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Royal College of Music presents inspiring autumn events season

Wednesday 17 August 2022

The RCM announces a diverse range of concerts, talks and events including a series of performances inspired by nature this autumn.

Royal College of Music announces Seonwoo Lee as the third Andrea Bocelli Foundation – Community Jameel Scholar

Wednesday 7 September 2022

Seonwoo will be joining the Royal College of Music on the Artist Diploma (ArtDip) in Opera course. 

Museum blog: Bringing our collections back home

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.

Royal College of Music Museum acquires portrait of prolific anti-slavery composer

Wednesday 27 April 2022

The Royal College of Music Museum has acquired a portrait of Samuel Arnold, the prolific 18th century anti-slavery composer.

Former More Music Campaign Chairman hosts 60th birthday concert at the Royal College of Music

Wednesday 23 March 2022

Bob Wigley, a long-standing supporter of the RCM, held a celebratory concert with special guests including Danielle de Niese.

Royal College of Music recognises landmark support for ‘More Music’ Campaign

Monday 14 March 2022

The Royal College of Music (RCM) has unveiled a new donor recognition projection as its More Music: Reimagining the Royal College of Music Campaign enters its final phase.

Royal College of Music announces new scholarship and bursary with Huawei Technologies UK

Thursday 16 December 2021

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce a new scholarship and bursary funded by Huawei Technologies UK. Four RCM students have been awarded the inaugural Huawei Scholarship and a further three will benefit from the Huawei Bursary to support their studies for the 2021/22 academic year.

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales unveils new Royal College of Music Campus

Thursday 2 December 2021

HRH The Prince of Wales, President of the Royal College of Music, today officially opened the newly transformed building during a special visit to the institution in December.

RCM masterclasses receive significant gift from Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne

Friday 17 September 2021

The Royal College of Music (RCM) receives a significant gift from Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne (AMFL) for the next three years to support its acclaimed masterclass programme.

Royal College of Music announces Laura Mekhail as the second Community Jameel-Andrea Bocelli Foundation Scholar

Monday 26 July 2021

Laura will be joining the Royal College of Music in September 2021 on the Master of Performance (MPerf) course.

The Victor and Lilian Hochhauser Foundation pledges £500K to support scholarships

Friday 23 July 2021

Six new annual scholarships will support students, beginning in the 2021-22 academic year.

New film showcasing the Royal College of Music features original music from student Dennis Tjiok

Thursday 27 May 2021

An exciting new film showcasing the RCM received its premiere last night at the College’s More Music Virtual Gala.

RCM holds first virtual legacy information evening with RCM performers and senior leaders

Thursday 25 March 2021

The Royal College of Music has held its first virtual information event for those interested in legacy giving.

The RCM receives transformative gift from the Estate of the late Nancy Ann Wolfers

Thursday 26 November 2020

The RCM has received a bequest in excess of £800,000 from the Estate of Nancy Wolfers.

The RCM hosts Virtual Gala in aid of the More Music campaign

Monday 23 November 2020

On Thursday 8 October the Royal College of Music held its premiere online fundraising event, The More Music Virtual Gala.

New Blüthner Practice Suite at the Royal College of Music

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.

Martin James Bartlett awarded Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship

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).

Royal College of Music and Community Jameel establish Hardship Fund to support students in need

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.

Precious manuscripts conserved through RCM Restore a Score Appeal

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Manuscripts and music books, including scores by RCM composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Elizabeth Maconchy, have been restored.

First recipient of Andrea Bocelli Foundation-Community Jameel Scholarship announced

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

Giving Tuesday: Mark Messenger runs marathon in aid of RCM student hardship

Tuesday 5 May 2020

RCM Head of Strings, Mark Messenger, is running a marathon to raise money for the RCM Covid-19 Hardship Fund.

Andrea Bocelli and Community Jameel give generous donation to RCM More Music Campaign

Monday 25 November 2019

On 23 November 2019, renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli, founder of the Andrea Bocelli Foundation (ABF), visited the Royal College of Music alongside Mohammed Jameel KBE, founder of Community Jameel.

Royal College of Music unveils newly transformed entrance

Wednesday 18 September 2019

The Royal College of Music has unveiled its newly transformed Entrance Hall and Foyer Hall.

More Music: Make an Entrance Appeal

Monday 8 July 2019

The RCM has today launched the Make an Entrance Appeal to support the transformation of the Blomfield Building’s iconic entrance throughout summer 2019.

Royal Gala at Windsor Castle

Friday 17 May 2019

On Thursday 16 May 2019, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, President of the Royal College of Music (RCM), held a special gala concert at Windsor Castle.

President’s Visit 2019

Wednesday 6 March 2019

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales today visited the Royal College of Music’s new building development during an annual visit to the institution, of which he is President.

Royal College of Music named top institution for Performing Arts in the UK for fourth consecutive year

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.

2019 Rod Williams Memorial Concert

Friday 1 February 2019

The Royal College of Music was pleased to host the 2019 Rod Williams Memorial Concert on Thursday 31 January.

More Music building development reaches new milestone

Thursday 31 January 2019

The Royal College of Music has celebrated the ‘topping out’ milestone of the More Music: Reimagining the Royal College of Music building development.

Over 1,000 Milein Cosman sketches acquired by Royal College of Music Museum

Monday 3 December 2018

The Royal College of Music Museum has acquired 1,300 musical portraits by celebrated German artist Milein Cosman.

Kiri Te Kanawa Scholarship 2018/19

Friday 30 November 2018

RCM tenor Joel Williams has been awarded the prestigious Kiri Te Kanawa Scholarship to support his studies at the RCM Opera Studio.

Royal College of Music Museum on the road again

Tuesday 20 November 2018

The Royal College of Music Museum Roadshow returns with a new pop-up exhibition and events at Kensington & Chelsea Central Library on 10 and 11 December.

The Big Give Christmas Challenge: one gift, twice the impact

Tuesday 20 November 2018

The RCM is proud to have been selected to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign, for the eighth year.

Doctoral clarinet studentship now open for applications

Thursday 1 November 2018

The Royal College of Music is pleased to invite applications from doctoral candidates for the Pamela Weston Clarinet Research & Performance Scholarship.

Mercers’ Arts Award recipients announced

Wednesday 7 November 2018

The recipients of this year’s Mercers’ Arts Awards for RCM postgraduate students have been announced.

RCM names top conservatoire for music in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

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.

Arina receives Benjamin Britten fellowship

Wednesday 4 July 2018

Award winning pianist Arina Lazgiian has been announced as the recipient of the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship for 2018/19, awarded by the RCM.