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Monday 5 Jan
Organ Recital: The Sainte-Clotilde Tradition

Organ Recital: The Sainte-Clotilde Tradition Free

Academy students perform a recital of organ works by French composers

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 6:00 pm
Thursday 8 Jan
Buffet Crampon Clarinet Prize

Buffet Crampon Clarinet Prize Free

Students compete for a clarinet prize generously given by Buffet Crampon

Competitions
Henry Wood Room 9:00 am
Friday 9 Jan
May Mukle Cello Prize

May Mukle Cello Prize Free

Students perform Debussy's Sonata for cello and piano

Competitions
Henry Wood Room 10:00 am
The Barbirolli Lectures: An Evening with Ann Murray

The Barbirolli Lectures: An Evening with Ann Murray Free

The distinguished mezzo-soprano reflects on her remarkable life and career.

Talks
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:00 pm
Sunday 11 Jan
Ronald William White Prize

Ronald William White Prize Free

Musical theatre songs with dramatic content

Competitions
Sir Jack Lyons Theatre 3:00 pm
Monday 12 Jan
Baroque Dance Workshop

Baroque Dance Workshop Free

With Mary Collins

David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:30 pm
Tuesday 13 Jan
Bassoon Masterclass: Ole Dahl

Bassoon Masterclass: Ole Dahl Free

The WDR Symphony Orchestra principal bassoonist works with Academy students

Masterclasses
Henry Wood Room 10:00 am
Wednesday 14 Jan
Academy Cello Ensemble

Academy Cello Ensemble Free

Under direction of cello professors Josephine Knight and Felix Schmidt

Concerts
St James's Piccadilly 1:10 pm
Jazz Masterclass: Dave Holland

Jazz Masterclass: Dave Holland Free

With world-famous bassist and educator

Masterclasses
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:30 pm
Thursday 15 Jan
R.A.M. Club Prize Winner’s Recital

R.A.M. Club Prize Winner’s Recital Free

With Michael Butten, guitar

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Musical Theatre Masterclass with Gareth Valentine

Musical Theatre Masterclass with Gareth Valentine Free

With renowned composer,Musical Director and Musical Supervisor

Masterclasses
Henry Wood Room 7:00 pm
Friday 16 Jan
Composers' Project: Blossom Street

Composers' Project: Blossom Street Free

New pieces for a capella choir

External Events
Regent Hall 1:00 pm
Nicholas Collon conducts Academy Symphony Orchestra

Nicholas Collon conducts Academy Symphony Orchestra Free

A concert of orchestral works by Prokofiev and Ravel

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 1:05 pm
Harp Recital: Emmanuel Ceysson

Harp Recital: Emmanuel Ceysson Free

A recital of operatic fantasies

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:00 pm
Academy Big Band with Dave Holland

Academy Big Band with Dave Holland

Our International Jazz Artist in Residence conducts and performs alongside jazz students

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 7:30 pm Book
Sunday 18 Jan
Bach Cantatas – Jan ’15

Bach Cantatas – Jan ’15

Royal Academy of Music / Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series

Bach Cantatas
Concerts
Duke’s Hall 12:00 pm Book
Monday 19 Jan
Violin Masterclass: French Sonatas

Violin Masterclass: French Sonatas Free

With distinguished French violinist Oliver Charlier

Concert Room 5:30 pm
Henry Wood Lectures: Ryland Davies - A Celebration

Henry Wood Lectures: Ryland Davies - A Celebration Free

The celebrated tenor discusses his fascinating career with Dr Raymond Holden

Talks
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:00 pm
Tuesday 20 Jan
Piano Masterclass: Orit Wolf

Piano Masterclass: Orit Wolf Free

Presenting a masterclass on concertos by Mozart and Beethoven

Masterclasses
Duke’s Hall 10:00 am
Flute Masterclass: William Bennett

Flute Masterclass: William Bennett Free

With international soloist and Academy professor

Masterclasses
Henry Wood Room 10:30 am
Soundbox

Soundbox Free

Hosted by Peter Sheppard Skærved

Museum Events
Talks
Museum Piano Gallery 12:30 pm
String Quartets

String Quartets Free

Works by Debussy and Ravel

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Bruce Broughton and the Harp

