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October

19 October 2018, 1:05pm
West Parry Room

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Spanish soloist Maximiliano Martín, Principal Clarinet of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, joins RCM woodwind musicians for a lunchtime of charismatic clarinet performances.

19 October 2018, 2:00pm
East Parry Room

Philip Cobb, Principal Trumpet with the London Symphony Orchestra, leads this afternoon masterclass in the East Parry Room. 

19 October 2018, 2:00pm
Grove Room

Limited Availability

Award-winning cellist Gemma Rosefield works closely with RCM musicians in this masterclass. 

19 October 2018, 3:00pm
West Parry Room

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International clarinet soloist Maximiliano Martín leads this afternoon masterclass, working closely with RCM musicians.

19 October 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Our bite-sized Bach series continues with a 30-minute rush-hour concert performed by Samuel Ali on our new organ.

19 October 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Limited Availability

Conductor Michael Rosewell leads the RCM Chamber Choir in this special performance of Rossini's sombre mass.

22 October 2018, 6:15pm
West Parry Room

Limited Availability

Andrew Shulman, Principal Cellist with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, leads this evening masterclass with RCM cellists. 

23 October 2018, 6:15pm
East Parry Room

Alessandro Fossi, Principal Tuba of Teatro Comunale di Bologna Orchestra, leads this special tuba masterclass, working closely with RCM musicians. 

25 October 2018, 6:15pm
East Parry Room

Martin Gatt, RCM alumnus and former principal bassoon with the LPO, ECO and LSO, reflects on his life in music, including activities across performance, recording, teaching and arranging.

25 October 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

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We welcome BBC Proms favourite and alumnus John Wilson to direct the RCM Symphony Orchestra in a programme featuring Vaughan Williams A Pastoral Symphony

26 October 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Limited Availability

Hear the timeless and tragic Symphonie fantastique, composed by a lovesick Berlioz in 1830 after becoming infatuated with the charismatic Irish actress Harriet Smithson.

27 October 2018, 10:30am
Inner Parry Room

A fun, practical and creative morning of activites and workshops for families.

27 October 2018, 2:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Limited Availability

Join presenter Fraser Trainer and the RCM Philharmonic as they explore Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique on a spooky musical journey involving a dramatic love story.

28 October 2018, 10:00am
Parry Rooms

This study day, co-organised by the Royal College of Music and the University of Southampton, will examine Parry's work at the RCM and his legacy throughout the 20th century.

28 October 2018, 5:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

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We're delighted to bring together singers and musicians from Eton College and Twyford School to commemorate the centenary of their past pupil and one of Britain's most loved composers, Sir Hubert Parry.

30 October 2018, 6:15pm
West Parry Room

Limited Availability

RCM musicians work closely with Jennifer Stumm, a violist who is internationally recognized as a musical innovator and dynamic advocate for her instrument.

30 October 2018, 6:15pm
East Parry Room

COE Principal Trombonist Håkan Björkman works closely with RCM musicians in a special trombone masterclass.

30 October 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Steven Osborne takes time out from recording and performing to lead RCM musicians in a special piano masterclass.

November

01 November 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Head of Woodwind Simon Channing leads the RCM Wind Ensemble in a colourful programme of both wellknown and contemporary works.

02 November 2018, 2:00pm
West Parry Room

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American musician and pedagogue Lewis Kaplan visits the RCM to lead a masterclass with some of the College's talented string players. 

02 November 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Limited Availability

The finely honed talents of the RCM String Band are complimented by the powerful sound of the Flentrop Orgelbouw organ in this evening chamber concert.

03 November 2018, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Leading soloists from the RCM Junior Department take centre stage for a varied concert of instrumental music.

04 November 2018, 11:00am
Various locations

Limited Availability

The RCM presents some of the finest players on the international guitar scene in a one-day festival of concerts, masterclasses and lectures celebrating all things guitar.

04 November 2018, 11:00am
Parry Rooms

Join us for a fun festival of RCM Sparks events especially for budding young guitar players.

06 November 2018, 6:15pm
Grove Room

German double bassist and NDR Hanover Radiophilharmonie co-principal Rüdiger Ludwig visits the RCM to give an intimate masterclass.

06 November 2018, 6:15pm
East Parry Room

Virtuoso violinist Isabelle van Keulen visits the RCM to give a masterclass and share her 'absolutely magical' sound (The Guardian).

