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August

28 August 2018, 7:00pm
Korean Cultural Centre

Yoonseo Sally Lee and Kumi Matsuo perform three pieces by European composers, culminating in Franck's memorable Sonata in A major.

September

21 September 2018, 1:05pm
Britten Theatre

Come along to our Ensemble Prizewinners concert to hear the very best of RCM talent in string quartet and brass ensemble form.

21 September 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Xiating Chang opens our new Bach Bites series: an exciting menu of half-hour rush hour concerts focussing on the composer's works for organ.

26 September 2018, 7:30pm
Britten Theatre

Join us for a new concert series exploring Haydn’s opus 33 string quartets, performed with complementary works from Dan Potter, Piazzolla and Osvaldo Golijov.

October

03 October 2018, 6:15pm
Inner Parry Room

Our Gift of Music series with a celebration of some of the most striking donations received by the RCM in recent years, including the manuscript for Britten’s Two Insect Pieces.

04 October 2018, 7:30pm
Inner Parry Room

A fantastic opportunity for Schubert aficionados to come together in an informal setting to celebrate the work of Austria's musical genius.

04 October 2018, 7:30pm
Britten Theatre

Join the RCM Big Band as they put on a colourful and varied programme that’s guaranteed to delight and entertain.

05 October 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The talented RCM Chamber Orchestra is joined by three celebrated musicians from the Chamber Orchestra of Europe in a performance of Brahms' richly textured Symphony no 2.

11 October 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Making the most of the full orchestral sound of the RCM Philharmonic, this evening offers the chance to discover Shostakovich’s dark and brooding Symphony no 10. 

12 October 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Our bite-sized Bach series continues with a 30-minute programme of toccatas and fugues performed by Graham Thorpe.

12 October 2018, 7:30pm
Inner Parry Room

The Sacconi Quartet returns to the RCM for stirring programme of Haydn, Mozart and Debussy. 

15 October 2018, 7:30pm
Inner Parry Room

Appropriately nicknamed The Joke, the second instalment in our Haydn series promises lots of surprising twists, disconcerting silences and playful dynamics.

17 October 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

In this evening of early music, newly appointed leader of the Academy of Ancient Music Bojan Cicic directs the RCM Baroque Orchestra from the violin.

17 October 2018, 6:15pm
East Parry Room

We welcome internationally acclaimed saxophonist Nikita Zimin, current President of the All-Russian Association of Saxophonists, for an early evening recital.

19 October 2018, 1:05pm
West Parry Room

Spanish soloist Maximiliano Martín, Principal Clarinet of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, joins RCM woodwind musicians for a lunchtime of charismatic clarinet performances.

19 October 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Our bite-sized Bach series continues with a 30-minute rush-hour concert performed by Samuel Ali on our new organ.

19 October 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Conductor Michael Rosewell leads the RCM Chamber Choir in this special performance of Rossini's sombre mass.

25 October 2018, 6:30pm
Corelli Room (G15)

Join us for an exclusive pre-concert reception with drinks and nibbles before John Wilson conducts the RCM Symphony Orchestra in a concert of Ravel and Vaughan Williams.

25 October 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

We welcome BBC Proms favourite and alumnus John Wilson to direct the RCM Symphony Orchestra in a programme featuring Vaughan Williams A Pastoral Symphony

26 October 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Hear the timeless and tragic Symphonie fantastique, composed by a lovesick Berlioz in 1830 after becoming infatuated with the charismatic Irish actress Harriet Smithson.

28 October 2018, 5:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Limited Availability

We're delighted to bring together singers and musicians from Eton College and Twyford School to commemorate the centenary of their past pupil and one of Britain's most loved composers, Sir Hubert Parry.

November

01 November 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Head of Woodwind Simon Channing leads the RCM Wind Ensemble in a colourful programme of both wellknown and contemporary works.

02 November 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The finely honed talents of the RCM String Band are complimented by the powerful sound of the Flentrop Orgelbouw organ in this evening chamber concert.

03 November 2018, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Leading soloists from the RCM Junior Department take centre stage for a varied concert of instrumental music.

04 November 2018, 11:00am
Various locations

The RCM presents some of the finest players on the international guitar scene in a one-day festival of concerts, masterclasses and lectures celebrating all things guitar.

