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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday 15 November 2018
This year, many RCM musicians will take part in sit-in schemes with some of London’s top orchestras.
Wednesday 3 October 2018
Six RCM musicians have been announced as LPO Foyle Future Firsts Development Programme participants for 2018/19.
Wednesday 26 September 2018
The RCM has been ranked the number one UK conservatoire for music in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.
Tuesday 13 November 2018
The RCM is delighted to welcome international renowned conductor John Wilson to the College for the 2018 Autumn Season.
Friday 20 April 2018
The 2018 BBC Proms showcases talent from the RCM’s long legacy of celebrated alumni, from great composers to rising stars.
Friday 2 March 2018
The Royal College of Music is named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom and Europe and second in the world in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.
Wednesday 6 December 2017
The Royal College of Music is delighted to welcome world-renowned conductor Bernard Haitink and many other internationally acclaimed musicians in spring 2018.
Friday 22 September 2017
Royal College of Music Director Professor Colin Lawson CBE has announced the remarkable musicians who will be piano accompaniment and junior fellows for the 2017/18 academic year.
Tuesday 8 August 2017
The Royal College of Music today announced its 2017 Autumn Season, which includes a concert at the Royal Festival Hall with Vladamir Ashkenazy on 26 October.
Wednesday 28 June 2017
The RCM will fund three UK students from ethnic minority backgrounds who wish to study as an undergraduate from 2018/19.
Thursday 22 June 2017
The RCM has achieved an overall rating of gold for its outstanding teaching and learning provision in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
Wednesday 5 April 2017
The Royal College of Music has today announced its summer 2017 season with the launch of a three-year residency by the Grammy Award-winning Harlem Quartet.
Wednesday 8 March 2017
The Royal College of Music has been named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.
Tuesday 7 February 2017
HRH The Prince of Wales, President of the Royal College of Music, hosted a special gala concert at Buckingham Palace celebrating the RCM.
Monday 16 January 2017
The Royal College of Music has signed an historic agreement with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music to establish a new Joint Institute in China. This will be the first such partnership of any UK music conservatoire.
Tuesday 6 December 2016
We're delighted to announce the Royal College of Music's Spring Season 2017, for which we welcome a host of internationally acclaimed musicians.
Monday 24 October 2016
Two Mercers’ Arts Awards will be offered annually for the next five years to selected postgraduate students.
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.
Wednesday 17 August 2016
The Royal College of Music has achieved outstanding results in the 2016 National Student Survey.
Friday 5 August 2016
For three years running, the RCM has scored 100% in the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey
Wednesday 27 July 2016
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce its 2016 Autumn Season, including a return by Bernard Haitink and appearances by a host of major international guest artists.
Monday 11 April 2016
We are pleased to announce the publication of the Royal College of Music’s 2017-2018 prospectus.
Wednesday 30 March 2016
We’re delighted to announce the Royal College of Music’s Summer Season, focusing on the music of Igor Stravinsky.
Tuesday 22 March 2016
QS World University Rankings finds the Royal College of Music top conservatoire based on the strength and quality of its teaching, research activities, graduate employability and international profile.
Thursday 10 March 2016
HRH The Prince of Wales today honoured a number of outstanding figures in international musical life at the Royal College of Music’s Annual Awards ceremony.
Friday 15 January 2016
World-famous trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger will visit the Royal College of Music next week as part of the Philharmonia’s The Trumpet Shall Sound series.
Monday 5 October 2015
The Royal College of Music is pleased to once again be taking part in Dyslexia Awareness Week, running this year from 5-11 October.
Friday 25 September 2015
We are already looking forward to next year and auditioning students for 2016/17, and the application deadline is fast approaching.
Monday 21 September 2015
RCM Director Professor Colin Lawson has announced the list of remarkable musicians who will be Junior Fellows for the 2015/16 academic year.
Friday 18 September 2015
We are deeply saddened to report the death of former RCM Director, Sir David Willcocks, on 17 September.