The Prince of Wales has given a speech to mark the official unveiling of the new Royal College of Music campus in London.
Prince Charles (73), who is the President of the institution from 1993 to 1993, was dressed smartly in a pinstripe shirt as he took the podium today.
As he was meeting flutist Amy Gillen, the royal was seen wearing his mask. He then removed it to deliver a talk.
Prince of Wales delivered a speech at the unveiling of London’s new Royal College of Music campus
Charles talks to Amy Gillen, a flutist, during the official unveiling of the Royal College of Music campus
Prince Charles, the President of Royal College of Music listens to Apolline, a French masters student.
The royal, who is a keen fan of opera and classical music, was then pictured watching Apolline Khou, a masters degree student from France, play the harpsichord.
Charles was present to unveil the Royal College of Music’s new campus, created by More Music.
Inaugurated by Prince of Wales, later Edward VII in 1883, the RCM is home to some of Britain’s most prominent musicians.
Prince Charles was seen with a mask on before taking to the podium to make a speech.
Charles addresses the audience at the opening ceremony of the Royal College of Music.
Their site says: ‘With 840 students from more than 55 countries studying at undergraduate, masters or doctoral level, the RCM is a vibrant community of talented and open-minded musicians.’
The Queen is the College’s official Patron, while Prince Charles has served as President since 1993.
Prior to that, the Queen Mother served as president of the College for 40 years and received an honorary Doctorate.
Charles watches Amy Gillen perform during the official unveiling of the Royal College of Music’s new London campus.