Beethoven Busts Out!

01 Jan 2013

Music Past - Present - Future: We herald our 200th Birthday by sending the iconic Philharmonic Society bust of Beethoven out on to the streets of London. Watch out for Beethoven in concert halls around the country during 2013.

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Claire-Louise Auguste, flautist at Trinity Laban: enjoying playing her new flute purchased with assistance from the RPS Sir John Barbirolli memorial Fund.


Before there were traffic lights: coachmen delivering audience members to Philharmonic Society concerts at the Harmonic Institution were asked to ‘set down and take up with their horses’ heads facing Piccadilly’.