Thursday 6 March 2014
The Royal College of Music’s Woodhouse Centre for Professional Development is celebrating its 15th birthday this year with a unique series of events.
Tuesday 18 February 2014
This February the RCM’s Singing a Song in a Foreign Land project comes to a climax with an exhibition, concert series and three-day symposium.
Friday 14 February 2014
We’re delighted to announce a new addition to our events programme – a Vocal Masterclass with Sir Thomas Allen on Friday 14 March.
Friday 14 February 2014
RCM singers have continued a recent run of RCM Vocal Faculty successes.
Wednesday 12 February 2014
Three RCM singers have all enjoyed outstanding success recently.
Thursday 6 February 2014
The week of 10-14 February 2014 is RCM RAG Week 2013 - a full week of charitable events organised by the RCM Students’ Association.
Tuesday 28 January 2014
RCM soprano Anna Rajah has been awarded a place at the internationally prestigious Bayerische Staatsoper Opera Studio for the autumn of 2014.
Thursday 23 January 2014
Back by popular demand, the RCM’s ground-breaking series of live online broadcasts continues this spring.
Tuesday 7 January 2014
RCM alumnus Sir Thomas Allen is to be awarded The Queen's Medal for Music 2013.
Monday 6 January 2014
We congratulate opera director John Copley CBE, who has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list.
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Our International Opera School are gearing up for what promises to be a thrilling double bill of Ravel operas...
Monday 25 November 2013
This December, the Royal College of Music is once again participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge...
Monday 18 November 2013
On 19 and 22 November the RCM is celebrating the centenary of RCM alumnus Benjamin Britten with a series of exciting concerts.
Thursday 14 November 2013
This autumn, a number of RCM singers have been benefiting from the RCM’s close association with English Touring Opera.
Monday 11 November 2013
RCM tenor Nick Pritchard has won First Prize in the fourth London Bach Society Bach Singers Prize.
Tuesday 29 October 2013
RCM singers have enjoyed success in this year’s Kathleen Ferrier Society Bursary for Young Singers.
Tuesday 24 September 2013
Works by RCM composers at this year’s Tête à Tête Opera Festival met with huge success over the summer.
Monday 16 September 2013
New Zealand mezzo soprano and RCM alumna Felicity Smith tragically died on Monday 9 September.
Friday 13 September 2013
We’re delighted to announce that we’re now making RCM masterclasses available to a worldwide audience.
Monday 2 September 2013
RCM singers Sinéad O'Kelly and Benjamin Williamson have both enjoyed success in recent competitions.
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Our seventh weekly BBC Proms news bulletin, with details of this week's performances conducted by RCM alumni John Wilson and Sir Andrew Davis.
Friday 23 August 2013
This autumn, we are delighted to welcome back our friends and partners English Touring Opera for a thrilling operatic season.
Monday 19 August 2013
RCM singers have enjoyed great success in the fourth Cesti International Singing Competition at the Innsbruck International Early Music Festival.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
This September the RCM Vocal Faculty is once again opening its doors to offer aspiring singers invaluable advice from RCM vocal professors.
Friday 12 July 2013
Recent RCM graduate countertenor Rupert Enticknap has won the Opera and Lieder Prizes at the 2013 Stella Maris Competition.
Wednesday 3 July 2013
We’re delighted to announce a new experiment for the RCM: this Friday, we will be broadcasting the entire 2013 RCM Graduation Ceremony LIVE on the RCM website.
Tuesday 2 July 2013
RCM students have been workshopping a brand new opera with music by RCM graduate Louis Mander and libretto by Stephen Fry.
Monday 1 July 2013
RCM singers have picked up first and second prize in the Dean and Chadlington Singing Competition.
Thursday 20 June 2013
RCM graduate Ben Johnson has won the Dame Joan Sutherland Audience Prize at BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.
Monday 17 June 2013
This June the RCM International Opera School is transporting audiences to Paris in our sparkling summer production of Offenbach’s La vie parisienne.
Tuesday 4 June 2013
RCM baritone Morgan Pearse has been awarded the Gold Medal and First Prize of £10,000 at the Royal Over-Seas League Competition Final.
Friday 31 May 2013
Once again this June RCM soloists and chamber groups are heading to London’s Cadogan Hall for a series of spectacular concerts.
Wednesday 29 May 2013
RCM Ensemble in Association Florilegium will collaborate with RCM singers and alumnae at this year’s Bath International Music Festival.
Thursday 23 May 2013
RCM pianist Jennifer Hughes and RCM singer Bradley Travis have both enjoyed success at the Patricia Routledge National English Song Competition 2013.
Tuesday 21 May 2013
RCM violinist Ben Baker and baritone Morgan Pearse have been announced as Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) Artists 2013.
Thursday 9 May 2013
HRH The Prince of Wales celebrated 20 years as President of the Royal College of Music by endorsing a brand-new honour, The President’s Award.
Monday 29 April 2013
RCM soprano Louise Alder has been awarded second prize at the prestigious Kathleen Ferrier Awards...
Monday 15 April 2013
We were very sorry to hear of the death of RCM alumnus Sir Colin Davis on Sunday 14 April 2013.
Thursday 11 April 2013
We are very sorry to report the death of Vice-President and former RCM Director, Michael Gough Matthews, on Thursday 11 April 2013.
Wednesday 13 March 2013
RCM musicians Jennifer Hughes, Sinead O'Kelly and Ian Tindale have all enjoyed success in recent competitions.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
RCM Singers have appeared on BBC Radio 3 and Resonance FM to discuss the London Handel Festival / RCM production of Imeneo.
