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March

13 March 2024 - 05 May 2024
RCM Museum

Book your ticket online or just turn up on the day. Explore our unique collection of instruments, artworks and manuscripts. We're open Tuesday – Sunday.

April

17 April 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Enjoy a varied programme of chamber music from RCM musicians at this rush-hour concert. 

18 April 2024, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Philharmonic gives a world premiere by RCM composer Jasper Eaglesfield alongside two atmospheric 20th-century British scores by Bax and Britten.

18 April 2024, 7:30pm
Britten Theatre

Limited Availability

RCM Composers for Screen unveil their latest scores performed live to new films by young producers, projected above the orchestra in the cinematic Britten Theatre.

19 April 2024, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Sold Out

Enjoy polished chamber performances in the midst of a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments.

19 April 2024, 2:00pm
Performance Hall

Experienced teacher and Principal Horn of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Elspeth Dutch, leads an inspiring brass masterclass.

19 April 2024, 6:00pm
Britten Theatre

Experience the talent of exceptional musicians as they compete at the highest level for coveted RCM prizes.

19 April 2024, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Chingyan Lo performs in the RCM's Organ Interludes series, exploring a variety of works on the Flentrop Orgelbouw organ.

22 April 2024, 6:00pm
The Carne Room

RCM doctoral musicians present new perspectives on repertoire from across the centuries, including instrumental and vocal works from France, Germany, Russia and China.

23 April 2024, 10:00am
Performance Hall

Internationally renowned pedagogy and pianist Mikhail Voskresensky brings his vast performance and teaching experience to the Performance Hall stage.

23 April 2024, 1:05pm
Performance Studio

Limited Availability

Enjoy a varied programme of chamber music from RCM musicians at this lunchtime concert. 

23 April 2024, 6:00pm
The Carne Room

Orchestral double bassist and chamber musician Nikita Naumov makes his first visit to the RCM for an insightful masterclass.

23 April 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Cellist Brian O’Kane returns to the Royal College of Music, sharing his insights with players from the RCM String Faculty. 

23 April 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Orchestral and chamber music cellist Claudio Bohórquez shares his knowledge and experience with RCM musicians.

24 April 2024, 6:00pm
RCM Museum

Inspired by historical instruments in the RCM Museum, enjoy new works by RCM composers.

25 April 2024, 6:00pm
The Carne Room

Enjoy a varied programme of chamber music from RCM musicians at this rush-hour concert. 

25 April 2024, 6:00pm
Recital Hall

Pioneering new music group Explore Ensemble performs a dazzling selection of original pieces by
RCM composers.

26 April 2024, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy polished chamber performances in the midst of a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments.

26 April 2024, 2:00pm
Performance Hall

RCM Visiting Professor of Oboe Nick Deutsch returns to the College to share his expertise with RCM musicians.

26 April 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Limited Availability

Hear the very best solo and ensemble arrangements for oboe as RCM musicians showcase what their instruments can do.

27 April 2024, 5:30pm
Performance Hall

RCM Junior Department Baroque and recorder ensembles present works by a range of composers.

28 April 2024, 7:30pm
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore St, London W1U 2BP

RCM musicians perform in one of London’s most celebrated venues, Wigmore Hall, in a programme which includes Schoenberg’s early masterpiece Verklärte Nacht.

29 April 2024, 6:00pm
Britten Theatre

Experience the talent of exceptional musicians as they compete at the highest level for coveted RCM prizes.

29 April 2024, 7:30pm
Performance Hall

RCM composers feature in this cutting-edge concert presenting innovative world premieres of electronic music.

30 April 2024, 1:05pm
Performance Studio

Enjoy a varied programme of chamber music from RCM musicians at this lunchtime concert. 

May

01 May 2024, 1:00pm
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore St, London W1U 2BP

RCM alumnus Alexander Ullman performs a virtuosic programme of Beethoven and Chopin. 

01 May 2024, 7:30pm
Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

Celebrated Dutch conductor Jac van Steen and RCM's leading orchestra visit the Southbank’s Royal Festival Hall to perform the only symphony written by beloved French composer Olivier Messiaen.

02 May 2024, 10:00am
Performance Hall

Experience the talent of exceptional musicians as they compete at the highest level for coveted RCM prizes.

02 May 2024, 5:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

In considering innovation and heritage, Colin Lawson reflects on 19 years of leadership, challenge,
transformation and musical collaboration with students.

03 May 2024, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy polished chamber performances in the midst of a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments.

