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RNCM honours inspirational alumni

15 February 2021

Twelve of the RNCM’s most inspirational and supportive alumni will be awarded with a new accolade at this […]

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Janet Fischer appointed Chief Executive of Live Music Now

29 January 2021

Congratulations to vocal alumna Janet Fischer, appointed to the newly created role of Chief Executive of Live Music […]

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Graham Vick receives Knighthood in New Year Honours

13 January 2021

Congratulations to alumnus Graham Vick, our International Chair in Opera, who was knighted in the 2021 New Year […]

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Stars support RNCM appeal to Keep Music Playing

19 November 2020

Nile Rodgers and Johnny Marr are amongst the musicians, broadcasters and stellar alumni pledging their support to the […]

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Alumna launches new series of works for voice

17 November 2020

Alumna Rosie Middleton has launched a series of newly commissioned works for voice, electronics and movement, exploring voice […]

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Alexandra Dariescu awarded prestigious honour by Romanian President

10 November 2020

Pianist Alexandra Dariescu has been awarded the Order ‘Cultural Merit’ in the rank of Knight by Romanian President […]

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2020 Ivor Composer Awards

10 November 2020

Congratulations to Sally Beamish, Harrison Birtwistle, Emily Howard, Amir Konjani, Matt London, Mark Simpson and Robert Laidlow on […]

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New Camerata positions for RNCM alumni

19 October 2020

We’re proud to share the news that alumni Caroline Pether and Katie Stillman have been appointed Leader and […]

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Categories: Alumni, School of Strings

Rebecca Tong wins La Maestra Paris

21 September 2020

Huge congratulations to Rebecca Tong, winner of the inaugural La Maestra Paris conducting competition for female conductors. A […]

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Categories: Alumni, Conducting

Olympias Music Foundation present Mapping Migrant Voices

16 September 2020

Leading Manchester music charity Olympias Music Foundation (OMF) recently launched Mapping Migrant Voices, a project that aims to catalogue […]

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Alpesh Chauhan is new BBC SSO Associate Conductor

24 August 2020

Congratulations to alumnus Alpesh Chauhan, appointed Associate Conductor with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Alpesh, who studied cello […]

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Carmel Smickersgill nominated for Rising Star with Apple Music Award

5 August 2020

Huge congratulations to composition alumna Carmel Smickersgill, nominated for a Rising Star Award with Apple Music. Part of […]

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