200 day countdown to our Bicentenary

06 Jul 2012

Our 200th Birthday is on 24 January 2013!

From 8 July 2012 we’ll be counting down to the big day with…


200 things you could, should and need to know about the Royal Philharmonic Society, one day at a time.

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We’ll be celebrating our 200th Birthday throughout 2013. A full programme of concerts, talks and events will be announced in the autumn….



Leslie East, Chairman of Association of British Choral Directors; Chairman of City Music Society: I support the RPS because it believes in supporting young musicians early in their careers.


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