Speakers at RPS Members' Events

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.

2011
Sir Andrew Davis in conversation with John Bridcut - Performing Delius (AGM)

2011
Stephen Hough in conversation with Mark Lawson - A Diverse Cultural LIfe (AGM)

2010
Esa-Pekka Salonen - A Composer at the Heart (AGM)

2009
David Owen Norris - Mendelssohn, Pianos and Pupils (AGM)

2008
Panel Discussion: Ivan Hewett; Joy Farrall, Andrew Keener; David McAlpine - Putting Listening Back on the Agenda (AGM)

2007
Mark Elder - The Halle Tradition (AGM)
Ian Bostridge - Homeward Bound (Dinner)

2006
David Lloyd-Jones - Miscellaneous Musical Musings on Leningrad - Leeds - London (AGM)
Michael Kennedy - In conversation with David Mellor (Dinner)

2005
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)

2004
Marin Alsop – Composer in the House (Dinner)
Roger Norrington - The Sound Orchestras Make (AGM)

2003
Philip Langridge – Music and Communication (AGM)
David Cairns – Berlioz Bi-Centenary (Dinner)

2002
George Benjamin – Sudden Time (in conversation with Stephen Walsh (AGM)
Antonio Pappano – Taking the Royal Opera House into the 21st Century (Dinner)

2001
Graham Johnson - Is music the only Single European Currency? (Dinner)
Angela Hewitt - Bringing Bach to Life (Dinner)

2000
John Tomlinson - Amplification at the Opera (AGM)
Leonard Slatkin - Music in the 21st Century (Dinner)

1999
David Cairns – The Immortal Tommy - a personal appreciation of Sir Thomas Beecham (AGM)

1998
Robert Craft – Stravinsky in Albion (AGM)

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OUR MEMBERS

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.