Northern Highlights

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Soprano secures second place in Glyndebourne Cup

9 March 2020

Congratulations to soprano Alexandra Lowe, awarded second prize in the 2020 Glyndebourne Opera Cup. The 2017 alum performed […]

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Alum’s guide to healthy piano playing

21 February 2020

A new book offering a unique approach to piano playing has been published by Peters Edition. Written by […]

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Simon Parkin arranges track on record-breaking album

24 January 2020

Simon Parkin, Deputy Head of Undergraduate Studies, has arranged five tracks on Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s record-breaking album. Hitting the […]

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Alum selected for ROH Jette Parker Programme

16 January 2020

Alumna Alexandra Lowe is one of four new singers to join the Royal Opera’s Jette Parker Young Artists […]

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Olympias wins Community Award

18 November 2019

Congratulations to the Olympias Music Foundation, winners of the Creativity in the Community Award at the Be Proud […]

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RNCM composers shortlisted for Ivors Composer Awards

28 October 2019

Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Matthew Sergeant, Gavin Higgins and Gary Carpenter are amongst the names shortlisted for The Ivors […]

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Graham McCusker composes for new BBC drama

28 October 2019

Postgraduate baritone Graham McCusker has written vocal music for the upcoming BBC adaptation of Philip Pullman’s best-selling trilogy, […]

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Andrew Masterson awarded young artist bursary

22 October 2019

Tenor Andrew Masterson is one of two singers awarded a 2019 PwC/Wexford Festival Opera Emerging Young Artist Bursary. […]

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Q&A with tenor Hubert Francis

21 October 2019

Australian-born Hubert Francis is one of the leading singing actors of his generation. An RNCM alum, he works […]

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Prizes for Chloé at international competition

21 October 2019

Congratulations to alum Chloé van Soeterstède, winner of two prizes at the 2019 German Conductors’ Awards. An international […]

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Categories: Alumni, Conducting

Iyad Sughayer announced as CMF Artist

15 October 2019

Pianist Iyad Sughayer is one of seven musicians joining the City Music Foundation as a 2019 CMF Artist. […]

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Archive project receives National Lottery support

7 October 2019

The RNCM has received a grant of over £60,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to support a […]

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