Northern Highlights

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Students sing on world premiére Naxos recording

14 January 2019

Naxos has released its world premiére recording of Alfred Cellier’s operetta Dorothy, featuring RNCM vocal students and alumni. […]

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Head of Junior RNCM awarded MBE in Queen’s New Year’s Honours

2 January 2019

Congratulations to Karen Humphreys on being awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours for services to […]

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Categories: Alumni, Conducting

Spring 2019 at the RNCM

13 December 2018

Spring at the RNCM promises even more innovation and musical exploration as it continues its Sounds Original?  journey, […]

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RNCM 2018 Honorary Members and Fellows

12 December 2018

Our Congregation of Awards took place on Tuesday 11 December, and we were proud to present Honorary Memberships […]

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Sally Beamish and Sir Harrison Birtwistle receive British Composer Awards

5 December 2018

Congratulations to alumni Sally Beamish and Sir Harrison Birtwistle on their 2018 British Composer Awards. Sir Harrison, a […]

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Tom Redmond appointed Chet’s Director of Music

3 December 2018

Congratulations to Tom Redmond on his appointment as Director of Music at Chetham’s School of Music. The Junior […]

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RNCM commits to supporting student health and wellbeing

26 November 2018

The RNCM has pledged to increase its support for students, dedicating its 2018/19 Annual Appeal to Health and Wellbeing. […]

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Anna Appleby selected for Glyndebourne composer scheme

15 November 2018

Alum Anna Appleby has been chosen to take part in Glyndebourne’s new development scheme exclusively for female composers. […]

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Categories: Alumni, Conducting

RNCM composers shortlisted for British Composer Awards

1 November 2018

Alumni Laura Bowler (2008), Sir Harrison Birtwistle (RMCM), Gavin Higgins (2005) and Matt London (2009), and PhD students […]

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LIME Music for Health wins NHS Excellence Award

5 October 2018

Huge congratulations to our professional partner, LIME Music for Health, on winning the NHS in the North Excellence […]

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Categories: Alumni

Sewing Spectacular

4 October 2018

Last month, the RNCM Theatre temporarily became a gallery space to show an incredible piece of art by […]

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Categories: Alumni

Collaborative project shortlisted for Manchester Culture Award

2 October 2018

Congratulations to everyone involved in our Paris-Manchester: 1918 project, which has been nominated for Best Event in the […]

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Categories: Alumni