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Maestro: Conductors in Performance symposium


The Royal Academy of Music is delighted to announce that it will host the ‘Maestro: Conductors in Performance’ symposium, organised in conjunction with Bern University of the Arts.

Hans Abrahamsen and Ryan Wigglesworth announced as new professors


Hans Abrahamsen named as the first Oliver Knussen Chair of Composition and Ryan Wigglesworth becomes Richard Rodney Bennett Professor of Music.

Alex Ross


It is with great sadness that the Academy announces the death of Alex Ross, double bass student, on 22 December 2018.

Royal Academy Opera student to join La Scala’s Young Artists Programme


Royal Academy Opera student Paul Grant has been invited to join Teatro alla Scala’s Academy of Lyric Opera.

PhD composition student commissioned by Microsoft


Doctoral Student Phi Bui has collaborated with the tech giant to create a unique soundtrack series for their latest advertising campaign.


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