday 25 November 2013
This December, the Royal College of Music is once again participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge...
Tuesday 29 October 2013
The RCM has been well represented by prize winners of recent international piano competitions.
Wednesday 9 October 2013
We’re delighted to announce that we are continuing to bring RCM events to a world-wide audience by broadcasting three Autumn Season events live online.
Concert Hall Reflectors
Monday 30 September 2013
New reflective panels have been installed in the Royal College of Music’s Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall.
Royal Society Journal
Friday 27 September 2013
An article written by RCM Professor of Performance Science Aaron Williamon has been published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface.
Wednesday 18 September 2013
RCM composers and performers are collaborating on an exciting new project culminating in a special lunchtime concert at St Martin-in-the-Fields.
Friday 13 September 2013
We’re delighted to announce that we’re now making RCM masterclasses available to a worldwide audience.
Professorship for Dmitri Alexeev
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Dmitri Alexeev has been appointed to the position of Professor of Advanced Piano at the Royal College of Music.
Lara live on BBC Radio 3
Monday 8 July 2013
RCM pianist Lara Melda has starred as soloist in a BBC Radio 3 concert with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
Graduation Live Broadcast
Wednesday 3 July 2013
We’re delighted to announce a new experiment for the RCM: this Friday, we will be broadcasting the entire 2013 RCM Graduation Ceremony LIVE on the RCM website.
Rising Stars at Cadogan Hall
Friday 31 May 2013
Once again this June RCM soloists and chamber groups are heading to London’s Cadogan Hall for a series of spectacular concerts.
Successes at the English Song Competition
Thursday 23 May 2013
RCM pianist Jennifer Hughes and RCM singer Bradley Travis have both enjoyed success at the Patricia Routledge National English Song Competition 2013.
Monday 20 May 2013
On Thursday 23 May comes one of the a highlights of the RCM’s year – a performance of Messiaen’s Turangalîla-Symphonie by the RCM Symphony Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall...
The President's Award
Thursday 9 May 2013
HRH The Prince of Wales celebrated 20 years as President of the Royal College of Music by endorsing a brand-new honour, The President’s Award.
Sir Colin Davis
Monday 15 April 2013
We were very sorry to hear of the death of RCM alumnus Sir Colin Davis on Sunday 14 April 2013.
Michael Gough Matthews
Thursday 11 April 2013
We are very sorry to report the death of Vice-President and former RCM Director, Michael Gough Matthews, on Thursday 11 April 2013.
RCM musicians perform for royalty in Qatar
Friday 15 March 2013
Musicians from the RCM have performed for royalty during a recent visit to Qatar.
RCM Competition Successes
Wednesday 13 March 2013
RCM musicians Jennifer Hughes, Sinead O'Kelly and Ian Tindale have all enjoyed success in recent competitions.
Francoise-Green Piano Duo win ROSL Ensemble Prize
Friday 8 March 2013
RCM alumni the Françoise-Green Piano Duo have won the Ensemble Prize in the Royal Overseas League Music Competition.
Thursday 21 February 2013
This Wednesday, the RCM is offering a worldwide audience the chance to witness the RCM Symphony Orchestra’s highly-anticipated upcoming concert with Vladimir Ashkenazy.
Lang Lang Music World
Friday 1 February 2013
Professor Vanessa Latarche has been appointed Vice Chairman of Lang Lang Music World.
A tribute to Raenelda MacKie
Thursday 10 January 2013
Richard Langham Smith pays tribute to RCM doctoral student Raenelda MacKie, who passed away in December...
Success for Yoshio Hamano
Wednesday 7 November 2012
RCM pianist Yoshio Hamano has been awarded First Prize at the Nordic International Piano Competition in Sweden.
Welcoming Professor Sokolov
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Professor Alexander Sokolov, Rector of Moscow Conservatory, has been welcomed to the RCM to sign and re-affirm our memorandum of agreement.
Pavel Kolesnikov wins Honens International Piano Competition
Monday 29 October 2012
RCM pianist Pavel Kolesnikov has won the highly prestigious Honens International Piano Competition.
Success for So Yeong Kim
Wednesday 17 October 2012
RCM pianist So Yeong Kim has been selected for this year’s Foyle Future Firsts Programme with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Apply now for International Auditions
Monday 1 October 2012
Apply now for auditions in South Korea and Japan - the deadline is fast approaching!
