List of works known to be commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society
Mancinelli Romantic Overture
German Have you any news of my boy Jack? (song)
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 9
Walton Variations on a Theme of Hindemith
Hoddinott Variants for Orchestra
Musgrave Clarinet Concerto
Lutoslawski Cello Concerto
Joubert Symphony No 2
Cooke Symphony No 4
Simpson Symphony No 8
Musgrave and Bennett Moving into Aquarius
Panufnik Symphony No 9
Burgon Title Divine (song cycle)
Arnold Cello Concerto
Saxton Paraphrase on Mozart’s Idomeneo
Emily Hoile, harpist: studied at the Juilliard School in New York thanks to funding from the RPS Julius Isserlis Scholarship.
DID YOU KNOW?
In 2002 the Society sold its historic archive of papers, letters and musical manuscripts to the British Library, where it is now open to the public from all over the world.