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Madaras appointed Music Director Designate of the OPRL

22 February 2018

Categories: Alumni

Alumnus Gergely Madaras has been appointed Music Director Designate of the Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège (OPRL). Following an extensive search, Gergely, the youngest Music Director in the history of the OPRL, will begin a three season tenure from September 2019. He said: ‘While working with the OPRL, I was immediately struck by their energy […]

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Rebecca Tong is RNCM’s new Junior Fellow in Conducting

12 February 2018

The RNCM is delighted to announce Rebecca Tong as its new Junior Fellow in Conducting, commencing in September. Rebecca was one of 14 candidates chosen to attend the live auditions this month, selected from 140 applications worldwide. Over the course of three days, candidates conducted works by Dvořák, Copland, Debussy and Beethoven as well as […]

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RNCM Opera brings classic fairytale to the backstreets of Manchester

12 February 2018

RNCM Opera remains close to home this Spring, bringing Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel to the eerie backstreets of Manchester. Based on the magical and somewhat dark Brothers’ Grimm tale, Hansel and Gretel is possibly the most operatic fairytale of them all. For this production, we turn the clock back to the 1890s where a young brother […]

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Panfilov wins $30,000 at international competition

1 February 2018

Categories: Alumni

Alexander Panfilov was one of the prize-winners at the inaugural International Music Competition Harbin (IMCH). Announced last week, the 2016 alum was awarded second prize – including $30,000 – in the keyboard category after no first prize was given. Co-hosted by the Harbin Municipal Government and Harbin Conservatory of Music, the competition is divided into […]

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Vocal alum performs for Chelsea Pensioners

1 February 2018

Categories: Alumni

RNCM alumna Carly Paoli performed a special concert for the Chelsea Pensioners last month. The private performance, which took place in the Pensioners’ Club at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, was a special preview of Carly’s forthcoming concert at Cadogan Hall. ‘I often see the Pensioners out and about in Chelsea and wanted to invite them […]

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