My RPS: What Musicians Think About Us

03 Oct 2012

Tell me more about the RPS: musicians celebrate 200 years of the Royal Philharmonic Society with their thoughts on one of the the UK’s most influential music organisations.

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Daniel Barenboim, RPS Gold Medal 2007: Classical music will not survive unless we change our attitude and make it something that is essential to our lives. Join the RPS if you believe in the future of music.


In early Philharmonic Society concerts, players often rotated within their orchestral section, reflecting the orchestra's wealth of performing talent as well as its democratic ethos: no ‘distinction of rank’.