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January

11 January 2022 - 24 April 2022
RCM Museum

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

19 January 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Hall

Join us for varied works written for chamber ensemble in this lunchtime concert. 

19 January 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

A wonderful opportunity for talented musicians to programme and perform in a concert.

20 January 2022, 5:15pm
Performance Hall

This event celebrates the birthday of talented harpist and RCM professor Daphne Boden.

21 January 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Our Music in the Museum series continues with more solo and chamber performances from RCM musicians. 

21 January 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

We welcome conductor Sir Antonio Pappano back to the RCM to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Vaughan Williams, with a performance of his gentle and reflective Symphony no 5.

22 January 2022, 5:30pm
Performance Hall

Leading soloists from the RCM Junior Department take centre stage for two concerts of instrumental music. 

24 January 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

This charming concert celebrates the fusion of French and Italian musical styles – a 'réunion des gouts'.

25 January 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Hall

Listen to RCM musicians in our stunning Performance Hall, and enjoy an acoustic perfect for chamber music.

25 January 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Tasmin Little spends time with RCM musicians, working on their performances in an evening masterclass. 

26 January 2022, 7:30pm
Britten Theatre

RCM Jazz Orchestra explores instrumental and vocal arrangements of songs inextricably woven into jazz from the 1930s to the present day.

27 January 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

We continue our celebrations to mark the 150th birthday of RCM alumnus and professor Ralph Vaughan Williams.

28 January 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

An RCM concert with a historic setting, as musicians perform amongst the artefacts in the College's extensive collection. 

28 January 2022, 2:00pm
West Parry Room

The RCM welcomes back esteemed cellist Gemma Rosefield for an afternoon masterclass with promising young string musicians.

28 January 2022, 5:30pm
Britten Theatre

Don’t miss this opportunity in this Opera Scenes concert to spot the stars of the future as they perform excerpts from beloved operas.

28 January 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM brass students perform a programme to include the most poignant themes in Gershwin’s classic opera, Porgy and Bess.

31 January 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Hear RCM musicians as they unite to perform chamber works by various composers. 

February

02 February 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a tour of the RCM Museum, led by Curator Professor Gabriele Rossi Rognoni.

04 February 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

An RCM concert with a historic setting, as musicians perform amongst the artefacts in the College's extensive collection. 

04 February 2022, 2:30pm
Recital Hall

Roger Cutts visits the RCM for an afternoon masterclass focussing on brass repertoire. 

04 February 2022, 5:30pm
Britten Theatre

Singers from the RCM Opera Studio unite to perform scenes from well-known and loved operas. 

07 February 2022, 11:30am
Performance Studio

Historical Performance specialist Kees Boeke joins young recorder players for a morning masterclass.

07 February 2022, 2:00pm
RCM Museum

Hear Jane Julier's journey to becoming a master viol maker in her own words in this insightful lecture.

07 February 2022, 3:30pm
Performance Studio

Historical Performance specialist Kees Boeke joins young recorder players for an afternoon masterclass.

07 February 2022, 7:00pm
Performance Hall

Hear early music from esteemed viol player Paolo Pandolfo in this charming evening recital. 

08 February 2022, 10:00am
Performance Studio

We hear insights from Paolo Pandolfo in this masterclass focussing on the performance of the viol. 

08 February 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Hall

In this recital, Kees Boeke performs a selection of pieces of early music from the recorder repertoire. 

08 February 2022, 2:00pm
Recital Hall

We welcome a distinguished musical duo to perform Brahms's Cello Sonata. 

08 February 2022, 3:00pm
Performance Studio

We hear insights from Paolo Pandolfo in this masterclass focussing on the performance of the viol.

08 February 2022, 5:30pm
Britten Theatre

Don’t miss this opportunity to spot the stars of the future as they perform excerpts from beloved operas.

08 February 2022, 6:30pm
RCM Museum

Hear expertise on instrument making from Renaissance Flute maker Martin Wenner in this evening workshop. 

09 February 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a tour of the RCM Museum, led by Curator Professor Gabriele Rossi Rognoni.

10 February 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare leads the RCM Symphony Orchestra in William Grant Still’s Darker America, alongside Mahler's immense and fateful Symphony no 6.

11 February 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

An RCM concert with a historic setting, as musicians perform amongst the artefacts in the College's extensive collection. 

