Royal Philharmonic Society

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Scramble for new royal figureheads begins among Britain’s arts organisations
Britain’s creative institutions are poised to compete for the most familiar faces to act as patrons – and maximise potential funding

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

18, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Don't go breaking my art: it's time to axe the mood-ruining, bar-scrambling interval
Covid has forced pianist Stephen Hough to play at different times – without a break. And he’s loved it so much, he doesn’t want to ever go back

Stephen Hough

29, Nov, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Poll finds that 60% of Britons want to keep their EU citizenship
Cultural and business leaders join campaign to keep rights to live and work in Europe

Toby Helm, Stephen Pritchard and Michael Savage

01, Jul, 2017 @8:10 PM

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Royal Philharmonic Society awards: Wagner production steals show
Opera North wins for its acclaimed stagings of Wagner’s Ring Cycle on an encouraging night for companies based outside London

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

09, May, 2017 @9:30 PM

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Opera companies urged to break out of 'ghetto' to find new audiences
Graham Vick, maverick founder of Birmingham Opera Company, lambasts increasingly privatised art funding at classical music world’s Oscars

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

10, May, 2016 @9:30 PM

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Simon Rattle, music education and a new concert hall for London | Letters
Letters: With funding to music hubs being cut, and with headteachers not obliged to include arts subjects, there is real danger that the lack of engagement with classical music by young people will make a new concert hall a white elephant

25, Feb, 2015 @7:04 PM

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Sir Harrison Birtwistle wins fifth Royal Philharmonic Society music award
Prize jury praises the 79-year-old's work The Moth Requiem, calling it 'distinctive, deft, dark and delirious'

Mark Brown, arts correspondent

13, May, 2014 @9:00 PM

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Guardian writer's music guide up for Royal Philharmonic Society award
Tom Service's guide is shortlisted for creative communication prize in UK's most prestigious classical music awards

Mark Brown, arts correspondent

15, Apr, 2014 @3:30 PM

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Carol Ann Duffy writes poem for Royal Philharmonic Society's bicentenary

Poet laureate celebrates 200 years of society that commissioned Beethoven's 9th with ode titled Philharmonic

Mark Brown, arts correspondent

13, Dec, 2013 @7:21 PM

György and Márta Kurtág/Kikuchi – review

The Hungarian composer György Kurtág showed emphatically why the Royal Philharmonic Society bestowed its gold medal on him, writes Erica Jeal

Erica Jeal

03, Dec, 2013 @12:42 PM

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Letters: Three cheers for Marin Alsop
Letters: To be Gramophone magazine's Artist of the Year and receive the Royal Philharmonic Society conductor's award, both in the same year, showed that her talents were far from unknown

08, Sep, 2013 @8:00 PM

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Staging of Stockhausen's helicopter string quartet scores key prize

Royal Philharmonic Society praises rare performance of Mittwoch aus Licht by Birmingham Opera Company

Mark Brown, arts correspondent

14, May, 2013 @9:00 PM

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