Talks – Debates – Performances – Commissions

21 Sep 2012

RPS Autumn programme announced

Over the next few weeks the Royal Philharmonic Society ventures nationwide and overseas to Prague, with a series of talks and debates on pressing musical matters and live performances that turn the spotlight on distinguished neglected works from the contemporary chamber repertoire.

From a debate on ‘Who needs classical when we’ve got dubstep, grime and house’ to a first commission by our Composer in the House,Encore performances by Fernyhough and Cashian and discounted ticketsfor 17-25 year olds to attend the UK’s leading contemporary music festival, this autumn the RPS will stretch your mind and your ears.

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