06 November 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Big Fat Brass is back with a new programme of works from Billy May’s iconic album, superbly brought to life by the RCM Brass Ensemble.

09 November 2018, 7:30pm
Inner Parry Room

Our Passing Youth series continues as we commemorate 100 years since the end of WW1 in a concert that showcases the music of RCM alumni.

11 November 2018, 11:30am
Various locations

Join us for full day of masterclasses, performances and chamber music dedicated to the bassoon at the Royal College of Music!

11 November 2018, 3:00pm
East Parry Room

Our Passing Youth series continues with four composers who served in WW1, featuring FS Kelly's elegy for poet Rupert Brooke and Ravel's wind quintet, dedicated to various friends who perished in the war.

14 November 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Esteemed Dutch conductor Jac van Steen leads the RCM Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in this all-French programme featuring a symphonic poem, a nocturne and a requiem.

15 November 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Esteemed Dutch conductor Jac van Steen leads the RCM Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in this all-French programme featuring a symphonic poem, a nocturne and a requiem.

16 November 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Domenico Gioffre performs some of Bach's brilliant works for organ in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall.

17 November 2018, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM Junior Department chamber ensembles take to the stage to showcase their talents.

21 November 2018, 7:30pm
Inner Parry Room

Our Essential Haydn series continues with The Bird: a playful, unpredictable quartet that gets its nickname from its chirping violins, fluttering motifs, twittering duets and harmonic bird calls.

22 November 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Philharmonic, under the direction of Martin André, performs a programme of three contrasting works, featuring Elgar's famed Cello Concerto.

26 November 2018, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Esteemed baritone and RCM alumnus Sir Thomas Allen returns to direct a rousing performance of Mozart's much-loved comic opera, The Marriage of Figaro.

27 November 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

On the final evening of the RCM International Festival of Viols, we bring you a charming programme of consort music by some of the most popular English composers of the 17th century, performed by students from the RCM and Salzburg Mozarteum.

28 November 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

An evening chamber concert featuring performances from leading RCM brass musicians, including the RCM Brass Quintet.

28 November 2018, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Esteemed baritone and RCM alumnus Sir Thomas Allen returns to direct a rousing performance of Mozart's much-loved comic opera, The Marriage of Figaro.

30 November 2018, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Esteemed baritone and RCM alumnus Sir Thomas Allen returns to direct a rousing performance of Mozart's much-loved comic opera, The Marriage of Figaro.

30 November 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The Harlem Quartet brings its authentic playing style to the RCM stage for a thrilling evening of classical and jazz works from all corners of the globe.

December

01 December 2018, 6:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The Junior Department's premier orchestra takes to the stage with an impressive programme.

01 December 2018, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Esteemed baritone and RCM alumnus Sir Thomas Allen returns to direct a rousing performance of Mozart's much-loved comic opera, The Marriage of Figaro.

02 December 2018, 2:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Milhaud's surrealist ballet, Le boeuf sur le toit, forms the centrepiece of this afternoon concert devised and led by RCM conductors.

04 December 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

New Perspectives, our flagship new ensemble directed by Timothy Lines, performs new and recent works by RCM composers and eminent names in contemporary piano music.

05 December 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

In this varied concert, musicians from the Artist Diploma in Performance programme showcase their honed skills with a range of impressive solo performances.

07 December 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Our From the Soundhouse series returns this season with an eclectic programme of electronic music.

08 December 2018, 2:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Students of the RCM Junior Department lead us in a rousing concert to celebrate the end of the autumn term.

08 December 2018, 6:15pm
Grove Room

Join us as we welcome in the party season with this special pre-concert reception for RCM alumni.

08 December 2018, 7:30pm
Britten Theatre

Meet the 'King of Swing' in this toe-tapping programme exploring the music that made swing an international phenomenon.

08 December 2018, 7:30pm
Royal Festival Hall

RCM soloists join in this London Philharmonic Orchestra performance of Threni as part of their Changing Faces: Stravinsky’s Journey series.

11 December 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall for a funpacked evening of good vibrations as we showcase the full breadth of RCM’s percussive talents with an electric programme of music.