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Real Conservatorio Superior de Música
Established 1830
Type Public
Principal Anselmo de la Campa
Location Madrid, Spain
Campus Urban
Website [1]

The Madrid Royal Conservatory (Spanish: Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid) is a music college in Madrid, Spain.

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History

The Royal Conservatory of Music was founded on July 15, 1830, by royal decree, and was originally located in Mostenses Square, Madrid. In 1852 it was moved to the Royal Opera, where it remained until the building was condemned by royal order and classes ordered to halt in 1925. For the next sixty-five years, the school had no fixed home, operating in a variety of locations. Since 1990, the Conservatory has officially resided in a restored 18th century building—previously the home of the Hospital Clinic of San Carlos—in front of the Queen Sofia National Art Museum.

Conservatory head office in Madrid

Alumni

Famous alumni of the school include Tomás Bretón, Manuel de Falla, Pablo Casals, Maria Galvany, Joaquín Turina, Amadeo Roldán, Ataúlfo Argenta, Luis de Pablo, Cristóbal Halffter, Teresa Berganza, Antón García Abril, Joaquín Achúcarro, Pedro Albéniz, Luis Antonio García Navarro, Emilio Arrieta, Ruperto Chapí, Jesús de Monasterio, Celedonio Romero and Baltasar Saldoni.

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