11 February 2022, 2:00pm
Recital Hall

In this masterclass, Alec Frank-Gemmill works with brass players on aspects of their technique and performance. 

11 February 2022, 2:00pm
Performance Hall

Ross Knight visits the RCM to impart wisdom on the next generation of tuba players. 

11 February 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

This spring we begin the Organ Interludes series with a variety of works performed on the Flentrop Orgelbouw organ.

12 February 2022, 11:00am
Performance Studio

Join us for this performance of Dvořák’s captivating ‘Dumky’ trio performed by Juhee Yang (violin), Silvestrs Kalnins (cello) and Anastasiia Nesterova (piano).

12 February 2022, 12:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join the fun and vibrant Fourtitude Tuba Quartet for a concert full of arrangements of your favourite pieces, from grand operas to renaissance masterpieces. 

12 February 2022, 1:00pm
Performance Hall

Enjoy a varied programme inspired by the invention of the saxophone by Belgian innovator, Adolphe Sax.

12 February 2022, 2:00pm
Recital Hall

The Tharros Quartet, whose members include two current RCM students, presents a delightful trio of contrasting works by Schubert, Webern and Mozart. 

12 February 2022, 3:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us for this performance of this iconic work in the beautiful Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall. 

12 February 2022, 4:00pm
Performance Studio

RCM musicians Beth Stone and Danny Murphy present an eclectic programme of arrangements for a variety of flutes and fretted instruments.

12 February 2022, 5:30pm
Cotes-Burgan Atrium

Explore Ensemble and RCM students join forces for a multi-venue performance-installation across the building, with music that moves from imaginary landscapes to vast sublime spaces.  

12 February 2022, 6:00pm
Courtyard

Explore Ensemble and RCM students join forces for a multi-venue performance-installation across the building, with music that moves from imaginary landscapes to vast sublime spaces.

12 February 2022, 7:00pm
Cotes-Burgan Atrium

 Explore Ensemble and RCM students join forces for a multi-venue performance-installation across the building, with music that moves from imaginary landscapes to vast sublime spaces.  

12 February 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Explore Ensemble and RCM students join forces for a multi-venue performance-installation across the building, with music that moves from imaginary landscapes to vast sublime spaces.

13 February 2022, 11:00am
Performance Hall

RCM Director Professor Colin Lawson introduces the work of prolific émigré composer, Egon Wellesz.

13 February 2022, 12:00pm
Performance Studio

Members of Echéa Quartet, RCM String Quartet Fellows, perform a selection of Rossini’s string sonatas, which were some of the composers earliest recognised works.

13 February 2022, 1:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join RCM percussion quartet PERC’M for a lunchtime performance in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall.

13 February 2022, 2:00pm
Recital Hall

Join us for works by two giants of the chamber music repertoire.

13 February 2022, 3:00pm
Performance Studio

RCM musicians from the Woodwind and Brass faculties present a concert which explores the wonderful range of repertoire for woodwind quintet.

13 February 2022, 4:00pm
Performance Hall

Directed by Professor Ashley Solomon, the Historical Performance Faculty presents a rare performance of Jacquet de La Guerre's cantata L’isle de Délos alongside music by Leclair and Barrière.

13 February 2022, 5:00pm
Recital Hall

The Morassi Quartet performs one of Dvořák’s most instantly recognisable chamber works composed during his time in the United States.

13 February 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Studio

Enjoy an intimate performance in the RCM's new Performance Studio featuring the Delphine Trio. 

13 February 2022, 7:00pm
Performance Hall

For the final, not-to-be-missed, performance in the Chamber Festival, the OCCAM Quartet joins forces with pianist Sofia Peciña Medina to present Dvořák’s iconic Piano Quintet no 2.

14 February 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

A concert of song in celebration of Valentine’s Day, reflecting the varied stages of love, from mad intoxication to calm appreciation.

14 February 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM's Polonsky Visiting Professor of Violin, Maxim Vengerov, joins young violinists on stage for a Spring Season masterclass. 

15 February 2022, 10:00am
Performance Hall

In this masterclass, Leslie Howard coaches RCM pianists on aspects of their technique and performance. 

15 February 2022, 12:00pm
Performance Studio

Gwyneth Wentink returns to the College in this lunchtime masterclass to work with RCM musicians. 

15 February 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Urban Agnas joins RCM brass musicians for an evening masterclass this season. 

