2000 to date

The RPS Gold Medal was initiated in 1870 to commemorate the centenary of Beethoven’s birth and bears the image of Beethoven. It is the Society’s highest honour and is awarded internationally for the most outstanding musicianship.

OUR MEMBERS

Bob Lockyer: Seeing and hearing new dance with a specially composed score is exciting. That's why I asked the RPS to look after the Drummond Fund.

DID YOU KNOW?

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