The following are the names of those who have won RPS Composition Prizes since the competition started in 1948. In certain years no award was made. From 1994 former winners were not eligible to enter again.
Anthony Payne, composer: commissions include three orchestral works for the BBC Proms, and the internationally acclaimed completion of Elgar's Third Symphony.
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.