Chamber Groups

Outstanding young chamber groups are recognised through two awards as part of the Royal Philharmonic Society Young Musicians Programme.

RPS Albert and Eugenie Frost Prize

AT A GLANCE: This £5,000 prize is specifically for violin, viola or cello players in a trio or quartet. It is awarded towards development of performance opprtunities, particularly in the field of chamber music.
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RPS Henderson Chamber Ensemble Award

AT A GLANCE: The RPS Henderson Chamber Ensemble Award is a new opportunity which offers £5,000 to an emerging, UK-based, chamber ensemble of any combination to be used to develop performance opportunities.
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These prizes are part of the RPS Young Musicians Programme. We are extremely grateful to the trusts, corporate sponsors and indivdual donors who support the programme. Click here to find out more.


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Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, commissioned by the Society in 1825, is still the most requested work on the BBC's Desert Island Discs.