The RNCM Spring Season has been announced, and we can’t wait to tell you all about it. In the guide below you’ll find our top ten picks from a plethora of exciting spring events, ranging from recitals to operas to multimedia performances.
Including Sarah Hennies’ Contralto and Alexandra Dariescu’s The Nutcracker And I, the RNCM has excelled itself this year with the number of future-leaning events on offer. It’s also drawn in an impressive amount of world-leading performers, including percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie, trombonist Christian Lindberg and violinist Pekka Kuusisto.
Read about all of these events and many more besides in the guide below.
Here are our picks
The RNCM Day of Percussion is an annual day of inspirational clinics and performances from leading educators and artists – including the incredible Evelyn Glennie.
Once described by The Times as “The David Bowie of the fiddle”, violinist Pekka Kuusisto will perform contemporary American repertoire at the RNCM, alongside Nadia Sirota and Markus Hohti.
The Lost Words: Spell Songs brings together eight remarkable musicians, plus live illustrations by Jackie Morris, to respond to the art and language of creatures and plants.
Seasoned singer-songwriter, powerhouse vocalist and a true entertainer, Mario Jose will be returning to the RNCM this March for a rare collaboration with the Session Orchestra.
From its dark and murky opening to its exultant finale, Mahler’s Fifth Symphony takes its listener on an hour-long journey whose emotional scope is almost overwhelmingly ambitious.
Inspired by John Bunyan’s novel, Ralph Vaughan Williams’ opera ‘The Pilgrim’s Progress’ will be one of the highlights of the RNCM’s Spring Season.