Keep the Philharmonia Playing: many live concerts up to March 2021 are sadly cancelled. If you can, give what you can to keep the Philharmonia playing for you.

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Thank you to our supporters

We are grateful to our Philharmonia family of supporters whose contributions help us make extraordinary music accessible to everyone, wherever they might be in the world.

Core funders

Residency partners

Corporate supporters

F Williams (Bedford) Ltd
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Orchestra partners

Major education partners

Broadcast partners

Trust and Foundations Supporters

We are grateful to the following Trusts and Foundations for their support

  • The 29th May 1961 Charity
  • Anonymous
  • ABO Trust
  • The Andor Charitable Trust
  • The John S Cohen Foundation
  • The J Reginald Corah Foundation Fund
  • The Maud Elkington Charitable Trust
  • John Ellerman Foundation
  • The Eranda Rothschild Foundation
  • Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
  • Oliver Green Memorial Trust
  • Paul Hamlyn Foundation
  • The Harpur Trust
  • Hattori Foundation
  • Help Musicians
  • The Boris Karloff Charitable Foundation
  • The John E Mortimer Foundation
  • Edith Murphy Foundation
  • Orchestras Live
  • The David and Elaine Potter Foundation
  • The Prince of Wales`s Charitable Foundation
  • The Ragdoll Foundation
  • Wates Foundation
  • Garfield Weston Foundation

Keep the Philharmonia Playing Appeal

For Section Endowments:

  • Patrick and Sule Dewilde

For Principals, Assistant Leaders and Titled Chair Endowments:

  • Ruth and Henry Amar
  • Nick and Camilla Bishop
  • 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
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous

For Tutti Chair Endowments:

  • Ronald Adair
  • 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
  • Goldman Sachs Gives
  • Nathan and Frances Kirsh
  • The Gustav Mahler Society UK
  • Penny and Nigel Turnbull
  • Lodovico Zocche

Individual Sponsors

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

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

  • No. 3 Second Violin Chair endowed anonymously
  • 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 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
  • Principal Trombone Chair endowed by the National Friends Council

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
  • Professor Eli Talmor
  • 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

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
  • Roger Butland and Jean Daly
  • Mr Roger Charters
  • Mr Stuart Chillingworth
  • Adrian Clark
  • Ms Paula Cowin
  • Mr Roderick Davies
  • Mr Richard England
  • Mr John Gwynn
  • Mrs Judicaelle Hammond
  • Lord King of Lothbury
  • Saul Nathan
  • 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
  • Ian Webb
  • Mr David J. Williams
  • Dr Ernst Zillekens
  • and others who wish to remain anonymous