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Royal College of Music breaks new ground with ambitious campus redevelopment

Tuesday 13 June 2017

Professor Robert Winston, Royal College of Music Chairman, together with Director Professor Colin Lawson CBE, have marked the start of an ambitious redevelopment of the RCM campus.

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.

HRH The Prince of Wales honours outstanding musicians and industry leaders in annual President’s Visit

Tuesday 7 March 2017

HRH The Prince of Wales, President of the Royal College of Music since 1993, today honoured outstanding figures in international musical life at the RCM’s Annual Awards ceremony.

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.

2017 Rod Williams Memorial Concert Announced

Friday 20 January 2017

This year’s Rod Williams Memorial Concert features Nicholas Collon and the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra.

A New Creative Partnership with the Royal Academy of Arts

Friday 9 December 2016

The collaboration will see RCM musicians curate a series of concerts at the Royal Academy over the next year.

Lord Black appointed new Chairman of the Royal College of Music

Thursday 8 December 2016

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce that it has appointed Lord Black of Brentwood to the position of Chairman of Council, effective from August 2017.

Spring Season 2017 Announced

Tuesday 6 December 2016

We're delighted to announce the Royal College of Music's Spring Season 2017, for which we welcome a host of internationally acclaimed musicians.

RCM Awarded Major HEFCE Grant

Thursday 1 December 2016

The Royal College of Music has been awarded a major grant by the Higher Education Funding Council of England (HEFCE) to support the development of new online teaching and learning resources.

RCM Students in Aldeburgh

Friday 25 November 2016

Royal College of Music students appeared last week at Snape Maltings, the home of Aldeburgh Music. 

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.

Heritage Lottery Fund Success

Thursday 13 October 2016

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded a grant of £3,634,418 to fund the redevelopment of the RCM Museum. 

Kiri Te Kanawa Scholarship

Thursday 18 August 2016

Royal College of Music baritone Kieran Rayner has been awarded the prestigious Kiri Te Kanawa Scholarship to support his studies at the RCM International Opera School. 

Professor Colin Lawson Appointed CBE

Friday 10 June 2016

Professor Colin Lawson, Director of the Royal College of Music, has been appointed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2016 for services to music and music education.

RCM named top UK conservatoire in 2017 Complete University Guide

Thursday 28 April 2016

The RCM has been named top UK conservatoire in the Complete University Guide’s Arts/Music Institution League Table 2017. 

2016 Rod Williams Memorial Concert Announced

Monday 4 April 2016

This year’s Rod Williams Memorial Concert features Vladimir Jurowski and the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra.

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.

The Royal College of Music Secures Rare Gagliano Violin

Wednesday 16 March 2016

The RCM is delighted to announce the permanent loan of a 1758 Nicolò Gagliano violin.

Big Give Christmas Challenge raises over £186,000

Thursday 17 December 2015

The RCM is delighted to have raised over £186,000 through the 2015 Big Give Christmas Challenge.

Double your money with the Big Give

Tuesday 24 November 2015

The RCM is once again proud to be participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 December 2015.

John Copley to direct Die Fledermaus

Wednesday 23 September 2015

We’re thrilled to announce that our International Opera School’s Autumn 2015 production of Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus will be directed by John Copley.

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.

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!

The President’s Visit 2015

Thursday 12 March 2015

HRH The Prince of Wales honoured a number of outstanding figures in international musical life today at the Royal College of Music's Annual Awards ceremony.

RCM premieres long-lost march

Wednesday 28 January 2015

The Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra will give the first performance of a vivacious march by French composer Lili Boulanger at the Royal Festival Hall on 26 February.

New Year's Honours

Wednesday 7 January 2015

We offer warm congratulations to the many musicians whose achievements have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list. Among them are two long-standing supporters of the RCM: Dasha Shenkman and Philip Carne.

Portrait Artist of the Year

Monday 5 January 2015

The Royal College of Music has commissioned a portrait of Dame Kiri Te Kanawa as part of the Sky Arts TV series Portrait Artist of the Year.

New Season: Spring 2015

Wednesday 3 December 2014

We’re delighted to announce our new Spring Season of events.

Big Give Christmas Challenge 2014

Thursday 27 November 2014

From 4-6 December 2014, the RCM is once again proud to be participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge.

The John Barry Scholarship for Film Composition

Monday 27 October 2014

The RCM is delighted to announce that an outstanding young film composer, Mitchell Tanner, is the first recipient of the John Barry Scholarship for Film Composition.

New Year at the RCM

Monday 16 September 2013

We are delighted to warmly welcome a total of 360 new students from 53 different countries for a new academic year at the Royal College of Music.

RCM Autumn Events

Tuesday 19 August 2014

Booking is now open for the Royal College of Music’s Autumn Season 2014, and as always there is an exciting line up of concerts, masterclasses, talks and participatory events on offer.

The Queen’s Birthday Honours

Tuesday 17 June 2014

Our warmest congratulations go out several individuals associated with the RCM whose achievements were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Boconnoc Award 2014

Wednesday 28 May 2014

The Laefer Quartet has been named as the recipients of the 2014 Boconnoc Music Award.

