RPO Chair Partner Programme

RPO Chair Partner Programme

Support a position in the Orchestra and join our exclusive club of like-minded people

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. Membership of the RPO Chair Partner Programme is one of the ways through which our benefactors and sponsors support the Orchestra and we are thrilled that the Programme now has 44 supported positions .

Read more

What to expect at your first orchestral concert at The Hawth, Crawley

Are you thinking about attending an orchestral concert at The Hawth for the first time, but you're not quite sure what to expect? There are a lot of misconceptions about orchestral music that can be off-putting, so we have pulled together a quick, myth-busting guide to put your mind at ease. If there is anything else you'd like to know, please don't hesitate to call the friendly box office at The Hawth, 01293 553636

Read more

What to expect at your first orchestral concert at The Hexagon, Reading

Are you thinking about attending an RPO concert at The Hexagon for the first time, but you're not quite sure what to expect? There are a lot of misconceptions about orchestral music that can be off-putting, so we have pulled together a quick, myth-busting guide to put your mind at ease. If there is anything else you'd like to know, please don't hesitate to call the friendly box office at The Hexagon, 0118 960 6060

Read more

Here I Go: A short animated film about music in mental health settings

Here I Go: A short animated film about music in mental health settings

The RPO and Cambridge Live recently teamed up with The Phoenix Centre – a specialised eating disorder unit for young people aged 12-18 based at the Ida Darwin Hospital in Cambridge to deliver a creative music-making project. Since February a team of RPO musicians and workshop leader Sigrún Sævarsdóttir-Griffiths have been visiting the centre to work with young people currently receiving treatment. The project aimed to improve mental health, encourage self-exploration and boost confidence through creativity, and included elements of poetry and lyric writing, guided group improvisation and composition.

Read more

Latest News

  • Tuesday 27 November 2018
    An interview with John Rutter
  • Tuesday 13 November 2018
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra join Time Credit programme to reward local volunteers
  • Wednesday 7 November 2018
    Announcing new partnership with the University of Hull

Latest Press

  • Monday 30 July 2018
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Google Arts & Culture Forge New Partnership To Take Orchestral Music To A New Generation
  • Monday 2 July 2018
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Announced Vasily Petrenko as Music Director from 2021–22 Season
  • Wednesday 28 February 2018
    Rafael Payare: Conducting should always feel like your last breath