Historical Violin Masterclass with Matthew Truscott

Dates
06 March 2024, 6:00pm

Venue
Performance Studio

Tickets
Pay What You Can

Our Pay What You Can model allows you to choose a ticket price that works for you, from £2 to £15, with a free option to ensure our events are accessible to all audience members.  

Any donation you are able to make will directly support our talented students and help us to provide a first-class educational experience for this next generation of professional musicians. 

A man wearing a blue jacket holding a violin and standing in front of a white background

06 March 2024, 6:00pm

Venue
Performance Studio

Tickets
Pay What You Can

Our Pay What You Can model allows you to choose a ticket price that works for you, from £2 to £15, with a free option to ensure our events are accessible to all audience members.  

Any donation you are able to make will directly support our talented students and help us to provide a first-class educational experience for this next generation of professional musicians. 

Please note that this masterclass was originally in The Carne Room and has moved to the Performance Studio.

Dynamic baroque violinist and conductor Matthew Truscott returns to the Royal College of Music to share his experience with students from the string faculty.

As concertmaster of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and one of the leaders of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Matthew has directed orchestral performances from the violin in prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, and the Royal Festival Hall. In 2021 he was appointed leader of the Dunedin Consort.

Sharing his time between period instrument music and modern performance, Matthew has appeared with some of the finest musicians in both fields.

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

The RCM provides light refreshments throughout the year. There is also a range of restaurants, cafés and other establishments nearby, most adjacent to South Kensington station.

RCM Café

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.

Opening hours: 

Monday-Friday: 8.30am-4.30pm

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

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The main entrance to the RCM has eight steps up from the pavement and two inside the main doors. A lift is available for visitors with limited mobility. The lift is built into the smaller staircase to the left of the main entrance steps. There is an intercom button on the control panel, which can be seen and reached easily from the street. On arrival, press the buzzer to notify a member of RCM staff, who will come out to meet you and operate the lift for you.

All our event venues can be accessed by visitors with limited mobility via the lift at the main entrance.

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