The President's Visit 2014

Wednesday 14 May 2014

HRH The Prince of Wales honoured a number of outstanding figures in international musical life on Wednesday 14 May at the RCM’s Annual Awards ceremony.

RCM Summer Events

Wednesday 9 April 2014

Booking is now open for the RCM’s Summer Season, offering up unmissable events from some of the world's most outstanding young musical talent.

RAG Week 2014

Thursday 6 February 2014

The week of 10-14 February 2014 is RCM RAG Week 2013 - a full week of charitable events organised by the RCM Students’ Association.

Arts Medals for RCM philanthropists

Friday 13 December 2013

On Wednesday 11 December, HRH The Prince of Wales presented Prince of Wales Medals for Arts Philanthropy to four long-term RCM supporters...

RCM Spring Events

Tuesday 10 December 2013

Booking is now open for the RCM’s Spring Season, jam-packed with exciting events featuring our hugely talented young musicians.

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...

From Community to Concert Platform

Thursday 7 November 2013

We are delighted to announce that the RCM has received a major commitment from the Georg and Emily von Opel Foundation to support the teaching of string instruments at the Royal College of Music.

Alumni Reunion

Monday 23 September 2013

On Saturday 7 September, the RCM was delighted to welcome more than 100 alumni to a special reunion at the RCM.

RCM Autumn Events

Wednesday 21 August 2013

Booking is now open for the RCM's autumn season of events, featuring some of the world’s most talented young musicians and internationally acclaimed visiting artists

The Boconnoc Music Award

Thursday 20 June 2013

The Cataleya Quintet has been named as the second recipients of the Boconnoc Award.

La vie parisienne

Monday 17 June 2013

This June the RCM International Opera School is transporting audiences to Paris in our sparkling summer production of Offenbach’s La vie parisienne.

Giving is Good for you

Wednesday 12 June 2013

A new book by RCM Council member and scholarship donor John Nickson sheds light on the benefits of being generous.

Turangalîla

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.

Ferrier Success for Louise Alder

Monday 29 April 2013

RCM soprano Louise Alder has been awarded second prize at the prestigious Kathleen Ferrier Awards...

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 Summer Events

Wednesday 10 April 2013

Booking is now open for the RCM's summer season: more than 100 events showcasing some of the world’s very best young musical talent.

Lark Insurance Scholarship

Wednesday 30 January 2013

A new scholarship for RCM students has been established thanks to the generosity of Lark Insurance.

The Tri-borough Music Hub

Friday 28 September 2012

On Tuesday 25 September the Royal Albert Hall hosted the launch of the new Tri-borough Music Hub, supported by Arts Council England...

Celebrating Benjamin Britten

Tuesday 11 September 2012

The Britten-Pears Foundation has unveiled details of the centenary celebrations for RCM alumnus Benjamin Britten.

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.

Mark Messenger - Marathon Man

Tuesday 24 April 2012

RCM Head of Strings Mark Messenger has run his seventh London Marathon, raising thousands of pounds for talented RCM students...

Leopold de Rothschild

Friday 20 April 2012

With deep regret we report the death on Thursday 19 April of Leopold de Rothschild CBE, FRCM

Give it Back, George

Thursday 5 April 2012

The RCM is backing a campaign to protect tax relief for large-scale donations to charities...

Sir George Blunden FRCM

Thursday 29 March 2012

Former RCM Deputy Chairman Sir George Blunden FRCM has died at the age of 89...

From Indiana to Kensington

Monday 26 March 2012

This March, we were delighted to welcome three vocal students from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University...

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...

Figaro Comes to the RCM

Thursday 23 February 2012

The RCM International Opera School is delighted to announce its summer production: Mozart’s "Le Nozze di Figaro" (The Marriage of Figaro).

Martha's 'Romanze' on BBC Radio 3

Friday 17 February 2012

RCM alumna mezzo soprano Martha Jones’s recording of Schubert’s ‘Romanze’ is being broadcast at 2pm on BBC Radio 3 on Friday 17 February.

New Year's Honours

Friday 6 January 2012

We offer warm congratulations to the many musicians whose achievements have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list. 

Russian Pianists' Successes

Wednesday 9 November 2011

Last weekend two Russian RCM pianists were awarded prizes at major international piano competitions.

Two Magical Sopranos

Monday 31 October 2011

In 2012, two recent RCM graduates will be performing in high profile productions of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte (”The Magic Flute”).

Wigmore Hall Success for RCM Singer

Monday 24 October 2011

Congratulations to mezzo-soprano Anna Huntley, who has been awarded the Wigmore Hall / Independent Opera Voice Fellowship

First Prize for RCM Singer

Monday 17 October 2011

Congratulations to RCM soprano Abigail Mitchell who won first prize in the International "Vokal Genial" competition in Munich with the Munich Radio Orchestra at the weekend

Special Award for RCM Singer

Wednesday 5 October 2011

Congratulations to Australian baritone Morgan Pearse who has been awarded AUD 20,000 by the Australian Music Foundation, following his successful audition at Wigmore Hall.

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...

Double String Success

Monday 6 June 2011

RCM performers have snapped up the top two prizes in the prestigious Windsor Festival International String Competition...

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