Adrian Lee Describes a Positive Future for Disabled Musicians

This February, RPO Resound is delighted to be collaborating with visually impaired musician, composer and creative leader Adrian Lee as they once again join forces with the Royal Society for Blind Children for an exciting music project for young people with vision impairments.

Adrian, a founding member of The British Paraorchestra, will work alongside Workshop Leader Natasha Zielazinski and musicians from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) to inspire young people from all musical backgrounds to produce and perform brand new music on the theme of “Telling Our Story”.

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Welcome to New Cellist Jean-Baptiste Toselli

Welcome to New Cellist Anna Stuart Jean Baptist-Tosseli

We are delighted to welcome Jean-Baptiste Toselli on No.5 Cello.  

After studying the cello with Etienne Peclard, Jean-Baptiste Toselli joined the class of Marc Coppey and Ysaye Quartet in Paris. In 2007, he studied with Louise Hopkins and had coaching with Belcea Quartet at Guildhall School of Music and Drama of London from where he graduated with distinction.

Before joining the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Jean-Baptiste Toselli has played for the National Paris Opera, National Orchestra of Bordeaux, National Orchestra of Ile de France, and was also guest principal cello for the Pau Orchestra and the Paris Chamber Orchestra.

Lowestoft is a royal favourite for prestigious Orchestra – Press Release

Classical music will soon be more accessible for everyone after the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra announced that Lowestoft will be one of its principal residencies.

The prestigious group of musicians have been the resident Orchestra at the Marina Theatre since 2005. But now, along with their hugely popular live performances, the Orchestra will ensure its work extends beyond the concert stage – with a developed community and education programme run by RPO Resound.

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Charles Dutoit Steps Down Early as Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Following an emergency Board meeting and further dialogue with Charles Dutoit, the RPO and Charles Dutoit have together decided to bring forward his resignation from his role as Artistic Director and Principal Conductor. Charles Dutoit had already announced in June 2017 that he would stand down in October 2019; this will now take place with immediate effect.

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Latest News

  • Friday 8 February 2019
    RPO Art Exhibition at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
  • Tuesday 22 January 2019
    Three New Community and Education Projects
  • Thursday 17 January 2019
    Bromley emerges as a new home for orchestral music

Latest Press

  • Wednesday 23 January 2019
    Strokestra Features in The Washington Post
  • Thursday 17 January 2019
    Bromley emerges as a new home for orchestral music
  • Monday 30 July 2018
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Google Arts & Culture Forge New Partnership To Take Orchestral Music To A New Generation