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We've been sharing the joy and vitality of classical music since 1813...
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2021 RPS Awards Shortlists Revealed
We are pleased to present a strong message about the power and presence of classical music throughout the pandemic as we announce the shortlists for this year’s Royal Philharmonic Society Awards.
This Autumn, we are delighted to announce a return to our live events, rescheduled from the Spring. We hope you'll venture out and join us! Find out more here...
We are pleased to present a new RPS Award voted for by the public for the very first time.
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Women Conductors - Sage Gateshead 2022-23
We are pleased to share a new chapter of our Women Conductors programme, specifically for female conductors based in the UK committed to making this their primary vocation, with some experience of conducting professional or high-level student/non-professional orchestras. Applications now open...
Your Lark Ascending
Why does the nation love Vaughan Williams' The Lark Ascending? Artists including Tasmin Little share their view and we invite you to join the conversation...
Introducing the 2021-22 RPS Composers
We are pleased to announce the seven composers newly joining the 2021-22 RPS Composers programme. Click here to find out more...
RPS Enterprise Fund - Recipients Announced
We are pleased to announce the musicians receiving over £200,000 of grants from the RPS Enterprise Fund, made possible with kind support from Harriet’s Trust.