2013 Press Releases
- 12 November 2013: György Kurtág and András Schiff to be awarded RPS Gold Medal
- 13 September 2013: Autumn Events in New York and Across the UK
- 6 August 2013: Plaque to be unveiled on the site of the first UK performance of Beethoven's 9th.
- 31 July 2013: RPS awards over £81,000 to Young Musicians
- 22 July 2013: Celebrating Beethoven 9 - Plaque Unveiling and Prom
- 14 May 2013: RPS Music Awards Winners Announced
- 29 April 2013: RPS Young Musicians Programme: Support for String Players
- 24 April 2013: RPS marks its Bicentenary with series of awards for international music makers, in association with the British Council 11 April 2013: Shortlists announced for Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards
- 3 April 2013: Major series of new works to be premiered at Aldeburgh Festival
- 18 February 2013: Sally Groves Awarded Leslie Boosey Award
- 8 February 2013: March and April: ‘Philharmonic Firsts’
- 23 January 2013: Royal Philharmonic Society wins prestigious ABO Award
- 23 January 2013: RPS celebrates its 200th birthday by announcing transatlantic partnership and a major new commission
- 21 January 2013: James MacMillan gives keynote address at RPS English Visionaries Day at the QEH on 26/01/13
- 10 January 2013: Songbook commissioned to mark the Bicentenary of the Royal Philharmonic Society and Benjamin Britten’s centenary in 2013
- 9 January 2013: 200th Anniversary on 24/01/13 and Bicentenary Events in January
Graham Sheffield, Director of Arts, British Council: Nobody could ever have invented the RPS. I love it for the support it gives to musicians, and for its commitment to an inspiring future for music.
DID YOU KNOW?
During World War 2, when the BBCSO was evacuated to Bristol, the RPS stepped in to ensure that the 1940 Proms season would go ahead.