School of Vocal Studies and Opera

RNCM singer wins Junior Class Charles Wood Song Prize

26 March 2021

Congratulations to undergraduate bass-baritone Armand Rabot, winner of the 2021 Junior Class Charles Wood Song Prize. Hosting the […]

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Michael Harper awarded grant to uncover the work of ethnically diverse composer

3 March 2021

RNCM Vocal Tutor, Michael Harper, is one of seven researchers awarded a grant by BBC Radio 3 and […]

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation expands support of RNCM

17 February 2021

We are delighted to announce that the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation is to expand its support of the […]

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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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Watch: RNCM students present opera gala

30 November 2020

Postgraduate mezzo-soprano Olivia Rose Tringham has established a new opera company to provide work and performance opportunities for […]

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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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Five RNCM alumni join National Opera Studio

24 July 2020

Congratulations to the five RNCM alumni named Young Artists and Emerging Artists by the National Opera Studio for […]

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RNCM student solves 250-year discrepancy

20 May 2020

Vocalist Rachel Allen uncovers the real death date of 18th century soprano, La Francesina. Rachel Allen, a fourth-year […]

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Mezzo joins Vienna State Opera Young Artist Programme

27 April 2020

Congratulations to postgraduate mezzo-soprano Stephanie Maitland, one of 10 singers selected for the Vienna State Opera Young Artist […]

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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 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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