03 May 2024, 1:05pm
Performance Hall

Period musicians from the RCM and the Royal Irish Academy of Music collaborate in exquisite chamber works by significant French female composers Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre and Augusta Holmès.

03 May 2024, 2:00pm
Recital Hall

Musicians from the RCM Woodwind Faculty work with Internationally renowned clarinettist Pascal Moragues in this engaging masterclass.

03 May 2024, 2:00pm
The Carne Room

Renowned global authority on the harp and Artistic Director of the HarpMasters Academy, Irina Zingg works with RCM musicians to perfect their performances.

03 May 2024, 5:30pm
Britten Theatre

Be swept away by the passion and poignancy of opera in excerpts sung by members of the Vocal & Opera Faculty.

03 May 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Limited Availability

Hear the very best solo and ensemble arrangements for flute as RCM musicians showcase what their instruments can do.

04 May 2024, 5:30pm
Performance Hall

Inspiring young soloists take centre stage to play a range of piano works in the RCM’s magnificent Performance Hall. 

04 May 2024, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM Junior Department organists perform a varied programme as part of the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music.

05 May 2024, 11:00am
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM string players take to the stage for the ever-popular annual Super String Sunday. Hear a range of folk-inspired music rounded off with Richard Strauss’ deeply moving Metamorphosen.

05 May 2024, 3:00pm
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore St, London W1U 2BP

RCM singers perform at Wigmore Hall in a concert featuring music by RCM alumni inluding Coleridge-Taylor's Nourmahal's Song, a work recently discovered in the RCM Library.

05 May 2024, 3:00pm
Performance Hall

In this student-led event, RCM postgraduate conductors bring their unique interpretations to one of Mozart’s most finely-wrought scores: the Gran Partita for winds.

07 May 2024, 1:05pm
Performance Studio

Enjoy a varied programme of chamber music from RCM musicians at this lunchtime concert. 

07 May 2024, 4:00pm
Performance Hall

Hear the very best solo and ensemble arrangements for harp as RCM musicians showcase what their instruments can do.

07 May 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Multi award-winning concerto soloist and chamber musician Tasmin Little makes a return visit to the College for a fascinating violin masterclass.

08 May 2024, 1:05pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join the RCM Wind Ensemble and English National Ballet School for an interactive RCM Sparks concert exploring the themes, music and dance from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet.

08 May 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

RCM composers reveal their newest creations, collaborating with RCM musicians to present innovative new music.

08 May 2024, 6:00pm
Inner Parry Room

Enjoy a varied programme of chamber music from RCM musicians at this rush-hour concert. 

09 May 2024, 11:00am
The Carne Room

Sought-after Finnish pianist Pauliina Tukiainen supports RCM collaborative pianists to develop their skills in performing with singers and instrumentalists. 

09 May 2024, 3:00pm
Performance Studio

Limited Availability

Sought-after Finnish pianist Pauliina Tukiainen supports RCM collaborative pianists to develop their skills in performing with singers and instrumentalists. 

09 May 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

RCM composers reveal their newest creations, collaborating with RCM musicians to present innovative new music.

09 May 2024, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Dancers from the English National Ballet School team up with the RCM Wind Ensemble to perform graceful dance scenes from Prokofiev’s beautiful Romeo and Juliet.

10 May 2024, 10:00am
The Carne Room

Sought-after Finnish pianist Pauliina Tukiainen supports RCM collaborative pianists to develop their skills in performing with singers and instrumentalists. 

10 May 2024, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy polished chamber performances in the midst of a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments.

10 May 2024, 2:00pm
Performance Hall

Acclaimed flautist and RCM Visiting Professor of Flute, Adam Walker, mentors RCM flautists.

10 May 2024, 2:00pm
Performance Studio

Limited Availability

RCM International Artist in Residence, violist Maxim Rysanov, brings his breadth of experience to a masterclass with RCM violists.

10 May 2024, 2:00pm
The Carne Room

Finnish pianist Pauliina Tukiainen presents an afternoon of recitals given by RCM musicians.

10 May 2024, 5:30pm
Britten Theatre

Be swept away by the passion and poignancy of opera in excerpts sung by members of the Vocal & Opera Faculty.

11 May 2024, 5:30pm
Performance Hall

Limited Availability

The RCM celebrates the life and work of outstanding British cellist and beloved Junior Department teacher, Michal Kaznowski.

12 May 2024, 11:00am
Various times & locations

The RCM's annual celebration of percussion returns with an incredible roster of world-class musicians.

