The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) is proud of its many strong connections with a wide range of support from individuals, corporates, and trust and foundations. These important partnerships make it possible for the Orchestra to continue achieving its groundbreaking artistic and outreach ambition; to bring world-class music to the widest possible audience.

The RPO gives grateful thanks to the following organisations and individuals.

Music Director's Club

Mrs Aline Foriel-Destezet (RPO President)
Christopher French and Ghizlan El Glaoui

Signature Corporate Partners

Northern Trust
Elephant Communications
The Red Carnation Hotel Collection
Sf Stefan Engineering
St. James's Place

Creative Benefactors

HSH Dr. Donatus, Prince of Hohenzollern
Louise and Philip Keller
Sir Tom McKillop
Andrew and Sarah Wates


Peter Cadbury
Sir Ewan and Lady Harper
Liz Kistruck
Charles McGregor
Claire O’Shea
Anne and John Vadgama
Christopher Wilkins
Barry Wordsworth

RPO Chair Partners and Corporate Chair Partners

The Bartlett Foundation
Boldfield Computing
Nicholas and Caroline Bewes
Calderwood Wealth Management Ltd
CBC Partnership
David Curtin and Susan Cooksley
The Ethos Foundation
The Ericsson Family
Charles and Monica Eve
Nicholas Polkinghorne / FLM Wealth Management
Anne Fergusson
The Gabrán Family
Goodwin PLC


The Gorin Halley Family
Nabil and Mai Habba
Peter and Sarah Harris
Jeff and Petra Hochman
Sir John and Lady Hood
Simon Hooper
Chris Jane / St. James’s Place Wealth Management
Gillian May King
John Kelly-Jones
Elio and Maria Leoni-Sceti
Lionside Ltd
The Lumley Family in memory of Henry and Sheena Lumley
Peter and Jane Lumley


Mann Partnership
Martin and Liane McCourt
MDR Mayfair
Saker Nusseibeh and Family
Open Search
Richard and Geraldine Prosser
Strabens Hall
Naomi and Simon Venn
Vico Partners
Adam and Jane Warby
Jonathan Warwick
Lou Whitehorn
Jo Whiterod
Tim and Victoria Whiting
Sir Robert and Lady Wilson


RPO Young Professionals

Eleanor Bennewith
Jethro Brink
Olivia Buckley
Albert Chu
Mimi Corden-Lloyd
Ed Evans
Marcel Klebba
Sam Lester
Shehara de Soysa
Vanessa Theos
Adam Thorne
Polly Watt

RPO 1946 Club

Philip Back
Ian Campbell
Huw and Kate Davies
Roderick Davies
Sir Peter Ellwood CBE DL
Charles and Monica Eve
Anne Fergusson
Karen Fletcher
Sir Ewan Harper CBE
John Hawley



Andrew Hunter
Gillian May King
Jan Knight
Beverley LeBlanc
Sir Tom McKillop
Paul and Carole Nicholson
Jackie Sibley
James Williams
Nick and Pat Whitley
John and Anne Vadgama

and anonymous members.


Swiss Friends of the RPO

Mark and Zsa Moncreiffe
Francis and Marie-France Minkoff





RPO Supporters

ABO Sirens
Andor Charitable Trust
ARM Cambridge Community Fund
Arts Council England
Berkshire Maestros
Brent Council
Brent Music Service
Cadogan Estates
Charles and Nicola Fairweather
Children and the Arts
Constance Travis Charitable Trust
D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
Delius Trust
Ealing Music Service
East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Elephant Communications
Fairlight Arts Trust
Garrick Charitable Trust
Garfield Weston Foundation
Gatwick Airport Community Trust
Goldman Sachs Gives
Goodwin PLC
Harkness Roses
Help for Health
The Hobson Charity
Hull Music Hub
John Lyon’s Charity
Liszt Institute - Hungarian Cultural Centre London
Lowestoft Cultural Education Partnership
Lowestoft Town Council
Philip Loubser Foundation
M&G Group
Mills & Reeve Cambridge Community
Mill Hill County High School
Fund Musicians’ Union
Mo Siewcharran Fund


