Recent Highlights

Masterclasses with high-profile visitors including:

  • Pinchas Zukerman
  • Nicola Benedetti
  • Alina Ibragimova
  • Lawrence Power
  • Jennifer Stumm
  • Maxim Rysanov
  • Johannes Goritzki
  • Paul Ellison
  • Julian Lloyd Webber
  • Joel Quarrington
  • Marisa Robles
  • John Williams
  • Ida Haendel

Recent concerto performances by RCM students including

  • Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations
  • Ginastera's Harp Concerto
  • Dvorak's Cello Concerto
  • Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor
  • Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto no 1

Performances inside and outside the RCM with great conductors including:

  • Vladimir Jurowski
  • Bernard Haitink
  • Vladimir Ashkenazy
  • John Wilson

Concerts by String Faculty members and the RCM String Band at leading London venues including:

  • Wigmore Hall
  • Royal Festival Hall
  • St Martin-in-the-Fields
  • Cadogan Hall

The annual String Faculty Festival - Super String Sunday - has featured some of the RCM's leading string players and the RCM Quartet in Association, the Sacconi Quartet.

RCM students have won awards at international competitions including:

  • Dutch Harp Competition
  • Cavatina Intercollegiate String Quartet Competition
  • The Arts Club Karl Jenkins Classical Music Award
  • Long Thibaud Crespin Competition
  • Mirecourt International Violin Competition
  • Worshipful Company of Musicians
  • Ivor Mairants Guitar Competition
  • Uppsala International Guitar Festival
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