10 to watch this summer

16 May 2016

RPS highlights coming up...

With RPS commissions and premieres from Berlin to Cheltenham, Edinburgh and the Proms; and an extended programme of support for outstanding young musicians, we've put together a programme of ten RPS highlights to watch out for over the next few months.

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16 May 2016

OUR MEMBERS

Joseph Straker, double bassist studying at the Guildhall School: likes classical, jazz and salsa and the RPS Sir John Barbirolli Foundation which helped buy his new bass.

DID YOU KNOW?

An early Philharmonic superstar was the virtuoso double bassist Domenico Dragonetti. He brought his dog Carlo to performances, and commanded higher fees than almost any other player.