Thursday 1 December 2022
The Royal College of Music (RCM) wishes you a festive season full of joy and music with a special performance of Silent Night filmed in RCM’s wonderful new campus.
Thursday 9 June 2022
RCM Collections Move Officers Ramiro Leite and Chiara Raponi share their experiences of unpacking the RCM Museum’s collections and setting up the new Wolfson Centre in Music & Material Culture.
Thursday 1 April 2021
The RCM is in the top 10% of English universities for research promoting public and community engagement in the first Knowledge Exchange Framework.
Tuesday 11 December 2018
The RCM has been awarded a Special Commendation by Research England for its three-year Global Challenges Research Fund strategy.
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.
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.
Monday 8 January 2018
Researchers from the Centre for Performance Science have discovered that group singing ‘with baby’ could speed up recovery from moderate to severe postnatal depression.
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.
Wednesday 1 March 2017
The Royal College of Music has been generously gifted a significant collection of archive materials from the Amadeus Quartet, one of the most celebrated string quartets of the 20th century.
Thursday 1 December 2016
The Royal College of Music has been awarded a major grant by the Higher Education Funding Council of England (HEFCE) to support the development of new online teaching and learning resources.
Wednesday 16 November 2016
The renowned actor, a keen supporter of the communication of scientific research, received a tour of our ground-breaking performance simulator.
Monday 4 April 2016
A new study by Tenovus Cancer Care and the Royal College of Music shows that choir singing boosts immune system activity in cancer patients and carers.
Tuesday 22 March 2016
QS World University Rankings finds the Royal College of Music top conservatoire based on the strength and quality of its teaching, research activities, graduate employability and international profile.
Monday 14 September 2015
The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce the launch of its pioneering Creative Careers Centre, formerly known as the Woodhouse Professional Development Centre.
Wednesday 28 January 2015
The Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra will give the first performance of a vivacious march by French composer Lili Boulanger at the Royal Festival Hall on 26 February.
Thursday 2 October 2014
This week, BBC Radio 3 has been showcasing the music of former Royal College of Music Director, Sir George Dyson, as its Composer Of The Week.
Friday 25 April 2014
A new CD of C P E Bach’s music recorded by RCM professors Norbert Meyn and Terence Charlston has been released by Toccata Classics.
Friday 27 September 2013
An article written by RCM Professor of Performance Science Aaron Williamon has been published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface.
Tuesday 13 August 2013
The RCM features heavily in the final part of David Starkey’s BBC Two television series ‘Music and Monarchy’.
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Two treasures from the RCM Special Collections are being loaned out to special exhibitions this summer.
Friday 17 May 2013
In a new series for BBC Radio 4, RCM Chairman Professor Robert Winston seeks to fully understand our relationship with the power of sound.
Thursday 9 May 2013
HRH The Prince of Wales celebrated 20 years as President of the Royal College of Music by endorsing a brand-new honour, The President’s Award.
Monday 15 April 2013
We were very sorry to hear of the death of RCM alumnus Sir Colin Davis on Sunday 14 April 2013.
Tuesday 11 October 2011
This November, a conference and concert series shed light on a vital but little-explored facet of 19th-century music-making...
Wednesday 28 September 2011
The third International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS) has been hosted by the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music on 24 to 27 August
Wednesday 22 June 2011
Ingrid Pearson, Deputy Head of the Graduate School, has recently given a lecture as part of the Gresham College Lecture Series.