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Violin Masterclass with Alina Ibragimova

6:15pm | 26 September 2017
Britten Theatre

Alina Ibragimova returns to work with talented RCM violinists in this special masterclass.

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Violin Masterclass with Maxim Vengerov

3:00pm | 01 October 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Maxim Vengerov, the RCM’s Polonsky Visiting Professor of Violin, works with RCM violinists on Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with the RCM Chamber Orchestra.

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Piano Masterclass with Boaz Sharon

6:15pm | 03 October 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Boaz Sharon, Professor of Piano at Boston University, leads talented RCM musicians in an early evening masterclass.

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Chamber Orchestra of Europe: Chamber Music Masterclass with Mats Zetterqvist

6:15pm | 03 October 2017
Corelli Room

Principal Second Violin with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and renowned pedagogue Mats Zetterqvist works with RCM chamber musicians.

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Chamber Orchestra of Europe: Schumann’s Symphony no 2

6:15pm | 05 October 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

We’re delighted to welcome back principal players from the Chamber Orchestra of Europe to perform with the RCM Chamber Orchestra.

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RCM Swing Band

7:30pm | 05 October 2017
Britten Theatre

Jazz trumpeter Mark Armstrong and the RCM Swing Band chart the development of swing band style from ‘old’ to ‘new’ testament swing with a selection of toe-tapping tunes.

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Marmen Quartet

7:30pm | 06 October 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM’s new Artist Diploma in Chamber Music string quartet performs lyrical quartets by Brahms, Janáček, and Haydn.

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Harp Masterclass with Marisa Robles

2:00pm | 10 October 2017
Grove Room

Join Marisa Robles and leading young RCM harpists for this afternoon masterclass.

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Horn Masterclass with Stefan Dohr

6:15pm | 10 October 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join Stefan Dohr, Principal Horn with the Berlin Philharmonic, for this special masterclass with talented RCM musicians.

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Vocal Masterclass with Sir Thomas Allen

2:00pm | 11 October 2017
Britten Theatre

RCM graduate, Queen's Medal recipient and internationally renowned baritone Sir Thomas Allen returns to the College for a very special masterclass. Don't miss this opportunity to hear him working with the next generation of singers.

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Sir Thomas Allen: Enoch Arden

6:15pm | 11 October 2017
Britten Theatre

RCM alumnus and renowned opera star Sir Thomas Allen CBE performs Tennyson's heart-breaking melodrama, accompanied by Michael Rosewell.

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RCM Brass Ensemble

7:30pm | 11 October 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Stefan Dohr, Principal Horn of the Berlin Philharmonic and RCM Visiting Professor of Horn, joins Nigel Black and the RCM Brass Ensemble for an exhilarating programme.

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Orchestral Masterworks: Songs of the Auvergne

6:15pm | 12 October 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Martin André conducts the RCM Philharmonic and mezzo soprano Katie Coventry in Canteloube’s lush collection of folk songs from the Auvergne region of France, sung in the Occitan language.

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Shanghai Conservatory of Music Chamber Concert

7:30pm | 16 October 2017
Britten Theatre

RCM musicians from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music perform a varied programme of western and traditional Chinese music as part of a week-long visit to the College.

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Piano Masterclass with Barry Douglas

6:15pm | 17 October 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Barry Douglas returns to the RCM to work with star RCM pianists in this special masterclass.

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Vocal Masterclass with Dame Gwyneth Jones

2:00pm | 18 October 2017
Britten Theatre

Join celebrated dramatic soprano Dame Gwyneth Jones for this very special masterclass, as she works with star singers from the RCM.

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Russian Chamber Music: Lament & Inspiration

7:30pm | 18 October 2017
Britten Theatre

Hear lyrical piano trios from Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov, which bookend Glazunov's landmark saxophone quartet.

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RCM Sparks: Explore Fantasia

10:00am | 23 October 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall and Parry Rooms

Ages 6–12

Join RCM musicians and members of the Royal Albert Hall's resident ensemble Albert's Band for a fun and creative workshop composing music for clips from Disney's Fantasia.

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Russian Chamber Music: Seasons & Soundscapes

7:30pm | 23 October 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Mussorgsky’s Pictures from an Exhibition takes listeners on a musical tour of an art gallery. Alongside, RCM pianists bring to life works by Rachmaninov, Scriabin and Tchaikovsky.

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RCM Sparks: My Great Orchestral Adventure

10:00am | 25 October 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Families with children aged 4+

A magical introduction to the orchestra for families.

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Album Launch: Violin Muse

2:00pm | 25 October 2017
Britten Theatre

Join us to celebrate the launch of violinist and RCM professor Madeleine Mitchell’s latest album of new music by British composers.

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Pre-concert event: Mystics & Modernists

6:00pm | 26 October 2017
Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

RCM students perform chamber music from the time of the Russian Revolution, with cultural, musical and historical context provided by broadcaster and RCM professor Ivan Hewett.

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Music and Ideas: Music, Art, Poetry

6:15pm | 26 October 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join Simon Holt and other guests to explore aspects of his piano music and his settings of Emily Dickinson’s poetry.

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Voices of Revolution: Youth & Optimism

7:30pm | 26 October 2017
Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

The RCM Symphony Orchestra returns to London’s Royal Festival Hall to perform an all-Russian programme under the baton of Vladimir Ashkenazy.

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Viol Masterclass with Jordi Savall

10:30am | 30 October 2017
Britten Theatre

We are delighted to welcome back Jordi Savall to the College for this masterclass, in which he will work with star performers from our Historical Performance Faculty.

