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Students to open Neighbourhood Festival with Blossoms

26 September 2017

Our students have been given the fantastic opportunity of performing with Blossoms at this year’s Neighbourhood Festival Indie band Blossoms will perform a very special acoustic set accompanied by composer Joe Duddell and an RNCM Ensemble, comprised of string quartet, harp, french horn, bass clarinet and vibraphone.  The 45 minute set will be part of an exclusive opening […]

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RNCM singers join Edvard Grieg Kor

22 September 2017

Categories: Alumni

Alumnus James Berry and postgraduates Chris Littlewood and Ingvild Schultze Florey have been invited to sing with the Edvard Grieg Kor next month in its performance of Mozart’s Requiem. The RNCM has a partnership the Edvard Grieg Kor, a professional chamber choir based in Bergen. The choir offers work to students who are invited to […]

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Katie Lowe wins Elizabeth Connell Prize

18 September 2017

Categories: Alumni

Congratulations to 2016 alumna Katie Lowe, winner of the Elizabeth Connell Prize for Aspiring Dramatic Sopranos. Established in memory of the late South African dramatic soprano Elizabeth Connell, the competition is open to professional and non-professional sopranos of all nationalities between the ages of 25 and 34. Katie, who was recently signed to IMG Artists […]

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Elgan Llŷr Thomas joins ENO Harewood Artists Programme

18 September 2017

Categories: Alumni

Congratulations to tenor Elgan Llŷr Thomas, one of four new singers to join English National Opera’s 2017/18 Harewood Artists programme. The ENO Harewood Artists, formerly the ENO Junior Company Principals and ENO Young Singers Programme, enables exceptionally talented British and British-trained singers to perform career-building roles with a major opera company while receiving specialist coaching, […]

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Daniel Shelvey joins National Opera Studio

18 September 2017

Categories: Alumni

Congratulations to baritone Daniel Shelvey on being selected to join this year’s National Opera Studio. Established by the Arts Council as a link between music colleges and the main UK opera companies, the NOS works with leading opera companies – English National Opera, Opera North, the Royal Opera House, Scottish Opera and Welsh National Opera […]

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RNCM and Paris Conservatoire unite for WW1 collaboration

18 September 2017

Categories: Alumni

Two of the world’s leading conservatoires join forces in March 2018 for a major collaboration to mark the end of the First World War. The Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) and the Paris Conservatoire (CNSMDP, below) will present an exploratory project throughout the month featuring performance, a significant research conference, and an online exhibition […]

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Archive project receives £9,300 from Heritage Lottery Fund

7 September 2017

Categories: Alumni

The RNCM has received £9,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its project Revealing and Reinterpreting ‘Making Music in Manchester during WW1’. Made possible by National Lottery players through HLF’s First World War then and now programme, the project will use volunteers and local arts group Instigate Arts to digitise and encourage the creative […]

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