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Professor Brian Cox and John Suchet Champion RNCM Campaign

23 October 2013

Professor Brian Cox and John Suchet are among the supporters of Your RNCM; a £3 million campaign to transform the RNCM’s Concert Hall into a state-of-the-art venue. Both the popular physicist and broadcast journalist have given their names as Champions of the project, which will provide Manchester with a much-needed 750 seat venue, enabling the […]

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Anya17 Performed in Romania

21 October 2013

RNCM sopranos Amy Webber and Andrea Tweedale, and bass Thomas Hopkinson travelled to Romania last week to re-stage the award-winning Anya17 on the eve of European Anti-Trafficking Day. Written by Adam Gorb (Head of the School of Composition at the RNCM) and librettist Ben Kaye, Anya17 exposes the desperate plight of the estimated 700,000 women […]

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RNCM Announces 2013 Fellows and Honorary Members

17 October 2013

The RNCM is pleased to announce its 2013 Fellows and Honorary Members. This year, following the College’s 40th anniversary celebrations, three distinguished musicians and educators have been chosen as Fellows of the RNCM (FRNCM), and two of the College’s loyal advocates and supporters as Honorary Members (HonRNCM). Professor Jonathan Freeman-Attwood, Principal of the Royal Academy […]

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RNCM and MMU Award First Joint PhD

14 October 2013

Danielle Sirek is the first RNCM student to be awarded a PhD under the RNCM-MMU joint doctoral programme. Danielle, who moved to the UK from Ontario, Canada, to complete the three year course, was awarded the qualification following her viva. Her dissertation ‘Music and Identity Construction in Grenada: A Music Education Perspective’ spans the fields […]

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RNCM Welcomes New Artistic Director

14 October 2013

The RNCM is delighted to welcome Dr Michelle Castelletti as its new Artistic Director. Michelle joins the College from her role as Festival Manager of the Sounds New Contemporary Festival in Canterbury, where she was pivotal in extending its international reputation, creating important partnerships with leading orchestras, ensembles and composers, arts and broadcasting organisations, cultural […]

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Violinist Renaud Capuçon Joins RNCM

14 October 2013

French violinist Renaud Capuçon joined the RNCM in September as an International Chair in violin. Born in Chambéry in 1976, Renaud studied at both the Paris Conservatoire and the Berlin Academy of Arts, where his teachers were Thomas Brandis and Isaac Stern. Since then he has gained an international reputation as one of the most […]

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