1900 - 1949

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


1902
Sergei Rachmaninov
Jules Emile Massenet

1906
Raoul Pugno
Hans Richter
Richard Strauss

1908
Jan Kubelik

1912
Wassily Safonoff

1913
Willem Mengelberg
Arthur Nikisch

1921
Alfred Cortot
Maurice Ravel
Igor Stravinsky
Arturo Toscanini

1922
Harold Bauer

1927
Leopold Stokowski

1929
Jean Sibelius

1930
Pablo Casals

1948
Keith Douglas
John Mewburn Levien

OUR MEMBERS

Andrew Keener, independent recording producer: The world would be poorer without live musicmaking. More power to the RPS's essential support of a vital artform.

DID YOU KNOW?

An early member of the Society, who played in our first season in 1813, was the Afro-European violinist George Polgreen Bridgetower (1778-1860) – the original dedicatee of Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata.