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Meet the Administration Team & Trustees

To contact a member of Britten Sinfonia’s administration team please either telephone +44 (0)1223 300795, email [email protected] or send a direct email using the following format: [email protected]

Britten Sinfonia © Benjamin Ealovega
Britten Sinfonia © Benjamin Ealovega


James Calver

Concerts Director

James liaises with a wide range of partner organisations and individuals including promoters; venues; festivals; artists; composers; artist agents, and record labels to ensure the highest quality delivery of each of Britten Sinfonia’s events.

Hannah Bates

Orchestra Personnel Manager

Hannah is responsible for booking players for Britten Sinfonia’s concerts.

Hazel Shah

Concerts & Tours Manager

Hazel is responsible for delivering all aspects of Britten Sinfonia orchestral production in the UK, and abroad.

Rachel Wilkinson

Creative Learning Manager

Rachel oversees all areas of the Creative Learning department’s work.

Cheryl Davis

Production Assistant

Cheryl assists with delivering all Britten Sinfonia concerts and events, and helps manage the music library.

Lauren Hill

Production Assistant

Lauren assists with delivering all Britten Sinfonia concerts and events, and helps manage the music library.

Natalie Ellis

Creative Learning Consultant

Natalie works with our Creative Learning team on developing and planning current and future projects.

Elaine Rust

Finance Manager

Elaine is responsible for the financial administration at Britten Sinfonia; contact Elaine for any invoice or payment queries.

Alice Walton

Communications Director

Alice devises Britten Sinfonia’s marketing and fundraising strategy and oversees all aspects of the orchestra’s communications with the public.

Milly March

Marketing Manager

Milly is responsible for delivering Britten Sinfonia’s marketing strategy including digital marketing, print and front of house operations

Nick Brealey

Development Director

Nick is responsible for all areas of the orchestra’s fundraising activities, including donations from individuals, support from trusts and foundations, and corporate sponsorships.

Anna Kent

Communications Assistant

Anna assists with Britten Sinfonia’s marketing and fundraising activities.

Advisory Council

Jonathan Barclay


Charles Barrington


Stephen Bourne


Dr Nigel Brown OBE


Germaine Greer


Margaret Mair


Charles Rawlinson MBE


Prof John Rink


Stephen Smith OBE


John Stephens OBE


John Summers


Fiona Talkington


Prof Michael Thorne


Sir John Tusa


John Woolrich


John Wreford


Bill Thompson


Development Committee

Judith Serota OBE


David Goldesgeyme


Caroline Jarrold


Anna Gustafson


Patricia Morison


Richard Plaskett


Barry Scrutton