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Humphrey Burton, first head of Music and Arts, BBC; founder/presenter of Young Musician of the Year and joint founder of the RPS Music Awards in 1989.
DID YOU KNOW?
In early Philharmonic Society concerts, players often rotated within their orchestral section, reflecting the orchestra's wealth of performing talent as well as its democratic ethos: no ‘distinction of rank’.
Explore, listen and join the debate! Whether you are a regular listener or concert goer or just beginning to explore classical music, we want to encourage and stimulate you to listen more and engage in discussion. The RPS is a voice for music - putting music at the centre of cultural life.
adj. devoted to music; music-loving