MEET OUR MEMBERS
Aaron P. Dworkin: RPS Honorary Member and Founder of the Sphinx Organization, which helps aspiring Black and Latino musicians in the USA.
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 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.