About the Fund
The Susan Bradshaw Composers’ Fund was established by the Royal Philharmonic Society with donations from friends and family, led by composer Brian Elias. The purpose of the fund is to support composers (of any age) and young musicians wishing to perform works by living composers.
What the Fund Does
At present the fund is used to support the work of emerging composers through the RPS Composition Prizes. The fund has supported the following composers whose commissions were premiered at the Cheltenham Music Festival: Cheryl Frances-Hoad (2008), Sasha Siem (2009), Michael Langemann (2010), Charlotte Bray (2011) Lauri Supponen (2012) and David Önaç (2013), Tom Stewart, (2014), Nicholas Morrish Rarity (2015), Hunter Coblentz (2016).
The Royal Philharmonic Society is a registered UK Charity no.213693