Chamber Groups

The RPS offers the following for outstanding young chamber groups:

RPS Albert and Eugenie Frost Prize - £5,000

AT A GLANCE: Open to a UK-based string trio or quartet of violin, viola or cello players, with the maximum age of 28 for any of the players. Click here for more information


RPS Henderson Chamber Ensemble Award - £5,000

AT A GLANCE: Open to any UK-based chamber ensemble with 3 - 10 performers, in any combination of string, wind, brass, keyboard or percussion instruments, with the maximum age of 28 for any of the players. Click here for more information


Philip Jones International Brass Ensemble Competition

AT A GLANCE: A major new competition, open to brass quintets (2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba) of any nationality offering three prizes of between £5,000 and £10,000. Brass players must be aged 16 – 30 at the time of the competition. Click here for more information



These prizes are part of the RPS Young Musicians Programme. We are extremely grateful to the trusts, corporate sponsors and individual donors who support the programme. Click here to find out more.

OUR MEMBERS

George Benjamin, composer, conductor, teacher, programmer: awarded RPS Honorary Membership in 2011.

DID YOU KNOW?

An early Philharmonic superstar was the virtuoso double bassist Domenico Dragonetti. He brought his dog Carlo to performances, and commanded higher fees than almost any other player.