Bruce Broughton and the Harp Free

A concert of music by the celebrated film and symphonic composer Bruce Broughton

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 6:00 pm
Piano Trio Masterclass

Piano Trio Masterclass Free

With Trio Owon

Masterclasses
Concert Room 6:00 pm
Wednesday 21 Jan
Clarinet Masterclass: Patrick Messina

Clarinet Masterclass: Patrick Messina Free

Visiting Professor of Clarinet

Masterclasses
Recital Room 2:00 pm
Elegy, Sonatas and Songs

Elegy, Sonatas and Songs

Chamber music for piano, voice and winds

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 7:30 pm Book
Thursday 22 Jan
Late Masterworks

Late Masterworks Free

Music for voice, piano and strings by Fauré

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Royal Academy Opera Scenes

Royal Academy Opera Scenes

Operatic scenes directed by Victoria Newlyn

Concerts
Sir Jack Lyons Theatre 6:00 pm Book
Soldiers and the Sound of West End Musicals 1914-18

Soldiers and the Sound of West End Musicals 1914-18 Free

With speaker Stephen Banfield

Museum Events
Museum Piano Gallery 6:00 pm
Friday 23 Jan
Royal Academy Opera Scenes

Royal Academy Opera Scenes

Operatic scenes directed by Victoria Newlyn

Concerts
Sir Jack Lyons Theatre 6:00 pm Book
Sainsbury Royal Academy Soloists at Wigmore Hall

Sainsbury Royal Academy Soloists at Wigmore Hall

Directed by Clio Gould

Concerts
External Events
Wigmore Hall 7:30 pm
Sunday 25 Jan
Music Past and Present

Music Past and Present

Presented by Music Past and Present

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 5:00 pm
Monday 26 Jan
Bassoon Masterclass – Robin O’Neill

Bassoon Masterclass – Robin O’Neill Free

Newly appointed Visiting Professor of Bassoon

Masterclasses
Henry Wood Room 10:00 am
Tuesday 27 Jan
Debussy Sonatas

Debussy Sonatas Free

An afternoon of chamber music

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Guitar Masterclass: David Russell

Guitar Masterclass: David Russell Free

Visiting Professor of Guitar

Masterclasses
Concert Room 6:00 pm
Vladimir Jurowski Workshop

Vladimir Jurowski Workshop Free

Principal Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra

Duke’s Hall 6:30 pm
Wednesday 28 Jan
Gareth Knox presents the Viola d'amore

Gareth Knox presents the Viola d'amore Free

World authority on the viola d'amore

Talks
Henry Wood Room 4:00 pm
Viola Masterclass: Ligeti's Sonata for Viola Solo

Viola Masterclass: Ligeti's Sonata for Viola Solo Free

With Gareth Knox

Talks
Henry Wood Room 6:00 pm
Academy Song Circle: Schubertiade

Academy Song Circle: Schubertiade

Popular annual event celebrating Schubert’s birthday

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 7:30 pm Book
Thursday 29 Jan
Violin Sonatas

Violin Sonatas Free

Sonatas by Poulenc and Franck

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Baroque Violin Masterclass

Baroque Violin Masterclass Free

With Rachel Podger, Micaela Comberti Chair of Baroque Violin

Masterclasses
Henry Wood Room 2:00 pm
Worshipful Company of Musicians Harriet Cohen Bach Prize

Worshipful Company of Musicians Harriet Cohen Bach Prize Free

Students perform keyboard works by Bach

Competitions
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 2:30 pm
Friday 30 Jan
Poulenc Chamber Music

