Meet the Staff & Trustees

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.

Britten Sinfonia Voices
Britten Sinfonia Voices (c) Ben Ealovega

Staff

David Butcher

Chief Executive & Artistic Director

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

Nikola White

Artistic Planning Director

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.

James Calver

Concerts Director

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

Hannah Bates

Orchestra Personnel Manager

Hannah is responsible for booking players for Britten Sinfonia’s concerts.

Annabel Leakey

Orchestra Manager

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

Hazel Terry

Concerts Assistant

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

Jen House

Creative Learning Director

Jen 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.

Isobel Timms

Britten Sinfonia Academy Manager

Isobel manages the Britten Sinfonia Academy. To find out more about the audition process to join the Academy contact Isobel.

Mateja Kaluza

Creative Learning Coordinator

Mateja manages Britten Sinfonia’s Cambridge University Composers Workshop, Creative Learning At Lunch projects, and other bespoke projects. She is also currently managing the application process for OPUS2017.

Nick Brealey

Development Director

Nick is responsible for all areas of the orchestra’s fundraising activities, including donations from individuals, support from trusts and foundations, and corporate sponsorships.

Elaine Rust

Finance Manager

Elaine is responsible for the financial administration at Britten Sinfonia. Contact Elaine for any invoice or payment queries.

Claire Bowdler

Marketing Director

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

Sophie Cohen Arts Publicity

Press Consultant

Sophie is a freelance press consultant based in London who directs Britten Sinfonia’s relations with national press.
+44 (0) 20 7428 9850
sophiecohen@blueyonder.co.uk

Trustees

Dr Jerome Booth

Chairman

Dame Mary Archer DBE

 

Hamish Forsyth

 

Dr Andy Harter

 

Margaret Mair

 

Bill Thompson

 

Advisory Council

Jonathan Barclay

 

Charles Barrington

 

Stephen Bourne

 

Dr Nigel 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