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Music and Ideas: The Art and Craft of Arranging

Dates
04 November 2021, 5:15pm

Venue
Performance Hall

Tickets
Free, but required

Our autumn season performances from 28 October will be ticketed at full capacity. We hope you enjoy your visit to the RCM. You can read more about how we look after visitors and our safety measures here.

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BOOKING OPENS FOR THE SECOND HALF OF OUR AUTUMN SEASON on Monday 18 October. RCM Friends and supporters at Core Contributor level and above have priority booking from Monday 11 October.

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Music and Ideas: The Art and Craft of Arranging

04 November 2021, 5:15pm

Venue
Performance Hall

Tickets
Free, but required

Our autumn season performances from 28 October will be ticketed at full capacity. We hope you enjoy your visit to the RCM. You can read more about how we look after visitors and our safety measures here.

Iain Farrington piano
Art Deco Trio

Iain Farrington enjoys a considerable reputation as a pianist, organist, composer and arranger.

Iain has reworked hundreds of pieces, revealing this music in new ways to wide audiences, including as Arranger-in-Residence for Aurora Orchestra. As well as discussing his life in music, Iain will be joined by RCM professors Peter Sparks and Kyle Horch, members of the Art Deco Trio, to perform some of his recent arrangements of Gershwin songs for clarinet, saxophone and piano.

Plan your visit

Royal College of Music
Prince Consort Road
London SW7 2BS

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   South Kensington: 0.5 miles
   Gloucester Road: 0.6 miles
   High Street Kensington: 0.8 miles

   Paddington: 1.5 miles
   Victoria: 2 miles

   Santander Cycles docking station and public cycle locking facilities adjacent to RCM

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The RCM Café serves barista-style coffees, sandwiches, snacks, salads and hot food. There is also access to outside seating in our new 1851 courtyard.

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Monday-Friday: 8.30am-4.30pm

Saturday: 8.30am-4.30pm (term time only)

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