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
Tim Walker, CEO and Artistic Director of the London Philharmonic Orchestra: I value the RPS for supporting what we do and in particular for stimulating an interest in new music.
DID YOU KNOW?
An early Philharmonic superstar was the virtuoso double bassist Domenico Dragonetti. He brought his dog Carlo to performances, and commanded higher fees than almost any other player.