MEET OUR MEMBERS
Tim Walker, CEO and Artistic Director of the London Philharmonic Orchestra: I value the RPS for supporting what we do and in particular for stimulating an interest in new music.
DID YOU KNOW?
The cost of a bassoon for a young player starting their professional training is about £15,000. The RPS John Barbirolli Fund offers much needed financial assistance with instrument purchase.
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
Concerts, commissions, exhibitions, discussion and digital - find out what's happening
200 Years at the Heart of Music
The RPS is celebrating its Bicentenary in 2013 with a programme that remembers the extraordinary history of the Society and looks to the future.