Companies, individuals and families who are RPO Chair Partners build a strong engagement with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and its musicians by being associated with particular orchestral positions. If you have an affinity with any orchestral instrument, you can choose to have your name associated with that particular instrument in the RPO, get to know your partner musician and become part of the RPO family.

By supporting a position in the Orchestra, you will join an exclusive club of like-minded people who enjoy a close association with the RPO and its musicians. RPO Chair Partners can access an array of benefits, including complimentary tickets and private receptions. Most importantly, funds raised through the programme help underpin the Orchestra’s remarkable community and education programme, RPO Resound, which is one of the RPO’s key priorities.

Why become an RPO Chair Partner?

  • Entertain family and friends at RPO concerts and introduce them to your chosen musician and other members of the Orchestra
  • Enjoy a range of exclusive opportunities, including complimentary tickets for RPO own-promotion concerts and invitations to receptions
  • Become a part of the RPO family; know that your donation is helping the Orchestra achieve its artistic and outreach ambitions

For further information about the benefits you will receive as an RPO Chair Partner, download further details below:

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RPO Corporate Chair Partners

Sub-Principal First Violin (Shana Douglas) – Chair Partner: Vico Partners
First Violin (Erik Chapman) – Chair Partner: Strabens Hall
Second Violin (Charlotte Ansbergs) – Chair Partner: The Bartlett Foundation
Sub-Principal Viola (Liz Varlow) – Chair Partner: Mann Partnership
Viola (Chian Lim) – Chair Partner: MDR Mayfair
Principal Oboe (John Roberts) – Chair Partner: Calderwood Wealth Management
Sub-Principal Bassoon (Helen Storey) – Chair Partner: Goodwin PLC
Principal Horn (Alexander Edmundson) - The Ethos Foundation
Principal Harp (Suzy Willison-Kawalec) – Chair Partner: Lionside Ltd

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