“Classical music will not survive unless we make it something that is essential to our lives… Join the Royal Philharmonic Society if you care about the future of music.” Daniel Barenboim
From as little as £3/month you can join the society which has been has been at the heart of music since 1813. Click the button below to take a look at our membership options:
We offer a rare depth of support and commitment to young performers and composers, reach out to audiences, and champion excellence in every area of musical life. Our ability to spot and encourage emerging talent means that countless musicians have been given practical and creative support to further their careers at the moment when it is really needed.
By joining the RPS you’ll become one of the extraordinary group of music-lovers and musicians through the years who have helped build a vibrant future for music. Our vision is ambitious, but if you can make even a small regular donation, we will use it to make a difference.
The RPS is a registered UK charity no. 213693
Paul Hughes, General Manager, BBC Symphony Orchestra: Since 1979 when I won the RPS composition prize this amazing organisation has been part of my life, placing music at the heart of modern life.
DID YOU KNOW?
In October 1970, Lutoslawski's Cello Concerto received its world premiere, having been commissioned by the RPS. The soloist was Rostropovich, who received our highest honour, the Gold Medal, the same year.