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Great Exhibitionists: Phantoms

5:30pm | 30 April 2017
Parry Rooms

Discover a surround-sound narrative where live performance streams are manipulated and combined, creating a music event which is wholly a product of our technological capabilities and social climate.

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Great Exhibitionists: Set in Stone

6:45pm | 30 April 2017
Recital Hall

Experience a multi-disciplinary live performance investigating the aspects of history repeating itself over and over again.

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Great Exhibitionists: Phantoms

7:45pm | 30 April 2017
Parry Rooms

Discover a surround-sound narrative where live performance streams are manipulated and combined, creating a music event which is wholly a product of our technological capabilities and social climate.

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Great Exhibitionists: DNAnce

9:00pm | 30 April 2017
Britten Theatre

Hear a new musical experience where electronic and live instruments fuse together in order to create a world of sparkling vibe and rarefied energy.

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Great Exhibitionists: Sonder

5:30pm | 01 May 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Combining contemporary dance and music, Sonder is a response to current political and world events in an open-ended and peaceful way.

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Great Exhibitionists: Sonder

6:45pm | 01 May 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Combining contemporary dance and music, Sonder is a response to current political and world events in an open-ended and peaceful way.

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Great Exhibitionists: Selene – Goddess of the Moon and Eurydice

7:30pm | 01 May 2017
Britten Theatre

Selene – Goddess of the Moon is a short work for bowed vibraphone, exploring a world of sound, dance, light and shadow. It’s performed alongside Eurydice, a 'theatre of the mind' in three scenes.

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Orchestral Masterworks: Shostakovich's Symphony no 10

6:15pm | 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 funk 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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Bartók Sonata for two pianos and percussion

6:15pm | 08 May 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM musicians perform Bartók’s exhilarating sonata for two pianists and two percussionists, alongside Steve Reich’s complex Quartet.

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Harlem Quartet

6:15pm | 10 May 2017
Britten Theatre

We launch the Harlem Quartet's three-year residency at the RCM with a selection of arrangements of jazz standards, alongside the last of Beethoven’s Rasumovsky quartets.

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From the Soundhouse: De natura sonorum

7:30pm | 12 May 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Our electronic series From the Soundhouse returns with one of French composer Bernard Parmegiani's masterpieces, De natura sonorum.

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Super String Sunday

11:00am | 14 May 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Hear some of the brightest string stars in action at our ever-popular annual Super String Sunday.

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Marisa Robles 80th Birthday Concert

6:15pm | 14 May 2017
Britten Theatre

Professors, students and special guests the Harlem Quartet join together to celebrate the 80th birthday of legendary harpist and RCM professor Marisa Robles.

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RCM Opera Scenes

5:30pm | 16 May 2017
Britten Theatre

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

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Percussion Showcase

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

Join us for another thrilling concert showcasing the impressive playing of RCM percussionists.

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RCM Opera Scenes

5:30pm | 19 May 2017
Britten Theatre

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

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RCM at Cadogan Hall: Austro-Hungarian Chamber Music

12:00pm | 08 June 2017
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ

From baroque dance to Bohemian sonatas, we explore Austro-Hungarian themes in the first of our Cadogan Hall concerts this summer.

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RCMJD Choral Concert

6:00pm | 10 June 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Hear a selection of works from the RCM Junior Department choral ensembles.

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RCM at Cadogan Hall: Folk Connections

12:00pm | 15 June 2017
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ

In our second concert at Cadogan Hall, hear folk-inspired works by Dvořák and Bartók alongside Ligeti’s 6 Bagatelles.

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RCM at Cadogan Hall: Bohemian Celebration

7:30pm | 19 June 2017
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ

Concluding our summer residency at Cadogan Hall, we celebrate with a tour de force of Bohemian romanticism and a new work by Richard Miller.

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RCM Brass Ensemble

7:30pm | 21 June 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Brass Ensemble returns with an all-Strauss programme, including Also sprach Zarathustra, famously featured in the opening sequence of the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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Orchestral Masterworks: Rimsky-Korsakov's Sheherazade

6:15pm | 22 June 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join the RCM Philharmonic for Rimsky-Korsakov's most famous and popular work, Sheherazade, plus a world premiere of a new work by RCM Concerto Competition winner Joel Jarventausta.

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RCMJD at Wigmore Hall: Young Artists Concert

7:30pm | 22 June 2017
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore St, London W1U 2BP

Hear performances from RCM Junior Department leading soloists alongside the winners of the RCMJD Chamber Music Competition.

