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April

25 April 2019, 7:00pm
Inner Parry Room

Limited Availability

Enjoy an evening of contemporary works as acoustic violin duo Viphonix perform a mix of electronic, classical and traditional music, in a programme curated entirely by RCM musicians.

26 April 2019, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Limited Availability

Our Great Exhibitionists series continues with an immersive evening performance that fuses music, dance, visual art and technology while encouraging us to explore our relationship to familiarity, identity and anonymity.

28 April 2019, 5:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

As part of our Great Exhibitionists series, musicians, actors and dancers collaborate in a dramatic rendition of a traditional narrative poem about two warring communities, set to a captivating musical score.

28 April 2019, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

As part of our Great Exhibitionists series, musicians, actors and dancers collaborate in a dramatic rendition of a traditional narrative poem about two warring communities, set to a captivating musical score.

28 April 2019, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Sold Out

Featuring a full 32-piece orchestra, large chorus, and singers from the Royal College of Music, this semi-staged production of Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece is not to be missed.

29 April 2019, 4:00pm
RCM Library

The RCM Library is transformed for the final performances of our innovative Great Exhibitionists series.

29 April 2019, 4:30pm
RCM Library

The RCM Library is transformed for the final performances of our innovative Great Exhibitionists series.

29 April 2019, 5:30pm
RCM Library

The RCM Library is transformed for the final performances of our innovative Great Exhibitionists series.

29 April 2019, 6:00pm
RCM Library

The RCM Library is transformed for the final performances of our innovative Great Exhibitionists series.

30 April 2019, 10:00am
Farinelli Room

Established soloist, accompanist and continuo player David Miller works with RCM historical performance musicians in this lute masterclass. 

30 April 2019, 2:00pm
Farinelli Room

Established soloist, accompanist and continuo player David Miller works with RCM historical performance musicians in this lute masterclass.

30 April 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Organ recitalist and conductor Wayne Marshall leads RCM musicians in this evening masterclass in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall. 

30 April 2019, 6:15pm
East Parry Room

Celebrated violinist Alexander Gilman visits the RCM for an evening masterclass. 

May

01 May 2019, 2:00pm
Recital Hall

Limited Availability

The RCM is delighted to welcome Michael Chance for an afternoon masterclass.

02 May 2019, 7:00pm
Corelli Room

Please join us for drinks and nibbles after the Orchestral Masterworks: Smetana and Szymanowski concert in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall.

02 May 2019, 6:15pm
East Parry Room

RCM Librarian Peter Linnitt explores the ways in which the RCM collections contribute to our holistic understanding of the craft of music.

02 May 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Award-winning RCM violinist Maja Horvat is joined by Howard Williams to perform Szymanowski's kaleidoscopic concerto. 

02 May 2019, 7:30pm
Britten Theatre

Limited Availability

Don’t miss this chance to hear music by current RCM composers as it’s meant to be experienced: performed live to new films by young producers.

03 May 2019, 2:00pm
Grove Room

Visiting Professor of Double Bass Paul Ellison works closely with RCM musicians in this afternoon masterclass.

03 May 2019, 2:00pm
West Parry Room

International Chair of Viola Studies at the RCM, Jennifer Stumm takes this afternoon masterclass with talented young musicians.

04 May 2019, 3:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski introduces and directs this open rehearsal, which offers the audience a sneak peek into the behind-the-scenes work of the RCM Symphony Orchestra.

04 May 2019, 5:30pm
Recital Hall

In this early evening concert musicians from the RCM Junior Department take to the Recital Hall stage to present a programme of early music.

05 May 2019, 11:00am
Various locations

The RCM Festival of Percussion returns with one of the world’s leading drummers, Tommy Igoe, plus activities, performances and talks!

05 May 2019, 11:00am
Parry Rooms

Ages 4+

Join us for an exciting selection of family-friendly activities as part of the RCM's popular Festival of Percussion.

05 May 2019, 7:15pm
Britten Theatre

Limited Availability

The RCM Big Band is joined by Pete Long and Tommy Igoe for a special concert, as part of this year's Percussion Festival. 

07 May 2019, 2:00pm
East Parry Room

RCM musicians receive guidance from one of the world's leading French horn players in this afternoon masterclass.

07 May 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

We welcome international pianist James Giles to direct this evening masterclass with RCM musicians. 

07 May 2019, 6:15pm
East Parry Room

The RCM welcomes back renowned violinist Vasko Vasilev to give a masterclass with talented musicians.

07 May 2019, 6:15pm
Recital Hall

RCM tuba players work with one of the world's virtuoso tuba players in this evening masterclass. 

08 May 2019, 6:15pm
Inner Parry Room

Sold Out

Arina Lazgiian, the RCM's Benjamin Britten Piano Fellow supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation, takes centre stage for a varied programme of keyboard music.

09 May 2019, 6:15pm
East Parry Room

Ingrid Pearson discusses the musical life of RCM alumnus Niel Immelman.

10 May 2019, 10:00am
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM pianists compete for one of the College's most prestigious annual instrumental prizes.

