Discover how classical music is made in the company of two celebrated musicians.
On Friday 7 February, master storytellers Nicky Spence and Iain Burnside cast new light on how they make music. You can join them for a fresh, frank and revealing look at the journey that music takes from the score to the stage.
Tickets are free. Click here to book now.
Love classical music?
Feed your curiosity and love of classical music by becoming an RPS Member. Among the benefits, Members can attend – and exclusively access online – our talks and events in which great artists and musical heroes share their fascinating stories. Click here to find out more.
Nicky's Big Speech for the RPS
On Tuesday 5 November, one of our most-loved classical artists Nicola Benedetti CBE gave a headline speech for the RPS on the importance of music education, and how her new foundation will empower young musicians and teachers nationwide.
Click here to watch the film of Nicky's speech online if you're an RPS Member, and for a limited time on the Classic FM website.
New Women Conductors Courses announced
We're pleased to announce that applications are now open for courses taking place in Manchester (Phase 1+) and Birmingham (Phase 1) this year! Click here to find out more.
Featured RPS Corporate Member
Click here to find out about one of the companies currently enjoying a creative association with the RPS...
Roderick and Joanna in rehearsal
We’re remarkably good at hiding how classical music is made, with most rehearsals strictly off limits. What magic happens there? What are the first steps?
Let’s find out. We brought together pianist Joanna MacGregor CBE and baritone Roderick Williams OBE – who have never worked together before – to share their instincts in shaping a piece of music and draw out its true essence.
How music can transform a school
Inspirational teacher Jimmy Rotheram shares how he and his colleagues transformed a primary school with music.