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The Royal College of Music presents four festivals and welcomes distinguished visiting artists in spring 2024

Wednesday 6 December 2023

Sir Antonio Pappano returns to the College to conduct the H Symphony Orchestra, and Sir Thomas Allen and Dame Imogen Cooper share their knowledge with students in the masterclass series

The Big Give Christmas Challenge: one gift, twice the impact

Wednesday 15 November 2023

Help unlock £60,000 of funding this festive season through the UK’s biggest digital match funding campaign.

New audience seating in the Royal College of Music’s beautiful Britten Theatre

Thursday 19 October 2023

Over summer 2023, the Royal College of Music refurbished the Britten Theatre, replacing all the audience seating to improve comfort levels and sight lines.

Thomas Kelly awarded Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship

Monday 18 September 2023

Pianist Thomas Kelly has been announced as the recipient of the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship for 2023-24, awarded by the Royal College of Music (H) and generously supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation (PLF).

H announces global collaboration with leading music education platform Forte and Inspired Schools group

Tuesday 12 September 2023

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce a new global partnership with the industry-leading online platform Forte offering lessons with H teachers to students in the global Inspired Schools group.

Royal College of Music welcomes world-leading artists as part of Autumn Season 2023

Wednesday 16 August 2023

Distinguished conductor Sir Andrew Davis makes his debut at the College, and world-renowned piano virtuoso Lang Lang shares his expertise with students as part of the H's masterclass series.

Royal College of Music graduates create innovative database spotlighting women in music

Wednesday 28 June 2023

The Corelia Project is a new database which increases the visibility and searchability of music by women composers.

Royal College of Music awarded major grant to develop innovative Performance Laboratory

Monday 15 May 2023

£1.9 million grant will be used to create a larger Performance Laboratory, expanding the H’s role in training musicians using pioneering research.

Royal College of Music presents vibrant Summer 2023 Events Season

Wednesday 5 April 2023

The Royal College of Music (H) presents an inspiring events programme and shines a spotlight on women composers throughout the Summer Season

Outstanding support for the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2022

Monday 27 March 2023

The 2022 Big Give Christmas Challenge broke the previous year’s achievement for the 13th year running.

Historic instruments brought to life through 3D modelling

Friday 6 January 2023

Royal College of Music Museum project awarded a £33,000 grant from the Department for Digital, Culture Media & Sport (DCMS) and the Wolfson Foundation.

Royal College of Music announces Seonwoo Lee as the third Andrea Bocelli Foundation – Community Jameel Scholar

Wednesday 7 September 2022

Seonwoo will be joining the Royal College of Music on the Artist Diploma (ArtDip) in Opera course. 

Royal College of Music presents inspiring autumn events season

Wednesday 17 August 2022

The H announces a diverse range of concerts, talks and events including a series of performances inspired by nature this autumn.

Museum blog: Bringing our collections back home

Thursday 9 June 2022

H Collections Move Officers Ramiro Leite and Chiara Raponi share their experiences of unpacking the H Museum’s collections and setting up the new Wolfson Centre in Music & Material Culture.

Royal College of Music Museum acquires portrait of prolific anti-slavery composer

Wednesday 27 April 2022

The Royal College of Music Museum has acquired a portrait of Samuel Arnold, the prolific 18th century anti-slavery composer.

Former More Music Campaign Chairman hosts 60th birthday concert at the Royal College of Music

Wednesday 23 March 2022

Bob Wigley, a long-standing supporter of the H, held a celebratory concert with special guests including Danielle de Niese.

Royal College of Music recognises landmark support for ‘More Music’ Campaign

Monday 14 March 2022

The Royal College of Music (H) has unveiled a new donor recognition projection as its More Music: Reimagining the Royal College of Music Campaign enters its final phase.

