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Our Supporters

We continue to grow and thrive through the generosity of our supporters. We are very grateful to our sponsors and patrons and hope you will consider joining them. We offer a close involvement in the life of the Orchestra with many opportunities to meet players, attend rehearsals and even accompany us on tour.
  • John Armitage Charitable Trust
  • Julian and Annette Armstrong
  • Adrian Frost
  • Bruce Harris
  • Nigel Jones and Françoise Valat-Jones
  • Selina and David Marks
  • Haakon and Imogen Overli
  • Sir Martin and Lady Smith OBE
  • Mark and Rosamund Williams
  • Julian and Camilla Mash
  • Philip and Rosalyn Wilkinson
  • One Anonymous Supporter
  • Denys and Vicki Firth
  • Madeleine Hodgkin
  • Stanley Lowy
  • Gary and Nina Moss
  • Rupert Sebag-Montefiore
  • Maarten and Taina Slendebroek
  • Caroline Steane
  • Eric Tomsett
  • Mrs Nicola Armitage - Education Director
  • Hugh and Michelle Arthur - Viola
  • Victoria and Edward Bonham Carter - Principal Trumpet
  • Anthony and Celia Edwards - Principal Oboe
  • Ian Ferguson & Susan Tranter – Double Bass
  • James Flynn QC - Principal Lute/Theorbo
  • Paul Forman - Violin/Principal Cello/Principal Horn
  • Jonathan and Tessa Gaisman – Viola
  • Michael & Harriet Maunsell - Keyboard
  • Jenny and Tim Morrison - Second Violin
  • Caroline Noblet - Oboe
  • Andrew Nurnberg - Principal Oboe
  • Professor Richard Portes - Principal Bassoon
  • Olivia Roberts - Violin
  • John and Rosemary Shannon - Principal Horn
  • Roger and Pam Stubbs - Sub-Principal Clarinet
  • Crispin Woodhead and Christine Rice - Principal Timpani
  • John & Sue Edwards (Principal Education Patrons)
  • Mrs Nicola Armitage
  • Patricia & Stephen Crew
  • Rory and Louise Landman
  • Sir Timothy & Lady Lloyd
  • Professor Richard Portes CBE FBA
  • Julia & Charles Abel Smith
  • Noël & Caroline Annesley
  • Mrs A Boettcher
  • Catherine and Barney Burgess
  • David and Marilyn Clark
  • David Emmerson
  • Peter and Sally Hilliar
  • Jonathan Parker Charitable Trust
  • Steven Larcombe
  • Sir Timothy & Lady Lloyd
  • MM Design - France
  • Roger Mears and Joanie Speers
  • David Mildon in memory of Lesley Mildon
  • Andrew & Cindy Peck
  • Ivor Samuels & Gerry Wakelin
  • Emily Stubbs & Stephen McCrum
  • Shelley von Strunckel
  • Rev.d John Wates, OBE & Carol Wates
  • Mr J Westwood
  • Rebecca Miller
  • William Norris
  • Marianne and William Cartwright-Hignett
  • David Gillbe
  • Nina Hamilton
  • Sam Hucklebridge
  • Henry Mason
  • Mr & Mrs C Cochin de Billy
  • Michael Brecknell
  • Hugh Courts
  • Chris Gould
  • Dennis Baldry
  • Haylee & Michael Bowsher
  • Tony Burt
  • Christopher Campbell
  • Michael A. Conlon
  • Mr & Mrs Michael Cooper
  • Simon Edelsten
  • Norman and Sarah Fiore
  • Malcolm Herring
  • Patricia Herrmann
  • Ruth & David Samuels
  • Rupert & Alice King
  • Stephen & Roberta Rosefield
  • Susannah Simons
  • Her Honour Suzanne Stewart
  • Tony Baines
  • Keith Barton
  • Dan Burt
  • Anthony & Jo Diamond
  • Mrs S M Edge
  • Mrs Mary Fysh
  • Ray & Liz Harsant
  • The Lady Heseltine
  • Auriel Hill
  • Nigel Mackintosh
  • Angus Macpherson
  • Julian Markson
  • Anthony and Carol Rentoul
  • Paul Rivlin
  • Alan Sainer
  • Gillian Threlfall
  • Mr & Mrs Tony Timms
  • Mrs Joy Whitby
  • David Wilson

Principal Sponsor

Corporate Partners

Corporate Partners

  • E.S.J.G. Limited
  • Parabola Land
  • Stephen Levinson at Keystone Law

Corporate Associates

  • Angus Allnatt Charitable Foundation
  • Apax Foundation
  • Arts Council England Catalyst Fund
  • Arts Council England
  • Ashley Family Foundation
  • Small Capital Grants
  • Arts Council England
  • Strategic Touring Fund
  • Barbour Foundation
  • Boltini Trust
  • Boshier-Hinton Foundation
  • Brian Mitchell
  • Charitable Settlement
  • Catherine Cookson Charitable Trust
  • The Charles Peel Charitable Trust
  • Chapman Charitable Trust
  • Chivers Trust
  • Cockayne – Grants for the Arts
  • London Community Foundation
  • John S Cohen Foundation
  • Derek Hill Foundation
  • D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
  • Dunard Fund
  • Ernest Cook Trust
  • Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
  • Fenton Arts Trust
  • Fidelio Charitable Trust
  • Foyle Foundation
  • Garfield Weston Foundation
  • Garrick Charitable Trust
  • Geoffrey Watling Charity
  • The Golden Bottle Trust
  • Goldsmiths’ Company Charity
  • Idlewild Trust
  • Jack Lane Charitable Trust
  • JMCMRJ Sorrell Foundation
  • J Paul Getty Jnr
  • General Charitable Trust
  • John Lyon’s Charity
  • Lord and Lady Lurgan Trust
  • The Mark Williams Foundation
  • Michael Marks Charitable Trust
  • National Foundation for
  • Youth Music
  • Nicholas Berwin Charitable Trust
  • Old Possum’s Practical Trust
  • Orchestras Live
  • Palazzetto Bru-Zane
  • Paul Bassham Charitable Trust
  • The Patrick Rowland Foundation
  • PF Charitable Trust
  • Pitt-Rivers Charitable Trust
  • PRS Foundation
  • Pye Charitable Settlement
  • RK Charitable Trust
  • RVW Trust
  • Schroder Charity Trust
  • Sir James Knott Trust
  • Sobell Foundation
  • Stanley Picker Trust
  • The Loveday Charitable Trust
  • The R&I Pilkington Charitable Trust
  • The Shears Foundation
  • Valentine Charitable Trust
  • Violet Mauray Charitable Trust
  • The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust