Postgraduate Pianist Wins International Competition

31 October 2012

Postgraduate pianist Syuzanna Kaszo has won First Prize in the 15th Stefano Marizza International Piano Competition.  The Competition, which took place in Trieste, Italy between October 22 and 24, included competitors from Italy, Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Poland, the Ukraine and Great Britain. Finalists were asked to present a 45 minute recital featuring one classic sonata […]

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Alumna Returns with Opera Company

29 October 2012

Categories: Alumni

Alumna Kate Flowers makes a welcome return to the RNCM later this month when her company, Co-Opera Co., presents Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel and Mozart’s The Magic Flute at the RNCM Theatre. Kate, who joined the College as a soprano when it opened in 1972, established the company alongside production and lighting designer Paul Need four […]

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Alexandre Bloch Wins Prestigious Competition

24 October 2012

French conductor Alexandre Bloch has been named the winner of the prestigious Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition, receiving £15,000 and the chance to work as Assistant Conductor with the London Symphony Orchestra for one year. The competition was created by Donatella Flick in 1990 and is open to conductors under the age of 35 who […]

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Roger Webster Awarded Professorship

19 October 2012

RNCM Tutor in Cornet, Roger Webster, has been awarded the title of Professor. As a trumpet and cornet player, Roger has performed with many of the UK’s top brass bands and orchestras, as well as with the world-renowned Alliance Brass Ensemble. He is also constantly conducting research in the area of psychotherapy, with special relevance […]

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Human Trafficking Opera Anya 17 Nominated for Top Music Award

18 October 2012

Hot on the heels of Anya17’s recent Best Stage or Film Production Media Award  win at The House of Commons presented by the Human Trafficking Foundation, this challenging opera reflecting the terrible reality of Sex Trafficking in the EU has just been nominated for the UK’s most prestigious Classical Music Award. The Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) Music […]

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Anya 17 Wins Media Award

17 October 2012

The RNCM is delighted to announce that the libretto of Adam Gorb (Head of Composition) and Ben Kaye’s unique new opera, Anya17, has won a Human Trafficking Foundation Anti-Slavery Day Media Award for Best Stage or Film Production Raising Awareness of Human Trafficking. The opera, which premièred in March to great reviews, is the first of […]

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