Honorary Members Since 1826

The following are the names of all those who have been awarded Honorary Membership of the Royal Philharmonic Society since 1826

1826 - 1849 / 1850 - 1899 / 1900 -1949 / 1950 - 1999 / 2000 to date


1826
Carl Maria von Weber

1829
Daniel François Auber
Jean François Lesueur
Felix Mendelssohn
Jacob Meyerbeer
George Onslow

1830
Johann Hummel

1836
Sigismund Thalberg

1839
Gioacchino Rossini

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?

During World War 2, when the BBCSO was evacuated to Bristol, the RPS stepped in to ensure that the 1940 Proms season would go ahead.