06 November 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Limited Availability

Big Fat Brass is back with a new programme of works from Billy May’s iconic album, superbly brought to life by the RCM Brass Ensemble.

08 November 2018, 10:00am
Farinelli Room

One of the foremost baroque violinists of our time, Monica Huggett, gives an intimate masterclass at the RCM.

08 November 2018, 2:00pm
Farinelli Room

Limited Availability

One of the foremost baroque violinists of our time, Monica Hugget, visits the RCM to give an intimate masterclass.

09 November 2018, 2:00pm
West Parry Room

Ole Kristian Dahl visits the RCM to share his knowledge of the instrument with talented bassoon players.

09 November 2018, 2:00pm
Grove Room

Marissa Robles, RCM Visiting Professor of Harp, returns to give a masterclass with talented RCM students.

09 November 2018, 2:00pm
Farinelli Room

Limited Availability

One of the foremost baroque violinists of our time, Monica Huggett, gives an intimate masterclass at the RCM.

09 November 2018, 7:30pm
Inner Parry Room

Our Passing Youth series continues as we commemorate 100 years since the end of WW1 in a concert that showcases the music of RCM alumni.

11 November 2018, 11:30am
Various locations

Join us for full day of masterclasses, performances and chamber music dedicated to the bassoon at the Royal College of Music!

11 November 2018, 3:00pm
East Parry Room

Limited Availability

Our Passing Youth series continues with four composers who served in WW1, featuring FS Kelly's elegy for poet Rupert Brooke and Ravel's wind quintet, dedicated to various friends who perished in the war.

13 November 2018, 6:00pm
West Parry Room

RCM Prince Consort Professor Jacques Tys gives an oboe masterclass with RCM students.

13 November 2018, 6:15pm
East Parry Room

Read Gainsford brings his experience and passion for education to the Royal College of Music for a masterclass with talented RCM pianists.

13 November 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

One of the leading violinists of his generation, György Pauk brings his considerable skill and experience to the RCM for an intimate masterclass with talented RCM string players.

14 November 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Esteemed Dutch conductor Jac van Steen leads the RCM Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in this all-French programme featuring a symphonic poem, a nocturne and a requiem.

15 November 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Esteemed Dutch conductor Jac van Steen leads the RCM Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in this all-French programme featuring a symphonic poem, a nocturne and a requiem.

16 November 2018, 2:00pm
West Parry Room

Limited Availability

Visiting Professor of Violin, Peter Herresthal, returns to the RCM to give a masterclass.

16 November 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Domenico Gioffre performs some of Bach's brilliant works for organ in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall.

17 November 2018, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM Junior Department chamber ensembles take to the stage to showcase their talents.

20 November 2018, 6:15pm
West Parry Room

Jerzy Kosmala is one of the world's premiere violists and brings his knowledge and experience to the RCM for a masterclass.

21 November 2018, 7:30pm
Inner Parry Room

Our Essential Haydn series continues with The Bird: a playful, unpredictable quartet that gets its nickname from its chirping violins, fluttering motifs, twittering duets and harmonic bird calls.

22 November 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Limited Availability

The RCM Philharmonic, under the direction of Martin André, performs a programme of three contrasting works, featuring Elgar's famed Cello Concerto.

23 November 2018, 10:00am
Various locations

As part of Creative Quarter day in the South Kensington area, RCM Sparks invite you to a morning of fun musical activities, including group singing and an inspirational performance and talk from award-winning beatboxer Grace Savage.

23 November 2018, 2:00pm
West Parry Room

Limited Availability

Having been Principal Flute of the London Symphony Orchestra for twenty years, Paul Edmund-Davies brings his knowledge and experience to the RCM for a masterclass.

23 November 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Thomas Trotter shares his expertise with RCM musicians in an organ masterclass featuring the new organ in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall.

24 November 2018, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us for the culmination of this year's RCMJD Concerto Competition.

24 November 2018, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Limited Availability

Esteemed baritone and RCM alumnus Sir Thomas Allen returns to direct a rousing performance of Mozart's much-loved comic opera, The Marriage of Figaro.

26 November 2018, 10:00am
West Parry Room

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Vittorio Ghielmi visits the College to give a masterclass and share his knowledge of rare instrumental performance as part of this year's RCM International Festival of Viols. 

