200 years of the Royal Philharmonic Society

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This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 23rd Jan 2013

Founded in London in 1813, the Royal Philharmonic Society has been at the heart of music for two hundred years.

From commissioning Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and establishing the first classical concert season in the UK, to supporting young musicians and composers today, this exhibition traces the work of this influential society.

A Barbican Music Library exhibition

Library Opening Times:
Mondays & Wednesdays 9.30am to 5.30pm;
Tuesdays & Thursdays 9.30am to 7.30pm;
Fridays 9.30am to 2pm; Saturdays 9.30am to 4pm;

Cost: Free


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.

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Location

Barbican Centre,
Silk Street,
London, EC2Y 8DS

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