Concerts in London

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RCM Symphony Orchestra: Stravinsky's Journey

7:30pm | 27 February 2018
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Singers from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory join us for Renard and Mavra, based on a poem by Pushkin, which tell nostalgic stories from Stravinsky's homeland in Russia.

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Composers' Studio

7:30pm | 01 March 2018
West Parry Room

Hear new works from RCM composers played by an ensemble of professional musicians in the first of our Composers' Studio events.

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Bach Cantatas at St George's

7:30pm | 02 March 2018
St Georges, Hanover Square

Hear the RCM Chamber Choir and Baroque Orchestra in the beautiful setting of St George's, Hanover Square.

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From the Soundhouse

7:30pm | 02 March 2018
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Our electronics series From The Soundhouse returns with an exciting programme featuring RCM musicians.

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RCMJD Spring Choral Concert

5:30pm | 03 March 2018
Holy Trinity Church, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BA

RCM Junior Department singers perform choral works in the beautiful setting of Holy Trinity Church.

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Bach Cantatas

3:00pm | 04 March 2018
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Chamber Choir and Baroque Orchestra come together to perform two joyous cantatas by JS Bach.

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Song Plus Series: Music and Shakespeare

5:15pm | 05 March 2018
West Parry Room

Ahead of our first performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream, join us for a celebration of Shakespeare’s texts set to music by Finzi, Schubert, Parry and Vaughan Williams in this pre-opera event.

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Trumpet Recital with Matthias Höfs

6:15pm | 05 March 2018
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Trumpet virtuoso Matthias Höfs joins concert organist Christian Schmitt for a selection of arranged concertos by Vivaldi, Bach and Handel, performed on our magnificent new Flentrop organ.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

7:00pm | 05 March 2018
Britten Theatre

Based on Shakespeare's comic play, RCM alumnus Benjamin Britten’s much-loved opera A Midsummer Night's Dream has enchanted audiences since its first performance at the Aldeburgh Festival over 50 years ago.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

7:00pm | 06 March 2018
Britten Theatre

Based on Shakespeare's comic play, RCM alumnus Benjamin Britten’s much-loved opera A Midsummer Night's Dream has enchanted audiences since its first performance at the Aldeburgh Festival over 50 years ago.

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International Women's Day

6:00pm | 08 March 2018
Recital Hall

On International Women's Day RCM musicians celebrate the talents of groundbreaking female composers, including vocal works by Clara Schumann, Lili and Nadia Boulanger and Judith Weir.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

7:00pm | 08 March 2018
Britten Theatre

Based on Shakespeare's comic play, RCM alumnus Benjamin Britten’s much-loved opera A Midsummer Night's Dream has enchanted audiences since its first performance at the Aldeburgh Festival over 50 years ago.

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Orchestral Masterworks: Ravel's Mother Goose Suite

7:00pm | 08 March 2018
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

One of Ravel's most exquisite works is led by Assistant Conductor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra Holly Mathieson.

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Composers' Studio

7:30pm | 08 March 2018
West Parry Room

Hear new works from RCM composers played by an ensemble of professional musicians.

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In Tune with Feminist Futures

6:30pm | 09 March 2018
Royal Academy of Arts, The Reynolds Room, Burlington House W1J 0BD

In celebration of International Women’s Day, RCM musicians perform a programme of music inspired by revered female artists, including Royal Academicians Gillian Wearing, Sonia Boyce and Phyllida Barlow.

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Experimental Music

7:30pm | 09 March 2018
West Parry Room

RCM composers present a programme of works encompassing conceptual, theatrical, multimedia and collaborative dimensions.

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RCMJD Spring Concert

5:30pm | 10 March 2018
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us for a rousing concert of orchestral works with RCM Junior Department musicians, as well as pieces for wind, saxophone and brass ensembles.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

7:00pm | 10 March 2018
Britten Theatre

Based on Shakespeare's comic play, RCM alumnus Benjamin Britten’s much-loved opera A Midsummer Night's Dream has enchanted audiences since its first performance at the Aldeburgh Festival over 50 years ago

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Keyboard Festival: Fin de la belle époque

11:00am | 11 March 2018
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

This spring our annual keyboard festival marks the centenary of Debussy’s death with a complete performance of his evocative piano Préludes.

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Russian Chamber Music: News & Suspense

7:30pm | 13 March 2018
Britten Theatre

Discover the revolutionary soundworld of Alexander Mosolov with one of his provocative miniatures for voice inspired by newspaper announcements.

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Composition for Screen Showcase

7:30pm | 16 March 2018
Britten Theatre

Hear music by current RCM composers as it’s meant to be experienced – performed live to new films by young producers - in the atmospheric Britten Theatre.

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RCMJD Sparks Juniors End of Term Concert

1:00pm | 17 March 2018
Recital Hall

Students on the Sparks Juniors Programme present their annual Spring Concert.

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RCMJD Symphony Orchestra

7:00pm | 17 March 2018
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCMJD Symphony Orchestra is joined by the winner of the 2017 Peter Morrison Concerto Competition for a concert of thrilling orchestral works.

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Great Exhibitionists: OPEN SPACE

4:00pm | 20 March 2018
Inner Parry Room

An imaginative sound installation created by RCM composer Liam Taylor-West, exploring the concepts of music and space. 

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Great Exhibitionists: Across Cold Waters

6:00pm | 21 March 2018
Britten Theatre

In collaboration with the Goldcrest Dance Company and musicians from the Royal College of Music, RCM composer Harriet Grainger presents Across Cold Waters

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Great Exhibitionists: Across Cold Waters

7:30pm | 21 March 2018
Britten Theatre

In collaboration with the Goldcrest Dance Company and musicians from the Royal College of Music, RCM composer Harriet Grainger presents Across Cold Waters.

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RCMJD Contemporary Concert

11:30am | 24 March 2018
Recital Hall

Musicians from the RCM Junior Department perform a selection of contemporary works.

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RCMJD End of Term Concert

2:30pm | 24 March 2018
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Bringing the RCM Junior Department’s busy term to a close, we hear a variety of performances from our outstanding young musicians.

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Great Exhibitionists: The Impossible

7:30pm | 24 March 2018
Britten Theatre

RCM composer Vincenzo Di Francesco invites you to become immersed in the fantastical world of Georges Méliès.

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Friday Lunch: Ligeti Chamber Music - Serenade, Caprices and Bagatelles

1:00pm | 11 May 2018
Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road London SE1 8XX

See musicians from the Royal College of Music perform two spirited pieces for wind quintet, framing Ligeti’s complex work for solo viola.

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Royal College of Music: Musica Ricercata

1:00pm | 12 May 2018
Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road London SE1 8XX

A fragment of Ligeti’s Musica Ricercata, was featured in Stanley Kubrick’s 1999 film Eyes Wide Shut. Here it concludes an all Ligeti programme presented by Royal College of Music musicians.

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Royal College of Music: Ligeti and Electronics

2:00pm | 13 May 2018
Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road London SE1 8XX

In this afternoon talk, composition professor at the Royal College of Music Michael Oliva discusses works by Ligeti and his contemporaries with recorded examples.

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Russian Chamber Music: Dance & Turbulence

7:30pm | 16 May 2018
Britten Theatre

Mieczyslaw Weinberg's unique works are paired alongside chamber pieces by his good friend Shostakovich and Prokofiev’s 'Trapeze' quartet written for a travelling troupe in Paris.

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