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?
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’.