Friends of the Royal Choral Society

The choir is planning an adventurous series of musical events leading up to, and for the duration of, our two major anniversary years in 2021 and 2022 – 150 years since the choir’s formation for the opening of the Royal Albert Hall in 1871, and our own 150th anniversary of our first concert in 1872.

Ahead of these milestones we aim to build a network of loyal Friends and Supporters – music lovers who will enjoy all of the benefits of patronage, while contributing a regular and enthusiastic presence to our performances. This financial commitment will help the Society to continue its tradition of promoting the best in choral music in the UK and abroad. To this end we are refreshing our Friends scheme and adding a new category of ‘Supporters’ with a range of tiered benefits to acknowledge different levels of financial support. Friends’ rewards will include advance ticket booking and behind-the-scenes updates, while Supporters will enjoy exclusive access to special events. You can also now purchase a Friend or Supporters membership as a gift.

We warmly invite you to join one of our schemes and be part of our exciting future!

Friends: £50 per annum
Your exclusive Royal Choral Society Friend membership card
• Priority booking for all our own-promotion concerts
• 10% discount on all tickets to Royal Choral Society own-promotion concerts (max 2 tickets)
• Regular e-newsletters with all our news
• A copy of the printed Summer Newsletter annual review

Supporters
• Bronze £250 per annum
• Silver £500 per annum
• Gold £1,000 per annum

Supporter Benefits
• Your exclusive Royal Choral Society pin badge and membership card
• Priority booking for all our own-promotion concerts
• 20% discount on tickets to Royal Choral Society own-promotion concerts (max 4 tickets)
• Special offers for Royal Choral Society invitation concerts (subject to availability)
• Free concert programme at our own promotion concerts
• Acknowledgement in programmes whenever possible
• Invitations to Royal Choral Society rehearsals
• Regular e-newsletters with all the behind-the-scenes news
• A copy of the printed Summer Newsletter annual review
• Access to the Supporters page on the Royal Choral Society website

In addition, Silver and Gold Supporters will be invited to an exclusive Annual Dinner with the Chairman, Music
Director, General Manager and Board members (2 places).

Gold Supporters are also eligible for the highest priority (2 places) to take a seat in the Royal Box at the Royal
Albert Hall for Messiah, a Christmas Concert or other event where this very special Box is made available for our use.

For details about joining the Friends, please choose the friends option from our contact page.