MEET OUR MEMBERS
Mark Pemberton, Director, ABO: Membership of the RPS is invaluable in ensuring I tune into wider thinking on the state of classical music in the UK today.
DID YOU KNOW?
The Philharmonic Society received its Royal title in 1912 and enjoys the immediate patronage of Her Majesty The Queen.
RPS Since 1813
The Royal Philharmonic Society was founded in London in 1813 by a group of professional musicians. From that time it has promoted new music, established orchestral standards and brought some of the greatest musicians to British audiences. The list of premieres includes works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Dvorak, Elgar and Vaughan Williams, among many others.
adj. devoted to music; music-loving
200 Years at the Heart of Music
The RPS Bicentenary in 2013 celebrated the extraordinary musical history of the Society and looked to the future.