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.
Wednesday 6 January 2021
Members of the Royal College of Music community have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.
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 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.
Thursday 16 July 2020
The Royal College of Music achieves strong performance in this year's National Student Survey (NSS).
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.
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
Tuesday 26 May 2020
The Royal College of Music is the first institution to partner with digital sheet music library nkoda, offering students access to hundreds of thousands of scores.
Friday 1 May 2020
Join us online as our digital performance programme continues, including an orchestral masterclass with Maxim Vengerov and Dvořák Symphony no 8 conducted by Thomas Zehetmair
Monday 20 April 2020
The RCM has launched a free online concert series, offering audiences a diverse programme of broadcasts featuring talented RCM students and celebrated visiting artists.
Thursday 16 January 2020
The Royal College of Music is delighted to welcome a roster of leading international musicians who join the College as professors this year.
Tuesday 3 December 2019
The Royal College of Music today announced its first season of events for 2020.
Tuesday 6 August 2019
The Royal College of Music has launched its autumn season with a concert series designed to showcase the exceptional talent of RCM musicians.
Monday 10 June 2019
The Royal College of Music is ranked number one conservatoire in the 2020 Guardian University Guide's music league table and third out of all UK institutions for music.
Wednesday 1 May 2019
The RCM is the top conservatoire for music in the 2020 Complete University Guide Art, Drama and Music table.
Wednesday 3 April 2019
The Royal College of Music (RCM) is pleased to present a vibrant programme of concerts and events for its 2019 Summer Season.
Wednesday 27 February 2019
The Royal College of Music (RCM) has been named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.
Wednesday 5 December 2018
The RCM today announced its Spring 2019 season, which includes visits from Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare and Austrian violinist and conductor Thomas Zehetmair.
Wednesday 7 November 2018
The recipients of this year’s Mercers’ Arts Awards for RCM postgraduate students have been announced.
Wednesday 26 September 2018
The RCM has been ranked the number one UK conservatoire for music in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.
Tuesday 13 November 2018
The RCM is delighted to welcome international renowned conductor John Wilson to the College for the 2018 Autumn Season.
Friday 20 April 2018
The 2018 BBC Proms showcases talent from the RCM’s long legacy of celebrated alumni, from great composers to rising stars.
Tuesday 6 March 2018
An orchestra of 30 RCM students and recent graduates made a surprise guest appearance at the opening session of Digifest in Birmingham today.
Friday 2 March 2018
The Royal College of Music is named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom and Europe and second in the world in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.
Wednesday 6 December 2017
The Royal College of Music is delighted to welcome world-renowned conductor Bernard Haitink and many other internationally acclaimed musicians in spring 2018.
Tuesday 8 August 2017
The Royal College of Music today announced its 2017 Autumn Season, which includes a concert at the Royal Festival Hall with Vladamir Ashkenazy on 26 October.
Wednesday 28 June 2017
The RCM will fund three UK students from ethnic minority backgrounds who wish to study as an undergraduate from 2018/19.
Thursday 22 June 2017
The RCM has achieved an overall rating of gold for its outstanding teaching and learning provision in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
Wednesday 5 April 2017
The Royal College of Music has today announced its summer 2017 season with the launch of a three-year residency by the Grammy Award-winning Harlem Quartet.
Wednesday 8 March 2017
The Royal College of Music has been named the top institution for Performing Arts in the United Kingdom in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.
Tuesday 7 February 2017
HRH The Prince of Wales, President of the Royal College of Music, hosted a special gala concert at Buckingham Palace celebrating the RCM.
Monday 16 January 2017
The Royal College of Music has signed an historic agreement with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music to establish a new Joint Institute in China. This will be the first such partnership of any UK music conservatoire.
Wednesday 5 October 2016
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce a new partnership with the UK’s most popular classical music station, Classic FM.
Monday 3 October 2016
We are deeply saddened by the death of Royal College of Music alumnus and former professor Sir Neville Marriner on 2 October.
Wednesday 17 August 2016
The Royal College of Music has achieved outstanding results in the 2016 National Student Survey.
Friday 5 August 2016
For three years running, the RCM has scored 100% in the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey
Wednesday 27 July 2016
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce its 2016 Autumn Season, including a return by Bernard Haitink and appearances by a host of major international guest artists.
Thursday 21 April 2016
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce the appointment of internationally renowned British conductor Martyn Brabbins as visiting professor of conducting.