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


Sally Cavender, Performance Music Director, Faber Music: Many of our composers have been honoured by RPS Awards. The RPS is uniquely placed to support the huge variety of new music today.


Queen Victoria attended a Philharmonic Society concert conducted by Mendelssohn in 1844.