COVID-19 update: all live concerts to the beginning of August 2020 are sadly cancelled; help secure the future of the orchestra through our Keep the Philharmonia Playing appeal.

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Supporter credits

The quality and diversity of the Philharmonia Orchestra’s work would not be possible without our international family of sponsors and supporters.

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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
  • Andor Charitable Trust
  • The Arts Society
  • The John S Cohen Foundation
  • The JR Corah Foundation Fund
  • D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
  • The Maud Elkington Charitable Trust
  • Edwin Fox Foundation
  • Oliver Green Memorial Trust
  • The Hattori Foundation for Music & the Arts
  • House of Industry Estate Charity
  • The Boris Karloff Charitable Foundation
  • The Kobler Trust
  • The Lynn Foundation
  • McLay Dementia Trust
  • 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
  • St John’s Hospital Trust

Keep the Philharmonia Playing Appeal

For Section Endowments:

  • Patrick and Sule Dewilde

For Principals, Assistant Leaders and Titled Chair Endowments:

  • Richard Fattal
  • Gillian and Lionel Frumkin
  • Francesca and Emmanuel Gavaudan
  • Mervyn and Barbara King
  • Saul Nathan
  • The Michael & Nicola Sacher Charitable Trust
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen

For Tutti Chair Endowments:

  • AgCoTechPte Ltd
  • Mervyn and Helen Bradlow
  • The Fernside Trust
  • Naomi and Christophe Kasolowsky
  • Manuela Ribadeneira
  • Michael Stott
  • Julia Zilberman

For donations to the appeal:

  • Fredrik Carstens
  • Nathan and Frances Kirsh
  • The Gustav Mahler Society UK
  • Lodovico Zocche

Individual Sponsors

  • Mrs Joscelyn Fox
  • Laurence Modiano
  • Dr David Potter, CBE
  • Mr and Mrs Geoff Richards

Members of the Mahler Syndicate

  • Naomi and Christophe Kasolowsky
  • Caroline Tate
  • Marina Vaizey
  • John and Carol Wates
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous

Conductors’ Circle

For gifts of £10,000 and above

  • Mr Johan Lundgren and Mrs Maria Ronning-Lundgren

For gifts of £5,000 and above

  • Lydia and Manfred Gorvy
  • Mrs Latifa Kosta
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous

For gifts of £2,500 and above

  • Sirdar Aly Aziz
  • Dr and Mrs Paul Conway
  • Nathan and Frances Kirsh
  • Daan and Maggie Knottenbelt
  • Christina Pamberg
  • Norbert and Sabine Reis
  • Ruben and Ann Ritchie
  • Christopher Stewart
  • John and Carol Wates

For gifts of £1,000 and above

  • Mr and Mrs Raj Bhatia
  • Marlies Branston
  • Julia Brodie
  • Paul and Sally Cartwright
  • Sule and Patrick Dewilde
  • Lionel and Gillian Frumkin
  • Philip Green CBE and Judy Green
  • Milton Grundy Foundation
  • Mr Malcolm Herring
  • Robert Horner
  • Stanley Lowy, MBE
  • Stuart and Margaret Renshaw
  • Christian and Myrto Rochat
  • Mr and Mrs Julian Schild
  • Mrs Barbara Sharron
  • David and Lynda Snowdon
  • David and Penny Stern
  • Lady Juliet Tadgell
  • Eric Tomsett
  • Mr David J. Williams
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous

Chair Endowers

  • Assistant Leader Chair endowed by the Philharmonia Orchestra in memory of Jessie Hinchliffe MBE
  • Principal Second Violin Chair endowed by Clare Lager in memory of David Henfrey
  • Principal Viola Chair endowed by the Tertis Foundation
  • Principal Cello Chair endowed in memory of Amaryllis Fleming (1925-1999) by the Amaryllis Fleming Foundation and Fleming Family and Partners Ltd
  • No. 2 Cello 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 Chair endowed by Norbert and Sabine Reis
  • Principal Oboe Chair endowed by Elizabeth Aitken
  • Principal Clarinet Chair endowed by the Philharmonia Orchestra and Friends of the Philharmonia Orchestra in memory of Clem Relf
  • Principal Bass Clarinet Chair endowed by Philip and Judy Green
  • Principal Bassoon Chair endowed by Penny and Nigel Turnbull
  • No. 2 Bassoon Chair endowed by John Abramson
  • Principal Contrabassoon Chair endowed by David and Penny Stern
  • Principal Horn Chair endowed by John and Carol Wates in memory of Dennis Brain
  • No. 2 Horn Chair endowed by Mrs Beers, Friends of the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus in memory of Ian Beers
  • Principal Trumpet Chair endowed by Daan and Maggie Knottenbelt

Symphony Friends

  • Mr Ronald Adair
  • Dr Peter Barker
  • Mervyn and Helen Bradlow
  • Michael and Joan Bosworth
  • Stanley Clayman
  • Jean-Pierre Gilardino
  • Lady Gough
  • Colin Hall and Naomi Hall
  • Mr & Mrs Ronald and Hanna Hofbauer
  • Mr Raphaël Kanza
  • Mrs Peta Martin
  • George Porter
  • David and Jenny Pratt
  • Mr and Mrs Colin Stevens
  • Mr and Mrs Stoppenbach
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous

