Royal Academy Of Music
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- Website www.ram.ac.uk
Royal Academy of Music takes the title of Britain’s oldest conservatoire. From this, it gets inspiration but refuses to be left behind when it comes to contemporary musical life. It boasts an impressive list of alumni including Dame Evelyn Glennie, Sir John Dankworth, the conductor Sir Henry Wood and Annie Lennox.
Situated just below Regent's Park, the Academy is only a few minutes walk away from Baker Street, Regent's Park and Great Portland Street tube stations. There are also three train stations nearby, London Marylebone (11 minutes), London Euston (18 minutes) and London King's Cross (25 minutes).
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400+: The Italian Tradition
Part of a series of events featuring music for lute or guitar by composers from the 16th century to the 21st century, performed by award-winning Academy students.
Academy Baroque Orchestra: Laurence Cummings
Laurence Cummings directs the orchestra for Muffat's Concerto Grosso No 5 In G from Armonico Tributo, Handel's Concerto Grosso In D, No 5, CPE Bach's Symphony No 5 In B Minor and Boyce's Symphony No 5 In D.
Academy Flute Ensemble
Kate Hill conducts Academy flute students in a varied programme of original works and arrangements.
Academy Manson Ensemble: Oliver Knussen
Oliver Knussen conducts the ensemble in a performance of Nono's Polifonica-Monodia-Ritmica, a new work by Joseph Howard and Magnus Lindberg's Ottoni Maderna Serenata No 2 and Aldeburgh Trilogy.
Academy String Orchestra
Head of Strings, Jo Cole, conducts first-year string undergraduate students in a varied programme of repertoire reflecting their initial weeks of study at the Academy.
Academy Symphonic Wind
Keith Bragg conducts the group for Strauss's Sonatina No 2 In E Flat, 'Frohliche Werkstatt' and Timothy Jones after Mozart's Die Tascheflote.
Academy Symphony Orchestra
Live Music, Classical.
The Barbirolli Lectures: Mark Wigglesworth
The conductor discusses his life and career so far with Professor Raymond Holden.
Baroque Trio Sonatas
Baroque trio sonatas from across Europe performed by members of the Historical Performance Department on period instruments.
Chausson’s Piano Quartet
Chausson's Piano Quartet In A, performed by pianist Ariel Lanyi, violinist Mathilde Milwidsky, violist Zhenwei Shi and cellist Maragrita Balanas.
The Clarion Choir
Steven Fox conducts the choir in the UK premiere of Steinberg's Passion Week and selections from Rachmaninov's Liturgy Of St John Chrysostom.
Flute And Harp Recital
Woodwind and harp students perform Alwyn's Naiades, Bozza's Deux Impressions, Francaix's Cinque Piccoli Duetti, Jongen's Danse Lente and Piazzolla's Histoire Du Tango.
Guitar Open Day
Explore what's on offer in the department. There will be an introductory talk by the Academy's Head of Guitar, Michael Lewin, a performance by current Academy students and a masterclass by Visiting Professor of Guitar David Russell.
Hans Abrahamsen’s Schnee
Postgraduate composition student William Cole conducts Academy students in Hans Abrahamsen's recent masterpiece, a unique depiction in music of a winter landscape.
A Harp Recital with distinguished alumna Catrin Finch.
Fri 27 Jan 2017
Jazz performances from postgraduate students.
Wed 23 Nov
Magnus Lindberg Chamber Music
The internationally acclaimed Finnish composer is joined by student composers and performers, for a programme featuring Lindberg's Steam Boat Bill Junior, Jeux d'anches, Etudes I And II and Clarinet Quintet.
Royal Academy Opera: Orphee Aux Enfers
This irreverent satire was unleashed on Parisian audiences in 1858 to a combination of shock and delight: 'a profanation of holy and glorious antiquity', 'a coarse and grotesque parody', said the critics. Its many memorable set-pieces include the risque Galop Infernal, better known as the 'can-can' - one of the most…
Fri 3 Feb 2017
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Sun 5 Feb 2017
Sir Mark Elder Conducts Academy Symphony Orchestra
Sir Mark Elder, Music Director of the Halle Orchestra and newly appointed Barbirolli Chair of Conducting at the Academy, returns to conduct Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony.
Fri 2 Dec
£5 (£4) / 020 7873 7300
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Lecture Series
Richard Watkins gives the premiere of Head of Composition Philip Cashian's work for horn and piano, Scenes From The Life Of Viscount Medardo, followed by a discussion on the new piece, chaired by Professor Timothy Jones.
A series of events inspired by the Academy's Museum and collections.
Yehudi Menuhin: Journeys With A Violin
Previously unseen scores, photographs and musical paraphernalia illustrating the life of the legendary violinist.