How to Prepare a Piano
Monday 24 September 2012
RCM Piano Supervisor and Technician Chris Moulton featured in BBC Radio 3’s ‘Preparing a Piano’ on Saturday 22 September.
Santander International Piano Competition
Monday 10 September 2012
Pianist Samson Tsoy has become a Laureate of the prestigious XVII Santander International Piano Competition Paloma O’Shea in Spain.
Paraorchestra closes Paralympics
Monday 10 September 2012
We are delighted to announce that three RCM alumni performed in the Closing Ceremony of the Paralympics on Sunday 9 September.
Honorary Awards Announced
Thursday 19 July 2012
The RCM is pleased to announce a number of honorary awards on individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to life at the RCM and the wider musical community.
Prize Win in Portugal
Friday 13 July 2012
Pianist Vasco Dantas Rocha has won First Prize at the XIII International Piano Competition “Cidade do Fundão” 2012 in Portugal.
Geza Anda International Piano Competition
Wednesday 13 June 2012
Elmar Gasanov has won 3rd prize in the prestigious Géza Anda International Piano Competition in Zurich.
Competition Success for Oxana Shevchenko
Monday 21 May 2012
Oxana Shevchenko was awarded 1st prize and the audience prize at the Sheepdrove Intercollegiate Piano Competition this Sunday
Thursday 17 May 2012
We report with great sadness the death of Hubert Dawkes, a much loved and highly respected keyboard professor at the RCM...
Laura is Young Musician 2012
Monday 14 May 2012
RCM Junior Department student Laura van der Heijden has been crowned BBC Young Musician 2012...
Dr John Birch
Wednesday 2 May 2012
Dr John Birch, senior professor of organ at the RCM for many years, has died.
Live on Radio 3
Monday 30 April 2012
On Friday 27 April, the RCM Baroque Orchestra and Soloists appeared on BBC Radio 3's "In Tune" to promote a very special concert...
RCM International Piano Course
Friday 27 April 2012
Book now to secure your place on the RCM International Piano Course!
BBC Young Musician 2012
Tuesday 17 April 2012
No fewer than five brilliantly talented RCM musicians have made it through to the category finals of the BBC Young Musician 2012...
Success in Serbia
Tuesday 27 March 2012
Two RCM pianists were successful at the 6th Isidor Bajic Piano Memorial Competition in Serbia this year.
The President's Visit 2012
Thursday 15 March 2012
On Wednesday 14 March, HRH The Prince of Wales visited the Royal College of Music, where in his role as President of the RCM, he presented special honours at the College’s annual awards ceremony...
Wednesday 4 January 2012
We are sorry to report the death on 2 January of Alan Rowlands
Wednesday 14 December 2011
JD pianist and BBC Young Musician 2010 Lara Melda performs live on BBC Radio 3.
Russian Pianists' Successes
Wednesday 9 November 2011
Last weekend two Russian RCM pianists were awarded prizes at major international piano competitions.
RCMJD pianists at the Southbank Centre and Wigmore Hall
Monday 7 November 2011
This autumn, pianists from the RCM Junior Department (RCMJD) performed in two of London’s most prestigious venues.
Friday 28 October 2011
In 2011, the RCM is once again collaborating with the Philharmonia Orchestra on a flagship series of events...
By Special Invitation...
Wednesday 26 October 2011
This month, RCM performers were invited to perform in two prestigious concert series in south west London.
Professorship for Vanessa Latarche
Monday 24 October 2011
Head of Keyboard Vanessa Latarche has been appointed to the additional title of Professor of International Keyboard Studies...
Brahms in the Home
Tuesday 11 October 2011
This November, a conference and concert series shed light on a vital but little-explored facet of 19th-century music-making...
Honorary DMus for jazz piano professor
Thursday 29 September 2011
RCM jazz piano professor Mike Moran has been awarded an Honorary DMus by the Arts and Media faculty at Southampton Solent University
100% employability for RCM graduates
Friday 23 September 2011
According to a study carried out by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), RCM graduates are more likely to find employment than those of any other UK conservatoire
President's Visit 2011
Wednesday 22 June 2011
On Thursday 12 May, HRH The Prince of Wales made his annual visit to the Royal College of Music...
Multiple triumphs for RCM performers
Wednesday 22 June 2011
RCM performers have almost swept the board at this year's Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition...