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December

11 December 2018, 1:00pm
St Martin-in-the-Fields

Italian cellist Riccardo Pes performs four highly technical works for cello, including a piece composed by contemporary Italian composer and Accademia Nazionale Santa Cecilia professor Giovanni Sollima.

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, 1:10pm
St James's Piccadilly

The Lucent Duo brings a trio of pieces to St James's Piccadilly for a contemporary lunchtime recital, with works by Medtner and Pärt making an appearance.

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

Limited Availability

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

15 December 2018, 11:00am
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Ages 4+

Add some sparkle to your festive season with a family-friendly creative workshop exploring the orchestra, with a Christmassy twist!

January

10 January 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Martyn Brabbins, Music Director of the English National Opera, directs a rousing programme of orchestral music.

10 January 2019, 7:30pm
Recital Hall

As well as Haydn's String Quartet in G major, this evening concert includes music taken from one of Handel’s most popular operas.

11 January 2019, 1:05pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Stefan Dohr takes to the stage alongside RCM chamber musicians for an uplifting hour of music making.

12 January 2019, 5:30pm
Recital Hall

Exceptional musicians from the RCM’s Junior Department present a varied programme of solo instrumental repertoire.

18 January 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Ryan Bancroft conducts the RCM Wind Orchestra in a performance of Grand Pianola Music, a monumental, shimmering landmark in minimalism by fellow American John Adams.

21 January 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Talented percussionists from the RCM join with reputable percussionist She-e Wu to perform a world premiere.

23 January 2019, 5:30pm
Grove Room

We invite RCM Friends to join us for drinks and nibbles before the evening's RCM Big Band concert.

23 January 2019, 7:30pm
Britten Theatre

The RCM Big Band is joined by versatile clarinettist Giacomo Smith for a swinging, soulful celebration of New Orleans music.

25 January 2019, 5:30pm
Britten Theatre

We’re thrilled to welcome Polly Graham to direct our first opera scenes of 2019.

26 January 2019, 5:30pm
Recital Hall

Join us for an exciting programme of contemporary music written and performed by students from the RCM Junior Department.

30 January 2019, 7:30pm
Britten Theatre

An intriguing concert curated by Gabriella Jones, this year's RCM Constant & Kit Lambert Junior Fellow.

31 January 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare returns to the Royal College of Music this spring to direct a thrilling evening of symphonic poetry.

February

01 February 2019, 5:30pm
Britten Theatre

RCM musicians take to the Britten Theatre stage under the direction of Sebastian Harcombe for the second set of Opera Scenes this season.

01 February 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Our bite-sized Bach series continues this spring with a 30-minute programme of fantasias performed on our new organ.

01 February 2019, 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.

04 February 2019, 7:30pm
Recital Hall

Join us for an exploration of British music for saxophones.

04 February 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Celebrate the Year of the Pig as we welcome in the Chinese New Year with a special concert of traditional and western repertoire curated by RCM musicians.

05 February 2019, 5:30pm
Britten Theatre

RCM musicians take to the Britten Theatre stage under the direction of William Relton for the final set of this season's Opera Scenes.

07 February 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Award-winning conductor Holly Mathieson returns to the RCM to direct an evening of late-Romantic music, featuring solo flute performances from RCM Concerto Competition winner Sirius Chau.

08 February 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Our bite-sized Bach series continues with a 30-minute programme of Fantasias performed on our new organ.

10 February 2019, 3:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

RCM conductors lead this diverse programme, beginning with a world premiere from RCM composer Matthew Lomax.

10 February 2019, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

Experience the world of Gustav Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn Lieder as seen through the eyes and ears of pianist Roger Vignoles.

11 February 2019, 7:30pm
Recital Hall

Our Essential Haydn series continues with another string masterpiece from the composer.

12 February 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Chamber Choir and Baroque Orchestra come together under the baton of Chair and Head of Historical Performance Ashley Solomon to perform popular Baroque works.

13 February 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us for works by two giants of the chamber music repertoire, performed by the critically-acclaimed Artha String Quartet.

14 February 2019, 1:05pm
West Parry Room

RCM Director Colin Lawson and conductor Christopher McMullen-Laird introduce one of Mozart's great masterpieces ahead of a performance on both modern and historical instruments.

14 February 2019, 3:00pm
Grove Room

Enjoy a varied musical programme inspired by objects and stories from the collections housed in the RCM Museum, and featuring performances on a variety of instruments.

14 February 2019, 6:15pm
Recital Hall

Join us on Valentine’s Day for a special recital of songs and duets from Russia, France, Spain, Germany, Italy and Britain.

14 February 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Berio's song cycle comprises highly varied arrangements of folk melodies from different countries and cultures.

15 February 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The Sacconi Quartet present the only surviving complete string quartet by Edvard Grieg, alongside Mozart's String Quintet no 4.

16 February 2019, 1:05pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The fantastic Fidelio Trio performs Gerald Barry’s exuberant piano quartet.

16 February 2019, 3:00pm
Recital Hall

Dr Angela Slater brings her fascinating concert series to the RCM with an afternoon dedicated to the inspirational work of both emerging and established female composers, performed by RCM musicians.