Poulenc Chamber Music Free

Sonatas for piano and brass, Sextet for piano and winds

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 1:05 pm
Brass Workshop

Brass Workshop Free

Anthony Plog works with Academy brass ensembles

David Josefowitz Recital Hall 2:00 pm
Oliver Knussen conducts Academy Manson Ensemble

Oliver Knussen conducts Academy Manson Ensemble

The Academy's Richard Rodney Bennett Professor of Music

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 7:30 pm Book
Sunday 1 Feb
Royal Academy of Music Richard Lewis Song Circle at Wigmore Hall

Royal Academy of Music Richard Lewis Song Circle at Wigmore Hall

Schubert's Hidden Gems

Concerts
External Events
Wigmore Hall 3:00 pm
RAMSU Film Music Concert

RAMSU Film Music Concert

Concert presented by the Academy's students' union.

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 6:00 pm Book
Tuesday 3 Feb
Horn Masterclass: Radovan Vlatkovic

Horn Masterclass: Radovan Vlatkovic Free

Visiting Professor of Horn

Masterclasses
Concert Room 10:00 am
Soundbox

Soundbox Free

Hosted by Peter Sheppard Skærved

Museum Events
Talks
Museum Piano Gallery 12:30 pm
French Flute Music

French Flute Music Free

Music by Roussel, Blavet and Koechlin

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Viola Masterclass: Hartmut Rohde

Viola Masterclass: Hartmut Rohde Free

Visiting Professor of Viola

Masterclasses
Concert Room 2:00 pm
Vocal Masterclass: Sir Thomas Allen

Vocal Masterclass: Sir Thomas Allen Free

Visiting Professor of Singing

Masterclasses
Duke’s Hall 2:30 pm
Liszt and Lafont

Liszt and Lafont Free

Exploring Liszt's collaborations

Museum Events
Museum Piano Gallery 5:00 pm
Wednesday 4 Feb
Flute Masterclass: Emily Beynon

Flute Masterclass: Emily Beynon Free

Academy alumna and Principal Flute in the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Masterclasses
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 10:00 am
Friday 6 Feb
Trevor Pinnock conducts Academy Chamber Orchestra

Trevor Pinnock conducts Academy Chamber Orchestra Free

The Academy's Principal Guest Conductor conducts Schubert

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 1:05 pm
Harp Masterclass: Marisa Robles

Harp Masterclass: Marisa Robles Free

International soloist and recording artist

Masterclasses
Concert Room 2:00 pm
Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music Free

Author Joel Sachs joins BBC Radio 3 host Donald Macleod

Museum Events
Museum Piano Gallery 5:00 pm
Ravel Chamber Works

Ravel Chamber Works

Including Ravel's Piano Trio

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 7:30 pm Book
Sunday 8 Feb
H. L. Hammond Prize

H. L. Hammond Prize Free

For free-verse speaking

Competitions
Sir Jack Lyons Theatre 3:00 pm
Monday 9 Feb
Songs in Space

Songs in Space Free

3 commissions by Open Academy Fellowship composers

Concerts
Junior Academy
Duke’s Hall 1:05 pm
Tuesday 10 Feb
Piano Masterclass: Boris Berman

Piano Masterclass: Boris Berman Free

With Boris Berman, professor at Yale University

Masterclasses
Duke’s Hall 10:00 am
Magnard Quintet

Magnard Quintet Free

With members of the Magnard Ensemble

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
The Poet and Composer: Allies in War

The Poet and Composer: Allies in War Free

Songs and vocal music by Parry, Ireland, Stanford, Elgar and more

Museum Events
Talks
Museum Piano Gallery 1:05 pm
Guitar Chamber Music

Guitar Chamber Music

Academy guitarists collaborate with vocal and strings students

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 7:30 pm Book
Wednesday 11 Feb
Vocal Masterclass: Richard Berkeley-Steele

Vocal Masterclass: Richard Berkeley-Steele Free

International dramatic tenor

Masterclasses
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 2:00 pm
Jazz Ensembles

