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September

12 September 2022 - 08 January 2023
RCM Museum

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

25 September 2022, 10:00am
RCM Museum

The RCM Museum will open an hour early for families, groups or individuals who would like to visit at a quieter time.

26 September 2022, 6:00pm
Britten Theatre

RCM vocalists explore duos and trios in this folk-inspired concert, including works by Vaughan Williams and Holst.

27 September 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Studio

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

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

Famed violinist Maxim Vengerov returns to give another of his extremely popular masterclasses with some of the College’s most promising violinists. 

27 September 2022, 6:00pm
The Carne Room

A principal oboist with orchestras around the world, Nick Deutsch visits the Royal College of Music to share his experience with talented musicians.

28 September 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

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

28 September 2022, 2:00pm
Britten Theatre

Soprano Sumi Jo makes her first visit to the Royal College of Music to give a masterclass on coloratura with singers from the RCM Opera Studio. 

18 September 2022 - 28 September 2022
1851 Place, outside Royal Albert Hall

Experience an immersive pop-up chamber music venue, presented by the Royal Albert Hall in partnership with the Australian National Academy of Music, in collaboration with the Royal College of Music.

29 September 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Philharmonic brings the sounds of Scotland to the stage in this inspiring concert, featuring Mendelssohn's depiction of the Hebrides and a concerto by Scottish composer James MacMillan.

29 September 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

RCM musicians perform Louis Spohr's Nonet op 31, a celebrated chamber work that was composed in unusual circumstances.

30 September 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy polished chamber performances amongst a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments.

30 September 2022, 2:00pm
Performance Hall

Eszter Haffner visits the Royal College of Music to share 25 years of performance experience with talented RCM violinists.  

October

03 October 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM trumpet professor and principal trumpet of the Philharmonia orchestra, Jason Evans, leads an uplifting programme featuring music by Sibelius and the suite from the musical Chicago

04 October 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Studio

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

05 October 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

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

06 October 2022, 6:00pm
Recital Hall

Described by The Strad as 'Pure Gould', this acclaimed trio presents one of Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel's most impressive chamber works.

07 October 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Drop into the Museum over your lunch break to enjoy polished chamber performances amongst a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments. 

07 October 2022, 2:00pm
Performance Studio

Limited Availability

Acclaimed soloist and chamber musician Nora Romanoff-Schwarzberg guides RCM violists through an intimate masterclass. 

07 October 2022, 2:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Irish cellist Brian O’Kane gives his debut masterclass at the Royal College of Music.

09 October 2022, 10:00am
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Sold Out

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

11 October 2022, 10:00am
Performance Hall

World-renowned pianist Angela Hewitt returns to the College for the first time since 2017 to pass on her knowledge to gifted RCM pianists.

11 October 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Studio

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

11 October 2022, 6:00pm
Recital Hall

Principal tubist of the Hungarian National Philharmonic, Roland Szentpáli, visits the Royal College of Music to give an insightful masterclass.

12 October 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

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

13 October 2022, 5:15pm
Performance Hall

Andrew Zolinsky considers why it is absolutely crucial for performers to interact with contemporary music.

13 October 2022, 6:00pm
Britten Theatre

Enjoy a diverse programme of chamber music in the atmospheric surroundings of the Britten Theatre in this rush-hour concert. 

13 October 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Sakari Oramo, chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, directs an unmissable programme of repertoire played by the RCM Symphony Orchestra, with soloist Thomas Kelly.

14 October 2022, 11:00am
Wolfson Centre in Music and Material Culture

Explore hidden treasures from the Royal College of Music’s collections in this object-based learning session, aimed at adult learners of any background. 

14 October 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Drop into the Museum over your lunch break to enjoy polished chamber performances amongst a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments. 

14 October 2022, 2:00pm
Performance Studio

Acclaimed string ensemble Chiaroscuro Quartet bring their creativity and flair to the RCM for a masterclass on chamber musicianship. 

18 October 2022, 10:00am
Performance Hall

Award-winning performer, teacher and competition jury member Alexander Kobrin visits the RCM to guide talented pianists through a masterclass.

18 October 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Studio

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

18 October 2022, 3:00pm
Performance Studio

Join us for an informal concert in a relaxed environment, inspired by stories and objects from the Royal College of Music Museum.

18 October 2022, 6:00pm
Recital Hall

Classical trombonist Jonas Bylund delivers his first masterclass at the Royal College of Music this autumn.

