RPS Emily Anderson Prize

£2,500 prize for an outstanding solo violinist

This Prize for violinists was established under the will of Emily Anderson, editor and translator of the letters of Mozart and Beethoven.

Who is it open to?

Solo violinists of any nationality based in the UK throughout 2020, with a maximum age of 28 at the application closing date.

Click here for a list of winners since 1967.

How can I apply?

Applications for 2019 have now closed.

Successful applicants will be invited to audition in London on Sunday 27 October 2019.


This prize is 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.

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