"Women Conductors with the RPS is doing something fantastic: a programme for women conductors led by the very gifted Alice Farnham. A chance to explore issues, musical and interpersonal, faced by the leader of an orchestra who happens to be a woman!" -  Sir Antonio Pappano

If you are able, please donate a little or a lot (time or money or expertise) to this fantastic programme.

Alternatively please call the RPS on 020 7287 0019 to make a credit/debit card donation over the phone or send a cheque, payable to the Royal Philharmonic Society, to the address below. Please include your name and contact details so that we can acknowledge your donation and - with your permission - claim Gift Aid on it.

Royal Philharmonic Society
Women Conductors
48 Great Marlborough Street
London W1F 7BB

If you are able to donate your time or expertise to Women Conductors, please contact us by email at admin[at]

Thank you. 

Women Conductors is made possible with generous funding and support from Janis Susskind OBE and ABRSM.



Daniel Barenboim, RPS Gold Medal 2007: Classical music will not survive unless we change our attitude and make it something that is essential to our lives. Join the RPS if you believe in the future of music.


The early directors and concert conductors were given tickets made of ivory to gain them admission to Philharmonic Society performances.