Wednesday 22 March 2023
The Royal College of Music has been ranked as the global No. 1 institution for performing arts in the 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject, holding this position for the second consecutive year.
Tuesday 20 December 2022
The RCM welcomes world-renowned artists as part of a varied season of concerts and events.
Thursday 1 December 2022
The Royal College of Music (RCM) wishes you a festive season full of joy and music with a special performance of Silent Night filmed in RCM’s wonderful new campus.
Wednesday 9 November 2022
Royal College of Music’s collaboration with Abbey Road Institute gives students enhanced professional recording studio experience.
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.
Friday 27 May 2022
Third year BMus composer Anian Wiedner introduces his Great Exhibitionists project, Art(efacts) of Music, and how he took inspiration from ‘Night at the Museum.’
Wednesday 6 April 2022
The Royal College of Music has been ranked as the global top institution for performing arts in the 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Wednesday 30 March 2022
The Royal College of Music (RCM) is pleased to present a vibrant summer events programme featuring festivals, classical concerts and innovative collaborations.
Friday 11 February 2022
Renowned composer, professor and long-standing member of the Royal College of Music community has passed away aged 95.
Tuesday 21 December 2021
The Royal College of Music announces the appointment of Dr Jonathan Cole as Head of Composition.
Royal College of Music announces autumn season performance programme and welcomes public audiences again
Wednesday 25 August 2021
The Royal College of Music launches its 2021 events season, with more events to be announced.
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.
Thursday 22 July 2021
The Royal College of Music has performed well in the 2021 National Student Survey (NSS) achieving an overall satisfaction score of 85%.
Thursday 15 April 2021
RCM musicians are taking to the College’s stages to perform together for the first time since autumn 2020.
Thursday 27 May 2021
An exciting new film showcasing the RCM received its premiere last night at the College’s More Music Virtual Gala.
The Global Conservatoire: a new 'global classroom’ launches to Royal College of Music students and international partners
Wednesday 21 April 2021
The RCM has joined with three international partners to launch the Global Conservatoire.
Thursday 4 March 2021
Royal College of Music named top institution for performing arts in the UK for sixth consecutive year and top in Europe.
Wednesday 3 February 2021
Debbie Wiseman OBE will deliver the Royal College of Music’s annual Crees Lecture on Wednesday 10 February.
Tuesday 26 January 2021
The popular RCM In Focus series returns this spring with new performances by RCM musicians, filmed especially for online audiences.
Wednesday 13 January 2021
Professor Natasha Loges HonRCM has been appointed to a Personal Chair by the Royal College of Music.
Wednesday 6 January 2021
Members of the Royal College of Music community have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.
Tuesday 3 November 2020
Five Royal College of Music alumni have been nominated for this year’s Ivors Composer Awards.
Wednesday 8 January 2020
Composer and RCM alumna Helen Grime has been awarded an MBE for services to music in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2020, while RCM composition professor Errollyn Wallen has received a CBE for services to music.
Wednesday 9 September 2020
The Royal College of Music has launched its autumn events season for 2020, including the first performances in its brand-new Performance Hall.
Monday 3 August 2020
Sir Antonio Pappano, John Wilson and Holly Mathieson feature alongside RCM students in this month's online concert series, taking classic performances from our archives.
Thursday 16 July 2020
The Royal College of Music achieves strong performance in this year's National Student Survey (NSS).
Wednesday 1 July 2020
Rafael Payare, Juraj Valčuha, Roderick Williams and the Harlem Quartet feature alongside RCM students in this month's online concert series, taking classic performances from our archives. We are also pleased to announce an online showcase of some of our doctoral research.
Thursday 11 June 2020
The Royal College of Music is hosting a live online event featuring new music by talented RCM composers.
Royal College of Music named top conservatoire for music in the UK in the Complete University Guide Arts, Drama and Music League Table 2021
Tuesday 9 June 2020
The RCM is the top conservatoire for music in the 2021 Complete University Guide Arts, Drama and Music table for the second consecutive year
Tuesday 26 May 2020
The Royal College of Music is the first institution to partner with digital sheet music library nkoda, offering students access to hundreds of thousands of scores.
Friday 1 May 2020
Join us online as our digital performance programme continues, including an orchestral masterclass with Maxim Vengerov and Dvořák Symphony no 8 conducted by Thomas Zehetmair
Royal College of Music launches free online concert series featuring Bernard Haitink, John Wilson, Vladimir Ashkenazy and many more
Monday 20 April 2020
The RCM has launched a free online concert series, offering audiences a diverse programme of broadcasts featuring talented RCM students and celebrated visiting artists.
Thursday 16 January 2020
The Royal College of Music is delighted to welcome a roster of leading international musicians who join the College as professors this year.
Royal College of Music welcomes Sir Antonio Pappano, Lang Lang and Mark-Anthony Turnage for spring season 2020
Tuesday 3 December 2019
The Royal College of Music today announced its first season of events for 2020.
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.
Tuesday 6 August 2019
The Royal College of Music has launched its autumn season with a concert series designed to showcase the exceptional talent of RCM musicians.
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.