Eric Thompson Trust Annual Award
What does the award offer?
The Trustees will consider a wide range of projects including ones related to study, performance, recording, research and composition. It is intended to attract a high standard of applications from candidates such as organ students who aspire to study at a Conservatoire, academics, composers or performers.
Who is it open to?
Musicians who are passionate about taking on a major project relating to the organ, including candidates in full or part-time study, and those who have recently embarked on their professional career.
When is the next closing date?
30 April, annually.
Sir Nicholas Kenyon, Managing Director, Barbican Centre: The Royal Philharmonic Society has been a revolutionary force for good in my musical life.
DID YOU KNOW?
The Schaller Bust of Beethoven, donated in 1871, has stood on the platform of every RPS concert since then as a symbol of excellence and support for the living composer.