Nemtsov Duo Wins International Award

31 August 2012

RNCM cellist Mikhail Nemtsov and his sister, pianist Elena Nemtsova, won First Prize in the Swedish International Duo Competition last month. Forty duos from over 20 countries took part in the competition, which consisted of a preliminary round, semi-final and final. Speaking of the win, Mikhail (pictured above) said: ‘We were delighted to have won […]

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RNCM Remembers Sir Bernard Lovell: 1913 – 2012

6 August 2012

We were deeply saddened to hear the news that Sir Bernard Lovell, founder of the Jodrell Bank Observatory, has died at the age of 98. Sir Bernard was a much-admired Honorary Member and Friend of the RNCM, and last year he spoke to us about his passion for music…             […]

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RNCM Students Accepted for Live Music Now

2 August 2012

Six RNCM ensembles have successfully auditioned for Live Music Now, the largest provider of live music to the UK’s welfare, educational, justice and health sectors. Founded over 30 years ago by Yehudi Menuhin and Ian Stoutzker, Live Music Now supports the very best of young musicians embarking on professional careers and, at the same time, […]

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Musicians Excel at Saxophone Congress

1 August 2012

The RNCM Wind Orchestra and Saxophone Ensemble travelled to St Andrews last month to take part in the 16th World Saxophone Congress. Taking place once every three years, the Congress has, to date, been held in major cities around the world, including Washington, Tokyo, Montreal and Bangkok. This year’s week-long event in Scotland featured over […]

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