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Support Your RPO: RPO Chair Partner Programme

RPO Chair Partner Programme

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As a registered charity, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is truly grateful for the support of individuals, families, companies and foundations who play a crucial role in helping the RPO bring outstanding orchestral experiences to the widest possible audience.

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Classical music app to send programme notes to your phone as orchestra plays

THE TELEGRAPH

Classical music-lovers are not famous for their tolerance of distractions during a concert.

Anyone who has been tutted at for turning the pages of their programme too loudly may be permitted a wry smile at news of the latest innovation: an app which texts notes straight to ticket-holders’ phones.

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This app lets you secretly read notes on your phone DURING a concert

CLASSIC FM

Have you ever felt lost during a concert? Ever wondered whether the orchestra are on the first or second movement of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No.4, or if they’ve moved onto the next piece altogether? Well now, there’s a solution.

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Maestro Charles Dutoit appointed Honorary Conductor for Life

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) is delighted to announce that with effect from October 2019 Maestro Charles Dutoit, currently the RPO’s Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, will assume the position of Honorary Conductor for Life. This will be the first occasion in the RPO’s seventy-year history that the position has been bestowed and it is being given in recognition of Maestro Dutoit’s outstanding contribution to the artistic life of the Orchestra over more than five decades.

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  • Tuesday 4 July 2017
    Support Your RPO: RPO Chair Partner Programme
  • Monday 26 June 2017
    Maestro Charles Dutoit appointed Honorary Conductor for Life
  • Monday 26 June 2017
    Maestro Charles Dutoit Press Release Biography

Latest Press

  • Thursday 29 June 2017
    Classical music app to send programme notes to your phone as orchestra plays
  • Thursday 29 June 2017
    This app lets you secretly read notes on your phone DURING a concert
  • Monday 19 June 2017
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Cambridge Corn Exchange, Saturday, June 17