Fanfare For The Common Man



Supporters of orchestral music believe the USA will become the top location for UK orchestras to tour in the years following Brexit. At a time when Britain needs to forge new international relationships with non-EU countries, new research from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) reveals that 75% of music enthusiasts believe there are exciting opportunities for the UK’s leading ensembles to expand beyond the EU and to act as cultural ambassadors for Britain on the world stage.

RPO Extra - New Podcast Episode now live



“What's it like to be on stage directing a full orchestra in front of a live audience?”

In the 4th episode of RPO Extra, Valentina Peleggi talks about how she began her career as a conductor and what she loves most about the job.

2020 Vision: Royal Albert Hall & the RPO Join Forces


RPO becomes the Royal Albert Hall’s Associate Orchestra for year-round orchestral programming

Mahler choral symphonies conducted by Vasily Petrenko announced for 2020/21 Season

Two British music icons will join forces in a new five-year partnership as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) becomes the official Associate Orchestra of the Royal Albert Hall, reaffirming London’s position as a global centre for the arts.

Announcing the 2019 Season Launch in Reading


From her first ever concert at The Hexagon, to international musician: the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s French horn player Kathryn Saunders reflects on growing up in Reading.

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is the Resident Orchestra of The Hexagon and deeply committed to the Reading community through its partnership work with Berkshire Maestros. But the relationship is personal for many of the musicians in the Orchestra who grew up and received their initial training in Reading, such as Philip Woods and Kathryn Saunders, both French horn players.

Latest News

  • Thursday 16 January 2020
    Fanfare For The Common Man
  • Friday 10 January 2020
    RPO Extra - New Podcast Episode now live
  • Monday 23 December 2019
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Moves Headquarters to Wembley Park

Latest Media Articles

  • Monday 23 December 2019
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Moves Headquarters to Wembley Park
  • Friday 22 November 2019
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Announcement on Patron
  • Friday 8 November 2019
    The Royal Albert Hall has enlisted its first associate orchestra: The Times, November 8 2019