Alumnus John McCabe Honoured at the Ivors

23 May 2014

Congratulations to composer and alumnus, John McCabe CBE, who received The Ivors Classical Music Award at yesterday’s 59th Ivor Novello Awards ceremony.  The prestigious award celebrates the outstanding achievements of the prolific composer, who has created a vast body of works including symphonies, ballets, and solo works for the piano throughout his career. He said […]

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Alumnus Wins Dutch Classical Talent Award

22 May 2014

Cellist and RNCM alumnus Joris van den Berg has won the prestigious 2014 Dutch Classical Talent Award. Held at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam on Sunday 18 May, the competition is open to young classical singers and instrumentalists and forms part of Dutch Classical Talent, an intensive programme of masterclasses, coaching and recitals throughout the Netherlands. Joris, […]

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RNCM News Spring 2014

14 May 2014

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RNCM at the National Opera Studio

13 May 2014

RNCM mezzo-sopranos Hanna-Liisa Kirchin and Heather Lowe, and repetiteur Eda Seppar have all been offered places to study at the National Opera Studio (NOS), commencing in September. Established by the Arts Council as a link between music colleges and the main UK opera companies, the NOS offers professional training of the highest quality to singers […]

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Wiggin Strikes Gold at this Year’s ROSL ARTS Final

8 May 2014

The RNCM is immensely proud to announce that saxophonist Huw Wiggin has won the Gold Medal in what has been an outstanding Royal Over-Seas League ARTS competition for RNCM students past and present. Taking place at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre on Monday 6 May, the grand final featured all winners from the solo Section […]

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Sir John Tomlinson Joins as International Chair in Singing

7 May 2014

The RNCM is delighted to announce the appointment of Sir John Tomlinson as International Chair in Singing, commencing in September. The critically-acclaimed bass has a strong connection to the College after graduating from the Royal Manchester College of Music (RMCM) in 1970. Since then he has performed leading roles with companies throughout the world and […]

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Singing from the Heart – Isabelle Peters Raises Awareness of Cardiac Risk in the Young

1 May 2014

Last October Isabelle Peters’ life hung in the balance when she suffered a cardiac arrest at the Manchester Aquatics Centre. Now, after months of recuperation, the 21-year-old singer is back on track and busy raising funds for Cardiac Risk in the Young. In September 2013 Isabelle Peters entered her third year at the RNCM. Vibrant […]

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