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The Gift of Music: Uncovering the RCM Collection

03 October 2018, 6:15pm

Inner Parry Room


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The Gift of Music: Uncovering the RCM Collection

03 October 2018, 6:15pm

Inner Parry Room


Hannah Gillingham flute
Poppy Webb Taylor oboe
Marie Otaka harpsichord
Miles Mcleod Bruce Jones oboe
Jonathan Ma flute
Peggy Wu piano

Locatelli Trio Sonata in G major
Jacob Three Inventions
Leigh Trio
Berkeley Trio
Britten Two Insect Pieces
Dring Trio

Our Gift of Music series continues with a celebration of some of the most striking donations received by the Royal College of Music in recent years.

This early evening concert includes the manuscript for Britten’s Two Insect Pieces, which was written for Sylvia Spencer, oboist of the Sylvan Trio.

Plan your visit

Royal College of Music
Prince Consort Road
London SW7 2BS

Find out more

   South Kensington: 0.5 miles
   Gloucester Road: 0.6 miles
   High Street Kensington: 0.8 miles

   Paddington: 1.5 miles
   Victoria: 2 miles

   Santander Cycles docking station and public cycle locking facilities adjacent to RCM

The RCM provides refreshments for students, visitors and staff throughout the year. There is also a range of restaurants, cafés and other establishments nearby, most adjacent to South Kensington station.

Lunch & snacks

BaRCM offers a great range of hot and cold snacks and beverages each weekday between 9am and 4pm as well as delicious full lunch options between 12pm and 2pm.

Evening performance refreshments

The RCM offers a range of pre-performance and interval refreshments, plus a selection of light snacks for those attending evening events in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall and the Britten Theatre. These are served between 6pm and 9pm (5pm for early evening performances) in the Britten Theatre Bar or the RCM Foyer Bar.

The main entrance to the RCM has eight steps up from the pavement and two inside the main doors. A lift is available for visitors with limited mobility. The lift is built into the smaller staircase to the left of the main entrance steps. There is an intercom button on the control panel, which can be seen and reached easily from the street. On arrival, press the buzzer to notify a member of RCM staff, who will come out to meet you and operate the lift for you.

All our event venues can be accessed by visitors with limited mobility via the lift at the main entrance.