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)
Daniel Barenboim, RPS Gold Medal 2007: Classical music will not survive unless we change our attitude and make it something that is essential to our lives. Join the RPS if you believe in the future of music.
DID YOU KNOW?
In 2002 the Society sold its historic archive of papers, letters and musical manuscripts to the British Library, where it is now open to the public from all over the world.