Jazz Ensembles Free

Performances by students from the Jazz Department

Concerts
Concert Room 6:00 pm
Joan Chissell Schumann Lieder Prize: Final

Joan Chissell Schumann Lieder Prize: Final Free

Selected students perform a recital of Lieder

Competitions
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:00 pm
Thursday 12 Feb
Piano Four Hands

Piano Four Hands Free

Music by Debussy, Poulenc and Ravel

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Mica Comberti Prize

Mica Comberti Prize Free

Bach for solo violin or violin with continuo

Competitions
Henry Wood Room 2:00 pm
Jazz Ensembles

Jazz Ensembles Free

Performances by students from the Jazz Department

Concerts
Concert Room 6:00 pm
Academy Song Circle: Valentine’s Concert

Academy Song Circle: Valentine’s Concert

Exploring the theme of love

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 7:30 pm Book
Friday 13 Feb
Sir Mark Elder conducts Academy Symphony Orchestra

Sir Mark Elder conducts Academy Symphony Orchestra Free

Music Director of the Hallé Orchestra

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 1:05 pm
Oboe Masterclass: Jonathan Kelly

Oboe Masterclass: Jonathan Kelly Free

Visiting Professor of Oboe

Masterclasses
Henry Wood Room 2:00 pm
Bass Trombone Masterclass: Stefan Schulz

Bass Trombone Masterclass: Stefan Schulz Free

Principal Bass Trombone of the Berlin Philharmoniker

Masterclasses
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 2:30 pm
Saturday 14 Feb
Alumni Network Family Workshop: Magical Minimalism

Alumni Network Family Workshop: Magical Minimalism

For families with children aged 7 and above

Alumni Events
Dance Studio 11:00 am Book
Sunday 15 Feb
Strings Performance Prize Day

Strings Performance Prize Day Free

Three separate string prizes

Competitions
Various venues 11:00 am
Steve Reich’s Drumming

Steve Reich’s Drumming

Academy students will be joined by Colin Currie and Owen Gunnell in a performance of Steve Reich’s seminal work, Drumming.

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 3:00 pm Book
Monday 16 Feb
Steve Reich Masterclass

Steve Reich Masterclass

We regret that for health reasons Steve Reich has been advised to curtail his long distance travel plans for the next few months and consequently the planned masterclass has been cancelled.

Masterclasses
Duke’s Hall 11:00 am
From Cremona to London: A Brief Journey Through the History of the Violin

From Cremona to London: A Brief Journey Through the History of the Violin Free

Guided tour of the Academy's stringed instrument collection

Museum Events
Talks
Museum Galleries 12:30 pm
Tuesday 17 Feb
Violin Recital: Marta Kowalczyk

Violin Recital: Marta Kowalczyk Free

Music by Schumann and Szymanowski

David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Wednesday 18 Feb
War Requiems: Remembering the Dead

War Requiems: Remembering the Dead Free

Dr Timothy Bowers explores the requiems of three British composers

Museum Events
Museum Piano Gallery 1:05 pm
CHROMA

CHROMA Free

Featuring brand-new pieces by Academy composers

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:00 pm
Thursday 19 Feb
Accordion Masterclass: Friedrich Lips

Accordion Masterclass: Friedrich Lips Free

With Friedrich Lips, Visiting Professor of Accordion at the Academy.

Masterclasses
Recital Room 11:00 am
Chamber Music

Chamber Music Free

French chamber music by Debussy, Gaubert and Goossens

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Award: Final

Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Award: Final Free

Final round of the competition for vocal students

Competitions
Duke’s Hall 2:00 pm
Classical Accordion Chamber Music

Classical Accordion Chamber Music

Programme to include works by Franck, Doppler, and Zolotaryov

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 7:30 pm Book
Friday 20 Feb
Leila Bull Oboe Prize

