For all music lovers, South Kensington has plenty to offer from masterclasses, percussion festivals, big bands, classical, world music, live orchestras, music for all the family and so much more.
This is the first exhibition in the breathtaking new Sainsbury Gallery Together the V&A and the Royal Opera House present a landmark exhibition exploring a vivid story of opera from its origins in late-Renaissance Italy to the present day.
Experience free lunchtime concerts and see live opera performances from National Opera Studio Young Artists and alumni every Thursday* lunchtime throughout Opera: Passion, Power and Politics. (Excl 26th Oct, 7th Dec, 28th Dec, 15th Feb)
Lady Rose Cholmondeley, chair of the Chopin Society, will be hosting a fundraising event for the Irena Sendler Award. It will include a concert, auction, raffle and canapes and wine.
To celebrate the Illuminating India exhibition, the Science Museum are welcoming the world-renowned Nrityagram Dance Ensemble for two very special intimate evenings of dance and live music.
The RCM’s International Festival of Viols is one of the leading events in the musical calendar, taking in concerts, masterclasses and lectures. This year features the talents of virtuoso viola da gamba player, Hille Perl.
The RCM International Opera School and conductor Michael Rosewell present their autumn production of Janáček’s tragi-comic opera The Cunning Little Vixen, which explores the cycles of life and nature.
Continuing its three-year residency, New York’s Harlem Quartet returns to the RCM for a concert of exciting works, featuring pieces by Beethoven and Webern.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the RCM Studios, significant works from each decade will be performed by professors and students who have been associated with the Studios during this time
The RCM’s flagship contemporary music group presents two exciting world premieres from RCM composers, alongside works by Harrison Birtwistle and George Benjamin.
A festive concert performed by students from The Royal College of Music, one of the world's greatest conservatoires. Free, drop-in.
Disney’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, a stunning, cinematic event celebrating one of the most beloved tales ever told, is presented live in concert for the first time ever, with the Philharmonia Orchestra.
In this unique collaboration with the Vienna Conservatoire for the Performing Arts, state-of-the-art technology meets composition in astounding style. Musicians in London and Vienna perform four world premieres made possible by live-streaming software.
The RCM’s Percussion Faculty returns for another thrilling showcase, featuring one of John Cage's iconic works for percussion.
Join the V&A for a free, festive screening of Silent Night, a stirring opera that recounts the true story of a spontaneous cease-fire among Scottish, French and German soldiers during World War I.
Poulenc's setting of Paul Eluard's Un soir de neige, written over Christmas of 1944, forms the centrepiece for this programme of festive choral music. Featured alongside other reflections on festive texts, this short recital will provide a moment of calm.
As part of the Royal Albert Hall’s inaugural Festival of Science, explore Space through a series of concerts, talks. screenings and comedy events for space and sci-fi fans young and old.
A voyage through a galaxy of favourite music from deep space and beyond, with lights, lasers and indoor fireworks. Space Spectacular will feature works by Holst, Strauss and John Williams.
An intimate Late Night Jazz series presents sensational music in the sultry setting of the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room. Various Thursday nights
It is said that Haydn traded his ‘best manuscript’ for a pair of razors, resulting in the unusual nickname of the opening quartet in tonight’s concert, which is followed by Janáček, Haydn and Shostakovich.
In our final Orchestral Masterworks concert of the year, the RCM Philharmonic and Martyn Brabbins showcase some of Wagner’s greatest orchestral music, including much-loved favourites such as the Ride of the Valkyries.
Women and the Hall celebrates the women who formed the Royal Albert Hall’s history and were instrumental in the fight for women’s suffrage, and provides a platform for the women who are shaping our future, through a season of talks, film screenings and performances.
'Musical Momments' concerts take place on the first Monday of every month and are followed by a buffet with wine. December welcomes Jordanian-Palestinian pianist Iyad Sughayer who has performed numerous recitals and concertos across the United Kingdom, Europe and the Middle East.