Current Supporters

The quality and diversity of the Philharmonia Orchestra's work would not be possible without its international portfolio of sponsors and supporters.

Major Partners


Our Corporate Members in London, Leicester and Bedford

  • R. H. Amar & Co Ltd
  • Pick Everard
  • G. Modiano Ltd
  • F. Williams (Bedford) Ltd

Trust and Foundations Supporters

In addition to the Major Partners and Partners listed above, we are also grateful to the following Trusts and Foundations for their support

  • Anonymous
  • ABO Trust
  • Andor Charitable Trust
  • Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust
  • The Arts Society
  • Boltini Trust
  • The Boshier-Hinton Foundation
  • Ernest Cook Trust
  • The J Reginald Corah Foundation Fund
  • The Maud Elkington Charitable Trust
  • The Fenton Arts Trust
  • Edwin Fox Foundation
  • Gale Family Charity Trust
  • Oliver Green Memorial Trust
  • The Hattori Foundation for Music & the Arts
  • House of Industry Estate Charity
  • Leicestershire and Rutland Masonic Charity Association
  • The Edith Murphy Foundation
  • The National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund
  • Neighbourly Charitable Trust
  • The Prince of Wales`s Charitable Foundation
  • Rubin Foundation Charitable Trust
  • RVW Trust
  • St John's Hospital Trust
  • Sylvia Waddilove Foundation UK
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation
  • The Wixamtree Trust

Individual Sponsors

  • Mrs Joscelyn Fox
  • Laurence Modiano
  • Dr David Potter, CBE
  • Mr and Mrs Geoff Richards
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen

Mahler Syndicate

  • Mr Michael Brindle, QC
  • Lydia and Manfred Gorvy
  • Saul and Louise Nathan
  • Mr and Mrs Julian Schild
  • David and Lynda Snowdon
  • The Rev John Wates and Mrs Carol Wates
  • Mr David J Williams

Conductors’ Circle

For gifts of £10,000 and above

  • Mr Johan Lundgren and Mrs Maria Ronning-Lundgren

For gifts of £5,000 and above

  • Mr Michael Brindle QC
  • Lydia and Manfred Gorvy
  • Mrs Latifa Kosta
  • Saul and Louise Nathan
  • Rubin Foundation Charitable Trust
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous

For gifts of £2,500 and above

  • Sirdar Aly Aziz
  • Dr and Mrs Paul Conway
  • Joseph and Jill Karaviotis
  • Nathan and Frances Kirsh
  • Daan and Maggie Knottenbelt
  • Joy Antonia Sigaud
  • Christopher Stewart
  • John and Carol Wates

For gifts of £1,000 and above

  • Mr and Mrs Raj Bhatia
  • Michael and Joan Bosworth
  • Marlies Branston
  • Julia Brodie
  • Lionel and Gillian Frumkin
  • Arnold Fulton
  • Lady Gough
  • Philip Green CBE and Judy Green
  • Milton Grundy Foundation
  • Mrs Maggie Guitar
  • Robert Horner
  • Dr Susan Horsewood-Lee
  • Professor Donovan Kelly
  • Nigel and Lyn Litchfield
  • Mr and Mrs Evan Llewellyn
  • Stanley Lowy
  • Chick Olsson
  • Norbert and Sabine Reis
  • Stuart and Margaret Renshaw
  • Ruben and Ann Ritchie
  • Mr and Mrs Julian Schild
  • Ian Sellars
  • Mr Ian Sewell
  • Mrs Barbara Sharron
  • David and Lynda Snowdon
  • David and Penny Stern
  • Lady Juliet Tadgell
  • Marina Vaizey
  • Stephen and Sophie Warshaw
  • Mr David J. Williams
  • Mr and Dr Pierre Winkler
  • Dr Ernst Zillekens
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous

