2016 Press Releases
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- 28 November: Nominations now open for RPS Music Awards
- 12 October: Freya Ireland appointed RPS/Wigmore Hall Apprentice Composer
- 22 July: RPS Young Musicians Programme latest awards to young musicians total £42,500
- 20 July: RPS joins forces with Women Conductors
- 18 July: Soraya Mafi wins £10,000 Chilcott Award for singers
- 10 May: RPS Music Awards winners announced
- 5 May: Winners announced of the inaugural RPS Duet Prizes for young musicians
- 18 April: RPS Music Awards Hosts and Speaker announced
- 31 March: RPS Music Awards Shortlist Announced
- 23 February: Graham Hall of Sinfonia Viva awarded RPS/ABO Salomon Prize
- 19 February: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies awarded RPS Gold Medal
- 16 January: Alison Balsom and Peter Moore join Philip Langridge Mentoring Scheme
Anna Meredith, Composer: Composer in the House enabled me to push myself in new directions and be bold with my writing. Composers are very lucky to have the RPS!
DID YOU KNOW?
In the Beatles film Help, the Fab Four sing Beethoven's Ode to Joy from 'the famous 9th Symphony' (commissioned by the RPS) in order to tame an angry Bengal tiger. Of course everyone joins in...