Here, a range of RPS members, eminent musicians and key figures from across the musical profession celebrate the Royal Philharmonic Society in words all their own. What's your RPS...?
José Antonio Abreu, founder of the revolutionary Venezeulan ' El Sistema' which educates the poorest children in musical schools around the country: awarded RPS Honorary Membership in 2008.
DID YOU KNOW?
In 1824 the Philharmonic Society paid Beethoven 50 pounds to commission his 9th Symphony.