Life Membership

Life Membership starts at a single donation of £750. If you feel able to give more then please choose the amount that you would like to give, safe in the knowledge that we will put it to good use. Every donation made will make a real difference, so please do give as much as you can.

How to become a Life Member…

OPTION 1: Pay online
Simply click the button below to be taken to our secure donation page and enter the amount you would like to pay (minimum £750). You do not need to fill out a separate membership form.

When joining online, you will have the option to opt-in to receive e-mail updates from us. The relates to optional communications from us regarding latest news, courses, events, competitions and fundraising campaigns. Please note, if you opt-out, we will continue to send you customer service messages about transactions or active subscriptions you hold with us (such as a Membership). If you do not wish to receive these customer-service messages, please contact us. For more information, please read our Privacy Policy.

OPTION 2: Pay by cheque
Please download a membership form and send a cheque (minimum £750) made payable to “Royal Philharmonic Society” to RPS, 48 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7BB.


Mark Pemberton, Director, ABO: Membership of the RPS is invaluable in ensuring I tune into wider thinking on the state of classical music in the UK today.


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.