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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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Reflections on the Relationship between Classical Music and the Jazz Movement

7:30pm | 02 March 2018
Recital Hall

A lecture-recital given by Royal College of Music Junior Fellow, Jaymee Coonjobeeharry, exploring how classical music was influenced by the emergence of jazz in the 20th century.

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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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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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Violin Masterclass with Maxim Vengerov

5:30pm | 06 March 2018
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Maxim Vengerov, the RCM's Polonsky Visiting Professor of Violin, has appeared with the world’s finest orchestras and conductors and given solo recitals at major concert halls and festivals around the globe.

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Trumpet Masterclass with Matthias Höfs

6:15pm | 06 March 2018
East Parry Room

Matthias Höfs returns to the RCM to work with aspiring trumpet players.

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Piano Masterclass with Dominique Merlet

6:15pm | 06 March 2018
Recital Hall

We are very fortunate to welcome Dominique Merlet to the RCM for this very special masterclass.

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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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RCM Sparks Lunchtime Concert for Schools

1:00pm | 07 March 2018
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ

Key Stage 2

Enjoy fairytale magic at Cadogan Hall.

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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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Music and Ideas: Redefining classical concerts for online audiences

6:15pm | 08 March 2018
East Parry Room

In this presentation Matt Parkin explores how various elements of the concert experience are being delivered in the online world.

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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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Double Bass Masterclass with Rick Stotijn

2:00pm | 09 March 2018
Grove Room

Leading Dutch bassist, Rick Stotijn, returns to the RCM for another stimulating masterclass with young double bass players.

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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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Piano Accompaniment Masterclass with Susan Manoff

10:00am | 12 March 2018
West Parry Room

Join us as Susan Manoff shares her experience with the next generation of collaborative pianists.

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Engineering Performance

6:15pm | 12 March 2018
Britten Theatre

Professors Aaron Williamon and Roger Kneebone host the inaugural Distinguished Lecture of the Centre for Performance Science, a partnership of the RCM and Imperial College London.

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Piano Masterclass with Victor Rosenbaum

6:15pm | 13 March 2018
Recital Hall

Renowned equally as a performer, recording artist and teacher, Victor Rosenbaum leads a masterclass with some of the RCM's top young piano players.

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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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Flute Masterclass with Johanna Dömötör

2:00pm | 16 March 2018
Grove Room (G05)

Hungarian musician Johanna Dömötör visits the RCM to give a masterclass to young flautists.

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Cello Masterclass with Torleif Thedeen

2:00pm | 16 March 2018
West Parry Room

Don't miss this chance to witness one of Scandanavia's most highly regarded musicans share his wealth of experience with the next generation of musicians.

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Joan Chissell Schumann Prize for Voice and Piano Final

6:00pm | 16 March 2018
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM singers and accompanists compete for a prestigious vocal prize, named after the great music writer and lecturer Joan Chissell.

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Music and Ideas: Music Exile and the Challenge of Cultural Mobility

6:15pm | 16 March 2018
Corelli Room (G15)

A lecture followed by a panel discussion with RCM professor Norbert Meyn, curator of the Singing a Song in a Foreign Land project, and Professor Peter Adey, Professor of Human Geography at Royal Holloway University.

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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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Saxophone Masterclass with Arno Bornkamp

10:30am | 18 March 2018
East Parry Room

Arno Bornkamp leads this masterclass with talented young saxophone players from the RCM.

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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 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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