10 May 2019, 2:00pm
Farinelli Room

Visiting Professor of Harp Marisa Robles leads a masterclass for young string players.

10 May 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Our bite-sized Bach series continues this summer with a 30-minute programme of masterworks performed on our new organ.

11 May 2019, 5:30pm
Britten Theatre

The RCM Junior Department present a special fundraising concert featuring a varied programme of performances from both JD musicians and staff.

12 May 2019, 11:00am
Recital Hall

Ages 4+

Join us for family-friendly activities as part of the RCM's Super String Sunday. 

12 May 2019, 11:00am
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM string players take to the stage for our ever-popular annual Super String Sunday.

14 May 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Mikhail Voskresensky comes to the RCM to share his expertise with young pianists in this evening masterclass.

14 May 2019, 7:30pm
Recital Hall

Join us for an evening of contemporary music as we hear exciting new works from the College.

15 May 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM's Polonsky Visiting Professor of Violin, Maxim Vengerov, returns to give an evening masterclass.

15 May 2019, 7:30pm
Recital Hall

Join us for an evening of contemporary music as we hear exciting new works from the College.

16 May 2019, 7:30pm
Britten Theatre

In this varied concert, musicians from the Artist Diploma in Performance programme showcase their honed skills with a range of impressive solo performances.

17 May 2019, 10:00am
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM pianists compete in a competition centred around the works of one of the most prolific composers for piano.

17 May 2019, 5:30pm
Britten Theatre

RCM musicians take to the Britten Theatre stage under the direction of Matthew Monaghan for the first set of this season’s Opera Scenes.

17 May 2019, 7:00pm
Royal Academy of Arts

Every month, musicians from the Royal College of Music perform original compositions inspired by the RA Collection in the galleries, as part of our Friday night late openings.

18 May 2019, 9:00am
Recital Hall

RCMJD musicians take part in the final round of this prestigious annual competition for students aged 13 or 14.

18 May 2019, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Pianists from the RCM Junior Department take to the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall stage to present a varied programme of repertoire for keyboard.

21 May 2019, 5:30pm
Britten Theatre

Don't miss our second Opera Scenes of the season, and the chance to watch the theatre stars of the future as they perform on the Britten Theatre stage.

June

01 June 2019, 9:00am
Recital Hall

Royal College of Music Junior Department musicians perform in this competition final, to decide who will be this year's Teresa Carreño Piano Competition winner.

01 June 2019, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Talented RCM Junior Department chamber musicians compete in this evening concert.

08 June 2019, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join four senior choirs from the RCM Junior Department for a programme of varied choral works.

09 June 2019, 7:30pm
Wigmore Hall

Limited Availability

A musical voyage of discovery and revelation at the Wigmore Hall. 

11 June 2019, 1:00pm
Cadogan Hall

Limited Availability

The opening concert of our Cadogan Hall residence is a captivating programme of Schubert.

15 June 2019, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Contemporary music is the focus of this evening programme in which musicians from the RCM Junior Department perform works by JD composers.

17 June 2019, 7:30pm
Grove Room

A post-concert reception for RCM Friends after the season's RCM Baroque Orchestra performance. 

17 June 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM's Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall is the last stop on a tour that has seen the ensemble perform in Salzburg and Bremen, with a programme that includes Handel.

18 June 2019, 11:00am
Grove Room

The RCM welcomes internationally acclaimed harpist Gwyneth Wentink, also known for her work as a cultural entrepreneur and arts advocate.

18 June 2019, 1:00pm
Cadogan Hall

Limited Availability

Award-winning Polish pianist Lucas Krupinski is not to be missed at this wonderful evening of music at Cadogan Hall.

18 June 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Hear seminal music from the Second Viennese School, including Webern's Concerto, alongside the work of two celebrated British composers.

18 June 2019, 6:15pm
West Parry Room

James Buckle, Principal Bass Trombone for The Philharmonia Orchestra, visits the RCM for an evening masterclass. 

18 June 2019, 7:30pm
East Parry Room

In this evening concert, Genzmer's contemporary trio precedes one of Haydn's six 'Russian' string quartets, named after Grand Duke Paul of Russia, to whom the set is dedicated.

19 June 2019, 1:05pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Key Stage 2

Talented members of the RCM Percussion Faculty perform an impressive and eclectic mix of showstoppers!

19 June 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Hear show-stopping arrangements of popular tunes performed by versatile and talented RCM percussion players.

20 June 2019, 6:15pm
East Parry Room

Daniel Bangham talks about his not-for-profit teaching workshop and balancing practical expediency with historical accuracy.

20 June 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join RCM Concerto Competition winner Ashby Mayes for tonight's performance of Weber’s Bassoon Concerto.

21 June 2019, 2:00pm
East Parry Room

Eszter Haffner visits the RCM this June for a masterclass with young string players.

21 June 2019, 7:00pm
Royal Academy of Arts

Every month, musicians from the Royal College of Music perform original compositions inspired by the RA Collection in the galleries, as part of our Friday night late openings.

22 June 2019, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Junior Department Orchestra is joined by the winner of the 2019 Barbara Boissard Memorial Junior Concerto Competition for a concert of thrilling orchestral works.