Chair Endowers

  • Concert Master's Chair endowed by Saul and Louise Nathan
  • Associate Leader's Chair endowed by Vincent Meyer
  • Assistant Leader's Chair endowed by the Philharmonia Orchestra in memory of Jessie Hinchliffe MBE
  • Principal Viola's Chair endowed in perpetuity by the Tertis Foundation
  • Principal Cello's Chair endowed in memory of Amaryllis Fleming by the Amaryllis Fleming Foundation and Fleming Family and Partners Ltd
  • No. 2 Cello's Chair endowed by Jane and Julian Langer
  • Principal Double Bass Chair endowed by Sir Sydney and Lady Lipworth in memory of Bertrand Lipworth
  • Principal Flute's Chair endowed by Mrs Elizabeth Meyer
  • Principal Piccolo's Chair endowed by the Fernside Trust
  • Principal Oboe's Chair endowed by Elizabeth Aitken
  • Principal Cor Anglais' Chair endowed by Saul and Louise Nathan
  • Principal Clarinet's Chair endowed by the Philharmonia Orchestra and Friends of the Philharmonia Orchestra in memory of Clem Relf
  • Principal Bass Clarinet's Chair endowed by Philip and Judy Green
  • Principal Bassoon's Chair endowed by Penny and Nigel Turnbull
  • No. 2 Bassoon's Chair endowed by John Abramson
  • Principal Contrabassoon's Chair endowed by Vincent Meyer
  • Principal Horn's Chair endowed by The Revd John Wates in memory of Dennis Brain
  • Philharmonia Orchestra Chair's Chair endowed in honour of Sir Sydney Lipworth QC and Lady Lipworth CBE
  • Second Horn's Chair endowed by Mrs Beers, Friends of the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus in memory of Ian Beers
  • Principal Trumpet's Chair endowed by Daan and Maggie Knottenbelt
  • Principal Trombone's Chair endowed by the Fernside Trust
  • Principal Tuba's Chair endowed by the Fernside Trust
  • Principal Timpani's Chair endowed by an anonymous donor in memory of Giuseppe and Barbara Modiano
  • Principal Percussion's Chair endowed by the Fernside Trust
  • Principal Harp's Chair endowed by Professor Anita Simonds
  • Principal Alto Saxophone's Chair endowed anonymously

Symphony Friends

  • Dr Peter Barker
  • Mervyn and Helen Bradlow
  • Adrian Clark
  • Joy and Stanley Clayman
  • Mrs Shimona Cowan
  • Mr Rupert Darbyshire
  • Jean-Pierre Gilardino
  • Mr Raphaël Kanza
  • Mr and Mrs Colin Stevens
  • Mr and Mrs Stoppenbach
  • Mr Tim Wilkinson

and others who wish to remain anonymous

Concerto Friends

  • Mr Ronald Adair
  • Mrs Arlene Beare
  • Roger Butland and Jean Daly
  • Mr Fredrik Carstens
  • Jacqueline and Eric Charles
  • Mr Roger Charters
  • Mr Michael Conacher
  • Mr and Mrs David W Davies
  • Mrs MA Elton
  • Mr and Mrs Peter Francis
  • Mr and Mrs R Gerber
  • Dr Alexander Hall
  • Colin Hall
  • Peter and Cynthia Hardy
  • Professor Gavin Henderson
  • Mr & Mrs Ronald and Hanna Hofbauer
  • Mr Robert A Jones
  • Chris Kettler
  • Mrs Peta Martin
  • Mrs Joanna Millan
  • Miss Caroline Moles and Mr M S Gerard
  • Mr Colin Clive Neathey
  • Mr and Mrs Francis Norton
  • Mr Ivan Powell
  • Michael and Jill Reynolds
  • Ruth and Brian Sandelson
  • David and Ruth Simkins
  • John & Katy Turnbull
  • Mr Andrew Wales
  • David and Jenny Walsh
  • Mr and Mrs Don White
  • Mr David A Wilson
  • Gerald Wilson