26 November 2018, 10:00am
Farinelli Room

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RCM Viola da Gamba professor Reiko Ichise gives a morning masterclass to viol players during this year's festival.

26 November 2018, 2:00pm
West Parry Room

RCM Viola da Gamba professor Richard Boothby takes an afternoon masterclass as part of this year's festival. 

26 November 2018, 2:00pm
Inner Parry Room

Limited Availability

The RCM's Visiting Professor of Viola da Gamba shares his knowledge of the viola da gamba in this afternoon masterclass.

26 November 2018, 6:15pm
West Parry Room

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Join award-winning viola da gamba player Christoph Urbanetz and Italian virtuoso Vittorio Ghielmi as they discuss the French viol school and gamba bow technique. 

26 November 2018, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

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Esteemed baritone and RCM alumnus Sir Thomas Allen returns to direct a rousing performance of Mozart's much-loved comic opera, The Marriage of Figaro.

27 November 2018, 10:00am
Inner Parry Room

Reiko Ichise, professor of viola da gamba at the RCM, lends her considerable expertise to this two day festival in a morning masterclass.

27 November 2018, 10:00am
West Parry Room

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On the second day of this year's festival, we welcome back Vittorio Ghielmi for a second enlightening masterclass.

27 November 2018, 2:00pm
West Parry Room

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Explore the history and significance of the viol with three fascinating lectures, each given by an expert in the field of early music.

27 November 2018, 6:15pm
Inner Parry Room

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One of our most celebrated alumni Sir James Galway returns to the RCM for this early evening masterclass.

27 November 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

On the final evening of the RCM International Festival of Viols, we bring you a charming programme of consort music by some of the most popular English composers of the 17th century, performed by students from the RCM and Salzburg Mozarteum.

28 November 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

An evening chamber concert featuring performances from leading RCM brass musicians, including the RCM Brass Quintet.

28 November 2018, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

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Esteemed baritone and RCM alumnus Sir Thomas Allen returns to direct a rousing performance of Mozart's much-loved comic opera, The Marriage of Figaro.

29 November 2018, 6:15pm
East Parry Room

Singers from the Vocal & Opera Faculty perform Debussy's two sets of mélodies on the poems of Paul Verlaine, inspired by the paintings of Antoine Watteau. Afterwards, Dr Xavier Bray, Director of the Wallace Collection, discusses the artworks. 

30 November 2018, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

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Esteemed baritone and RCM alumnus Sir Thomas Allen returns to direct a rousing performance of Mozart's much-loved comic opera, The Marriage of Figaro.

30 November 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The Harlem Quartet brings its authentic playing style to the RCM stage for a thrilling evening of classical and jazz works from all corners of the globe.

December

01 December 2018, 6:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The Junior Department's premier orchestra takes to the stage with an impressive programme.

01 December 2018, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

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Esteemed baritone and RCM alumnus Sir Thomas Allen returns to direct a rousing performance of Mozart's much-loved comic opera, The Marriage of Figaro.

02 December 2018, 10:30am
Inner Parry Room

Join RCM conductors and musicians for a creative musical journey involving an ox on the roof, a double wedding, and a train ride to the North Pole.

02 December 2018, 2:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Milhaud's surrealist ballet, Le boeuf sur le toit, forms the centrepiece of this afternoon concert devised and led by RCM conductors.

04 December 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

New Perspectives, our flagship new ensemble directed by Timothy Lines, performs new and recent works by RCM composers and eminent names in contemporary piano music.

05 December 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

In this varied concert, musicians from the Artist Diploma in Performance programme showcase their honed skills with a range of impressive solo performances.

07 December 2018, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Our From the Soundhouse series returns this season with an eclectic programme of electronic music.

08 December 2018, 2:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Students of the RCM Junior Department lead us in a rousing concert to celebrate the end of the autumn term.

08 December 2018, 7:30pm
Royal Festival Hall

RCM soloists join in this London Philharmonic Orchestra performance of Threni as part of their Changing Faces: Stravinsky’s Journey series.

08 December 2018, 7:30pm
Britten Theatre

Meet the 'King of Swing' in this toe-tapping programme exploring the music that made swing an international phenomenon.

11 December 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall for a funpacked evening of good vibrations as we showcase the full breadth of RCM’s percussive talents with an electric programme of music.

12 December 2018, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

An incisive concert that will encompass a wide but intertwined programme from creative ensemble Cat’s Cradle Collective.