Friday 5 April 2019
RCM Junior Department pianist Jacky Xiaoyu Zhang has been named joint winner of the III Vladimir Krainev Moscow International Piano Competition.
Wednesday 3 April 2019
The Royal College of Music (RCM) is pleased to present a vibrant programme of concerts and events for its 2019 Summer Season.
Monday 1 April 2019
Otis and Eunice was the culmination of the Virtual Conservatoire project, committed to creating new potential for live performance and performing arts collaboration.
Wednesday 20 March 2019
Over the past two months the Royal College of Music (RCM) has welcomed hundreds of children through its doors for massed rehearsals in the lead up to the world premiere performance of CONVO at the Royal Albert Hall.
Wednesday 6 March 2019
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales today visited the Royal College of Music’s new building development during an annual visit to the institution, of which he is President.
Wednesday 27 February 2019
The Royal College of Music (RCM) has been named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.
Monday 25 February 2019
The Royal College of Music (RCM) Festival of Percussion 2019 returns on Sunday 5 May. Tommy Igoe headlines a full day of performances, talks and workshops.
Tuesday 19 February 2019
The Royal College of Music (RCM) is delighted to present an inspiring programme of events to mark International Women’s Day 2019.
Monday 11 February 2019
RCMSU has run a diverse programme of events to inform RCM students about the importance of leading a healthy life.
Tuesday 5 February 2019
Welcoming in the Year of the Pig, the RCM Chinese New Year Celebration Concert returned for a second year and featured students of ten different nationalities.
Friday 1 February 2019
The Royal College of Music was pleased to host the 2019 Rod Williams Memorial Concert on Thursday 31 January.
Thursday 31 January 2019
The Royal College of Music has celebrated the ‘topping out’ milestone of the More Music: Reimagining the Royal College of Music building development.
Wednesday 30 January 2019
The Royal College of Music Opera Studio presents Jacques Offenbach’s lively operetta Robinson Crusoe in the composer’s 200th birthday year.
Friday 18 January 2019
The Royal College of Music Museum has lent one of its most prized items to the V&A for a tour of their Opera: Passion, Power and Politics exhibition.
Thursday 3 January 2019
Teacher Ambassadors at a Learning Day get chance to handle objects from the RCM collections, including playable instruments.
Friday 21 December 2018
The Royal College of Music is delighted to welcome world-renowned harpist Jana Boušková to the Strings Faculty.
Thursday 20 December 2018
A CPS study finds that the skills and practice needed to play virtuosic expressively are similar to those required to perform reliably from memory and can be learned by all musicians.
Tuesday 18 December 2018
At the Royal College of Music Museum we have been busy sorting through uncatalogued parts of our collection. In amongst a box of drawings we recently made a very exciting discovery.
Monday 17 December 2018
The RCM’s critically acclaimed production of The Marriage of Figaro, directed by Sir Thomas Allen, will be available to stream on OperaVision from 1 January 2019.
Friday 14 December 2018
A total of 24 RCMJD musicians have won NYO places for 2019, a record number to be taken in one year.
Wednesday 12 December 2018
The Royal College of Music has announced a new String Quartet Fellowship.
Tuesday 11 December 2018
The RCM has been awarded a Special Commendation by Research England for its three-year Global Challenges Research Fund strategy.
Friday 7 December 2018
RCM Doctoral student Liam Taylor-West has won the British Composer Award for a Community or Educational project for his work The Umbrella.
Wednesday 5 December 2018
The RCM today announced its Spring 2019 season, which includes visits from Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare and Austrian violinist and conductor Thomas Zehetmair.
Monday 3 December 2018
The Royal College of Music Museum has acquired 1,300 musical portraits by celebrated German artist Milein Cosman.
Friday 30 November 2018
RCM tenor Joel Williams has been awarded the prestigious Kiri Te Kanawa Scholarship to support his studies at the RCM Opera Studio.
Tuesday 20 November 2018
The Royal College of Music Museum Roadshow returns with a new pop-up exhibition and events at Kensington & Chelsea Central Library on 10 and 11 December.
Tuesday 20 November 2018
The RCM is proud to have been selected to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign, for the eighth year.
Thursday 15 November 2018
This year, many RCM musicians will take part in sit-in schemes with some of London’s top orchestras.
Thursday 8 November 2018
A new study from the Centre for Performance Science (CPS) has revealed that classical musicians score higher than the general population on some important aspects of wellbeing.
Thursday 1 November 2018
The Royal College of Music is pleased to invite applications from doctoral candidates for the Pamela Weston Clarinet Research & Performance Scholarship.
Wednesday 7 November 2018
The recipients of this year’s Mercers’ Arts Awards for RCM postgraduate students have been announced.
Wednesday 24 October 2018
Two significant portraits from the RCM collection are on loan to exhibitions in London, Paris and Venice.
Thursday 18 October 2018
Three RCM musicians have been accepted onto the prestigious COE Academy programme following the latest visit to the College by COE players.
Friday 9 November 2018
The RCM Junior Department has collaborated with Luton Music Mix to bring young musicians together for the Darwin’s Bio Orchestra project.
Wednesday 3 October 2018
Six RCM musicians have been announced as LPO Foyle Future Firsts Development Programme participants for 2018/19.
Tuesday 2 October 2018
This year, the RCM marks two important centenaries: 100 years since the end of the First World War and 100 years since the death of Sir Hubert Parry.