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Filling the British Museum with sound

3 July 2013

Guest post: Daniel Ferguson, Head of Adult Programmes, British Museum The Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) first approached […]

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RNCM Compositions for the British Museum

25 June 2013

In today’s post we hear from four RNCM composers who have written new works in response to various […]

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Sound Histories – An Enlightening Score for the British Museum

11 June 2013

Sound Histories is the latest and largest yet in the RNCM’s series of site-specific installations created to animate […]

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Sound Histories – An Evening of Live Music at the British Museum

31 May 2013

Our Director of Performance and Programming, Toby Smith, talks to us about Sound Histories, an exciting project set to […]

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In Conversation with Stephen Hough

29 April 2013

World-leading concert pianist and RNCM International Chair of Keyboard Studies, Stephen Hough, talks about his memories of studying […]

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Graham Gouldman’s Heart Full of Songs

16 April 2013

Graham Gouldman and 10cc bandmates Rick Fenn, Mick Wilson and Mike Stevens join us this Thursday at RNCM […]

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John Cage’s Song Books with Lor

28 February 2013

About the Song Books Commissioned in 1970 by Cathy Berberian and Simone Rist, the Song Books are a […]

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Think you know your Beethoven? Enter our competition!

7 January 2013

So you think you know your Beethoven? You may know your 5th from your 9th symphony but how […]

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Our gift to you: RNCM in the City

4 January 2013

RNCM in the City is our seven-month gift to Manchester of 40 free performances at 40 venues throughout […]

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The Gaskell family and the Royal Manchester College of Music

14 December 2012

On 15 December, as part of its RNCM in the City series, the College is putting on a […]

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Sir Harrison Birtwistle: where it all began

4 December 2012

Congratulations to Sir Harrison Birtwistle, who has collected his fourth British Composer Award (here).  Birtwistle began his studies […]

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Musicians and ambassadors

22 November 2012

Seventy years ago today, on the 22 November 1932, Hilda Collens, founder and Principal of the Northern School […]

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