Mann Partnership
Nanjing University of the Arts 
Northamptonshire Music Education Hub
Northern Trust
Orchestras Live
Place 21
Scarecrow Fund
Stavros Niarchos Foundation
St Giles & St George Charity
St. James’s Place Foundation
Suffolk Community Foundation: The 
Suffolk County Music Service
Sunderland Empire
Sunderland Music Education Hub
Suzhou Symphony Orchestra
The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust
The Baring Foundation
The Bartlett Foundation
The Boshier-Hinton Foundation
The Dunhill Medical Trust
The Hull & East Riding Charitable Trust
The Hobson Charity
The Kirby Laing Foundation
The Radcliffe Trust
The Rayne Foundation
University of Hull
Wandsworth Council
Wandsworth Music
Wates Family Enterprise Trust
Wates Memorial Fund
William Shelton Educational Charity
Youth Music

and anonymous donors.




RPO Club members

David & Frances Ackland
Mary Allan
John Allen
Ray Allen
John & Lesley Amos
Jane Archer
Terry & Edna Baker
Patricia Bastin
Joanna Beaumont
John Belling
Graham & Christine Benson
Philip Back & Beverly LeBlanc
Wyn Biggs
Jill Blackler
Estelle Braham
Patrick S. Briggs
Douglas Cakebread
Peter Cargin
Liz Carlin
Sheila Child
Richard D Clark
Robert Clifford
Peter Coates
Richard Coleman
John Frederick Collis
Amanda Corfe
RAD Cornwall
David Cotton
Ruth Gill Cox
Roger Creswell
Marguerite Crouch
Clive Peter Dale
Philip Danby
Roy Davidson
Roderick Davies
David Davies
Dennis Davis
Jonathan Davis
Jeff and Elaine Delaney
Mark Denza
Michael Dilley
Joseph B. Drew
Mark Drummond
CJ Dundas
Jenny Eden
Herbert Edmonds
Sir Peter and Lady Judy Ellwood
Robert Elston
Eric & Janet Fenna
Peter Filmer
Brian Firth
Ruth Fitter
Anthony and Sarah Flanaghan
Gwynneth Flower
Diego Foyo
Lindsey French
Friedrich Frickenhaus


Derek & Heather Gallagher
Fidel Gallo
Debbie Garvin
Graeme Gilchrist
Kevin Giles
John Gleadall
Corinne Godart
Mary Godwin
Philip Goodall
Anne Gordon
Dave Green
Barry Green MBE
Clare Grover
David Gutman
Alex Haddow
Andrew Hallett
Malcolm & Jill Hamer
Elizabeth A Hamilton
Robin Hammerton
Clive Harmer
Philip Hayton
Mike Hayward
Mark Hazell
John Hellinikakis
Joe & Mrs Helene Herzberg
Gary Hodes
Robert Holden
Andrew Hunter
Elaine James
Ken & Pam King
Jan Knight
Anthony Kravitz OBE
Daniel Lowe
Xing Kai Loy
Andrea Lunt
Iain Macarthur
Cecil Macaulay
Peter McGrane
John Miles
Diana Mills
Richard Mountford
Paul Newton
Terence Charles Norris
Wendy Osorio
Alan & Lynda Pamment
David Parry
David & Catherine Paul
Jean Pierre Payat
Gilbert PhanJane Richards
Alan Richardson
Nicholas & Gail Rundle
Susan Russell
Leslie Ryan
John R Sayers
James & Susie Scott-Wakeling
Tony Selman
Helen Shelton


Brenda Sherbourne
Joseph Short
John Sibley
Jacqueline Sibley
Alexandra Sinclair
Bernard Sisk
Judge Steven
Brian Smullen
Michael Spurling
Penny Stanley
M R Stevens
David & Elaine Storey
Victor & Janice Taylor
Vivienne Tincombe
Gavin Trechman
Peter True
Charles Tugwell
Gordon Turnbull
John Vadgama
Richard Vallance
Peter van der Tang
Anthea Vernell
Peter Vines
Sue Vinter
Kevin Walker
Ann Warner
Robert Warren
Roger Wells
David Whalley
Charles B White
Richard Whitehead
Pat Whitley
Barry E Wilkinson
Peter Woods


The RPO would also like to thank its members who would prefer their support to remain anonymous.


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