Composers' Studio: Explorations

Dates
25 April 2024, 6:00pm

Venue
Recital Hall

Tickets
Pay What You Can

Our Pay What You Can model allows you to choose a ticket price that works for you, from £2 to £15, with a free option to ensure our events are accessible to all audience members.  

Any donation you are able to make will directly support our talented students and help us to provide a first-class educational experience for this next generation of professional musicians. 

Eight chamber musicians looking at the camera

25 April 2024, 6:00pm

Venue
Recital Hall

Tickets
Pay What You Can

Our Pay What You Can model allows you to choose a ticket price that works for you, from £2 to £15, with a free option to ensure our events are accessible to all audience members.  

Any donation you are able to make will directly support our talented students and help us to provide a first-class educational experience for this next generation of professional musicians. 

Pioneering new music group Explore Ensemble performs a dazzling selection of original pieces by RCM composers.

Named one of the UK's 'top new music bands' by BBC Radio 3, Explore Ensemble ignites the imaginations of composers and audiences alike with its engaging interpretations of contemporary works. Enjoy the opportunity to hear the composers of the future as they rise to the challenge of writing for a large chamber ensemble described in The Observer as 'earbending, mind-expanding'.

Turangalîla at the Royal Festival Hall 

The Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra, led by acclaimed conductor Jac van Steen, perform Messiaen’s epic masterpiece Turangalîla-symphonie at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on Wednesday 1 May, 7.30pm.

Join us for this special event, featuring RCM pianist Thomas Kelly as soloist and Imsu Choi on the ondes Martenot.

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