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.

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Dame Janet Baker CH DBE, legendary mezzo-soprano: awarded RPS Honorary Membership in 1987 and the RPS Gold Medal in 1990

DID YOU KNOW?

Before there were traffic lights: coachmen delivering audience members to Philharmonic Society concerts at the Harmonic Institution were asked to ‘set down and take up with their horses’ heads facing Piccadilly’.