List of works known to be commissioned by (or in some early instances, dedicated to) the Royal Philharmonic Society
Cherubini Overture in G
Cherubini Symphony in D
Ries Bardic Overture
Klengel Piano Quintet
Ries Symphony No 3
Müller Clarinet Quintet
Cherubini La Primavera
Potter Septet for piano, flute and strings
Fémy Symphony in E minor
Ries Sia Luminosa
Spohr Overture in F
Bochsa Septet for harp, wind and double bass
Beethoven Symphony No 9
Neukomm Septet (Fantasia Concertante) for wind and double bass
Cramer Piano Quintet in Bb
Moscheles Grand Septet for piano, strings, clarinet and horn
Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 'Italian'
Hummel Piano Concerto in F
Neukomm Fantasia Dramatica on Paradise Lost
Potter Symphony in A minor
Mendelssohn Trumpet Overture
Bishop The Seventh Day
Horsley Exultabo Te
[Griesbach Overture Belshazzar’s Feast]
Mendelssohn Infelice (concert aria)
Herz Piano Concerto in D minor
Bishop The Departure from Paradise
Spohr Symphony No 8 in G minor
Joseph Straker, double bassist studying at the Guildhall School: likes classical, jazz and salsa and the RPS Sir John Barbirolli Foundation which helped buy his new bass.
DID YOU KNOW?
From 1819 the Society’s home was the Harmonic Institution built by John Nash in Regents Street. The building was destroyed by fire in 1830 and is now the site of a NatWest Bank.