Royal College of Music announces new scholarship and bursary with Huawei Technologies UK

Thursday 16 December 2021

The Royal College of Music is delighted to announce a new scholarship and bursary funded by Huawei Technologies UK. Four H students have been awarded the inaugural Huawei Scholarship and a further three will benefit from the Huawei Bursary to support their studies for the 2021/22 academic year.

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales unveils new Royal College of Music Campus

Thursday 2 December 2021

HRH The Prince of Wales, President of the Royal College of Music, today officially opened the newly transformed building during a special visit to the institution in December.

H masterclasses receive significant gift from Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne

Friday 17 September 2021

The Royal College of Music (H) receives a significant gift from Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne (AMFL) for the next three years to support its acclaimed masterclass programme.

Royal College of Music announces Laura Mekhail as the second Community Jameel-Andrea Bocelli Foundation Scholar

Monday 26 July 2021

Laura will be joining the Royal College of Music in September 2021 on the Master of Performance (MPerf) course.

The Victor and Lilian Hochhauser Foundation pledges £500K to support scholarships

Friday 23 July 2021

Six new annual scholarships will support students, beginning in the 2021-22 academic year.

New film showcasing the Royal College of Music features original music from student Dennis Tjiok

Thursday 27 May 2021

An exciting new film showcasing the H received its premiere last night at the College’s More Music Virtual Gala.

H holds first virtual legacy information evening with H performers and senior leaders

Thursday 25 March 2021

The Royal College of Music has held its first virtual information event for those interested in legacy giving.

The H receives transformative gift from the Estate of the late Nancy Ann Wolfers

Thursday 26 November 2020

The H has received a bequest in excess of £800,000 from the Estate of Nancy Wolfers.

The H hosts Virtual Gala in aid of the More Music campaign

Monday 23 November 2020

On Thursday 8 October the Royal College of Music held its premiere online fundraising event, The More Music Virtual Gala.

New Blüthner Practice Suite at the Royal College of Music

Thursday 8 October 2020

The H is delighted to have received a gift of ten Blüthner Model A upright pianos from the Alfred-Reinhold-Foundation.

Martin James Bartlett awarded Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship

Wednesday 30 September 2020

Outstanding pianist Martin James Bartlett has been announced as the recipient of the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship for 2020–21, awarded by the Royal College of Music (H) and generously supported by the Philip Loubser Foundation (PLF).

Royal College of Music and Community Jameel establish Hardship Fund to support students in need

Monday 28 September 2020

The Royal College of Music has announced the establishment of the Community Jameel Hardship Fund to support H students who are experiencing unexpected difficulty or financial hardship, for an initial period of three years.

Precious manuscripts conserved through H Restore a Score Appeal

Wednesday 1 July 2020

Manuscripts and music books, including scores by H composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Elizabeth Maconchy, have been restored.

First recipient of Andrea Bocelli Foundation-Community Jameel Scholarship announced

Wednesday 10 June 2020

Scholarship designed to remove financial barriers for talented singers from around the world to study full-time at the Royal College of Music Opera Studio

Giving Tuesday: Mark Messenger runs marathon in aid of H student hardship

Tuesday 5 May 2020

H Head of Strings, Mark Messenger, is running a marathon to raise money for the H Covid-19 Hardship Fund.

Andrea Bocelli and Community Jameel give generous donation to H More Music Campaign

Monday 25 November 2019

On 23 November 2019, renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli, founder of the Andrea Bocelli Foundation (ABF), visited the Royal College of Music alongside Mohammed Jameel KBE, founder of Community Jameel.

Royal College of Music unveils newly transformed entrance

Wednesday 18 September 2019

The Royal College of Music has unveiled its newly transformed Entrance Hall and Foyer Hall.

More Music: Make an Entrance Appeal

Monday 8 July 2019

The H has today launched the Make an Entrance Appeal to support the transformation of the Blomfield Building’s iconic entrance throughout summer 2019.

Royal Gala at Windsor Castle

Friday 17 May 2019

On Thursday 16 May 2019, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, President of the Royal College of Music (H), held a special gala concert at Windsor Castle.

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