15 February 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Maxim Vengerov conducts and shares his unique insights with RCM musicians in this masterclass featuring Mozart’s Third and Fourth Violin Concertos.

16 February 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a tour of the RCM Museum, led by Curator Professor Gabriele Rossi Rognoni.

16 February 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Tonight's wind ensemble concert features the old with the new, as we begin with Joseph Horovitz's 1959 composition, developed from Couperin’s famous Passacaille in B minor for keyboard.

17 February 2022, 5:15pm
Performance Hall

In this presentation Stephen Varcoe will explore the creation of a database of female composers of songs in English.

18 February 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

An RCM concert with a historic setting, as musicians perform amongst the artefacts in the College's extensive collection. 

20 February 2022, 3:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Folk music is the link within this concert's programme, from Kodály’s Hungarian Verbunkos songs in his Dances of Galánta, to Dvořák’s Polish Mazurek.

22 February 2022, 6:15pm
Performance Hall

 RCM Director of Programmes Dr Diana Salazar delivers this year’s Crees Lecture.

23 February 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a tour of the RCM Museum, led by Curator Professor Gabriele Rossi Rognoni.

23 February 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

In this instalment of the Chamber Essentials series, we present Vaughan Williams's song cycle for tenor, piano and strings, On Wenlock Edge.

24 February 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The Royal College of Music is delighted to welcome back regular collaborator and internationally renowned conductor Jac van Steen for a concert with the RCM
Philharmonic.

25 February 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

An RCM concert with a historic setting, as musicians perform amongst the artefacts in the College's extensive collection. 

25 February 2022, 1:05pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Explore the music of baroque masters in this season’s RCM Baroque Orchestra concert, conducted by Head of Historical Performance, Professor Ashley Solomon.

25 February 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

This Organ Interludes series continues with a variety of works performed on the Flentrop Orgelbouw organ.

March

01 March 2022, 6:00pm
West Parry Room

Nora Romanoff-Schwarzberg returns to the RCM for an evening masterclass, bringing her considerable musical insight to coach young violists. 

01 March 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Studio

Rick Stotijn brings years of musical experience to this double bass masterclass at the RCM.

02 March 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a tour of the RCM Museum, led by Curator Professor Gabriele Rossi Rognoni.

02 March 2022, 1:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

This RCM Sparks Lunchtime concert for schools explores the string family and musical communication.

02 March 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

The second concert in our chamber series showcasing the music of Vaughan Williams and the composers he taught and inspired comprises a drama-packed programme.

03 March 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The Sacconi Quartet performs one of the most popular pieces in the chamber repertoire.

03 March 2022, 7:00pm
Performance Hall

RCM musicians come together to celebrate St David's Day in an evening chamber concert.

04 March 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

An RCM concert with a historic setting, as musicians perform amongst the artefacts in the College's extensive collection. 

04 March 2022, 2:00pm
East Parry Room

Xufei Yang takes to the stage alongside RCM guitarists in this afternoon masterclass. 

04 March 2022, 2:00pm
Performance Hall

Michael Vaiman brings his considerable musical expertise to the RCM for a violin masterclass. 

07 March 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Pablo Hernan Benedi and Alina Ibragimova from the Chiaroscuro Quartet work with RCM chamber musicians to improve ensemble playing and group performance.

08 March 2022, 10:00am
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Stanislav Ioudenitch works with students from the RCM Keyboard Faculty in this morning masterclass. 

08 March 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Hall

In celebration of International Women's Day singers from the RCM Vocal Faculty perform songs by some of today's most distinguished composers.

08 March 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The New Perspectives ensemble celebrates the work of present-day women composers in this special performance.

09 March 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a tour of the RCM Museum, led by Curator Professor Gabriele Rossi Rognoni.

09 March 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Hear new works from RCM composers performed by one of the UK’s 'top new music bands', Explore Ensemble.

10 March 2022, 2:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Thierry Escaich visits the RCM for an afternoon masterclass with students from the Keyboard Faculty.

11 March 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

The Junior Fellow Showcase series is an opportunity for very talented musicians to programme and perform in a concert.

11 March 2022, 2:00pm
Performance Hall

Ursula Leveaux works with RCM bassoonists in this afternoon masterclass. 

11 March 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM musicians perform in the final Organ Interludes series of the season with a variety of works showcasing the Flentrop Orgelbouw organ.

