Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is a world-leading conservatoire of music, drama, dance, production and film located in Glasgow City Centre.

Royal Conservatoire Of Scotland

About Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 3DB
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The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland offer expert training in music, drama, dance, technical & production arts and screen with a range of short courses, summer schools and public performances.

Our cafe serves fresh coffee to the public, you may even catch an impromptu performance in one of our many creative spaces.

Upcoming Events at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Fridays at One

Selected dates between 24th November 2023 - 22nd March 2024

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's 'Fridays at One' series features performances from International guest artists, chamber ensembles, soloists and orchestras!


Mondays at One

Selected dates between 27th November 2023 - 18th March 2024

The Royal Conservatoire Of Scotland hold regular 'Mondays at One' events which showcase talent from across their departments.


Second Person Narrative

5th December 2023 - 8th December 2023

Can you choose your own destiny? And would you do anything differently if you could do it all over again? Don't miss Jemma Kennedy's Second Person Narrative at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland!


Into the Woods

5th December 2023 - 8th December 2023

The Brothers Grimm hit the stage with an epic fairytale about wishes, family and the choices we make at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland!


RCS Chamber Orchestra and Choir: Mozart - Requiem

8th December 2023

RCS Chamber Orchestra and Choir join forces for Mozart's divine masterpiece, his Requiem, under the baton of conductor David Watkin!


Hebrides Ensemble and RCS Conductor Showcase: Pierrot Lunaire

8th December 2023

Following a week of conducting workshops with Martyn Brabbins our students conduct Hebrides Ensemble in a performance of Schönberg’s melodrama Pierrot lunaire!


Scottish Ensemble: Concerts By Candlelight

13th December 2023

Amidst the slight chaos of the glittery festive season, Scottish Ensemble's annual Concerts by Candlelight offer moments of stillness, contemplation, and a beautiful musical adventure!


Musical Theatre: Mock Audition

16th December 2023 - 17th December 2023

This online weekend course is for people age 16+ who are interested in applying to the BA Musical Theatre programme at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.


Acting: Mock Audition

16th December 2023 - 17th December 2023

This online weekend course is for people age 16+ who are interested in applying to the BA Acting programme at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.


Dunedin Consort: Children’s Messiah

21st December 2023

Fun for all the family is guaranteed in Dunedin Consort's interactive, 45-minute Children's Messiah — specially crafted with little ears in mind!


Dunedin Consort: Messiah

21st December 2023

Join Dunedin Consort and their stellar cast of soloists this Christmas at St Mary's Cathedral, and start off the festive season as you mean to go on!


Tribute to Walter Blair

11th January 2024

Join the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland for a tribute to Walter Blair given by colleagues, associates and students whose lives he has enhanced.


Opera Masterclass: Simon Keenlyside

12th January 2024

Globally renowned opera star, Sir Simon Keenlyside, leads a masterclass at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on Friday 12th January!


Competition: Tony & Tania Webster Prize (for Keyboard)

16th January 2024

This competition celebrates lesser-known Russian composers, and allows students to demonstrate their talent and skill, as they compete for the Tony & Tania Webster Prize.


Opera Masterclass: Nicky Spence

19th January 2024

Scottish tenor Nicky Spence coaches and supports our Opera students in this masterclass, where students will be guided through their performance by one of Scotland's leading operatic voices.


Romeo and Juliet & ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore (Drama Double-Bill)

20th January 2024 - 25th January 2024

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's BA Acting second year students present a double bill of provocative and engaging performance, in their first production of the term!


Holocaust Memorial Day Concert

24th January 2024

This annual concert marks Holocaust Memorial Day with a specially selected programme of music performance.


Competition: Dunbar-Gerber Prize for Chamber Music

25th January 2024

This competition sees the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's Brass students compete in a varied programme of performance which celebrates Chamber Music.



27th January 2024 - 2nd February 2024

The tale of Cinderella comes to the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's New Athenaeum stage in this opera by Jules Massenet!


Piano Masterclass: Andrew Armstrong

2nd February 2024

Praised by critics for his passionate expression and dazzling technique, pianist Andrew Armstrong comes to the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland for this Piano Masterclass!


Twelfth Night

3rd February 2024 - 9th February 2024

Shakespeare's classic comedy of errors is brought to life in this production from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's BA Acting cohort!


Strings Weekend: Brodsky Quartet

10th February 2024

Strings Weekend returns to the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with a thrilling programme for music-lovers, including this special concert from Brodsky Quartet!


Strings Weekend: Junior Showcase

11th February 2024

Our Junior Conservatoire students lead this special Strings Weekend showcase, featuring young musicians from leading specialist music schools.


Strings Weekend: RCS Showcase

11th February 2024

In this showcase, our Strings Weekend concludes with a special performance from our RCS Strings students.


Competition: Ye Cronies Opera Award

25th February 2024

Since 1989, Ye Cronies has sponsored an annual competition for students of the Alexander Gibson Opera School, to support young emerging artists training at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.


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