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Magical morning of musical theatre at the Fringe: RCS presents Big Fish and Edges

Assembly Rooms Music Hall | 4-27 August A Broadway musical bursting with heart and humour, based on a best-selling book and a Tim Burton film, and a contemporary coming-of-age song cycle about growth and self-discovery from Oscar, Grammy, Tony and Olivier Award-winning writers … the stage is set for another unmissable Edinburgh Festival Fringe run

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RCS staff and alumni have played a part in Coronations over the last century

Coronation fanfares from the RCS archive Did you know that Archives and Collections at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland holds the original handwritten scores for the music performed at the Coronations of Queen Elizabeth II and King George VI, penned by our former principal, Sir Ernest Bullock? Stuart Harris-Logan, our Keeper of Archives and Collections,

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Ready to roll: new films to take flight at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland thanks to Write Start award created by actor and graduate Sam Heughan

It’s a catalyst for collaboration that helps young artists bring their creative dreams to life … backed by a global screen star and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland graduate. Write Start, established by actor, author, entrepreneur and philanthropist Sam Heughan, is the annual award – now in its second year – that encourages students across music,

RCS retains top ten position in prestigious global ranking

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is one of the world’s top ten destinations to study the performing arts, according to prestigious global rankings published today (Wednesday 22 March 2023). Scotland’s national conservatoire takes the number six spot in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023. It’s the seventh time the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

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Multiple Journeys: the life and work of Guillermo Gómez-Peña to be shared in performative lecture at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

A performance lecture by Guillermo Gómez-Peña with technical assistance from Balitrónica Monday 3 April, 6pm He’s the contemporary performance icon who has influenced a worldwide community of rebel artists. And in April, he’ll chronicle his life’s work in a special one-off performative lecture at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Artist, writer, activist, radical pedagogue and

RCS students from Ukraine to share music from their homeland in charity concert

Ukrainian students at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland will come together tonight (Friday) for a concert to shine a light on the music of their homeland, on the first anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Six students, who are in the first year of their Bachelor of Music degrees, will perform a programme of