"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

Thank you. 

Women Conductors is made possible with generous funding and support from Janis Susskind OBEArts Council England, The Patron's FundSamuel Gardner Memorial Trust, and Colwinston Charitable Trust.

Arts Council England


Sally Cavender, Performance Music Director, Faber Music: Many of our composers have been honoured by RPS Awards. The RPS is uniquely placed to support the huge variety of new music today.


1830: Midsummer Night’s Dream is ‘very beautiful, and encored, but it is awfully, fearfully difficult, so much so that last Saturday morning Mendelssohn was SEVEN hours rehearsing.’