Meet the Staff

To contact a member of our staff please either telephone +44 (0)1223 300795, email info@brittensinfonia.com or send a direct email using the following format: firstname.surname@brittensinfonia.com.

Chief Executive

David Butcher

David is responsible for Britten Sinfonia’s artistic, strategic and business planning.

Artistic Planning Director

Nikola White

Nikola is responsible for planning Britten Sinfonia's future projects. She researches artists for our concert work and plans our UK and international touring schedule.

Concerts Director

James Calver

Contact James for enquiries about orchestra engagements, fees, contracts, and advance diary planning.

Projects Manager

Hannah Donat

Hannah is responsible for managing selected Britten Sinfonia projects.

Orchestra Manager

Annabel Leakey

Annabel manages all of the practical arrangements for Britten Sinfonia concerts.

Orchestra Personnel Manager

Hannah Bates

Hannah is responsible for booking players for Britten Sinfonia's concerts. If you are interested in playing with Britten Sinfonia you can send your CV and covering letter to cv@brittensinfonia.com.

Concerts Assistant

Hazel Terry

Hazel assists with all areas of Britten Sinfonia's concert activity and orchestral management.

Development Director

Will Harriss

Will is responsible for all areas of the orchestra’s fundraising activities, including donations from individuals, support from trusts and foundations, and corporate sponsorships. He is also the main contact for Britten Sinfonia’s principal public funder, Arts Council England.

Development Co-ordinator

Elizabeth Hunt

Izi assists Will with all areas of fundraising, and is also the main contact for Musically Gifted and the Friends of Britten Sinfonia. Contact Izi to find out how you can support the orchestra.

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Claire Murphy

Claire is responsible for developing new corporate partnerships and maintaining existing corporate relations.

Marketing Director

Claire Bowdler

Claire is responsible for all areas of the orchestra's marketing and branding.

Marketing Assistant

Karys Orman

Karys assists the Marketing Director in all aspects of the marketing department's work. Please contact Karys if you require a biography or pictures of the orchestra.

Press Consultant

Sophie Cohen Arts Publicity

Sophie is a freelance press consultant based in London who directs Britten Sinfonia's relations with national press.  Visit her website here

+44 (0) 20 7428 9850

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Creative Learning Director

Jennifer House

Jennifer deals with all aspects of Britten Sinfonia's Creative Learning programme, including projects in schools and the community, family concerts, coaching and talent development as well as training and CPD for workplaces.

Creative Learning Co-ordinator

Mateja Kaluza

Mateja manages Britten Sinfonia’s pre-concert talk series, Cambridge Composers Workshop, Creative Learning At Lunch projects, and other bespoke projects. She is also currently managing the application process for OPUS2015. Please contact Mateja with any queries about any of our Creative Learning department’s work.

Creative Learning Graduate Assistant

Emily Moss

Emily assists the Creative Learning team on a wide range of projects

Britten Sinfonia Academy Manager

Isobel Timms

Isobel manages the Britten Sinfonia Academy. Working with young, talented, secondary school age players from the East of England, the Academy focuses on aspects that make Britten Sinfonia unique: playing without conductor, mixing up genres and playing in different styles, performing in small chamber groups, improvising, composing and exploring new music as well as working with inspiring special guests. To find out more about the audition process to join the Academy contact Isobel.

Finance Director

Adrienne Murphy

Adrienne manages Britten Sinfonia's accounts, financial and business planning.

Finance Assistant

Elaine Rust

Elaine assists the Finance Director in all areas of finance. Contact Elaine for any invoice or payment queries.

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Barbara Hannigan in Focus II : Songs of Vienna

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon
01 May 2015 7:30pm

Love, loss and longing abound in this programme of late Romantic music.

Barbara Hannigan in Focus II : Songs of Vienna

West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
02 May 2015 7:30pm

Love, loss and longing abound in this programme of late Romantic music.

Barbara Hannigan in Focus I : Stravinsky & Neo-classicism

Town Hall, Birmingham
05 May 2015 7:30pm

A programme featuring Stravinsky's finest neo-classical repertoire alongside works by Haydn and Mozart.

Barbara Hannigan in Focus I : Stravinsky & Neo-classicism

Barbican Hall, London
06 May 2015 7:30pm

A programme featuring Stravinsky's finest neo-classical repertoire alongside works by Haydn and Mozart.

Barbara Hannigan in Focus II : Songs of Vienna

Milton Court Concert Hall (Barbican), London
07 May 2015 7:30pm

Love, loss and longing abound in this programme of late Romantic music.

Barbara Hannigan in Focus I : Stravinsky & Neo-classicism

Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden
09 May 2015 7:30pm

A programme featuring Stravinsky's finest neo-classical repertoire alongside works by Haydn and Mozart.

Mountains and Waves: Wave Movements

Barbican Hall, London
10 May 2015 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia perform the world premiere of Wave Movements by Bryce Dessner and Richard Reed Parry.

Barbara Hannigan in Focus I : Stravinsky & Neo-classicism

Concert Hall, Brighton Dome, Brighton
12 May 2015 7:30pm

A programme featuring Stravinsky's finest neo-classical repertoire alongside works by Haydn and Mozart.

Aylsham Festival 2015

Parish Church, Aylsham
26 May 2015 7:30pm

A quartet from Britten Sinfonia return to Aylsham Festival with a programme including Purcell and Mozart.

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