Meet the Trustees

The Board


Dr. Jerome Booth, Chairman
Jerome is an economist and co-founder of the emerging markets fund manager Ashmore Group Plc. As well as a portfolio of business interests he is also Chairman of the Fitzwilliam Museum Development Trust, a member of the governing board of Anglia Ruskin University and a Council Member of the Royal Philharmonic Society.

Dame Mary Archer, DBE
Mary taught chemistry in the University of Cambridge for 10 years before developing a wider portfolio of interests. She was chairman of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for ten years until November 2012, and was appointed DBE in summer 2012 for services to the NHS.

Hamish Forsyth
Hamish is President - Europe at Capital Group Companies Global, part of investment management firm Capital Group. In 2011 he was appointed a Fellow of Eton College and is also a board member of Glyndebourne Productions Ltd and Grange Park Opera.

Dr. Andy Harter
Founder and CEO of technology company RealVNC, Andy is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of St Edmund’s College Cambridge. In 2011 he was named Cambridge Businessman of the Year. He is a Fellow of the London College of Music.

Margaret Mair
Margaret read Law at St Anne’s College, Oxford, qualified as a barrister and spent most of her career in the Government Legal Service. Margaret moved to Cambridge in 2001.  She is Chairman of the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge and was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire in 2012.

Bill Thompson
Freelance journalist, author, public speaker, and consultant, Bill is a well-known technology critic and commentator on digital culture. A graduate of Cambridge University and former Guardian journalist, he is Head of Partnership Development in the Archive Development group at the BBC and a board member for the Writers’ Centre Norwich.

 

Advisory Council

Jonathan Barclay
Charles Barrington
Stephen Bourne
Dr Nigel W Brown OBE
Germaine Greer
Charles Rawlinson MBE
Prof John Rink
Stephen Smith OBE
John Stephens OBE
John Summers
Fiona Talkington
Prof Michael Thorne
Sir John Tusa
John Woolrich
John Wreford

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Ian Bostridge directs

Norwich Theatre Royal, Norwich
19 June 2016 7:30pm

Ian Bostridge joins Britten Sinfonia for Britten's Serenade for tenor, horn and strings.

Britten Sinfonia at St Denis Festival 2016

Basilica Cathedral of St Denis, Paris
20 June 2016 8:30pm

Rosemary Standley, singer with international music collective, Moriarty, and young Brazilian cellist/singer-songwriter Dom La Nena (known as a duo as Birds on a Wire) join forces with Britten Sinfonia for new arrangements of ballads and lullabies.

Aldeburgh Festival 2016

Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape
23 June 2016 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia is joined by preeminent conductor/composer Oliver Knussen to present a programme as part of the 2016 Aldeburgh Festival.

Ian Bostridge directs

West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
24 June 2016 7:30pm

Ian Bostridge joins Britten Sinfonia for Britten's Serenade for tenor, horn and strings.

Britten Sinfonia At Lunch Five 2015-16

St Andrew's Hall, Norwich
30 June 2016 1:00pm

Britten Sinfonia Academy, now celebrating its fifth year, performs its own At Lunch programme featuring a world premiere.

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