Royal Northern College Of Music
- Telephone 0161 907 5555
- Website www.rncm.ac.uk
Located one mile south of Manchester City Centre, in the heart of the Education Quarter, this is one of four conservatories associated with the ABRSM. It was formed in 1973 by the merger of the Northern School of Music and the Royal Manchester College of Music.
The RNCM is also a performance venue for concerts and other musical events. It is located one mile south of Manchester City Centre, in the heart of the Education Quarter.
Oxford Road station is an eight minute walk away, and there is secure parking located next to the College in the basement of the Sir Charles Groves Hall of Residence, off Rosamund Street West.
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Mentored by none other than Quincy Jones, the prodigiously talented young Cuban pianist is rapidly amassing international plaudits, reflected in his standout performance as a special guest on the BBC Proms tribute to Quincy Jones in August 2016. His expansive style combines a breath-taking technique with a tirelessly…
Alfredo Rodriguez Trio
LA-based Cuban jazz pianist and his rhythm section.
At Last: The Etta James Story
Theatre production telling the story of soul legend Etta James’ turbulent life, featuring some of her most beloved songs.
Brad Mehldau Trio
Over the last two decades, pianist Brad Mehldau has forged a unique path which embodies the essence of jazz exploration, classical romanticism, and pop allure. His unquestionable leadership across idioms has grown as he has transformed the paradigm of jazz and classical performance – performing both solo and with his…
Budafest: RNCM Chamber Music Festival
The college's chamber music festival looks at the musical heritage of Hungary.
Fri 10 Mar
Sat 11 Mar
The choir sing pieces by Carl Orff, which are full of vitality, anger, splendidly earthy desires, revolt against the rigidity of medieval times, parody and lusty enjoyment of life.
Come and Sing Handel
Sing Handel choruses in the morning and view the great man's notoriously neat manuscripts in the afternoon.
Gorton Philharmonic 2017 Autumn Concert
PROGRAMME:- Shostakovich ~ Festive Overture Beethoven ~ Choral Fantasy Carl Orff ~ Carmina Burana With Bury Choral Society Choir and Vocal Soloists
Keston Cobblers Club
Folk pop five-piece from Kent.
Masterclass with Anne Sofie von Otter
The great Swedish mezzo leads this public masterclass with students.
Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells 'For Two'
Daniel Holdsworth and Aidan Roberts attempt to recreate one of the most influential albums of the 20th century, live on stage, with just four hands and four feet. Those crazy cats.
The world-renowned former Yes keyboardist performs pieces from his recent solo album, Piano Portraits.
Rick Wakeman's Journey to the Centre of the Earth
The most affable man in prog celebrates the 40th anniversary of his solo concept opus based on the Jules Verne novel, for which he will be joined by the Jules Verne Symphony Orchestra, the English Rock Ensemble and lashings of state-of-the-art effects.
RNCM Big Band: Fred Sturm Night
RNCM students play arrangements by the late great Fred Sturm.
RNCM Film Orchestra
Classic film music from the student orchestra.
RNCM Opera: Theodora
Handel's penultimate oratorio.
Fri 24 Mar
Sun 26 Mar
Tue 28 Mar
RNCM Session Orchestra
- Directed by: Andy Stott
Students from all the college's schools play in this orchestra.
RNCM Symphony Orchestra
- Directed by: Gergely Madaras (cond)
- Written by: Bela Bartok
The Royal Northern College of Music Symphony Orchestra is the college's biggest ensemble.
Salford Choral Society
Singin' in the Rain
The RNCM Young Company present the classic musical.
Solo recital by the celebrated pianist.
Seven-piece vocal harmony ensemble.
A mix of jazz and native folk from Armenian pianist Tigran Hamasyan.
Eccentric Geordie folk sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank.
The Unthanks: How Wild the Wind Blows
The Unthanks present the songs of Molly Drake, Nick Drake's mother, in their poetic, bittersweet glory.
The William Byrd Singers: Baroque Choral Masterpieces
Keith Orrell directs the group to form the five-part chorus for Handel's Dixit Dominus and Bach's Magnificat.
Sat 1 Apr
£15 ( £10) / 0161 907 5555