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
Humphrey Burton, first head of Music and Arts, BBC; founder/presenter of Young Musician of the Year and joint founder of the RPS Music Awards in 1989.
DID YOU KNOW?
The cost of a bassoon for a young player starting their professional training is about £15,000. The RPS John Barbirolli Fund offers much needed financial assistance with instrument purchase.