New Blog Post: Logo goes live!

08 Oct 2012

200 years at the heart of music - and a new logo to celebrate!

At long last, the brand new RPS logo has been let loose on our website, emails and stationery – we didn’t stretch to clothing, I was always told that red and pink don’t go together. Launched in conjunction with our bicentenary celebrations, this new logo has caused a bit of a headache. How do you best encapsulate the values and outlook of an organisation in that tiny favicon at the top of your screen? The decisions are endless: straight lines or curves, abstract or pictorial, how much text, which font… and that’s before you even bring colours into the equation. Get it wrong and you’re left with something that distorts your image – like a bad haircut, but harder to get rid of.

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Cathy Graham, Director of Music, British Council: That classical music has a vibrant future is very important to me. Supporting the RPS allows me to play a small part in ensuring this.


In 1824 the Philharmonic Society paid Beethoven 50 pounds to commission his 9th Symphony.