Thursday 4 March 2021
Royal College of Music named top institution for performing arts in the UK for sixth consecutive year and top in Europe.
Monday 1 March 2021
RCM researchers have co-authored a new textbook guiding musicians through the process of designing, conducting, analysing and communicating music research.
Wednesday 3 February 2021
Debbie Wiseman OBE will deliver the Royal College of Music’s annual Crees Lecture on Wednesday 10 February.
Friday 29 January 2021
The RCM's internationally renowned collection of musical materials has been awarded Designated status by Arts Council England.
Tuesday 26 January 2021
The popular RCM In Focus series returns this spring with new performances by RCM musicians, filmed especially for online audiences.
Wednesday 13 January 2021
Professor Natasha Loges HonRCM has been appointed to a Personal Chair by the Royal College of Music.
Wednesday 6 January 2021
Members of the Royal College of Music community have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.
Tuesday 15 December 2020
Talented Royal College of Music students and alumni made up the majority of finalists in this year’s Kathleen Ferrier Awards.
Monday 14 December 2020
RCM Junior Department student, Jacky Zhang, was awarded the first prize in the ‘UK Piano Open’ International Piano Competition which was held in London from 27–29 November 2020.
Tuesday 8 December 2020
The Centre for Performance Science has launched a study to investigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on professionals in the arts and culture sectors.
Thursday 26 November 2020
The RCM has received a bequest in excess of £800,000 from the Estate of Nancy Wolfers.
Tuesday 24 November 2020
The Royal College of Music is presenting the first in a series of events as part of a major research project into the legacy of migrant musicians from Nazi Europe in Britain.
Monday 23 November 2020
On Thursday 8 October the Royal College of Music held its premiere online fundraising event, The More Music Virtual Gala.
Friday 13 November 2020
The Royal College of Music is delighted to have been selected to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest match funding campaign, for the tenth year.
Tuesday 3 November 2020
Five Royal College of Music alumni have been nominated for this year’s Ivors Composer Awards.
Thursday 29 October 2020
Six RCM alumni are the soloists for the ENO's upcoming production of El Niño.
Friday 23 October 2020
Music composed by Royal College of Music Junior Department students will be performed by the London Sinfonietta in an online event.
Thursday 22 October 2020
A partnership between the RCM and The Innovation Consultancy Ltd will enable users to rehearse and perform virtually in a range of major UK venues.
Friday 16 October 2020
Five RCM musicians have been announced as LPO Foyle Future First members for 2020/21 and one RCMJD musician joins the LPO Junior Artist scheme this year.
Thursday 8 October 2020
The RCM is delighted to have received a gift of ten Blüthner Model A upright pianos from the Alfred-Reinhold-Foundation.
Wednesday 30 September 2020
Outstanding pianist Martin James Bartlett has been announced as the recipient of the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship for 2020–21, awarded by the Royal College of Music (RCM) and generously supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation (PLF).
Tuesday 29 September 2020
Four RCM singers are to perform lead roles in a production of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess in Vienna this October.
Monday 28 September 2020
The Royal College of Music has announced the establishment of the Community Jameel Hardship Fund to support RCM students who are experiencing unexpected difficulty or financial hardship, for an initial period of three years.
Monday 21 September 2020
The RCM's new short film series begins today with In Focus: The Kennedy-Mietke Harpsichord.
Wednesday 9 September 2020
The Royal College of Music has launched its autumn events season for 2020, including the first performances in its brand-new Performance Hall.
Monday 17 August 2020
New research led by the Centre for Performance Science (CPS) has used data collected from over 2,000 people all over the world to discover the specific ways in which music-making supports positive mental wellbeing.
Monday 17 August 2020
Renowned classical guitarist Julian Bream CBE, who studied at the Royal College of Music from 1948, has died aged 87.
Monday 3 August 2020
Sir Antonio Pappano, John Wilson and Holly Mathieson feature alongside RCM students in this month's online concert series, taking classic performances from our archives.
Monday 3 August 2020
Royal College of Music Director, Professor Colin Lawson, has announced the remarkable musicians who will hold fellowships for the 2020/21 academic year.
Monday 27 July 2020
RCM Sparks has launched a new digital toolkit to continue its essential work with schools and the local community during lockdown.
Thursday 16 July 2020
The Royal College of Music achieves strong performance in this year's National Student Survey (NSS).
Wednesday 1 July 2020
Manuscripts and music books, including scores by RCM composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Elizabeth Maconchy, have been restored.
Wednesday 1 July 2020
Rafael Payare, Juraj Valčuha, Roderick Williams and the Harlem Quartet feature alongside RCM students in this month's online concert series, taking classic performances from our archives. We are also pleased to announce an online showcase of some of our doctoral research.
Thursday 11 June 2020
The Royal College of Music is hosting a live online event featuring new music by talented RCM composers.
Wednesday 10 June 2020
Scholarship designed to remove financial barriers for talented singers from around the world to study full-time at the Royal College of Music Opera Studio
Tuesday 9 June 2020
The RCM is the top conservatoire for music in the 2021 Complete University Guide Arts, Drama and Music table for the second consecutive year
Wednesday 3 June 2020
The Royal College of Music’s renowned Creative Careers Centre is celebrating its 20th anniversary in June 2020 with a series of career-focused digital events for RCM students and graduates.
Monday 1 June 2020
Our digital programme continues with guest artists including Håkan Hardenberger, Vladmimir Ashkenazy, Sir Thomas Allen, Vladimir Jurowski and Sir Roger Norrington, plus our Composition for Screen Showcase.