18 October 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Celebrated soloist and chamber musician Szymon Krzeszowiec gives his first masterclass at the RCM, working with gifted violinists. 

19 October 2022, 11:30am
Britten Theatre

The RCM Jazz Orchestra explores the cross-over between jazz and Latin music, including Cuban and Brazilian styles from the 1940s to the present day.

19 October 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

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

19 October 2022, 1:15pm
Britten Theatre

The RCM Jazz Orchestra explores the cross-over between jazz and Latin music, including Cuban and Brazilian styles from the 1940s to the present day.

20 October 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Hailed as 'quartet of genuine substance' by The Daily Telegraph, the RCM’s Quartet in Association returns to the College, presenting electrifying works by Schumann and Eleanor Alberga.

20 October 2022, 7:30pm
Britten Theatre

Lose yourself in the rhythms of jazz and Latin music as the RCM Jazz Orchestra explores the crossover between these two genres, including Cuban and Brazilian styles from the 1940s to the present day.

21 October 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a lunchtime chamber concert with RCM musicians in the atmospheric setting of the Royal College of Music Museum. 

21 October 2022, 2:00pm
Recital Hall

Innovative double bassist Szymon Marciniak brings his enthusiasm for championing contemporary music to the RCM for the first time. 

21 October 2022, 2:00pm
The Carne Room

Celebrated violinist and RCM alumna Francesca Dego returns to the College this autumn to give another exciting masterclass.

21 October 2022, 2:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM Visiting Professor Stefan Dohr returns to the College to give another inspirational masterclass.

21 October 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Alexander Evans begins the autumn Organ Interludes series with a variety of works performed on the Flentrop Orgelbouw organ.

23 October 2022, 10:00am
RCM Museum

The RCM Museum will open an hour early for families, groups or individuals who would like to visit at a quieter time.

24 October 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.

25 October 2022 - 27 October 2022
Jay Mews Upper Studio

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

25 October 2022, 10:30am
RCM Museum

Limited Availability

Families with children ages 2–5 can discover the wonderful world of musical instruments in the Royal College of Music Museum and enjoy making some noise!

25 October 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Studio

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

25 October 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Hear established chamber music favourites alongside works you might not know in our Chamber Spotlight series with the first of four concerts inspired by the natural world.

26 October 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

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

26 October 2022, 6:00pm
RCM Museum

This evening concert in our fascinating Museum features RCM guitarists performing delightful solo and chamber repertoire.

27 October 2022, 2:00pm
Performance Studio

Families with children ages 7–12 can explore music and sound like never before in this interactive workshop and concert run by the RCM Museum.

27 October 2022, 5:15pm
Performance Studio

A talk exploring how composers and performers respond to the challenges of working with historical instruments. Led by Jane Chapman. 

27 October 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Celebrations of Vaughan Williams' 150th anniversary continue as conductor Adrian Partington leads the monumental work that firmly put the composer on the map.

28 October 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Drop into the Museum over your lunch break to enjoy polished chamber performances amongst a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments. 

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

Celebrations of Vaughan Williams' 150th anniversary continue as conductor Adrian Partington leads the monumental work that firmly put the composer on the map.

November

01 November 2022, 10:00am
Performance Hall

Prolific performer and dedicated teacher Boris Berman gives his debut masterclass at the Royal College of Music.

01 November 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Studio

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

02 November 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

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

02 November 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Hear firm chamber music favourites alongside works you might not know in Chamber Spotlight, as we continue our varied programmes inspired by the natural world.

02 November 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM string players perform side-by-side with young musicians from the RCM Junior Department in celebration of Vaughan Williams' 150th anniversary year, in a programme including the ever-popular The Lark Ascending

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

Experience the music of Hollywood's most memorable movies in this captivating concert, including the iconic Star Wars, Star Trek, Jaws and Casablanca themes, and many more. 

03 November 2022, 7:30pm
Performance Hall

The Grammy Award–winning Harlem Quartet returns to the Royal College of Music for a dynamic programme of chamber music.

04 November 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a lunchtime chamber concert with RCM musicians in the atmospheric setting of the Royal College of Music Museum. 

04 November 2022, 2:00pm
Performance Hall

The RCM welcomes back famed violinist Vasko Vassilev to give a masterclass with talented musicians.

04 November 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

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

05 November 2022, 5:30pm
Performance Hall

Leading soloists from the Royal College of Music Junior Department take centre stage for a varied concert of instrumental music.