13 March 2022, 7:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The International Centre for Contemporary Music (ICCM) presents the inaugural concert of their Spring mini-series highlighting the work of contemporary Eastern-European composers.

14 March 2022, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

This new production of Humperdinck’s humdinger of an opera is set in a divided world where wishes are walled in, and witches wait for you in the west...

16 March 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a tour of the RCM Museum, led by Curator Professor Gabriele Rossi Rognoni.

16 March 2022, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

This new production of Humperdinck’s humdinger of an opera is set in a divided world where wishes are walled in, and witches wait for you in the west...

16 March 2022, 7:30pm
Performance Hall

In this concert, we hope to transport you to the English countryside with with works by Ruth Gipps, Gustav Holst and Dorothy Gow.

17 March 2022, 5:15pm
Performance Hall

In his presentation, Barnaby Robson shares a new discovery with us, and we hear RCM performers in extracts from Howells's work.

17 March 2022, 5:15pm
Performance Hall

This Music and Ideas session explores the institutional cultural history of the RCM Collections.

17 March 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM alumnus John Wilson returns to his alma mater to conduct Rachmaninov’s final symphony.

18 March 2022, 10:00am
Performance Hall

Several pianists from the RCM's Keyboard Faculty perform in the 2022 Chapell Medal final.

18 March 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

An RCM concert with a historic setting, as musicians perform amongst the artefacts in the College's extensive collection. 

18 March 2022, 2:00pm
East Parry Room

Anna Kandiskaya returns to her alma mater to provide expert coaching for a group of young violinists. 

18 March 2022, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

This new production of Humperdinck’s humdinger of an opera is set in a divided world where wishes are walled in, and witches wait for you in the west...

19 March 2022, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

This new production of Humperdinck’s humdinger of an opera is set in a divided world where wishes are walled in, and witches wait for you in the west...

20 March 2022, 11:00am
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

We invite you to step into a world of colour, creativity and contemporary sounds at this year’s Keyboard Festival, dedicated to the music of Alexander Scriabin.

21 March 2022, 6:00pm
Britten Theatre

Talented RCM singers compete in this year's final of the Joan Chissell Schumann Prize.

21 March 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Looking at the history of the Society of Women Musicians (1911–1972) and its close ties to the RCM, Magdalenna Krstevska leads an exploration of chamber music by leading women from the RCM’s history.

23 March 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a tour of the RCM Museum, led by Curator Professor Gabriele Rossi Rognoni.

23 March 2022, 2:00pm
East Parry Room

The RCM invites violist Lars Anders Tomter to lead a masterclass with young string players. 

23 March 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Talented performers on the RCM’s Artist Diploma programme share their skills and artistry in this evening concert.

23 March 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Wind Orchestra and Chamber Choir unite to perform Vaughan Williams's Five Mystical Songs, as part of the composer’s 150th anniversary celebrations.

25 March 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

An RCM concert with a historic setting, as musicians perform amongst the artefacts in the College's extensive collection. 

25 March 2022, 2:00pm
Recital Hall

Robert Plane uses his considerable experience in solo and chamber playing to coach RCM musicians.

25 March 2022, 2:00pm
Performance Hall

Eszter Haffner returns to the RCM this season for a masterclass featuring RCM violinists. 

25 March 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us for a display of infectious sound and rhythms in our spring Percussion Showcase, which highlights the talents of musicians from our Percussion Faculty.

25 March 2022, 6:00pm
Britten Theatre

RCM singers and collaborative pianists take to the Britten Theatre stage, competing to win this year's Brooks-van der Pump Competition.

25 March 2022, 7:00pm
Cotes-Burgan Atrium

Stay on directly after the Percussion Showcase for a free performance with Constant & Kit Lambert Junior Fellow 2021/22, Roelof Temmingh.

30 March 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a tour of the RCM Museum, led by Curator Professor Gabriele Rossi Rognoni.

April

06 April 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a tour of the RCM Museum, led by Curator Professor Gabriele Rossi Rognoni.

11 April 2022 - 13 April 2022
Jay Mews Upper Studio

Ages 8-11

This popular 3-day course for children aged 8-11 focuses on creative music-making, storytelling, arts & crafts, instrumental playing and singing.

13 April 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a tour of the RCM Museum, led by Curator Professor Gabriele Rossi Rognoni.

20 April 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a tour of the RCM Museum, led by Curator Professor Gabriele Rossi Rognoni.