Leila Bull Oboe Prize Free

Solo oboe prize

Competitions
Recital Room 10:00 am
Academy Symphonic Brass

Academy Symphonic Brass Free

Conducted by Elgar Howarth

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 1:05 pm
The Barbirolli Lectures: Steven Isserlis in Conversation

The Barbirolli Lectures: Steven Isserlis in Conversation Free

The doyen of British cellists discusses his fascinating career

Talks
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:00 pm
A Celebration of the Cello

A Celebration of the Cello

Celebrating the achievements of the Academy's cello department

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 7:30 pm Book
Sunday 22 Feb
Bach Cantatas – Feb ’15

Bach Cantatas – Feb ’15

Royal Academy of Music / Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series

Bach Cantatas
Concerts
Duke’s Hall 12:00 pm Book
Junior Academy 80th Anniversary

Junior Academy 80th Anniversary

Showcasing outstanding talent of current Junior Academy students

Concerts
Junior Academy
St John's Smith Square 3:30 pm
Tuesday 24 Feb
Piano Masterclass: Pascal Devoyon

Piano Masterclass: Pascal Devoyon Free

International soloist, chamber musician and Broadwood Visiting Chair of Piano

Masterclasses
Duke’s Hall 10:00 am
Soundbox

Soundbox Free

Hosted by Peter Sheppard Skærved

Museum Events
Talks
Museum Piano Gallery 12:30 pm
Buffet Crampon Prize Winner’s Recital

Buffet Crampon Prize Winner’s Recital Free

Recital given by Leonie Bluett, winner of the Buffet Crampon Prize 2014

David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Clarinet Masterclass: Andrew Marriner

Clarinet Masterclass: Andrew Marriner Free

Visiting Professor of Clarinet

Masterclasses
Henry Wood Room 2:00 pm
Wednesday 25 Feb
Violin Masterclass: Ning Feng

Violin Masterclass: Ning Feng Free

Distinguished alumnus and internatinally acclaimed virtuoso

Masterclasses
Recital Room 10:00 am
Harold Craxton Prize

Harold Craxton Prize Free

Chamber ensembles with piano

Competitions
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 10:00 am
Maxim Vengerov Double Bass Masterclass

Maxim Vengerov Double Bass Masterclass Free

Menuhin Professor of Music

Masterclasses
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:00 pm
Thursday 26 Feb
Piano Recital

Piano Recital Free

A diverse programme by prize-winning soloists

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Friday 27 Feb
Edward Gardner conducts Academy Symphony Orchestra

Edward Gardner conducts Academy Symphony Orchestra Free

Sir Charles Mackerras Chair of Conducting at the Academy

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 1:05 pm
Else Cross Contemporary Piano Prize

Else Cross Contemporary Piano Prize Free

A programme combining twentieth-and twenty-first-century music

Competitions
Concert Room 6:00 pm
Strings Recital: The Calleva Collection

Strings Recital: The Calleva Collection Free

Showcasing the fine instruments of the Calleva Collection

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 6:00 pm
Monday 2 Mar
Henry Wood Lectures: Notes from Both Sides of the Microphone

Henry Wood Lectures: Notes from Both Sides of the Microphone Free

Professor Jonathan Freeman-Attwood and pianist Daniel-Ben Pienaar discuss their recent collaboration

Talks
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:00 pm
Tuesday 3 Mar
Piano Masterclass: Imogen Cooper CBE

Piano Masterclass: Imogen Cooper CBE Free

With the international soloist

Masterclasses
Duke’s Hall 10:00 am
Twentieth-Century Contrasts

Twentieth-Century Contrasts Free

Chamber music for piano, violin and clarinet

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Clarinet Masterclass: Robert Plane

Clarinet Masterclass: Robert Plane Free

Principal Clarinet of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Masterclasses
Recital Room 2:00 pm
Wednesday 4 Mar
Mainly New: The Music of Luke Bedford

Mainly New: The Music of Luke Bedford Free

The Academy alumnus and composer presents a concert of his chamber music alongside music by Harrison Birtwistle

