Thursday 8 October 2020
The RCM is delighted to have received a gift of ten Blüthner Model A upright pianos from the Alfred-Reinhold-Foundation.
Wednesday 30 September 2020
Outstanding pianist Martin James Bartlett has been announced as the recipient of the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship for 2020–21, awarded by the Royal College of Music (RCM) and generously supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation (PLF).
Tuesday 5 May 2020
RCM Head of Strings, Mark Messenger, is running a marathon to raise money for the RCM Covid-19 Hardship Fund.
Friday 1 February 2019
The Royal College of Music was pleased to host the 2019 Rod Williams Memorial Concert on Thursday 31 January.
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.
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.
Wednesday 4 July 2018
Award winning pianist Arina Lazgiian has been announced as the recipient of the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship for 2018/19, awarded by the RCM.
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 22 November 2017
The Royal College of Music is proud to have been selected to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge for the seventh year.
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.
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 March 2017
HRH The Prince of Wales, President of the Royal College of Music since 1993, today honoured outstanding figures in international musical life at the RCM’s Annual Awards ceremony.
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.
Friday 20 January 2017
This year’s Rod Williams Memorial Concert features Nicholas Collon and the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra.
Friday 9 December 2016
The collaboration will see RCM musicians curate a series of concerts at the Royal Academy over the next year.
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.
Thursday 1 December 2016
The Royal College of Music has been awarded a major grant by the Higher Education Funding Council of England (HEFCE) to support the development of new online teaching and learning resources.
Friday 25 November 2016
Royal College of Music students appeared last week at Snape Maltings, the home of Aldeburgh Music.
Thursday 13 October 2016
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded a grant of £3,634,418 to fund the redevelopment of the RCM Museum.
Thursday 18 August 2016
Royal College of Music baritone Kieran Rayner has been awarded the prestigious Kiri Te Kanawa Scholarship to support his studies at the RCM International Opera School.
Friday 10 June 2016
Professor Colin Lawson, Director of the Royal College of Music, has been appointed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2016 for services to music and music education.
Thursday 28 April 2016
The RCM has been named top UK conservatoire in the Complete University Guide’s Arts/Music Institution League Table 2017.
Monday 4 April 2016
This year’s Rod Williams Memorial Concert features Vladimir Jurowski and the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra.
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.
Wednesday 16 March 2016
The RCM is delighted to announce the permanent loan of a 1758 Nicolò Gagliano violin.
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.
Tuesday 24 November 2015
The RCM is once again proud to be participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 December 2015.
Wednesday 23 September 2015
We’re thrilled to announce that our International Opera School’s Autumn 2015 production of Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus will be directed by John Copley.
Tuesday 26 May 2015
The Royal College of Music has been ranked first in the 2016 Guardian University League Table for music.
Wednesday 8 April 2015
Summer is almost here, and so is a bright new season of musical events at the Royal College of Music!
Thursday 12 March 2015
HRH The Prince of Wales honoured a number of outstanding figures in international musical life today at the Royal College of Music's Annual Awards ceremony.
Wednesday 28 January 2015
The Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra will give the first performance of a vivacious march by French composer Lili Boulanger at the Royal Festival Hall on 26 February.
Monday 26 January 2015
Musicians from the Royal College of Music and members of Opera Australia have given a special joint performance at Buckingham Palace hosted by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.
Wednesday 7 January 2015
We offer warm congratulations to the many musicians whose achievements have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list. Among them are two long-standing supporters of the RCM: Dasha Shenkman and Philip Carne.