06 November 2022, 12:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Explore the impressive orchestral sound of the RCM Philharmonic as they explore classic film music favourites including Star Wars, Back to the Future and Jaws.

07 November 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

A cutting-edge concert of electronic music composed and curated by RCM alumna, experimental composer and turntable artist Shiva Feshareki.

08 November 2022, 1:05pm
The Carne Room

RCM musicians come together to perform an entertaining programme of chamber music in this lunchtime concert. 

09 November 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

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

09 November 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Hall

Winners of the 2022 Senior Intercollegiate Piano Trio Competition, the Astatine Trio, present a programme of Haydn, Hans Werner Henze and Beethoven.

09 November 2022, 7:30pm
Performance Hall

Hear chamber music favourites alongside works you might not know in Chamber Plus, with this concert inspired by American landscapes.

10 November 2022, 5:15pm
Performance Hall

RCM Head of Composition, Dr Jonathan Cole, explores the art of composition and the teaching of the craft.

11 November 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Drop into the Museum over your lunch break to enjoy polished chamber performances amongst a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments. 

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

The Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall plays host to a fun evening that showcases the full breadth of the RCM’s percussive talents.

12 November 2022, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Welsh conductor and RCM alumnus Robert Hodge leads Junior Department musicians in a performance of the evocative Nocturne by Welsh composer Morfydd Owen.

14 November 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Violinist Maxence Bretel explores music of the Balkans and folklore-inspired works in our Junior Fellow Showcase series.

15 November 2022, 1:05pm
Performance Studio

Enjoy a musical lunchbreak with varied chamber performances by RCM musicians. 

15 November 2022, 6:00pm
The Carne Room

Performer, teacher, publisher and producer Irina Zingg delivers an intimate masterclass on the harp.

15 November 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Principal Clarinet of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Maximiliano Martín, returns to the RCM to work with some of the College’s most promising clarinettists.

16 November 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

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

16 November 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

The fourth and final installment of this term's Chamber Spotlight series pairs established favourites Mendelssohn and Haydn with Jörg Widmann.

16 November 2022, 6:00pm
Inner Parry Room

Join us for an exploration of folk songs and duets from the British Isles, followed by Brahms' Liebeslieder-Walzer op 52.

17 November 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Enjoy a varied programme of chamber music in this rush-hour concert, in the atmospheric setting of our new Performance Hall. 

17 November 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Prince Consort Professor of Conducting Martyn Brabbins leads the RCM Symphony Orchestra in a concert of contrasting and vivid works, including Shostakovich's Symphony no 11.

18 November 2022, 11:00am
Wolfson Centre in Music and Material Culture

Explore hidden treasures from the Royal College of Music’s collections in this object-based learning session for adult learners of any background.

18 November 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Drop into the Museum over your lunch break to enjoy polished chamber performances amongst a beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments. 

18 November 2022, 2:00pm
Performance Studio

Described by BBC Music Magazine as ‘a worthy successor to Julian Bream’, virtuoso guitarist Craig Ogden shares his insights with talented RCM musicians.

18 November 2022, 2:00pm
Performance Hall

Principal Trumpet for the Hallé Orchestra, Gareth Small, visits the College for an exciting masterclass with RCM trumpeters.

19 November 2022, 3:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Experience the talent of exceptional musicians from the Royal College of Music Junior Department as they compete in our annual Concerto Competition.

19 November 2022, 5:30pm
Performance Hall

RCM Junior Department musicians perform a varied programme of works for small ensembles.

21 November 2022, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Mistaken identities, quick-witted satire – and of course, the infamous can-can! Offenbach's colourful comic opera promises to be a hilarious night of entertainment.

22 November 2022, 11:00am
Performance Studio

Join us for an informal concert in a relaxed environment, inspired by stories and objects from the Royal College of Music Museum.

23 November 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

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

23 November 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

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

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

Chloé van Soeterstède returns to the RCM this season to work on Beethoven's Symphony no 8 with the budding musicians of the RCM Philharmonic.

23 November 2022, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Mistaken identities, quick-witted satire – and of course, the infamous can-can! Offenbach's colourful comic opera promises to be a hilarious night of entertainment.

24 November 2022, 6:00pm
Performance Hall

Hear the rarely performed Piano Quintet in A minor by Florence Price in this rush-hour chamber concert.

24 November 2022, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us for a short performance before the main New Perspectives concert, presented by director Timothy Lines and Head of Composition Jonathan Cole.

