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RPO friends: Information
RPO friends – more music for less!

The ONLY London orchestra to offer a 50% discount on tickets.

Support one of the world’s most prestigious orchestras by becoming a Royal Philharmonic Orchestra friend. Renowned for its versatility, the RPO offers a broad selection of concerts, from classical masterpieces to popular Broadway, rock and film shows, at some of the capital’s finest venues.

Performing within the magnificent surroundings of the legendary Royal Albert Hall, at the intimate and elegant Cadogan Hall (Sloane Square), and also at the South Bank's iconic Royal Festival Hall, the RPO is simply an unmissable highlight of London’s cultural scene. Membership starts from just £35 a year, with up to £248-worth of free tickets available.
ffriends – just £35 per year ‘forte’

• 50% off all RPO 'own-promotion' concerts in London (up to two tickets per concert, all seating areas)
• Priority ticket allocation and dedicated booking line
• Special bar discounts and benefits at selected RPO 'own-promotion' concerts in London
• FREE rehearsal passes to all RPO 'own-promotion' concerts in London
• Invitations to exclusive RPO friends' events
• Discounted RPO CDs
• Regular friends’ newsletters and updates on the
Orchestra’s forthcoming concerts, activites and events

Use your ‘forte’ membership and receive 50% off two tickets per concert, each time you book.

fffriends – just £70 per year ‘double forte’
All the benefits of ‘forte’ membership, plus:

• Two complimentary top price tickets (worth up to £62 each)
• Personal acknowledgement in concert programmes

Use your ‘double forte’ membership and receive up to £124-worth of free tickets.

ffffriends – just £130 per year ‘triple forte’
All the benefits of ‘double forte’ membership, plus:

• Two further complimentary top price tickets (worth up to £62 each)
• Two complimentary RPO CDs of your choice
• Complimentary concert programmes

Use your ‘triple forte’ membership and receive up to £248-worth of free tickets.


What our friends say

"This was a great family present many years ago and one I would not now be without. It takes me to the best music in the world among friends." - Alan J Bell

"I became a member of the RPO because I liked everything about them - their playing and ethos to name just two." - Anthea Vernell

"As a friend of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra I can enjoy varied music from the world of classical, film and pop played by a top class ensemble for a great price." - Douglas Cakebread

The RPO friends' discount and complimentary ticket offer applies to all of the RPO's London ‘own promotion’ concerts. We will keep you updated with details of these concerts through regular mailings; you can also click on the 'Upcoming Events' button below for a comprehensive list of those concerts for which the RPO friends’ discount applies.


For further information about the RPO friends, or to join, please phone Friends' and Groups' Manager Jo Thomson on 020 7608 8855, or contact her here. Remember, the RPO friends’ memberships make great gifts for friends or relatives!