Concerto Friends

  • Mrs Arlene Beare
  • Mr and Mrs M Blackledge
  • Roger Butland and Jean Daly
  • Jacqueline and Eric Charles
  • Mr Roger Charters
  • Mr Rupert Darbyshire
  • Mr and Mrs David W Davies
  • Mrs M A Elton
  • Mr and Mrs R Gerber
  • Mr Stephen Goldring
  • Andrew and Karen Goldstone
  • Dr Alexander Hall
  • Peter and Cynthia Hardy
  • Professor Gavin Henderson, CBE
  • Mr Robert A Jones
  • The late Chris Kettler
  • Miss Lucia Komljen
  • Mrs Joanna Millan
  • Miss Caroline Moles and the late Mr M S Gerard
  • Mr Colin Clive Neathey
  • Mr and Mrs Francis Norton
  • Michael and Jill Reynolds
  • Michael Richards
  • Ruth and Brian Sandelson
  • Professor and Mrs Alison Shepherd
  • David and Ruth Simkins
  • John and Katy Turnbull
  • Mr Andrew Wales
  • David and Jenny Walsh
  • Mr and Mrs Don White
  • Mr David A Wilson
  • Gerald Wilson
  • Mr Christopher Woon
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous

Overture Friends

  • Mr Jeff Atmajian
  • Mr and Mrs L Barnett
  • Reverend Jane Bass
  • Mr and Mrs David Bird
  • Mr Roderick Davies
  • Mr William Brown
  • Mr Stuart Chillingworth
  • Mr and Mrs Gavin B Choyce
  • Ms Maureen Clark-Darby
  • Mr Stephen Clayton
  • Mr Martyn Clift
  • Rebecca and Robert Court
  • Ms Paula Cowin
  • Ms Jackie Daldorph
  • Mrs Vivette Dallas
  • Dr and Mrs J E Danziger
  • Mr Roderick Davies
  • Mr and Mrs Anthony de Keyser
  • Mrs Linda de Metz
  • Mr Richard Dening
  • 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 Hazel How
  • Andrew Hunter
  • Mr David James
  • Mr and Mrs Lanfyr Jones
  • Professor Donovan Kelly
  • Mr Bryan Lewis
  • Mr and Mrs Gavin Lickley
  • Mrs Virginia Lynch
  • Mr Chris Male
  • Chris Martin
  • Mr and Mrs J Mas
  • Mr James Miller
  • Ann and Simon Morris
  • Judith Norman
  • Professor Hiroshi Oda
  • Mrs Yuko Oki
  • Mrs Jacqueline O’Neill
  • Mrs Philippa Owen
  • Dr K F Poulter
  • Dr and Mrs R J Preece
  • Janet Prestwood
  • Graham and Jean Pugh
  • Susan Raynor
  • Mr Julian Rhodes
  • Mr Neil Roberts
  • David Russell
  • Mr and Mrs C Schey
  • Michael and Suzette Scott
  • Mr and Mrs Douglas Smith
  • Michael Smith
  • Mr Richard Smith
  • Mr Ivor Spiro
  • Mrs S. M. Sterman
  • Caroline Tate
  • Madeleine and John Tattersall
  • Mr Michael Taussig
  • Mr Clive Timms
  • Mr Mark Todd
  • Dr Ann Turrall
  • Dr Charlotte Westbury
  • Mrs Michelle Whitnall
  • Mrs Annie Wild
  • Mrs G Woods
  • Mrs M Xerri
  • 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 Wahlroos
  • John and 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

  • The Revd Jeremy and Mrs Arthern
  • Ivan and Penny Flack
  • Gale Family Charity Trust
  • The Ibbett Trust
  • St John’s Hospital Trust
  • The late Chris Kettler
  • Robert Kiln Charitable Trust
  • Min Lee
  • Mr and Mrs V Phillips
  • David and Jenny Pratt
  • Stuart and Margaret Renshaw
  • Mrs B L Robinson’s Charitable Trust
  • The Steel Charitable Trust
  • Penny and Nigel Turnbull
  • Provincial Grand Lodge of Bedfordshire Charities Fund
  • Marina Vaizey
  • F Williams (Bedford) Ltd
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous

American Patrons of the Philharmonia Foundation

Luminary Patrons
For gifts of $10,000 and above

  • BDT & Company, LLC
  • Mr and Mrs William L. Jacob III
  • Mr and Mrs William Douglas Lese
  • Betsy and Rob Pitt

Visionary Patrons
For gifts of $5,000 and above

  • Jack and Susan Fuller
  • Ms Irene Mavroyannis
  • The Honorable and Mrs Jay T. Snyder

Associate Patrons
For gifts of $1,500 and above

  • Brenda Earl
  • Mrs Jan van Eck
  • Mrs Amanda Grove Holmén
  • Mr and Mrs John Jacobsson
  • Prager Metis CPAs
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous

The Klemperer Society

  • The Revd Jeremy and Mrs Arthern
  • Mr Roger Charters
  • Mr Stuart Chillingworth
  • Adrian Clark
  • Ms Paula Cowin
  • Mr Roderick Davies
  • Mr Richard England
  • Mr John Gwynn
  • Mrs Judicaelle Hammond
  • David and Jenny Pratt
  • Mr Marc Prema-Ratner & Mr Stephen Davis
  • Stuart and Margaret Renshaw
  • Michael and Jill Reynolds
  • Michael and Suzette Scott
  • Mr Ian Sewell
  • Mr and Mrs Julian Tucker
  • Andrew and Hilary Walker
  • Mr Peter James Watson
  • Mr Ian Webb
  • Mr David J. Williams
  • Dr Ernst Zillekens
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous