Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Announcement on Patron

Following HRH The Duke of York’s announcement that he will be stepping back from public life, management representatives of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) met with Prince Andrew’s office on Thursday afternoon. At a subsequent meeting of the RPO Board, it was decided that the Orchestra should part company with its Patron, with immediate effect.

The Royal Albert Hall has enlisted its first associate orchestra: The Times, November 8 2019

The Times, November 8 2019

'The country’s most revered concert venue is leading the way to a future of classical music that features the crescendos of computer games and the bass of Bollywood, as well as the majesty of Mahler.

2020 Vision: Royal Albert Hall & the RPO Join Forces

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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

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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.

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