Council Members

Lincoln Abbott

Director of Strategic Development, Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.

Anthony Bolton

Investment fund manager and successful investor. He has a passion for new music and composing.

Iain Burnside

Pianist, broadcaster, programmer. Chair of the Susan Chilcott Scholarship Trustees.

Sally Groves MBE

Former Creative Director, Schott Music. Sally has a lifelong, passionate involvement with the music of our time.

Mary King

Performer, vocal coach, writer and broadcaster.

Leanne Langley

Cultural historian, writer and lecturer, with special interest in RPS sources.

Colin Lawson CBE

Clarinettist, scholar and broadcaster; Director of the Royal College of Music.

David Long MBE

Consultant to the legal firm Charles Russell Speechley. Viola player in his spare time.

Colin Matthews OBE

Composer and administrator. Founder and Executive Producer of NMC Records.

Chi-Chi Nwanoku OBE

Principal double bass and founder member of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Teacher and broadcaster.

Arthur Searle, Honorary Librarian

Former curator of music manuscripts at the British Library.

Tom Service

Writer and broadcaster. Presenter of BBC Radio 3’s Music Matters.

Janis Susskind OBE

Managing Director of Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd.

Atholl Swainston-Harrison

Chief Executive of the International Artist Managers’ Association.

Laurie Watt

Senior Counsel Charles Russell Speechlys Solicitors. Horn player in his spare time.

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OUR MEMBERS

Daniel Barenboim, RPS Gold Medal 2007: Classical music will not survive unless we change our attitude and make it something that is essential to our lives. Join the RPS if you believe in the future of music.

DID YOU KNOW?

From 1819 the Society’s home was the Harmonic Institution built by John Nash in Regents Street. The building was destroyed by fire in 1830 and is now the site of a NatWest Bank.