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
Armand Diangienda, RPS Honorary Member and former pilot who founded a symphony orchestra in one of the poorest cities on earth; Kinshasa, DR of the Congo.
DID YOU KNOW?
An early Philharmonic superstar was the virtuoso double bassist Domenico Dragonetti. He brought his dog Carlo to performances, and commanded higher fees than almost any other player.