His Majesty King Charles III announced as Patron of the Royal College of Music

Wednesday 8 May 2024

We are honoured that King Charles III has chosen to become Patron of the Royal College of Music (RCM), continuing his longstanding relationship with the College.

Royal College of Music presents Holst’s masterpiece The Planets in debut performance at BBC Proms and Helsinki Festival

Thursday 25 April 2024

The Royal College of Music (RCM) Symphony Orchestra bring Gustav Holst’s dazzling depiction of a journey through space to the BBC Proms on 25 August and Helsinki Festival’s closing concert on 1 September, in collaboration with the Sibelius Academy.

Royal College of Music (RCM) takes centre stage at London’s prestigious Wigmore Hall

Monday 22 April 2024

A series of three concerts at Wigmore Hall give audiences the opportunity to experience Royal College of Music musicians performing in this remarkable venue.

Royal College of Music ranked Global No. 1 for 3rd consecutive year

Wednesday 10 April 2024

The Royal College of Music has been ranked the Global No. 1 institution for Performing Arts for the third year running and earned the inaugural top spot for Music in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Royal College of Music showcases the future of music as students perform on some of the world’s most famous stages this summer

Wednesday 27 March 2024

From the Royal College of Music (RCM) concert halls to London’s Southbank Centre and Wigmore Hall, the Summer 2024 Season boasts a range of performances from festivals and orchestral masterpieces to unique chamber works and new music by RCM composers.

The Royal College of Music presents four festivals and welcomes distinguished visiting artists in spring 2024

Wednesday 6 December 2023

Sir Antonio Pappano returns to the College to conduct the RCM Symphony Orchestra, and Sir Thomas Allen and Dame Imogen Cooper share their knowledge with students in the masterclass series

RCM announces global collaboration with leading music education platform Forte and Inspired Schools group

Tuesday 12 September 2023

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce a new global partnership with the industry-leading online platform Forte offering lessons with RCM teachers to students in the global Inspired Schools group.

Royal College of Music welcomes world-leading artists as part of Autumn Season 2023

Wednesday 16 August 2023

Distinguished conductor Sir Andrew Davis makes his debut at the College, and world-renowned piano virtuoso Lang Lang shares his expertise with students as part of the RCM's masterclass series.

Royal College of Music presents vibrant Summer 2023 Events Season

Wednesday 5 April 2023

The Royal College of Music (RCM) presents an inspiring events programme and shines a spotlight on women composers throughout the Summer Season

Royal College of Music presents inspiring autumn events season

Wednesday 17 August 2022

The RCM announces a diverse range of concerts, talks and events including a series of performances inspired by nature this autumn.

HRH The Prince of Wales meets young musicians and confers honours at the Royal College of Music

Tuesday 3 May 2022

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales today conferred honours to musicians, music industry professionals and RCM students during the annual President's Visit.  

Ferrier success for RCM musicians

Monday 25 April 2022

Royal College of Music alumna takes first prize at Kathleen Ferrier Awards 2022

RPS Composition Award success for RCM alumna Dani Howard

Tuesday 2 November 2021

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce that RCM alumna, Dani Howard, has been awarded the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Large-Scale Composition Award.

Royal College of Music (RCM) alumna Laura Ayoub returns to hear new work performed by RCM String Band

Wednesday 27 October 2021

The RCM String Band will perform a brand new work composed by RCM graduate Laura Ayoub and her sister Sarah.

RCM alumni and affiliates awarded New Year’s Honours in 2021

Wednesday 6 January 2021

Members of the Royal College of Music community have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.

Ferrier Award success for RCM musicians

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Talented Royal College of Music students and alumni made up the majority of finalists in this year’s Kathleen Ferrier Awards.

RCM composers nominated for The Ivors Composer Awards 2020

Tuesday 3 November 2020

Five Royal College of Music alumni have been nominated for this year’s Ivors Composer Awards.

All-RCM cast for English National Opera’s El Niño

Thursday 29 October 2020

Six RCM alumni are the soloists for the ENO's upcoming production of El Niño.

RCM students and alumni star in Theater an der Wien's Porgy and Bess

Tuesday 29 September 2020

Four RCM singers are to perform lead roles in a production of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess in Vienna this October.

RCM Creative Careers Centre celebrates 20th anniversary with series of digital events

Wednesday 3 June 2020

The Royal College of Music’s renowned Creative Careers Centre is celebrating its 20th anniversary in June 2020 with a series of career-focused digital events for RCM students and graduates.

Numerous nominations for RCM composition students, staff and alumni for Ivors Academy Composer Awards 2019

Wednesday 30 October 2019

The shortlist for this year’s Ivors Academy Composer Awards includes 11 current and former students and staff from the Royal College of Music’s Composition Faculty.

International competition success for Gemma Summerfield

Thursday 1 August 2019

Royal College of Music alumna Gemma Summerfield has won first prize in the prestigious Concorso Lirico Internazionale di Portofino.

RCM alumni recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

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.

April Koyejo-Audiger becomes Royal Opera House Link Artist

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.

Consone Quartet named as BBC New Generation Artists

Monday 20 May 2019

The Consone Quartet has been named in BBC Radio 3’s New Generation Artists list for 2019.

RCM alumna’s world premiere brings young musicians together at the Royal Albert Hall

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.

President’s Visit 2019

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.

International Women's Day 2019 at the Royal College of Music

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.

The Marriage of Figaro streamed on OperaVision

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.

Sir Thomas Allen directs The Marriage of Figaro

Tuesday 18 September 2018

RCM alumnus Sir Thomas Allen is returning to the RCM this autumn to direct Mozart’s beloved comic opera The Marriage of Figaro.

Cyrill Ibrahim Speaks at Dutch Parliament

Monday 20 February 2017

The RCM alumnus and pianist was invited by the UK Embassy of the Netherlands to speak at the Dutch Parliament in The Hague, the Netherlands.

2017 Rod Williams Memorial Concert Announced

Friday 20 January 2017

This year’s Rod Williams Memorial Concert features Nicholas Collon and the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra.

A New Creative Partnership with the Royal Academy of Arts

Friday 9 December 2016

The collaboration will see RCM musicians curate a series of concerts at the Royal Academy over the next year.

Royal College of Music Celebration on Classic FM

Wednesday 5 October 2016

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce a new partnership with the UK’s most popular classical music station, Classic FM. 

National Student Survey

Wednesday 17 August 2016

The Royal College of Music has achieved outstanding results in the 2016 National Student Survey.

Summer Keyboard Successes

Thursday 11 August 2016

Royal College of Music pianist Pavel Kolesnikov made his BBC Proms debut, following a series of high-profile successes for RCM keyboard students and graduates in a number of prestigious international competitions. 

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