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

Emily Hoile, harpist: studied at the Juilliard School in New York thanks to funding from the RPS Julius Isserlis Scholarship.

DID YOU KNOW?

The early directors and concert conductors were given tickets made of ivory to gain them admission to Philharmonic Society performances.