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

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.

DID YOU KNOW?

In 1824 the Philharmonic Society paid Beethoven 50 pounds to commission his 9th Symphony.