Monday 18 February 2013
RCM baritone Morgan Pearse has been awarded the top prize in the Singers Section of the Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition.
Monday 14 January 2013
Head of Performance Science Professor Aaron Williamon has featured on the popular BBC Radio 3 series Between the Ears.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Next week the RCM's latest opera production will be unveiled: a brand new production of Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea.
Monday 1 October 2012
Apply now for auditions in South Korea and Japan - the deadline is fast approaching!
Tuesday 11 September 2012
The Britten-Pears Foundation has unveiled details of the centenary celebrations for RCM alumnus Benjamin Britten.
Monday 10 September 2012
Recent graduates baritone Edward Grint and counter tenor Jake Arditti have been awarded major prizes in the Cesti International Baroque Opera Singing Competition in Innsbruck.
Thursday 19 July 2012
The RCM is pleased to announce a number of honorary awards on individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to life at the RCM and the wider musical community.
Friday 13 July 2012
Professor Lord Winston, the RCM Chairman, invited members of the RCM Chamber Choir for a special tea at the House of Lords...
Friday 13 July 2012
The RCM has awarded an Honorary Doctorate to bass-baritone Bryn Terfel...
Thursday 31 May 2012
Torrential rain didn't stop the Royal College of Music Chamber Choir entertaining the crowds at the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant...
Sunday 20 May 2012
RCM Director of Opera Michael Rosewell has been appearing on our screens in the BBC series "Maestro at the Opera"...
Wednesday 2 May 2012
RCM alumna Sophie Bevan has won the Sky Arts South Bank Show “Breakthrough Award”...
Monday 30 April 2012
On Friday 27 April, the RCM Baroque Orchestra and Soloists appeared on BBC Radio 3's "In Tune" to promote a very special concert...
Friday 20 April 2012
With deep regret we report the death on Thursday 19 April of Leopold de Rothschild CBE, FRCM
Monday 26 March 2012
This March, we were delighted to welcome three vocal students from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University...
Thursday 15 March 2012
On Wednesday 14 March, HRH The Prince of Wales visited the Royal College of Music, where in his role as President of the RCM, he presented special honours at the College’s annual awards ceremony...
Friday 16 March 2012
The London Handel Festival’s production of Handel's Riccardo Primo at the RCM starring RCM students was featured on yesterday’s In Tune on BBC Radio 3.
Monday 5 March 2012
RCM Head of Historical Performance Ashley Solomon has scored a success with his new Vivaldi CD.
Thursday 23 February 2012
The RCM International Opera School is delighted to announce its summer production: Mozart’s "Le Nozze di Figaro" (The Marriage of Figaro).
Wednesday 22 February 2012
The Life of Schumann by Visiting Research Fellow Michael Musgrave (FRCM) was published in May 2011 by Cambridge University Press in its ‘Musical Lives’ Series.
Friday 17 February 2012
RCM alumna mezzo soprano Martha Jones’s recording of Schubert’s ‘Romanze’ is being broadcast at 2pm on BBC Radio 3 on Friday 17 February.
Friday 3 February 2012
RCM alumna Ruby Hughes is making her concert debut with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday 3 February, which will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
Thursday 26 January 2012
The Royal College of Music is sad to learn of the death of RCM alumni Donald Munro, the “Father of New Zealand Opera”.
Friday 6 January 2012
We offer warm congratulations to the many musicians whose achievements have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list.
Tuesday 20 December 2011
Two of the UK's leading opera critics have praised the RCM International Opera School's latest production...
Thursday 10 November 2011
The Royal Opera House Collections has just launched a new exhibition about legendary soprano and RCM alumna Dame Joan Sutherland.
Monday 31 October 2011
In 2012, two recent RCM graduates will be performing in high profile productions of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte (”The Magic Flute”).
Monday 31 October 2011
This autumn, in addition to presenting our usual packed orchestral season here at the Royal College of Music, we are sending our orchestras out and about to perform at a number of venues across the south of England.
Monday 24 October 2011
Congratulations to mezzo-soprano Anna Huntley, who has been awarded the Wigmore Hall / Independent Opera Voice Fellowship
Monday 17 October 2011
Congratulations to RCM soprano Abigail Mitchell who won first prize in the International "Vokal Genial" competition in Munich with the Munich Radio Orchestra at the weekend
Wednesday 5 October 2011
Congratulations to Australian baritone Morgan Pearse who has been awarded AUD 20,000 by the Australian Music Foundation, following his successful audition at Wigmore Hall.
Tuesday 11 October 2011
This November, a conference and concert series shed light on a vital but little-explored facet of 19th-century music-making...
Friday 23 September 2011
According to a study carried out by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), RCM graduates are more likely to find employment than those of any other UK conservatoire
Monday 5 September 2011
A brand new initiative from the RCM gives aspiring singers the chance to maximise their chances of audition success...
Tuesday 30 August 2011
Countertenor Rupert Enticknap has been awarded a special prize at one of Europe's most prestigious singing competitions...
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Soprano Robyn Parton has scooped a major award at one of Europe's top competitions for young singers...
Monday 25 July 2011
RCM performers have walked off with the top two prizes in the 2011 Ernest Bloch Music Competition...
Wednesday 22 June 2011
On Thursday 12 May, HRH The Prince of Wales made his annual visit to the Royal College of Music...
Wednesday 22 June 2011
RCM performers have almost swept the board at this year's Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition...