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  • RBC team fly at international opera festival
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 12 JUL

    Staff, students and alumni will join forces at the summer festival Garsington Opera for Mozart’s ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’.

  • Engaging new audiences in early music
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 12 JUL

    Associate Professor of Music Adam Whittaker has been elected Chair of the Plainsong and Medieval Music Society . In this role, he is keen to build awareness of and explore new possibilities...

  • LGBT+ electropop musical celebrates local founders of lawn tennis
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 12 JUL

    A new musical directed by RBC staff and alumni will celebrate the 160th anniversary of the first-ever recorded match of lawn tennis, which took place in the West Midlands.

  • “A truly extraordinary voice”
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 12 JUL

    Junior Conservatoire alumnus Jeevan Briach has received a glowing review from The Guardian’s Chief Theatre Critic Arifa Akbar for his part as young steam train and main protagonist, Rusty, in...

  • Top brass returns to RBC
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 12 JUL

    International soloist and one of the world’s finest trombonists Peter Moore will return to the Conservatoire in March 2025 as Visiting Artist in Trombone.

  • Principal crowned series champion
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 27 JUN

    What does the Principal of RBC have in common with one of the nation’s top quizzers? Well, they are one and the same person.

  • RBC’s new ‘School of Music’ leaves primary pupils ‘buzzing with excite...
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 26 JUN

    A ground-breaking programme that aims to teach primary school pupils how to read and write music within six months has been launched by Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (RBC).

  • “We hope to see you in the future and that you return often”
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 14 JUN

    As we reach the end of the academic year, Principal Stephen Maddock wishes students the best knowing that they are equipped with the skills they need to succeed.

  • Students spread their wings
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 14 JUN

    Later this month, students, a graduate and a Visiting Tutor will come together with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra to perform Madam Butterfly. Postgraduate student Hannah Morley...

  • "Something extraordinary, a concerto unlike any other"
    EXPERT COMMENT 10 JUN

    Busoni’s Piano Concerto in C has been called a  “bewilderingly difficult composition ”. It’s only fitting that the winner of the 2019 Ferruccio Busoni Piano Competition, RBC pianist Emanuil...

  • Bringing new work to life
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 23 MAY

    Head of Vocal and Operatic Studies Paul Wingfield conducted the orchestra of Opera North in a Sky Arts project earlier this month that featured a new commission from British-Nigerian artist,...

  • Alumnus drops in for a chat
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 23 MAY

    Honorary Fellow and alumnus Mike Stevens, who is Musical Director for Take That, took advantage of the iconic band’s Utilita residency in Birmingham to pay a visit to Principal Stephen Maddock.

  • “The best concert of my life”
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 23 MAY

    MMus Bassoon student Vladyslav Demianov performed alongside his teacher and CBSO Bassoon Section Leader Nikolaj Henriques, as part of the city’s orchestra, in what he describes as “the best...

  • Postgraduate student awarded £10K scholarship
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 22 MAY

    MMus student Gen Li will be able to focus on his music development next semester thanks to a scholarship from the Tillett Trust and Colin Keer Trust.

  • Reaching out to young musicians
    UNIVERSITY NEWS 16 MAY

    More than 250 young musicians performed with and were coached by the RBC LEAP Ensemble during their outreach tour this year, creating some inspirational moments.

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