Wednesday 12 June 2019
RCM Junior Department alumna composer Alexia Sloane has been commissioned to write a piece for this year’s BBC Proms.
Tuesday 11 June 2019
This Friday, BBC Radio 3 will broadcast the RCM Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Simon Holt’s An icicle of moon and works by Mozart and Dvořák, conducted by Thomas Zehetmair.
Monday 10 June 2019
Royal College of Music alumnus Alfie Boe has been appointed OBE for services to music and charity in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, alongside composer Anna Meredith and soprano Sophie Bevan, who each receive an OBE for services to music.
Monday 10 June 2019
The Royal College of Music is ranked number one conservatoire in the 2020 Guardian University Guide's music league table and third out of all UK institutions for music.
Monday 3 June 2019
Lydia Baldwin explores the experiences and ideas shared by our Museum team and roadshow visitors as the RCM collection continues its travels.
Friday 31 May 2019
Royal College of Music alumna April Koyejo-Audiger has been selected to join the Royal Opera House as a Link Artist for 2019/20.
Thursday 23 May 2019
RCM pianist George Harliono and RCM Junior Department alumnus Ben Goldscheider have been announced as YCAT Artists 2019.
Tuesday 21 May 2019
The Royal College of Music has partnered with innovative music learning app Tido Music to offer a free one year subscription to the app for all RCM students.
Monday 20 May 2019
The Consone Quartet has been named in BBC Radio 3’s New Generation Artists list for 2019.
Friday 17 May 2019
On Thursday 16 May 2019, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, President of the Royal College of Music (RCM), held a special gala concert at Windsor Castle.
Thursday 16 May 2019
Royal College of Music Director Professor Colin Lawson has announced the remarkable musicians who will hold fellowships for the 2019/20 academic year.
Tuesday 14 May 2019
The Royal College of Music (RCM) this week welcomed the National Arts Centre (NAC) Orchestra from Canada, hosting a series of workshops and concerts and embarking on a partnership to enable further collaborative events in the future.
Wednesday 8 May 2019
The Royal College of Music Opera Studio is taking audiences back to the booming fifties this summer with a double bill of Bernstein’s sardonic Trouble in Tahiti and Berkeley’s delightful comedy of manners, A Dinner Engagement.
Tuesday 7 May 2019
This summer, 20 South Kensington institutions, including the RCM, are opening their doors for two days of free science, arts and culture events.
Wednesday 1 May 2019
The RCM is the top conservatoire for music in the 2020 Complete University Guide Art, Drama and Music table.
Friday 26 April 2019
Opening up access to music is one of the most important challenges faced by musical institutions today. We were delighted to be awarded a grant by the Museum of London Diversity Matters programme
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.