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The Role Costume Plays in Performance

11 September 2014

As part of our Sponsor a Costume series, we caught up with 2nd year postgraduate student, Sarah Foubert (pictured, right), who will be performing the role of Hannah in our December production of The Merry Widow. She talks about the role costumes play in bringing a performance together and what she is most looking forward to about the […]

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Bryan Fox – Why I’m Supporting the Your RNCM Campaign

22 August 2014

Categories: Your RNCM

Tags: yourRNCM

Bryan Fox has worked at the RNCM in a variety of role since its inception over 40 years ago and currently provides student support through the College’s Counselling Service. Here, he talks about his admiration for the RNCM and explains why he’s investing in its future by supporting the Concert Hall campaign. Why did you […]

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Creating the RNCM Screen Print

9 July 2014

Categories: Your RNCM

Tags: rncm screen print

To mark the exciting transformation of the Concert Hall, we have commissioned designer and alumna, Jane Foster, to create an exclusive screen print commemorating the occasion. We sat down with Jane to chat about her time at the RNCM and her inspiration behind the RNCM screen print.  What are your memories of your time at […]

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Why I’m Supporting Your RNCM – Amy Webber

19 June 2014

Categories: Your RNCM

Tags: amy webber your rncm

Amy Webber has been the President of the RNCM Student Union since 2012. Here she discusses why the Student Union chose to fundraise to name a seat in the Concert Hall. The Student Union are really excited about the new Concert Hall and we can’t wait to see the finished venue and all the benefits […]

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Meet the Gold Medal Competitors – Group 5

13 June 2014

Today we meet final group in the 2014 RNCM Gold Medal Competition, Delia Stevens, Richard Evans and Alexander Panfilov, who will be performing from 6pm in tomorrow’s competition! We hope you’ll join us (completely FREE of charge) to watch the exciting competition unfold tomorrow, from 10am in the Cosmo Rodewald Hall at the Martin Harris Centre. Visitors may […]

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Meet the Gold Medal Competitors – Group 4

12 June 2014

Today we meet the Group 4 competitors in the 2014 RNCM Gold Medal Competition, Lauren Fielder, Sergio Cote and Kana Ohashi, who will be performing from 4pm on Saturday. Don’t forget to check back tomorrow when we’ll be meeting the final group ahead of competition day on Saturday. Name: Lauren Fielder Age: 28 Nationality: British Study Option: […]

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Meet the Gold Medal Competitors – Group 3

11 June 2014

For the third in this week’s series of blog posts on the 2014 RNCM Gold Medal Competition, we get to know Michael Jackson and Leanne Cody – the competitors in Group 3, who will be performing from 2.15m on the day of the competition. Keep checking back all this week to meet the rest of the competitors, […]

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Meet the Gold Medal Competitors – Group 2

10 June 2014

Welcome to our second 2014 RNCM Gold Medal Competition blog post, where we meet Meinir Wyn Roberts, Nelson Bohórquez and Jeremy So – the competitors in Group 2, who will be performing from 11.45am on the day of the competition. The Gold Medal competition will see ten of our most outstanding performers compete for our most coveted annual award. While our […]

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Meet the Gold Medal Competitors – Group 1

9 June 2014

The 2014 RNCM Gold Medal Competition sees ten of our most outstanding performers compete for our most coveted annual award. While our Concert Hall is under construction, we’re taking our most prestigious award outside of the College to the Martin Harris Centre for an exciting, intense day across five concerts with our finest performers. A testament to […]

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RNCM’s War & Peace Season

1 May 2014

Part of the global commemoration of the First World War Centenary, our War & Peace season looks at musical interpretations of the horrors of war as well as themes of hope in the face of adversity. Friday 27 June 7.30pm RNCM Symphony Orchestra, ‘Leningrad’ The Bridgewater Hall Continuing our programme of events, our end of […]

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Thank you to the Garfield Weston Foundation and Ida Carroll Trust

11 April 2014

Categories: Your RNCM

Your RNCM received a major boost in March thanks to a £300,000 donation from the Garfield Weston Foundation. Established in 1958 by Canadian businessman Willard Garfield Weston (the man behind the Associated British Foods company, famed for creating the Waggon Wheel biscuit), the Foundation was successfully developed into a major international organisation by his son, […]

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Can you help us track down this Albin Trowski sketch of the RNCM Concert Hall?

6 February 2014

We’ve discovered some unexpected stories whilst campaigning for funds for the Concert Hall and one of them will feature on a new set of ‘thank you’ cards for donors. We came across this fantastic sketch of the RNCM Concert Hall in a copy of a magazine called Manchester Sounds. It has come to light that it […]

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