New Blog Post: The RPS Composition Prize

03 Apr 2012

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The RPS Composition Prize: Why we draw the line at 29

Is the limit on the RPS Composition Prize ageist? Read our blog and have your say!

“The deadline for the RPS Composition Prize approaches and at periodic intervals throughout the day young composers, clutching their scores and recordings, find their way down to our basement lair to hand them over in person – it’s surprising how many people don’t trust the mail these days. It’s lovely to see the faces behind the music and we can already predict that the standard this year is going to be high…” Click here to continue reading our blog.

OUR MEMBERS

Armand Diangienda, RPS Honorary Member and former pilot who founded a symphony orchestra in one of the poorest cities on earth; Kinshasa, DR of the Congo.

DID YOU KNOW?

Over 130 new works have been commissioned by or dedicated to the RPS since 1813. Nearly half of these were commissioned since 2000.