Films and Podcasts 2

Huw Watkins in Conversation

Huw Watkins - RPS Composer in the House - talks about his latest work Little Symphony for Strings.

Judith Weir

Judith Weir, Master of the Queen's Music, talks to the RPS about her 2013 commission I give you the end of a golden string.

From the Canyons to the Stars

Exploring the rich sound world of Olivier Messiaen. Composer Robert Saxton, writer, Paul Griffiths and pianist, Alexandra Dariescu delve into his musical language, where birdsong, faith and colour collide to produce one of the most original musical voices in the 20th century.



Humphrey Burton, first head of Music and Arts, BBC; founder/presenter of Young Musician of the Year and joint founder of the RPS Music Awards in 1989.


The Schaller Bust of Beethoven, donated in 1871, has stood on the platform of every RPS concert since then as a symbol of excellence and support for the living composer.