Classic FM celebrate our 202nd birthday

22 Jan 2015

On 24 January Classic FM will celebrate the founding of the Royal Philharmonic Society on this day in 1813 with a day of programming related to the Society.

Classic FM will celebrate 202 years since the founding of the RPS with a day of programming connected to the Society, including our most famous commission; Beethoven's 9th Symphony.

For further details visit the Classic FM website.

The RPS have a long-standing partnership with Classic FM following from projects such as Hear Here! and National Listening Day.

22 January 2015


Placido Domingo, world renowned tenor and conductor. RPS Gold Medal Member and Patron of the Susan Chilcott Scholarship.


In 2002 the Society sold its historic archive of papers, letters and musical manuscripts to the British Library, where it is now open to the public from all over the world.