Concerts in London

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Highlights

 
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Opera Scenes

5:30pm | 27 January 2017
Britten Theatre

John Copley returns to direct our first opera scenes of 2017. Don’t miss this opportunity to spot the stars of the future!

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Composer in Residence: RCM Symphony Orchestra performs David Lang

7:30pm | 27 January 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Symphony Orchestra performs the Academy and Golden Globe-nominated simple song #3 and the UK premiere of Lang’s dramatic mountain.

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American Chamber Series: Beyond the Screen

7:30pm | 31 January 2017
Recital Hall

Experience the darkness of John William’s Elegy and the youthful exuberance of Korngold’s Piano Quintet in the first concert of our American Chamber Series.

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RCM Big Band

7:30pm | 01 February 2017
Britten Theatre

Multi-award-winning jazz trombonist Mark Nightingale directs another entertaining evening of toe-tapping tunes from the RCM Big Band.

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Bach to Beethoven

1:05pm | 02 February 2017
Farinelli Room

Join RCM Director Colin Lawson for a recital of historically informed works for woodwind and keyboard.

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Opera Scenes

5:30pm | 03 February 2017
Britten Theatre

Singers from the RCM International Opera School present a selection of favourite operatic scenes, intimately staged with piano accompaniment.

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American Chamber Series: Destination America

7:30pm | 07 February 2017
Recital Hall

This concert celebrates the works of composers fleeing persecution who found sanctuary on America’s shores, including Kurt Weill and André Previn.

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RCM New Perspectives: John Adams at 70

7:30pm | 09 February 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM New Perspectives, joined by clarinetist Eliot Gresty, perform John Adam's Gnarly Buttons, as well as works by Ives, Nancarrow and premieres of works by RCM composers.

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Weber In London: Chamber Concert

7:00pm | 10 February 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM Director Colin Lawson and piano professor Geoffrey Govier present a charming programme of music by Carl Maria von Weber.

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Composition for Screen Showcase

7:30pm | 10 February 2017
Britten Theatre

Don’t miss the chance to hear the work of talented RCM composers for screen as it’s meant to be experienced, performed live to new films by young producers in the RCM’s atmospheric Britten Theatre.

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Weber in London: RCM Classical Orchestra

2:30pm | 12 February 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

This exploration of Weber’s music sees the RCM Classical Orchestra joined by musicians from the Utrecht Conservatorium.

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RCM Brass Ensemble

7:30pm | 13 February 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Brass Ensemble explores music from across the Atlantic in this rousing showcase.

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Opera Scenes

5:30pm | 14 February 2017
Britten Theatre

Talented RCM singers present a selection of favourite operatic scenes, intimately staged with piano accompaniment.

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American Chamber Series: Contemporary Soundscapes

7:30pm | 14 February 2017
Recital Hall

The vast American horizon continues to inspire a uniquely open sound, featured here in music by Elliot Carter, John Luther Adams, Joan Towers and others.

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Orchestral Masterworks: Mozart's Symphony no 35

6:00pm | 16 February 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Our rush-hour Orchestral Masterworks series continues with an all-Mozart programme, featuring the first of the great composer’s last three symphonies, alongside the composer’s playful and expressive Bassoon Concerto.

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Sacconi Quartet

1:05pm | 20 February 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM’s Quartet in Association returns for a programme exploring the old and the new.

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RCM Wind Ensemble

7:30pm | 20 February 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us for a varied programme of pieces for wind ensemble featuring Sirius Chau as soloist.

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American Chamber Series: Vintage America

7:30pm | 21 February 2017
Recital Hall

RCM musicians perform a selection of celebrated early 20th-century works by American masters, including Barber's Piano Sonata and Copland's Old American Songs.

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Orchestral Masterworks: Rachmaninov's Symphony no 2

6:00pm | 23 February 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM Visiting Professor of Conducting Martyn Brabbins returns to conduct the talented musicians of the RCM Philharmonic in Rachmaninov’s ravishing and romantic Symphony no 2.

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Viennese Music

7:30pm | 23 February 2017
Inner Parry Room

RCM Junior Fellow pianist Andrew Yiangou performs with RCM musicians and professors in this recital celebrating the music of Austrian composers.

