RPS Members have the chance to meet major musical figures and discuss their views at close quarters. Enthralling personal research, experience and memories – the past enlightens the future.
Sir Andrew Davis in conversation with John Bridcut - Performing Delius (AGM)
Stephen Hough in conversation with Mark Lawson - A Diverse Cultural LIfe (AGM)
Esa-Pekka Salonen - A Composer at the Heart (AGM)
David Owen Norris - Mendelssohn, Pianos and Pupils (AGM)
Panel Discussion: Ivan Hewett; Joy Farrall, Andrew Keener; David McAlpine - Putting Listening Back on the Agenda (AGM)
Mark Elder - The Halle Tradition (AGM)
Ian Bostridge - Homeward Bound (Dinner)
David Lloyd-Jones - Miscellaneous Musical Musings on Leningrad - Leeds - London (AGM)
Michael Kennedy - In conversation with David Mellor (Dinner)
Leanne Langley – A Place for Music: John Nash, Regent Street and the Founding of the Royal Philharmonic Society (AGM)
Steven Isserlis - For the Love of Music (Dinner)
Marin Alsop – Composer in the House (Dinner)
Roger Norrington - The Sound Orchestras Make (AGM)
Philip Langridge – Music and Communication (AGM)
David Cairns – Berlioz Bi-Centenary (Dinner)
George Benjamin – Sudden Time (in conversation with Stephen Walsh (AGM)
Antonio Pappano – Taking the Royal Opera House into the 21st Century (Dinner)
David Cairns – The Immortal Tommy - a personal appreciation of Sir Thomas Beecham (AGM)
Robert Craft – Stravinsky in Albion (AGM)
Armand Diangienda, RPS Honorary Member and former pilot who founded a symphony orchestra in one of the poorest cities on earth; Kinshasa, DR of the Congo.
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.