12 May 2024, 11:30am
Various locations

Sold Out

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

12 May 2024, 7:15pm
Britten Theatre

Join us for the grand finale of the College's annual Festival of Percussion: a vibrant evening concert with the RCM Jazz Orchestra.

15 May 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

In this Chamber Spotlight concert, RCM musicians explore music by Yshani Perinpanayagam and Brahms.

15 May 2024, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Historical performance musicians from the RCM and Mozarteum University come together to perform elegant orchestral works written in London and Salzburg during the Classical era.

16 May 2024, 1:05pm
Performance Hall

RCM musicians join flautist Ruth Morley and composer-soprano Laura Bowler to showcase new works for voice and flute by female UK composers.

16 May 2024, 5:15pm
Performance Studio

In this Music and Ideas talk, hear from the RCM team who upgraded the pioneering Performance Simulator into a pair of world-leading, state-of-the-art Performance Laboratories.

16 May 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Enjoy a varied programme of chamber music from RCM musicians at this rush-hour concert. 

17 May 2024, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy polished chamber performances in the midst of a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments.

17 May 2024, 6:00pm
RCM Museum

Join RCM musicians for a little night music inspired by the historical collection of lutes and guitars in the RCM Museum.

24 May 2024, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy polished chamber performances in the midst of a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments.

28 May 2024 - 02 June 2024
RCM Museum and Weston Discovery Centre

Enjoy a variety of family friendly activities in the RCM Museum this half term and discover our amazing collections through music, stories and crafts!

28 May 2024, 10:30am
Museum Weston Discovery Centre

Limited Availability

Discover the wonderful world of musical instruments in this fun exploratory session in the RCM Museum.

31 May 2024, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy polished chamber performances in the midst of a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments.

June

01 June 2024, 5:30pm
Performance Hall

Experience the talent of exceptional musicians from the RCM Junior Department as they compete at the highest level for coveted RCM prizes.

May

28 May 2024 - 02 June 2024
RCM Museum and Weston Discovery Centre

Enjoy a variety of family friendly activities in the Royal College of Music Museum this half term. Discover and engage with our amazing collections through music, stories and crafts!

June

07 June 2024, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy polished chamber performances in the midst of a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments.

08 June 2024, 5:30pm
Performance Hall

Join us for a vibrant programme of music featuring new works composed by RCM Junior Department composers for RCMJD ensembles.

14 June 2024, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy polished chamber performances in the midst of a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments.

16 June 2024, 11:00am
Various locations

The RCM's inaugural Festival of Woodwind and Brass comprises outstanding performances, visiting artists, trade stands and an opportunity to experience the RCM’s cutting-edge Performance Laboratory.

15 June 2024 - 16 June 2024
Various locations

South Kensington's Great Exhibition Road Festival features an array of family friendly workshops, talks and performances including impressive RCM brass ensembles. Expect a feast of music,
art, science and culture!

15 June 2024 - 16 June 2024
RCM Museum

Join in with collections-based interactive performances on the GERF Family Stage, or visit the RCM Museum for fun musical activities for the whole family.

18 June 2024, 1:05pm
The Carne Room

Enjoy a varied programme of chamber music from RCM musicians at this lunchtime concert. 

18 June 2024, 2:00pm
Performance Studio

Limited Availability

French recitalist and chamber musician Bertrand Cuiller works with Keyboardists from the RCM’s Historical Performance Faculty in this fascinating masterclass.

18 June 2024, 3:30pm
Performance Hall

Enjoy a varied programme of chamber music from RCM musicians at this afternoon concert. 

18 June 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Enjoy a varied programme of chamber music from RCM musicians at this rush-hour concert. 

18 June 2024, 6:00pm
The Carne Room

Josie Ellis joined the BBC Symphony Orchestra in 2019 and she continues to freelance with many of the UK's finest orchestras. Today she shares her experience with RCM bassists.

19 June 2024, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM Head of Conducting Toby Purser and postgraduate conductors direct College musicians in a  range of chamber works including Suite for nine instruments by RCM alumna Grace Williams.

19 June 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

New Generation Baroque Ensemble, Ensemble Augelletti, performs a glittering selection of Baroque gems including Purcell’s glorious Golden Sonata for two violins and keyboard.

20 June 2024, 7:30pm
Performance Hall

The Fiora, Inverno and Sonora quartets present a varied programme of celebrated works in the final performance of this year’s inaugural String Quartet Platform programme. 

21 June 2024, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy polished chamber performances in the midst of a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments.

