Past Recipients

The following are the names of those who have won the RPS Emily Anderson Prize since the competition started in 1967.

1967 - 1999 / 2000 - to date

2018
Maria Gîlicel (Romania)

2017
Amarins Wierdsma (Netherlands)

2016
Prize not awarded

2015
Marta Kowalczyk (Poland)

2014
Maria Włoszczowska (Poland)

2013
Benjamin Baker (New Zealand)

2008
Mathieu van Bellen (Netherlands)

2007
Joo Yeon Sir (Korea)

2006
Jeanine Thorpe (UK)

2005
Leticia Moreno (Spain)

2004
Fanny Clamagirand (France)

2003
Aya Sanada (Japan)

2002
Soojin Han (Korea)

2001
Jia Zhang (China)

2000
Feng Ning (China)

OUR MEMBERS

Emily Hoile, harpist: studied at the Juilliard School in New York thanks to funding from the RPS Julius Isserlis Scholarship.

DID YOU KNOW?

In early Philharmonic Society concerts, players often rotated within their orchestral section, reflecting the orchestra's wealth of performing talent as well as its democratic ethos: no ‘distinction of rank’.