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June

07 June 2022 - 11 September 2022
RCM Museum

Book your entry slot to visit the newly refurbished Royal College of Music Museum.

26 June 2022, 10:00am
RCM Museum

As part of FestivALL the RCM Museum will open an hour early for families, groups or individuals who would like to visit at a quieter time.

26 June 2022, 11:00am
RCM Museum

This Sensory Trail explores the Museum’s permanent collection. Trails are available at 11am and 1.15pm.

26 June 2022, 12:00pm
RCM Museum

Discover composer and civil rights activist Samuel Coleridge-Taylor on this family heritage trail inside the Royal College of Music. Trails are available at 12pm and 2pm.

26 June 2022, 11:00am
Various locations

A day-long a celebration of diverse and under-represented voices across the classical music sector.

27 June 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Hall

Two differing quintets by French composers feature in today's chamber concert, with the latter written by 20th-century composer Louise-Marie Simon under the nom de plume of Claude Arrieu. 

27 June 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Limited Availability

Ensemble Molière presents a soundtrack of music dedicated to every moment of King Louis XIV’s
day, by some of the leading French Baroque composers.

28 June 2022, 10:00am
Performance Studio

To present the masterclasses and recitals, the RCM welcomes Dutch musician Kees Boeke, an expert on early music and the recorder, and Italian virtuoso viol player, Paolo Pandolfo.

28 June 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Hall

Composed in September of 1828, during the final weeks of Schubert's life, this single movement  Quintet was the composer's last instrumental work and ranks among his greatest accomplishments.

28 June 2022, 2:00pm
Performance Studio

The RCM welcomes Dutch musician Kees Boeke, an expert on early music and the recorder, and Italian virtuoso viol player, Paolo Pandolfo.

28 June 2022, 2:00pm
Recital Hall

Ross Knight returns to the College to coach young tuba players in a summer masterclass. 

28 June 2022, 6:00pm
Recital Hall

We're delighted to welcome Ben Mellefont for a clarinet masterclass with some of the RCM's talented Woodwind Faculty musicians. 

28 June 2022, 6:00pm
East Parry Room

Isabel Villanueva returns to the RCM to give another sparkling masterclass with student violists. 

28 June 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Paolo Pandolfo showcases his incredible talent on historical instruments in this evening recital. 

28 June 2022, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Acclaimed director Jeremy Sams presents a new production of Jonathan Dove's breakthrough opera – a portrait of the human experience in the least likely of operatic settings.

29 June 2022, 10:00am
Performance Studio

A thrilling masterclass, part of our two days of masterclasses, lectures and concerts focusing on the viol and recorder.

29 June 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a tour of the RCM Museum led by our knowledgeable team.

29 June 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Hall

Kees Boeke presents a recorder recital, as part of our 2022 festival. 

29 June 2022, 3:00pm
Performance Studio

Italian virtuoso viol player Paolo Pandolfo coaches musicians as part of this year's festival. 

29 June 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

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

30 June 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Hall

RCM musicians unite in the College's stunning Performance Hall to present a programme of varied chamber works. 

30 June 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

The Marmen Quartet join Magdalenna Krstevska for a performance of Coleridge-Taylor's Dvořákian Clarinet Quintet, written whilst he was studying with Charles Villiers Stanford at the RCM.

30 June 2022, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Acclaimed director Jeremy Sams presents a new production of Jonathan Dove's breakthrough opera – a portrait of the human experience in the least likely of operatic settings.

30 June 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Rising star conductor Kevin John Edusei makes his debut with the RCM Symphony Orchestra conducting three powerful works.

July

01 July 2022, 10:00am
Performance Studio

Kate Clark visits the RCM to impart her musical wisdom in a morning masterclass. 

01 July 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Join us for a chamber music recital among the objects and instruments housed in the RCM Museum. 

01 July 2022, 2:00pm
Performance Studio

Kate Clark visits the RCM to impart her musical wisdom in a morning masterclass. 

01 July 2022, 2:00pm
West Parry Room

Francesca Dego returns to the College this summer for a constructive session with RCM violinists. 

01 July 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Wind Ensemble unites for an evening performance in our stunning Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, with a programme that journeys from the 18th century to present day.

02 July 2022, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Limited Availability

Several orchestral ensembles from the RCM Junior Department showcase their musical skills in an afternoon concert. 

02 July 2022, 7:00pm
Performance Hall

RCM oboists take to the Performance Hall stage to perform a selection of music.

02 July 2022, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Acclaimed director Jeremy Sams presents a new production of Jonathan Dove's breakthrough opera – a portrait of the human experience in the least likely of operatic settings.

03 July 2022, 11:00am
Various locations

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Learn all about the techniques of conducting, try out leading a group of live instrumentalists, create a piece of music as a group and see professional conductors in action!

03 July 2022, 11:00am
Various locations

The RCM invites you to its very first Festival of Conducting, where we highlight the RCM's dynamic conducting students, alumni and faculty.

04 July 2022, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Acclaimed director Jeremy Sams presents a new production of Jonathan Dove's breakthrough opera – a portrait of the human experience in the least likely of operatic settings.

04 July 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Saxophone Ensemble presents a jam-packed concert, spanning the romantic sounds of the 19th century to the toe-tapping music of Motown.

05 July 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Gustav Melander returns to the RCM to share his musical wisdom with RCM brass musicians. 

05 July 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

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

06 July 2022, 9:00am
Recital Hall

KS2 and above

Join Gamelan expert John Pawson and RCM musicians in exploring the joys of playing the Gamelan.

06 July 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a tour of the RCM Museum led by our knowledgeable team.

06 July 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

In this ongoing series, Junior Fellows from our Artist Diploma programme push their creativity to the limit, both curating and performing in these unique concerts.

06 July 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Talented RCM brass players present a varied programme from the 20th and 21st centuries. 

07 July 2022, 1:05pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM conductors direct iconic orchestral works, including the quintessentially American Appalachian Spring.

07 July 2022, 5:15pm
Inner Parry Room

At the core of this lecture-recital is the question of how we reconstruct the sound of the chalumeau entirely from documentary sources.

09 July 2022, 2:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Limited Availability

The RCM Junior Department Brass Dectet, Percussion Ensemble, Chamber Choir and Symphony Orchestra perform in their annual end-of-year prizegiving ceremony and concert.

10 July 2022, 3:00pm
Wigmore Hall

Programme to include leading soloists from the Royal College of Music Junior Department, plus the winners of the 2022 RCMJD Chamber Music Competition.

12 July 2022, 9:00am
Recital Hall

KS2 and above

Join Gamelan expert John Pawson and RCM musicians in exploring the joys of playing the Gamelan.

27 July 2022 - 31 July 2022
Parry Rooms

Limited Availability

Join composer Fraser Trainer and a talented team of young RCM musicians, and be part of a unique ensemble that will compose, perform and record new music.

August

07 August 2022, 10:30am
Parry Rooms

Sold Out

Help us create a family orchestra this summer! We welcome total beginners, rusty returners or experienced players.

September

12 September 2022 - 14 September 2022
Online

This interdisciplinary international conference aims to investigate music as a mobile phenomenon, and the history of music as animated by mobility rather than fixity.