21 June 2024, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM organists perform in the RCM’s Organ Interludes series, exploring a variety of works on the Flentrop Orgelbouw organ. 

22 June 2024, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM Junior Department ensembles, comprised of young musicians aged eight to 18, perform in their annual summer celebration.

23 June 2024, 11:00am
Various locations

Visit the RCM for FestivALL, a student-led celebration showcasing compositions from under-represented groups and individuals across the classical music sector.

23 June 2024, 6:30pm
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ

The RCM Junior Department Chamber and Symphony orchestras perform a programme of Mozart, Ravel and Bonis at Cadogan Hall.

24 June 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Junior Fellows from the RCM’s Artist Diploma programme take centre stage in this ongoing series.

24 June 2024, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Hear brand-new mini operas created by RCM composers and performed by RCM singers working in association with opera company Tête à Tête.

25 June 2024, 1:05pm
Performance Studio

Enjoy a varied programme of chamber music from RCM musicians at this lunchtime concert. 

25 June 2024, 6:00pm
The Carne Room

This intimate song recital traces explore songs by 19th- and 20th-century composers linked by a tangled web of friendships, mentorships, marriages and affairs.

26 June 2024, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Enjoy a rare opportunity to hear Mahler’s Symphony no 4 in a chamber arrangement made by Iain Farrington.

26 June 2024, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Hear brand-new mini operas created by RCM composers and performed by RCM singers working in association with opera company Tête à Tête.

27 June 2024, 1:05pm
Performance Hall

Enjoy a varied programme of chamber music from RCM musicians at this lunchtime concert. 

27 June 2024, 5:15pm
Performance Hall

This session explores aspects of student life at the RCM through the eyes of Tymon Zgorzelski, composer and SU President for the past two academic years.

27 June 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Studio

Limited Availability

Distinguished teacher Georges Barthel, who has performed in major festivals and concert halls worldwide, works with RCM historical flautists in this special masterclass.

27 June 2024, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM Director Colin Lawson and RCM soloists join the RCM Symphony Orchestra to perform a programme of sparkling scores featuring music by Druschetzky and Bartók.

28 June 2024, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy polished chamber performances in the midst of a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments.

28 June 2024, 2:00pm
Performance Hall

A BBC Proms regular and champion of underrepresented composers, Elena Urioste works with RCM violinists in this engaging masterclass.

28 June 2024, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Hear brand-new mini operas created by RCM composers and performed by RCM singers working in association with opera company Tête à Tête.

29 June 2024, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Musicians from the RCM Junior Department present a summer celebration featuring performances from the Sinfonia, String Orchestra and Symphonic Wind Orchestra.

July

01 July 2024, 10:00am
The Carne Room

This study day presents the music of Japanese composer Kikuko Kanai involving talks from leading experts and a workshop-performance from the London Okinawa Sanshinkai group.

01 July 2024, 1:05pm
Performance Hall

Mills Williams Junior Fellow Sofía Medina curates and performs in a unique concert.

01 July 2024, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Immerse yourself in an evening of invigorating percussion works, with performances on a dazzling array of instruments including the RCM’s Javanese gamelan.

02 July 2024, 1:05pm
Performance Studio

Enjoy a varied programme of chamber music from RCM musicians at this lunchtime concert. 

02 July 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Studio

Pianist and Constant and Kit Lambert Junior Fellow Rieko Makita curates and performs in a unique concert.

02 July 2024, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Saxophone Ensemble takes on Steve Reich’s most mesmerising scores, New York Counterpoint as well as UK premieres of music by Nicola LeFanu and Yasuhide Ito.

03 July 2024, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Brass Ensemble performs an arrangement of Richard Strauss’ epic journey through the mountains in An Alpine Symphony as well as a world premiere by an RCM composer.

04 July 2024, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Violinist and Carne Trust Junior Fellow Lucilla Mariotti curates and performs in a unique concert.

06 July 2024, 2:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM Junior Department musicians come together to celebrate their successes with a range of performances.

07 July 2024, 5:30pm
Performance Hall

Winners of the RCMJD Chamber Music Prize and soloists from across the Junior Department perform in this varied and lively concert.

29 July 2024 - 31 July 2024
Performance Hall and Parry Rooms

Limited Availability

Join us for a friendly and creative course this summer where participants will work imaginatively with a team of young RCM musicians and composers to create a brand-new piece of music as a group.

August

09 August 2024, 2:00pm
Performance Hall

Enjoy this interactive concert inspired by objects, stories and exhibitions from the Royal College of Music Museum. 

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