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

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?

Bex Burch was able to spend a year in Ghana studying the gyil - an African xylophone - with Thomas Sekgura, a master musician thanks to funding from the RPS Isserlis Scholarship.