22 June 2019, 7:00pm
Inner Parry Room

Led by RCM professor Juliana Koch, join RCM oboists for an evening recital in the intimate setting of the Inner Parry Room.

23 June 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM conductors return to lead a concert of three contrasting pieces, highlighting different instruments of the orchestra.

25 June 2019, 2:00pm
East Parry Room

Alumna Naomi Sullivan returns to the RCM to give a saxophone masterclass.

25 June 2019, 7:30pm
Cadogan Hall

Limited Availability

Our third concert at Cadogan Hall will feature a European premiere from Brisbane-based RCM composer Connor D’Netto.

26 June 2019, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

This summer let a terrific RCM cast take you back to the booming fifties with an evening of sparkling musical satire.

26 June 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

For their summer concert, the RCM Brass Ensemble will bring drama and grandeur to Prokofiev's iconic Romeo and Juliet.

27 June 2019, 6:15pm
East Parry Room

Drawing on their latest collaboration The Forgotten Fairground, composer Matt Gough and producer Andy Bush present and discuss the project’s album and short film.

27 June 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Our electronic music series From the Soundhouse returns with a varied programme of fascinating music, including work by RCM composers.

28 June 2019, 6:15pm
Concert Hall

Our bite-sized Bach series continues this summer with a 30-minute programme of masterworks performed on our new organ.

28 June 2019, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

This summer let a terrific RCM cast take you back to the booming fifties with an evening of sparkling musical satire.

29 June 2019, 5:30pm
Holy Trinity Church

The RCM Junior Department’s youngest singers take centre stage as the Training Choir, Treble Choir, Concert Boys Choir and Concert Girls Choir perform a varied programme of choral repertoire.

29 June 2019, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

This summer let a terrific RCM cast take you back to the booming fifties with an evening of sparkling musical satire.

30 June 2019, 7:00pm
Purcell Room

Leading soloists from the RCM Junior Department presenta thrilling programme of solo and chamber music in the Purcell Room.

July

01 July 2019, 6:15pm
Grove Room

RCM doctoral candidates showcase their research in composition, education, historical performance, musicology and performance science.

01 July 2019, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

This summer let a terrific RCM cast take you back to the booming fifties with an evening of sparkling musical satire.

02 July 2019, 7:30pm
Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

Limited Availability

Hear the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra this summer performing unforgettable works by Holst and Rachmaninov.

03 July 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Saxophone Ensemble presents a packed programme, with music from the 16th century right up to world premieres by RCM composers.

04 July 2019, 6:15pm
Inner Parry Room

Limited Availability

This important 17th century manuscript contains compositions by English composers including John Dowland, and has recently been placed on long-term loan at the RCM.

06 July 2019, 2:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM Junior Department ensembles perform in their end of year prizegiving ceremony and concert, which also features performances from Brass Dectet, the RCM Chamber Choir and the RCM Symphony Orchestra.

07 July 2019, 7:00pm
Cadogan Hall

The RCMJD Symphony and Chamber Orchestras take to the Cadogan Hall stage for an impressive programme of Russian, British and Italian concert music.

22 July 2019, 10:30am
Queen's Park Library

Under 5s with parents and carers

Explore our museum’s musical treasures with imaginative and interactive storytelling and live music.

25 July 2019, 10:30am
Victoria Library

Under 5s with parents and carers

Explore our museum’s musical treasures with imaginative and interactive storytelling and live music.

26 July 2019, 10:30am
Paddington Library

Under 5s with parents and carers

Explore our museum’s musical treasures with imaginative and interactive storytelling and live music.

29 July 2019, 10:45am
North Kensington Library

Under 5s with parents and carers

Explore our museum’s musical treasures with imaginative and interactive storytelling and live music.

30 July 2019, 10:30am
Pimlico Library

Under 5s with parents and carers

Explore our museum’s musical treasures with imaginative and interactive storytelling and live music.

31 July 2019, 10:00am
Kensington Central Library

Under 5s with parents and carers

Explore our museum’s musical treasures with imaginative and interactive storytelling and live music.

August

01 August 2019, 10:00am
Chelsea Library

Under 5s with parents and carers

Explore our museum’s musical treasures with imaginative and interactive storytelling and live music.

02 August 2019, 10:00am
Notting Hill Gate Library

Under 5s with parents and carers

Explore our museum’s musical treasures with imaginative and interactive storytelling and live music.

06 August 2019, 9:30am
Kensington Central Library

Ages 4+

This family-friendly, fun and practical workshop is designed to immerse you and your family into classical music, ahead of attending the Relaxed Prom at the Royal Albert Hall.

08 August 2019, 9:30am
Kensington Central Library

Ages 6-12 (with some activities divided into age-suitability)

Test out your creative skills in this exciting two day course inspired by the invention of the Great Exhibition.

10 August 2019, 10:30am
Kensington Palace

Ages 13-18

Join composer Fraser Trainer, creative producer Sarah Philips and a talented team of young RCM musicians in the inspiring surroundings of Queen Victoria's childhood bedroom at Kensington Palace.