Henning Kraggerud Joins as International Chair in Violin

23 April 2015

The RNCM is delighted to announce that Norwegian musician Henning Kraggerud will officially join the College in September as International Chair in Violin. Born in Oslo in the early 1970s, Henning is recognised as one of Norway’s most outstanding international artists. A violinist and violist of the highest calibre, he regularly performs on the world’s […]

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Alumnus Appointed Director of Scottish Opera

22 April 2015

Categories: Alumni

Alumnus Stuart Stratford has been appointed Director of Scottish Opera. The former RNCM Junior Fellow in Conducting was selected for the position following an international search and will officially join the Company on 1 June. He said: ‘I am honoured and proud to have been appointed Music Director at Scottish Opera… I look forward to […]

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Jamie Phillips is Hallé’s Associate Conductor

14 April 2015

Congratulations to RNCM alumnus Jamie Phillips who has been appointed Associate Conductor of the Hallé following three years as Assistant Conductor. Jamie, who graduated in 2013, will now conduct the Hallé in Manchester and around the country, and will continue to work closely with Music Director Sir Mark Elder. He also remains Music Director of […]

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RNCM Repetiteur Joins Northern Ballet

8 April 2015

Ewan Gilford, the RNCM’s Sir John Fisher Foundation Junior Fellow – Repetiteur, has been offered a full time repetiteur post with Northern Ballet. Founded in 1969 and recently becoming a partner in the College’s Platform initiative, Northern Ballet is one of the best-loved dance companies in the world. In his role as Company Pianist, Ewan […]

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RNCM Welcomes New Director of Research

2 April 2015

Professor Barbara Kelly joins the RNCM this month (April) as Director of Research. An internationally-renowned scholar of late 19th and early 20th century French music and culture, Barbara has published on composers including Milhaud, Debussy, Ravel, Charpentier and Honegger, and on issues such as nationalism and identity and anti-Semitism in France. After graduating from Glasgow University […]

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