16 February 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Grammy Award-winning Harlem Quartet brings our Chamber Festival to a thrilling close with a vibrant and diverse programme of classical and jazz works from all over the world.

20 February 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us for an evening of art, music and history as we celebrate the eminent German artist Milein Cosman.

21 February 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

This concert showcases talented ensembles from the RCM Brass Faculty, with performances from the Trombone Choir, Horn Ensemble, Trumpet Ensemble and Tuba Ensemble.

23 February 2019, 5:30pm
Recital Hall

Ensembles from across the RCM Junior Department perform a delightful programme of chamber music including music for piano trio, string quartet and wind quintet.

25 February 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Wind Ensemble performs concert hall favourites, Mozart's overture from The Magic Flute and his Serenade no 12.

March

02 March 2019, 5:30pm
Holy Trinity Church

The young musicians of the RCM Junior Department come together for an enjoyable concert of choral works at Holy Trinity Church.

07 March 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Experience the full orchestral sound of the RCM Philharmonic as they perform three symphonic masterpieces from Czech composers Janáček, Dvořák and Smetana.

08 March 2019, 6:15pm
Inner Parry Room

A musical and poetic celebration for International Women's Day including songs by Clara Schumann, Amy Beach and Cécile Chaminade.

08 March 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Hear a full line up of contemporary works from celebrated RCM alumnae Helen Grime and Charlotte Bray, and RCM composer Zoë Darbyshire.

09 March 2019, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us for a rousing concert of orchestral works with RCM Junior Department musicians, including pieces for wind, saxophone and brass ensembles.

10 March 2019, 11:00am
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

This spring our annual keyboard festival explores the life and music of Clara Schumann and the extraordinary circle of composers and musicians she moved in.

11 March 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us for an unmissable evening of contemporary music in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall.

13 March 2019, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

The RCM Opera Studio marks the 200th birthday of Jacques Offenbach with a performance of his immensely fun operetta, Robinson Crusoe.

15 March 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Our bite-sized Bach series continues with a 30-minute programme of fantasias performed on our new organ.

15 March 2019, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

The RCM Opera Studio marks the 200th birthday of Jacques Offenbach with a performance of his immensely fun operetta, Robinson Crusoe.

16 March 2019, 5:30pm
Recital Hall

Join us for this exciting culmination of a collaborative project between RCM Junior Department composers and musicians.

16 March 2019, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

The RCM Opera Studio marks the 200th birthday of Jacques Offenbach with a performance of his immensely fun operetta, Robinson Crusoe.

16 March 2019, 7:00pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

The RCM Junior Department Symphony Orchestra is joined by the winner of the 2018 Peter Morrison Concerto Competition for a concert of thrilling orchestral works.

18 March 2019, 7:00pm
Britten Theatre

The RCM Opera Studio marks the 200th birthday of Jacques Offenbach with a performance of his immensely fun operetta, Robinson Crusoe.

19 March 2019, 1:05pm
West Parry Room

We welcome internationally acclaimed saxophonist Anna Wytko for a lunchtime recital.

20 March 2019, 6:15pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Hear selected works from one of the Royal College of Music’s greatest treasures – the Anne Boleyn Music Book – a manuscript that almost certainly once belonged to the Tudor queen.

21 March 2019, 6:15pm
Recital Hall

Hear new works from RCM composers played by an ensemble of professional musicians in the first of our Composers' Studio events.

22 March 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Austrian violinist and conductor Thomas Zehetmair directs the RCM Symphony Orchestra in a varied programme that includes music by RCM composition professor, Simon Holt.

23 March 2019, 5:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Join us for a showcase of exceptional talent from the RCM Junior Department, including music for chamber ensembles, choirs and the RCMJD Chamber Orchestra.

24 March 2019, 7:30pm
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

From the sassy and satirical to the solemn and spiritual, let our RCM conductors take you on a whirlwind tour of the French Baroque.

29 March 2019, 4:30pm
Britten Theatre

A multi-location theatrical performance, Otis & Eunice sees six music, dance and
drama institutions create a specially commissioned show curated by immersive theatre
makers Raucous.

29 March 2019, 6:30pm
Britten Theatre

A multi-location theatrical performance, Otis & Eunice sees six music, dance and
drama institutions create a specially commissioned show curated by immersive theatre makers Raucous.

29 March 2019, 8:30pm
Britten Theatre

A multi-location theatrical performance, Otis & Eunice sees six music, dance and
drama institutions create a specially commissioned show curated by immersive theatre makers Raucous.

30 March 2019, 4:30pm
Britten Theatre

A multi-location theatrical performance, Otis & Eunice sees six music, dance and
drama institutions create a specially commissioned show curated by immersive theatre makers Raucous.

30 March 2019, 6:30pm
Britten Theatre

A multi-location theatrical performance, Otis & Eunice sees six music, dance and
drama institutions create a specially commissioned show curated by immersive theatre makers Raucous

30 March 2019, 8:30pm
Britten Theatre

A multi-location theatrical performance, Otis & Eunice sees six music, dance and
drama institutions create a specially commissioned show curated by immersive theatre makers Raucous