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:00 pm
Count Basie: Kansas City to New York

Count Basie: Kansas City to New York

With Keith Nichols and the Academy Big Band

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 7:30 pm Book
Thursday 5 Mar
Guitar Recital

Guitar Recital Free

Featuring music from the two Elizabethan eras

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Jonathan Myall Prize for Piccolo

Jonathan Myall Prize for Piccolo Free

Repertoire for solo piccolo

Competitions
Henry Wood Room 2:00 pm
Guitar Masterclass: Fabio Zanon

Guitar Masterclass: Fabio Zanon Free

Visiting Professor of Guitar

Masterclasses
Recital Room 6:00 pm
Night Watch to Nightclubs: Music on Leave in First World War London

Night Watch to Nightclubs: Music on Leave in First World War London Free

With Professor Rachel Cowgill

Museum Events
Talks
Museum Piano Gallery 6:00 pm
Cello Masterclass: Steven Isserlis

Cello Masterclass: Steven Isserlis Free

One of the world's most distinguished cellists

Masterclasses
Duke’s Hall 6:00 pm
Musical Theatre Masterclass

Musical Theatre Masterclass Free

With conductor and MD David Charles Abell and Music Supervisor Seann Alderking

Masterclasses
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:30 pm
Friday 6 Mar
Piccolo Masterclass: Peter Verhoyen

Piccolo Masterclass: Peter Verhoyen Free

Principal Piccolo of the Royal Flanders Philharmonic Orchestra

Masterclasses
Recital Room 10:00 am
Trumpet Masterclass: Eric Aubier

Trumpet Masterclass: Eric Aubier Free

Visiting Professor of Trumpet

Masterclasses
Concert Room 2:00 pm
Nicholas Blake Wind Ensemble Prize

Nicholas Blake Wind Ensemble Prize Free

Programme of students’ own choice

Competitions
Concert Room 6:00 pm
Viola Masterclass: Atar Arad's Caprices

Viola Masterclass: Atar Arad's Caprices Free

Performance and demonstration of his own virtuoso caprices

Masterclasses
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:00 pm
Monday 9 Mar
Henry Wood Lectures: The Deadly Trombone

Henry Wood Lectures: The Deadly Trombone Free

With Academy professors Adam Woolf and Bob Hughes

Talks
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10 Mar
Soundbox

Soundbox Free

Hosted by Peter Sheppard Skærved

Museum Events
Talks
Museum Piano Gallery 12:30 pm
East Meets West

East Meets West Free

With students from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Wednesday 11 Mar
Wolfe Wolfinsohn String Quartet Prize

Wolfe Wolfinsohn String Quartet Prize Free

Quartets by Beethoven and Schubert.

Competitions
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 2:00 pm
Jacks vs. Hammers: A Curator’s Tour of the Piano Gallery

Jacks vs. Hammers: A Curator’s Tour of the Piano Gallery Free

Guided tour of the Academy Museum's historic keyboard collection

Museum Events
Talks
Museum Piano Gallery 4:00 pm
Organ Masterclass: Bine Bryndorf

Organ Masterclass: Bine Bryndorf Free

With acclaimed Danish organist

Masterclasses
Duke’s Hall 6:00 pm
Academy Composers’ Platform

Academy Composers’ Platform

A showcase of original work by composition students

Concerts
External Events
The Forge 7:30 pm
Thursday 12 Mar
Flute and Guitar

Flute and Guitar Free

Programme includes music by Poulenc, Villa-Lobos, Ravel and Piazzolla

Concerts
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 1:05 pm
Jazz Ensembles

Jazz Ensembles Free

Performances by students from the Jazz Department

Concerts
Concert Room 6:00 pm
Royal Academy Opera: The Rake's Progress

Royal Academy Opera: The Rake's Progress

Stravinsky's last great work from his neo-classical period

Concerts
Sir Jack Lyons Theatre 7:00 pm Book
Friday 13 Mar
Flute Masterclass: William Bennett