and others who wish to remain anonymous

Overture Friends

  • Mr and Mrs Norman Baker
  • Mr and Mrs L Barnett
  • Reverend Jane Bass
  • Mrs Arlene Beare
  • Mr and Mrs David Bird
  • Mr & Mrs M Blackledge
  • Sir Alan Bowness CBE
  • Mr Stuart Chillingworth
  • Mr and Mrs Gavin B Choyce
  • Ms Maureen Clark-Darby
  • Mr Stephen Clayton
  • Mr Martyn Clift
  • George Cobby
  • Rebecca and Robert Court
  • Ms Paula Cowin
  • Ms Jackie Daldorph
  • Mrs Vivette Dallas
  • Mr Roderick Davies
  • Roger J Davis
  • Mr and Mrs Anthony de Keyser
  • Mrs Linda de Metz
  • Mr Richard Dening
  • Sule and Patrick Dewilde
  • Mr Richard England
  • William Farrington
  • Ivan & Penny Flack
  • Mr John Fox
  • Joan and Christopher Gardam
  • Mr Patrick Gaskell-Taylor
  • Mr and Mrs D Gibbs
  • Dr and Mrs D Gillingwater
  • Mr and Mrs Sidney Gould
  • Dr and Dr Peter Greaves
  • Mrs Judicaelle Hammond
  • Jan James
  • Mr and Mrs Lanfyr Jones
  • Mr Bryan Lewis
  • Dr and Mrs John Ley
  • Mr and Mrs Gavin Lickley
  • Mr David Lock
  • Mr and Mrs Alan Lynch
  • Mr Chris Male
  • Mr and Mrs J Mas
  • Mr and Mrs J Mas
  • Mr Peter Matthews
  • Dr Natalie Mears
  • Mr James Miller
  • Mrs Rosemary Morgan
  • Ann and Simon Morris
  • Mr Terry Norris
  • Professor Hiroshi Oda
  • Mrs Jacqueline O'Neill
  • Mrs Philippa Owen
  • Mr and Mrs V Phillips
  • Paul and Kim Polman
  • D. J. Pratt
  • Dr and Mrs R J Preece
  • Janet Prestwood
  • Graham and Jean Pugh
  • Alan Ratnage
  • Mr Julian Rhodes
  • Michael Richards
  • Mr Neil Roberts
  • Mr and Mrs C Schey
  • Michael and Suzette Scott
  • Professor John and Mrs Alison Shepherd
  • Mr and Mrs Douglas Smith          
  • Mr Richard Smith
  • Mr Ivor Spiro
  • Mrs S. M. Sterman
  • Caroline Tate
  • Madeleine and John Tattersall
  • Mr Charles Taylor
  • Mr Mark Todd
  • Dr Barry Turner
  • Dr Ann Turrall
  • Dr Charlotte Westbury
  • Mrs Annie Wild
  • Mr Christopher Williams              
  • Reverend Doiran Williams
  • Mrs G Woods
  • Mr C D Yates

and others who wish to remain anonymous

Philharmonia Future 75 Campaign

Individual Founding Patrons 

For gifts of £5,000 or above

  • Mrs Sandra Bernheim 
  • Ms Stacey Bronfman
  • Chen Chen
  • Jiazhuo Cheng
  • George L. Farias 
  • Mrs Amanda Grove Holmén 
  • The Harbour Foundation
  • Mr Zhao Jing 
  • Miss Yanhe Mao
  • S. Shambayati
  • Mrs Joy Antonia Sigaud
  • David J. Williams 
  • Wuliangye 
  • Beau Han Xu

Joint Founding Patrons 

For gifts of £10,000 or above

  • Michael Brindle QC
  • Genevieve W. Brown and Frances C. Wheeler
  • Jo and Conor Davis
  • Sule and Patrick Dewilde
  • Mrs Mina Goodman and Miss Suzanne Goodman
  • Mr and Mrs William L. Jacob III
  • John H. Josephson and Carolina F. Zapf
  • Mrs Latifa Kosta
  • Mr and Mrs William Douglas Lese 
  • Sir Sydney Lipworth QC and Lady Lipworth CBE
  • Brian and Yuko McCappin
  • Mr Pavel Melnikov and Mrs Ksenia Simarova 
  • Liora and Michael Modiano
  • James O'Donnell
  • Norbert and Sabine Reis 
  • Bruce and Avis Richards
  • Ruben and Ann Ritchie
  • Ana Saucedo and Peter Von Schlossberg
  • Mrs and Mrs Sandeep Sekhri  
  • Mr and Mrs James Smith
  • The Honorable and Mrs. Jay T. Snyder
  • Peter and Prilla Stott
  • Mr and Mrs Thomas Wahlrooos
  • The Revd John Wates, OBE and Mrs Carol Wates
  • The Lord Leonard and Lady Estelle Wolfson Foundation
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous

Founding Benefactors 

For gifts of £25,000 or above

  • Mr and Mrs Jamal Daniel 
  • Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Foundation
  • Kate and Andrew Davis 
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous

Founding Sponsors 

For gifts of £50,000 or above

  • Daan and Maggie Knottenbelt 
  • Mrs Amy Lam 
  • McDermott, Will & Emery
  • Dr David Potter, CBE
  • The David and Elaine Potter Foundation
  • Mr Ron and Mrs Magdalena Wahid 
  • Thomas Werner
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous

The Philharmonia Orchestra in Bedford Trust

For gifts of £10,000 and above

  • ​Professor Patrick McKeown

For gifts of £5,000 and above

  • F Williams (Bedford) Ltd
  • Gale Family Charity Trust

For gifts of £1,000 and above

  • The Revd Jeremy and Mrs Arthern
  • Chris Kettler
  • Min Lee
  • D. J. Pratt 
  • Stuart and Margaret Renshaw
  • Penny and Nigel Turnbull
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous
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