Effective period / Period of releases: 1927 - 2020
Members: Padraic Savage, Jill Crowther, Martin Owen, Richard Addison, Dave Lee (3), Paul Gardham, Chris Cowie (2), Roger Argente, Jonathan Carney, Mark Nightingale, John Wilbraham, Peter Oxer, John Graham (2), Frank Lloyd, David Strange, Jim Rattigan, Charles Nolan, Kevin Duffy, James Watson (2), John Anderson (4), Simon Chamberlain, Clive Dobbins, Colin Huber, Corin Long, Jonathan Snowden, Crispian Steele-Perkins, John Heley, Mia Cooper, Michael Chapman (4), Jeff Bryant, Helen Keen, Owen Slade, Richard Skinner (2), Sian McInally, Duncan Riddell, Richard Harwood, Clio Gould, Helena Binney, Richard Taylor (2), Philip Jones, Michael Baker (6), Michael Davis (5), Ray Simmons, Barry Griffiths, Roberto Sorrentino, Tamsy Kaner, Andrew Fuller, Michelle Bruil, Robert Turner (2), Nicole Wilson (2), Elisabeth Varlow, Nicholas Ward, Raymond Cohen, Sir Thomas Beecham, Jennifer Christie, Patrick Harrild, Rebecca Kozam, Gerald Ruddock, David Archer, Kathryn Saunders, Stephen Stewart (3), Stephen Kear, Gil White (2), Anthony Protheroe, Laurence Cromwell, Ken Lawrence (2), Andrew Sippings, Alain Petitclerc, Jack McCormack, Gareth Wood (2), Charles Beldom, Julian Cummings, Robin Del Mar, Nick Reader, Pru Whittaker, Albert Dennis (2), William Heggart, Geoffrey Palmer (2), David Chatterton, James Warburton, Mary Samuel, Harry Jones, John Holt (2), Nigel Pinkett, Raymond Ovens, Peter Nutting, Guy Bebb, Kate Smith (4), Timothy Welch, David Herd, Don Thompson (4), Russell Gilbert, Nina Whitehurst, John Sibley, Julian Coward, Aline Brewer, Stewart McIlwham, Michael Dolan (2), Alan Hammond, Steve Merson, David Stowe, Martin Chivers, Andrew Klee, Peter Vel, Peter Hetherington, Roy Benson, David Richard Hirschman, Stephen Williams (3), Brian Thomas (4), Richard West (3), Derek James (2), Andrew Williams (10), John Bimson, Raphael Wallfisch, Denis Vaughan, Clive Howard, Daniele Gatti, Peter Sermon, Mats Lindström (2), Robert Winn, Christopher Lydon, Richard Layton, Gerald Kirby, David Newland, Marilyn Germains, Peter Chrippes, Martin Owens, Francois Rive, David Towse, Norman Taylor (2), Geoffrey Browne, Stephen Quigley, Cyril Newton, Paul Ringham, Terry Johns, Stanley Woods, David Willis (3), Judith Tempplemann, Geoffrey Gilbert, Vernon Dean, Jean-Baptiste Toselli, Reginald Kell, Joseph Atkins, Christopher McShane, Gwydion Brooke, Helen Simons, Ben Cunningham (4), Peter Hamilton (5), Matthew Lee (3), Clive Brown (3), Chris West (8), John Fisher (5), Chantal Webster, Kay Chappell, Clara Biss, Elizabeth Randall (2), Keith Pearson (2), Sylvia Mann (2), Alan Baker (2), Tim Barry (2), Andrew Mitchell (3), Roger Clarke (3), John McCutcheon (3), Lee Stephenson, Susan Smith (2), Phil Brown (17), Mark Denman (2), Peter Dale (4), Jaime Martin, Leonard Dommett, Andrew Storey, Christopher Irby, Triona Milne, Kevin Morgan (5), Frederick Riddle, Sali-Wyn Ryan, Peter Graham (5), Katherine Lacy, Chian Lim, Suzy Willison-Kawalec, Emer McDonough, Jian Liu, Sophie Mather, Thomas Watmough, Sulki Yu, Matthew Gee (2), Esther Harling, Charlotte Ansbergs, Stephen Payne (2), Jonathan Ayling, Rosie Wainwright, Rachel van der Tang, Jonathan Hallett, Fraser Gordon, Tamás András, Katy Ayling, Erik Chapman (2), Robert Heard, Shana Douglas (2), Jennifer Dear, James Fountain (3), Anna Stuart, Matthew Knight (6), Robert Leighton (2)For chorus credit use The Royal Philharmonic Chorus.
The R.P.O. was founded by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1946 and is based in London at Cadogan Hall with seasons at Royal Albert Hall. RPO tours regionally and has played in 30 countries. Notable conductors have included Antal Doráti and André Previn; Maestro Daniele Gatti has been Music Director since 1996. The orchestra reaches out through its Community and Education programme and records for major commercial record companies, as well as its own label. A sister artist is The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, formed in 1987 for light classical and pops, as well as traditional classical music.