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Dame Janet Baker CH DBE, legendary mezzo-soprano: awarded RPS Honorary Membership in 1987 and the RPS Gold Medal in 1990
DID YOU KNOW?
In the Beatles film Help, the Fab Four sing Beethoven's Ode to Joy from 'the famous 9th Symphony' (commissioned by the RPS) in order to tame an angry Bengal tiger. Of course everyone joins in...
RPS Bicentenary 2013
RPS celebrated 200 years at the heart of music in 2013.
In our rich history of music-making we have direct links to iconic musicians such as Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Wagner.
Bicentenary celebrations throughout the year put the spotlight on the Society’s unparalleled contribution to music, past, present and future.
“The beating heart and conscience of British musical life”
adj. devoted to music; music-loving