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RCM Students' Film Orchestra

7:30pm | 26 February 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Students’ Film Orchestra brings the sound of sci-fi into the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall with music from cinematic favourites such as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

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RCMJD Choral Concert

5:30pm | 04 March 2017
Holy Trinity Church, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BA

Join the talented musicians of the RCM Junior Department as they present a programme of music for choral groups.

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Martin Lovett 90th Tribute Concert

3:00pm | 05 March 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us as we celebrate the distinguished career of cellist and RCM alumnus Martin Lovett.

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Tuba Recital with Øystein Baadsvik

1:05pm | 07 March 2017
Recital Hall

International tuba virtuoso Øystein Baadsvik performs a programme of solo works.

Please note change of date and time for this recital

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Women in Music: Lunchtime Concert

1:00pm | 08 March 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

This BBC Radio 3 live broadcast features the UK premiere of a major lost piano work by Fanny Mendelssohn.

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Women in Music: Evening Concert

7:30pm | 08 March 2017
Britten Theatre

Exceptional female musicians from the Royal College of Music celebrate the music of talented women, including three works by current RCM composers, in this evening concert featuring music for the guitar.

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Nicholas Collon Conducts Mahler

7:30pm | 09 March 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

We welcome back the celebrated young British conductor Nicholas Collon, Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Aurora Orchestra, to lead our musicians in Mahler’s monumental Sixth Symphony.

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Nicholas Collon Conducts Mahler

7:30pm | 10 March 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

We’re delighted to welcome back the celebrated young British conductor Nicholas Collon, Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Aurora Orchestra, to lead our musicians in Mahler’s monumental Sixth Symphony.

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RCMJD Spring Concert

5:30pm | 11 March 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Junior Department presents a programme of orchestral showpieces as well as works for saxophone ensemble and brass dectet.

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America Calls! To the New World

11:00am | 12 March 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us for our all-day keyboard marathon featuring works by Rachmaninov as part of our three day festival.

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America Calls! From Berlin to Broadway

1:05pm | 13 March 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

In this lunchtime concert, RCM accompanists and singers join forces to perform a colourful mix of songs by Kurt Weill, Erich Korngold and others.

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America Calls! 20th-Century British Composers in America

6:00pm | 13 March 2017
West Parry Room

Join RCM organists for this rush-hour recital featuring works by British-born composers who worked in the USA and Canada.

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Cello Recital with Johannes Goritzki

7:30pm | 13 March 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Ahead of a series of masterclasses, world-renowned performer and acclaimed teacher Johannes Goritzki returns to the RCM for a recital of favourite cello music.

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RCMJD Symphony Orchestra

7:30pm | 18 March 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Junior Department Symphony Orchestra is joined by the winner of the 2016 Peter Morrison Concerto Competition in this concert of orchestral favourites.

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RCMJD End of Term Concert

2:30pm | 25 March 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The impressive students of the RCM Junior Department provide an exciting end to their Spring Season. 

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Les fêtes d’Hébé

7:00pm | 05 April 2017
Britten Theatre

Join us for the United Kingdom’s first staged production of one of Rameau's most popular operas in this special co-production with the Académie de l’Opéra national de Paris and the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles.

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Les fêtes d’Hébé

7:00pm | 06 April 2017
Britten Theatre

Join us for the United Kingdom’s first staged production of one of Rameau's most popular operas in this special co-production with the Académie de l’Opéra national de Paris and the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles.

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Orchestral Masterworks: Shostakovich's Symphony no 10

6:00pm | 05 May 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Rafael Payare, chief conductor for the Ulster Orchestra, conducts the RCM Philharmonic Orchestra in Shostakovich's powerful tenth symphony.

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RCM Festival of Percussion

11:00am | 07 May 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Festival of Percussion returns with special guest, the international rock, jazz, classical and punk drummer Benny Greb.

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RCM Festival of Percussion: RCM Big Band

7:00pm | 07 May 2017
Britten Theatre

Top international drummer Benny Greb performs toe-tapping Buddy Rich tunes with the RCM Big Band in this grand finale of our Festival of Percussion.

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