MEET OUR MEMBERS
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?
During World War 2, when the BBCSO was evacuated to Bristol, the RPS stepped in to ensure that the 1940 Proms season would go ahead.
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