Recent Gold Medal Awards

The Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal is the Society’s most prestigious honour, initiated in 1870 to commemorate the Centenary of Beethoven’s birth.

The most recent recipients of the RPS Gold Medal are:

Jessye Norman (2018)

Mariss Jansons (2017)

Charles Dutoit (2017)

Peter Maxwell Davies (2016)

Martha Argerich (2015)

Antonio Pappano (2015)

John Tomlinson (2014)

András Schiff (2013)

György Kurtág (2013)

Mitsuko Uchida (2012)

Nikolaus Harnoncourt (2010)

Thomas Quasthoff (2009)

Henri Dutilleux (2008)

Daniel Barenboim (2007)


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OUR MEMBERS

Joseph Straker, double bassist studying at the Guildhall School: likes classical, jazz and salsa and the RPS Sir John Barbirolli Foundation which helped buy his new bass.

DID YOU KNOW?

The cost of a bassoon for a young player starting their professional training is about £15,000. The RPS John Barbirolli Fund offers much needed financial assistance with instrument purchase.