Flute Masterclass: William Bennett Free

With international soloist and Academy professor

Masterclasses
Henry Wood Room 10:30 am
Academy Symphonic Wind

Academy Symphonic Wind Free

Conducted by Keith Bragg

Concerts
Duke’s Hall 1:05 pm
Double Bass Masterclass: Joel Quarrington

Double Bass Masterclass: Joel Quarrington Free

Visiting Artist in Double Bass

Masterclasses
Concert Room 2:00 pm
The Barbirolli Lectures: Erich Gruenberg

The Barbirolli Lectures: Erich Gruenberg Free

The soloist, orchestral leader and pedagogue discusses his career

Talks
David Josefowitz Recital Hall 6:00 pm
Royal Academy Opera: The Rake's Progress

Royal Academy Opera: The Rake's Progress

Stravinsky's last great work from his neo-classical period

Concerts
Sir Jack Lyons Theatre 7:00 pm Book
Monday 16 Mar
Royal Academy Opera: The Rake's Progress

Royal Academy Opera: The Rake's Progress

Stravinsky's last great work from his neo-classical period

Concerts
Sir Jack Lyons Theatre 7:00 pm Book
Tuesday 17 Mar
Royal Academy Opera: The Rake's Progress

Royal Academy Opera: The Rake's Progress

Stravinsky's last great work from his neo-classical period

Concerts
Sir Jack Lyons Theatre 7:00 pm Book
Wednesday 18 Mar
Original Keyboards: Artefacts or Instruments?

Original Keyboards: Artefacts or Instruments? Free

Dr Olivia Sham performs and discusses issues arising with historical keyboard instruments

Museum Events
Talks
Museum Piano Gallery 6:00 pm
Sunday 22 Mar
Bach Cantatas – Mar ’15

Bach Cantatas – Mar ’15

Royal Academy of Music / Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series

Bach Cantatas
Concerts
Duke’s Hall 12:00 pm Book
Thursday 26 Mar
Musical Theatre Showcase

Musical Theatre Showcase Free

Musical Theatre students perform excerpts from musicals

Concerts
Sir Jack Lyons Theatre 1:00 pm
Musical Theatre Showcase

Musical Theatre Showcase Free

Musical Theatre students perform excerpts from musicals

Concerts
Sir Jack Lyons Theatre 7:30 pm
Saturday 28 Mar
Junior Academy Symphony Orchestra

Junior Academy Symphony Orchestra Free

Conducted by Howard Williams

Junior Academy
Duke’s Hall 3:45 pm
Sunday 19 Apr
Bach Cantatas – Apr ’15

Bach Cantatas – Apr ’15

Royal Academy of Music / Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series

Bach Cantatas
Concerts
Duke’s Hall 12:00 pm Book
Sunday 17 May
Bach Cantatas – May ’15

Bach Cantatas – May ’15

Royal Academy of Music / Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series

Bach Cantatas
Concerts
Duke’s Hall 12:00 pm Book
Sunday 21 Jun
Bach Cantatas – Jun ’15

Bach Cantatas – Jun ’15

Royal Academy of Music / Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series Royal Academy of Music / Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series

Bach Cantatas
Concerts
Duke’s Hall 12:00 pm Book
Sunday 4 Oct
Bach Cantatas – Oct ’15

Bach Cantatas – Oct ’15

Royal Academy of Music / Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series

Bach Cantatas
Concerts
Duke’s Hall 12:00 pm Book
Sunday 1 Nov
Bach Cantatas – 1st Nov ’15

Bach Cantatas – 1st Nov ’15

Royal Academy of Music / Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series

Bach Cantatas
Concerts
Duke’s Hall 12:00 pm Book
Sunday 29 Nov
Bach Cantatas – 29th Nov ’15

Bach Cantatas – 29th Nov ’15

Royal Academy of Music / Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series

Bach Cantatas
Concerts
Duke’s Hall 12:00 pm Book

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