Bassoonist Pascal Gallois

Bassoonist Pascal Gallois gives master class at KC!

Master Bassoonist Pascal Gallois gives a master class on Monday 20 June at KC. Students who attended the master class will perform during a public session.

Research Symposium 2016 - Koninklijk Conservatorium

Research Symposium

Five teachers from the Royal Conservatoire will receive their Master of Music degree this summer.


Three new professors Academy of Creative and Performing Arts

As of 1 February 2016, Janneke Wesseling, Marcel Cobussen and Henk Borgdorff are appointed professors at Leiden University and the University of the Arts The Hague. These appointments confirmed the 15-year partnership between the two institutes.


New master specialisation: the Master Calefax Reed Quintet

From next year the Royal Conservatoire will offer, the new master specialisation Reed Quintet in collaboration with the internationally successful Dutch Calefax.


Royal Conservatoire in the media

Watch an overview of some of the great film material from 2015.


Midsummer Evening at Rhijnhof - an exceptional project

Five years ago on the initiative of Rhijnhof cemetery in Leiden an exceptional project took place.

AKO 2012 - Photy by Sarah Wijzenbeek

Last concert of Arjan Tien as conductor of the ACO Orchestra!

The annual Summer Concert of the Atheneum Chamber Orchestra will take place at the 4th of July. This one is even more special. 


Almost time for Young KC Summer Festival!

The academic year of the School for Young Talent is closed with Young KC Summer Festival: an intensive work-week filled with choir singing, chamber music, workshops and concerts.

Closing performance of the Dance department (photographer: Valerie Harmanus)

Something to look forward to: Closing performances Dance department!

The closing performances of the Dance department are the highlight of the years, for the pupils and students and for the public that enjoys their talent.


Become a friend of the Royal Conservatoire and support talent!

For everyone who embraces the Royal Conservatoire and its students, we have founded the Friends of the Royal Conservatoire. Friends contribute to the development of special projects for talented students of the conservatoire. The friendship brings a number of benefits, for example discount on special concerts and performances.


Visit exam concerts

Every year the fourth year bachelor students and second year master students of all departments graduate by giving a final concert. All these concerts are public and are a feast to the eye and ear.


Show me: the best night out for students

Eleven theatres and companies in The Hague have joined forces for the development of a special product for students: Show Me.


Peter Kooij to receive Bach medal Leipzig

The Dutch singer Peter Kooij will receive the Bach Medal of the German city of Leipzig. Virtually no singer is so closely associated with the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, the jury said.


Concert diary

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June 2016

All Rise!

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Opera All Rise!

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