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RCMJD Summer Concert

5:30pm | 24 June 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Talented RCM Junior Department performers present a concert inspired by the sights and sounds of early 20th-century Paris.

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Exploring the Archives

7:30pm | 26 June 2017
Recital Hall

For the final concert in this series, RCM musicians perform a selection of rare works and all-time favourites from the late-18th to early-19th centuries.

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RCM Wind Ensemble

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

Head of Woodwind Simon Channing directs Gounod's little symphony for flute and wind ensemble, alongside an arrangement of Brahms' Variations on a Theme by Haydn.

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Poulenc and Chabrier Double Bill

7:00pm | 28 June 2017
Britten Theatre

We welcome acclaimed director Stephen Unwin for the RCM International Opera School’s summer production of Chabrier's Une éducation manquée and Poulenc's Les mamelles de Tirésias.

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RCM Symphony Orchestra

7:30pm | 29 June 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Symphony Orchestra are joined by guest conductor Jac van Steen to perform an impressive programme of orchestral masterpieces. 

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Poulenc and Chabrier Double Bill

7:00pm | 30 June 2017
Britten Theatre

We welcome acclaimed director Stephen Unwin for the RCM International Opera School’s summer production of Chabrier's Une éducation manquée and Poulenc's Les mamelles de Tirésias.

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RCM Symphony Orchestra

7:30pm | 30 June 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Symphony Orchestra are joined by guest conductor Jac van Steen to perform an impressive programme of orchestral masterpieces. 

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RCMJD Ensembles Concert

5:30pm | 01 July 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

With ever-expanding melodies, rhythmic variations and virtuoso interplay, Hindemith's exhilarating Symphony in B flat major is performed by the RCM Junior Department.

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RCM Students' Film Orchestra

6:15pm | 02 July 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Students' Film Orchestra returns for an exciting programme filled with action and danger from cinema's greatest battles.

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Flauto Dolce Recorder Festival: Renaissance Day

10:00am | 03 July 2017
Grove Room

Recorder consort professor María Ayerza leads a journey through the history of the Renaissance chanson.

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Flauto Dolce Recorder Festival: Renaissance Day

2:00pm | 03 July 2017
Grove Room

Recorder consort professor María Ayerza continues the journey through the history of the Renaissance chanson.

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Poulenc and Chabrier Double Bill

7:00pm | 03 July 2017
Britten Theatre

We welcome acclaimed director Stephen Unwin for the RCM International Opera School’s summer production of Chabrier's Une éducation manquée and Poulenc's Les mamelles de Tirésias.

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RCM New Perspectives

7:30pm | 03 July 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM's flagship contemporary group presents three works by Pierre Boulez, alongside a world premiere by RCM composer Yun-Ho Jeong.

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RCM String Showcase: Dance Moves

7:30pm | 03 July 2017
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore St, London W1U 2BP

Some of the world's most outstanding emerging musicians come together for this programme of great string music permeated by the energy and the movement of dance.

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Flauto Dolce Recorder Festival: Contemporary Day

10:00am | 04 July 2017
Grove Room

Recorder professor Julien Feltrin leads the second day of our recorder festival, focusing on contemporary music and exploring the relationship between music and painting.

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Flauto Dolce Recorder Festival: Contemporary Day

2:00pm | 04 July 2017
Grove Room

Recorder professor Julien Feltrin leads the final part of our recorder festival, focusing on contemporary music and exploring the relationship between music and painting.

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Poulenc and Chabrier Double Bill

7:00pm | 04 July 2017
Britten Theatre

We welcome acclaimed director Stephen Unwin for the RCM International Opera School’s summer production of Chabrier's Une éducation manquée and Poulenc's Les mamelles de Tirésias.

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RCM Saxophone Ensemble

7:30pm | 06 July 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Saxophone Ensemble presents a programme of ambient soundscapes.

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RCMJD End of Year Concert and Prizegiving

2:30pm | 08 July 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM Junior Department ensembles perform in their end of year prizegiving ceremony and concert.

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RCMJD Symphony and Chamber Orchestras

7:00pm | 09 July 2017
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ

Our RCM Junior Department showcase at Cadogan Hall features Mozart’s iconic Symphony no 40 and Bartók’s captivating Concerto for Orchestra. 

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Voices of Revolution: Youth and Optimism

7:30pm | 26 October 2017
Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

The RCM Symphony Orchestra returns to London’s Royal Festival Hall to perform an all-Russian programme under the baton of Vladimir Ashkenazy.

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