RNCM to award pianist András Schiff a Fellowship
18 October 2013
Three distinguished musicians and educators have been chosen as Fellows of the RNCM (FRNCM) and two of the College’s supporters as Honorary Members (HonRNCM). Hungarian pianist András Schiff will be granted the Fellowship during his concert at the RNCM on 19 November, where he will perform The Well-tempered Clavier Book 1.
Professor Jonathan Freeman-Attwood, Principal of the Royal Academy of Music, and Dr Paul Goodey, Director of Performance at the RNCM, will both be awarded Fellowships during the College’s annual Congregation of Awards, held on 3 December. Dr Ursula Jones, co-founder of the English Chamber Orchestra, and Dr Joyce Kennedy, author of several books about opera, will become Honorary Members during the December ceremony.
Since 1974, the RNCM has awarded numerous Fellowships
and Honorary Memberships to world-renowned musicians, conductors, composers,
educators, and advocates, including Placido Domingo, Sir John Dankworth, Dame
Joan Sutherland, Dame Janet Baker, Sir Mark Elder, Hans Werner Henze and Sir