24 November 2022, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM New Perspectives, our flagship new music group, explores a dramatic programme of music by Xenakis and Birtwistle, plus UK and world premieres by RCM doctoral composers and RCM composition professor Alison Kay.

25 November 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

Enjoy a lunchtime chamber concert with RCM musicians in the atmospheric setting of the Royal College of Music Museum.

25 November 2022, 2:00pm
Performance Hall

RCM Visiting Professor Torleif Thedéen returns to work with gifted cellists from the String Faculty.

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

Organist James Todd performs in the final instalment of  Organ Interludes this season, with a varied programme on the Flentrop Orgelbouw organ.

25 November 2022, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Mistaken identities, quick-witted satire – and of course, the infamous can-can! Offenbach's colourful comic opera promises to be a hilarious night of entertainment.

26 November 2022, 5:15pm
Performance Hall

Join us for a vibrant programme of contemporary music featuring works by RCM Junior Department composers.

26 November 2022, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Mistaken identities, quick-witted satire – and of course, the infamous can-can! Offenbach's colourful comic opera promises to be a hilarious night of entertainment.

26 November 2022, 7:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Talented musicians from the RCM Junior Department continue our celebrations for Vaughan William's 150th anniversary with A London Symphony

27 November 2022, 10:00am
RCM Museum

The Museum will open an hour early for families, groups or individuals who would like to visit at a quieter time.

27 November 2022, 11:00am
Various locations

The RCM celebrates the life of eminent classical guitarist Julian Bream, with a one-day festival of concerts, masterclasses and more.

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

An evening concert for the finale of our Guitar Festival featuring the exceptional talent of John Williams OBE, Christian Garrick, Gary Ryan and more. 

29 November 2022, 7:30pm
Performance Hall

RCM composers create new works inspired by a selection of evocative images from the 2022 Head On Portrait Awards.

30 November 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

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

30 November 2022, 6:00pm
RCM Museum

French harpsichordist and pianist Apolline Khou features in our latest Junior Fellow Showcase.

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

The RCM Wind Ensemble presents works by Dvořák and Richard Strauss alongside a new work from RCM composer Chelsea Becker, a winner at the 2021 BBC Young Composer competition.

December

01 December 2022, 1:05pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM String Quartet Fellows, the Alkyona Quartet, present works by Henriëtte Bosmans, Haydn and Kate Moore.

01 December 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Enjoy an early evening performance of chamber music, including Poulenc's Sextet.

03 December 2022, 11:00am
Performance Hall

Talented soloists from the Royal College of Music Junior Department take centre stage for a varied concert of instrumental music.

03 December 2022, 2:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

This vibrant concert promises a rousing end to the autumn term with a packed programme.

03 December 2022, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Hear talented jazz musicians from the Royal College of Music performing in small groups and in our Big Band.

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

The RCM's postgraduate conductors lead us through the fairy-tale world of Ravel's Mother Goose, alongside works by Arnold, Respighi and Hindemith.

07 December 2022, 12:30pm
RCM Museum

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

09 December 2022 - 10 December 2022
Various times & locations

This unique two-day symposium focuses on Belgian-French Romantic composer and organist César Franck, in celebration of his 200-year anniversary. 

09 December 2022, 3:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Marie-Louise Langlais joins the RCM’s Professor in Charge of Organ David Graham for a lecture-recital and organ masterclass on composer César Franck.

09 December 2022, 6:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM organists give a recital on the Flentrop Orgelbouw organ, as part of the César Franck and his Legacy symposium.

10 December 2022, 2:00pm
The Carne Room

Limited Availability

Royal College of Music alumnus and piano professor Danny Driver delivers a masterclass focused on the music of composer César Franck.

17 December 2022, 10:00am
Museum Weston Discovery Centre

Get into the Christmas spirit with this family craft activity at the RCM Museum.

17 December 2022, 11:00am
Museum Weston Discovery Centre

Get into the Christmas spirit with this family craft activity at the RCM Museum.

17 December 2022, 1:00pm
Museum Weston Discovery Centre

Get into the Christmas spirit with this family craft activity at the RCM Museum.

17 December 2022, 2:00pm
Museum Weston Discovery Centre

Limited Availability

Get into the Christmas spirit with this family craft activity at the RCM Museum.

18 December 2022, 10:00am
RCM Museum

The Museum will open an hour early for families, groups or individuals who would like to visit at a quieter time.