30 January 2017
Director/CEO of Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art takes over from Professor Sir Barry Ife
16 January 2017
Guildhall School presents ‘The New Librettist: The role of the writer in opera’ in partnership with The Royal Opera
The New Librettist conference will discuss the craft of the librettist and what it means to write the words of an opera in the 21st century.
31 December 2016
Professor Barry Ife awarded a Knighthood in the 2017 New Year Honours List for services to performing arts education
The first Principal of the Guildhall School to be knighted in office, Professor Ife has repositioned the institution within the higher education sector over his twelve years at the helm.
30 November 2016
Highlights include: the world premiere of The Tale of Januarie, John Harle london premiere of new works, British premiere of Tigran Mansurian’s Second Violin Concerto, The Same Deep Water As Me by Nick Payne and Lanford Wilson’s Balm in Gilead, plus Octet Cellophony and Guildhall Symphony Orchestra.
11 October 2016
The government has now guaranteed that EU students commencing courses in September 2017 will continue to pay the same tuition fees as UK students for the duration of their courses, even after the point the UK exits the EU.
10 October 2016
Philip Venables’ 4.48 Psychosis, a co-commission with The Royal Opera and Guildhall School in association with The Lyric Hammersmith, wins at UK Theatre Awards 2016
Philip Venables’ 4.48 Psychosis, winner of the Achievement in Opera award at the UK Theatre Awards 2016, is the culmination of Venables’ position as inaugural Doctoral Composer-in-Residence at the Guildhall School and The Royal Opera.
22 August 2016
The Guildhall School and Barbican Centre announce recipient of new doctoral studentship focusing on the changing role of arts centres
The Guildhall School and Barbican Centre are delighted to announce Stefania Donini as the recipient of a new doctoral studentship, to undertake a project focusing on the changing role of arts centres.
05 July 2016
Project aiming to understand the journey of learning to sing in adulthood is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council
01 July 2016
The Guildhall School has always been proud to welcome talented students and staff from across the globe
04 April 2016
Highlights include The Gold Medal, world premieres of operas by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies and Philip Venables, Marina Koka at Wigmore Hall, a double bill of Martinů operas, Guildhall Jazz Showcase, summer musical On the Twentieth Century, Technical Theatre Graduate Exhibition and ten ResearchWorks discussions