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

Jennifer Bate, organist: My worldwide schedule includes recitals, concertos, recordings, masterclasses and composition. The RPS offers excellent opportunities to meet fellow professionals socially.

DID YOU KNOW?

In the Beatles film Help, the Fab Four sing Beethoven's Ode to Joy from 'the famous 9th Symphony' (commissioned by the RPS) in order to tame an angry Bengal tiger. Of course everyone joins in...