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Russian Chamber Music: Wartime & Alliance

7:30pm | 31 October 2017
Britten Theatre

Yuli Khait's rousing March of the Aviators is performed alongside Stravinsky’s powerful wartime description of the encounter between a soldier and the devil.

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Serenade for Strings

7:30pm | 03 November 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM International Double Bass Festival opens with double bass virtuoso Bottesini’s second concerto, alongside works by Mozart and Tchaikovsky.

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RCM International Double Bass Festival

10:00am | 05 November 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM International Double Bass Festival returns with another action-packed day of inspiring performances, masterclasses and seminars.

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Mozart's Requiem

7:30pm | 09 November 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Symphony Orchestra and Chorus perform Mozart's epic Requiem, and are joined by King's College Choir for the hauntingly beautiful Ave verum corpus.

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Mozart's Requiem

7:30pm | 10 November 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Symphony Orchestra and Chorus perform Mozart's epic Requiem, with Saint-Saëns' Second Piano Concerto.

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Russian Chamber Music: Poetry & Piano

7:30pm | 13 November 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM musicians perform avant-garde piano music from early 20th-century Russia, which both inspired and was inspired by revolutionary poets.

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Trio Apaches: Brahms

6:15pm | 15 November 2017
Recital Hall

Trio Apaches performs Brahms’ second piano trio and is joined by an RCM violist for Brahms’ third piano quartet.

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Creative Quarter: Exploring Careers in Music

11:00am | 17 November 2017
Recital Hall

Find out about creative careers in music in this special open session. 

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RCM Sparks: Springboard Collective - Produce a concert in two days!

10:30am | 19 November 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Ages 13−18

Grow musical creativity and performance skills by being part of an eclectic ensemble producing an original concert in two days.

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Telemann: A Celebration

7:30pm | 20 November 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us for a celebration of German composer Georg Philipp Telemann, featuring musicians from the RCM and the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg.

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Serenade for Wind Instruments

7:30pm | 22 November 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Wind Ensemble performs exciting new works by RCM composers, followed by Dvořák’s evocative serenade.

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Music and Ideas: Developing repertoire for new instruments

6:15pm | 23 November 2017
Recital Hall

RCM professor Jonathan Pitkin is joined by pianist Kate Ryder and engineer Andrew MacPherson to present a new work for The Magnetic Resonator Piano, a new electronically augmented instrument which opens up new creative possibilities.

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Sacconi Quartet

7:30pm | 24 November 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The Sacconi Quartet perform string quartets by Haydn and Janáček, and are joined by RCM students for Shostakovich's pieces for string octet.

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The Cunning Little Vixen

7:00pm | 27 November 2017
Britten Theatre

The RCM International Opera School and conductor Michael Rosewell present this year’s autumn production of Janáček’s tragi-comic opera The Cunning Little Vixen.

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RCM International Festival of Viols: Concert with Hille Perl

7:30pm | 27 November 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Virtuoso viola da gamba player Hille Perl performs key works of the baroque era alongside contemporary pieces by Martha Bishop and Lee Santana.

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The Cunning Little Vixen

7:00pm | 29 November 2017
Britten Theatre

The RCM International Opera School and conductor Michael Rosewell present this year’s autumn production of Janáček’s tragi-comic opera The Cunning Little Vixen.

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Orchestral Masterworks: Wagner

6:15pm | 30 November 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

In our final Orchestral Masterworks concert of the year, the RCM Philharmonic and Martyn Brabbins showcase some of Wagner’s greatest orchestral music.

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The Cunning Little Vixen

7:00pm | 01 December 2017
Britten Theatre

The RCM International Opera School and conductor Michael Rosewell present this year’s autumn production of Janáček’s tragi-comic opera The Cunning Little Vixen.

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The Cunning Little Vixen

7:00pm | 02 December 2017
Britten Theatre

The RCM International Opera School and conductor Michael Rosewell present this year’s autumn production of Janáček’s tragi-comic opera The Cunning Little Vixen.

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Harlem Quartet

7:30pm | 04 December 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Continuing its three-year residency, we’re delighted to welcome back New York’s Harlem Quartet. The ensemble performs Beethoven’s last string quartet alongside works by Turina, Webern and Mendelssohn.

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From the Soundhouse: RCM Studios at 50

7:30pm | 05 December 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the RCM Studios, RCM professors and students perform significant works from each decade.

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RCM New Perspectives

7:30pm | 07 December 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM’s flagship contemporary music group presents two exciting world premieres from RCM composers, alongside works by Harrison Birtwistle and George Benjamin.

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Vienna Calling

3:00pm | 10 December 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Musicians in London and Vienna perform four world premieres made possible by live-streaming software, alongside music by Georg Friedrich Haas and Schoenberg’s rarely heard Ode to Napoleon.

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RCM Big Band

7:00pm | 10 December 2017
Britten Theatre

The RCM Big Band returns with a lively programme, including Stan Kenton’s suite commissioned for jazz composer Johnny Richards.

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Percussion Showcase

6:15pm | 12 December 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM’s Percussion Faculty returns for another thrilling showcase, featuring one of John Cage's iconic works for percussion.

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Historical Performance Concert

6:15pm | 13 December 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us for a programme of music to celebrate the festive season, including works by Bach, Telemann, Handel and Leclair.

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Russian Chamber Music: News & Suspense

7:30pm | 13 March 2018
Britten Theatre

Discover the revolutionary sound world of Alexander Mosolov with two of his provocative miniatures for voice inspired by newspaper announcements and grotesque scenes of childhood.

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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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