Autumn 2018 Booking Now Open

-Posted on 08.07.2018

We are delighted to announce our autumn season of concerts, masterclasses and events at the Royal Academy of Music. Highlights include international collaborations with the Czech Philharmonic (23-24 October) and the Glenn Gould School (13-15 November), the Academy Symphony Orchestra welcoming back Edward Gardner (19 October), the Academy’s Head of Piano, Joanna MacGregor, presenting the first Autumn Piano Festival (30 October), Royal Academy Opera exploring power and egocentricity in a new production of Handel’s Semele (14-17 Nov), the Academy Big Band collaboration with the EFG London Jazz Festival (18 November) and Spaced: a week-long exploration of music and architecture, space and movement (19-23 November).

The Academy is delighted to welcome musicians and teachers from across the globe for its celebrated series of masterclasses. These include appearances from internationally renowned artists such as Gary Hoffman (2 November), Anne-Sophie Bertrand (15 November), Ralph Kirshbaum (21 November) and Alisa Weilerstein (23 October), and Academy Visiting Professors including Susan Bullock (19 September), Brindley Sherratt (3 October), David Russell (5 November) and Nikolaj Znaider (15 October).

The Academy museum continues the Hitting the Right Note: Amazing Women of the Academy exhibition with a series of events across the season including an exploration of works by Betty Roe MBE with soprano Gabriella Di Laccio (20 September), an insight into the life and work of Alice Mary Smith with Ian Graham-Jones (1 October), a consideration of the work of Lena Ashwell and her visionary understanding of the connection between the arts and health with NHS Arts Programme Director Dr Anna Farthing (15 October), and an interactive family event designed to discover the women of the Academy who were involved in the Suffragist struggle (24 October).

For the full list of autumn events and to book tickets, visit

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