Commissions Since 1813
List of works known to be commissioned by, or dedicated to, the Royal Philharmonic Society
Bennett Overture Paradise and the Peri
Bennett Symphony in G minor
Sullivan Overture Marmion
Barnett Overture symphonique
Benedict Overture La selva incantata
Bennett Prelude Ajax
Macfarren Idyll in Memory of Sterndale Bennett
Cowen Sinfonietta in A minor
King Prize Overture Among the Pines
[Ernst Dramatic Overture]
Wingham Serenade for Orchestra
Gadsby Scene The Forest of Arden
Saint-Saëns Symphony No 3 in C
Mozkowski Suite for orchestra
Corder Suite Roumanian
Randegger Scena Prayer of Nature
Parry Symphony No 3 in F (revised)
Dvorak Five Biblical Songs with orchestra
MacCunn Ballet music from Diarmid
Graham Johnson, pianist: awarded RPS Honorary Membership in 2010 for his 'unstinting championship of Song'.
DID YOU KNOW?
An early member of the Society, who played in our first season in 1813, was the Afro-European violinist George Polgreen Bridgetower (1778-1860) – the original dedicatee of Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata.