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?
Before there were traffic lights: coachmen delivering audience members to Philharmonic Society concerts at the Harmonic Institution were asked to ‘set down and take up with their horses’ heads facing Piccadilly’.