- Old and New
- Music and Ideas
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- Voices of Revolution
- RCM Symphony Orchestra
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- RCM Studios at 50
- RCM Opera
- RCM International Double Bass Festival
Concerts in London
Music and Ideas
Music & Ideas is the Royal College of Music’s regular series of public lectures across a wide range of musical issues. Each session seeks to inform, to entertain and to challenge,as well as to provide a public forum for debate.
Events take place on selected Thursdays during term time at 6.15pm, and all are welcome.
Tickets: Free but required
Music and Ideas: What do excellence and inclusion really mean?
6:15pm | 21 September 2017
Dr Jennie Henley and Professor Lee Higgins explore the notions of excellence and inclusion within music programmes in community and social contexts.
Music and Ideas: Hélène de Montgeroult
6:15pm | 28 September 2017
In this lecture recital RCM keyboard professor Edna Stern examines Montgeroult’s music and her influence on the next generation of composers.
Music and Ideas: Music, Art, Poetry
6:15pm | 26 October 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall
Join Simon Holt and other guests to explore aspects of his piano music and his settings of Emily Dickinson’s poetry.
Music and Ideas: Developing repertoire for new instruments
6:15pm | 23 November 2017
RCM professor Jonathan Pitkin is joined by pianist Kate Ryder and engineer Andrew MacPherson to present a new work for The Magnetic Resonator Piano, a new electronically augmented instrument which opens up new creative possibilities.