Contact Information

General Enquiries: 01865 987 222
Box Office: 01865 980 980
Email: [email protected]

Who we are

Who We Are

HRH Princess Alexandra

Royal Patron 

Geoffrey de Jager

Life President

Harry Leventis

Life President 

The Rt Hon the Lord Patten of Barnes, CH

Honorary President

Sir Victor Blank

Vice President 

Vladimir Ashkenazy

Patron

Alfred Brendel KBE

Piano Festival Patron 

Sir András Schiff

Piano Festival President 

Marina, Lady Marks

Patron for New Music 

Dr Marios Papadopoulos MBE

Music Director

Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey

Conducting Fellow

Executive Management

Dr Marios Papadopoulos MBE

Music Director

Anthi Papadopoulos

Chief Operating Officer

David Haenlein

Director of Education and Community

Administration

Nihal Yesil

Multimedia Producer
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Janet Marsden

Artistic Planning Manager
[email protected] 

Eleanor McCowan

Orchestra Personnel Manager
[email protected] 

Fiachra Kelleher

Development Coordinator 
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Ellie Rayfield

Logistics Officer 
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Jemma Crossley

Development Officer 
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Maja Persson

Marketing Administrator 
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Carolina Abeledo Vilariño

Ticketing and Events Officer 
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William Emery

Education Officer 
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Andrew Connolly

Project Consultant
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Nicky Thomas Media

Press and PR
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Global Philanthropic

Philanthropic Consultancy
Support

Helen Harris

Librarian 
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Marcello Palazzo

Concerts Assistant 
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Max Howard

Stage Manager

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra Productions

Dr Saphié Ashtiany

Director

Marco Assetto

Director

David Haenlein

Director

Anthi Papadopoulos

Director

Dr Marios Papadopoulos MBE

Director

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra Trust

Sir Ivor Roberts KCMG (Chair)

Geoffrey de Jager (Deputy Chair)

Dr Saphié Ashtiany

Marco Assetto

Raymond Blanc OBE

David Haenlein

Lord Hall

Dr Russell Hirshfield

Sir George Iacobescu CBE

Rasha Khawaja

Colin Maund

Dr Marios Papadopoulos MBE

Professor Sir Andrew Pollard

Sir Jonathan Phillips

Lord Stewart

Prof. Christopher Wood

Finance and Risk Committee

Professor Michael Earl (Chair)

David Haenlein

Jeff Hewitt

Tom Purves

Colin Maund

Honorary Members

Lord Butler of Brockwell

Sir Jeremy Greenstock

Lady Heseltine

John Leighfield CBE

Margarita Louis-Dreyfus

Dr Michael Peagram

Professor Reinhard Strohm

Francesca Schwarzenbach

Bruno Wang

George Tsavliris

Advisory Council

Dr Saphié Ashtiany (Chair)

Emma Chamberlain OBE

John Caunt

Professor Michael Earl

Joanna Foster CBE

Peggotty Graham

Jeff Hewitt

Robert Jackson

Lord Krebs

Dr Jill Pellew

Sir Jonathan Phillips

Bob Price

Hilary Reid-Evans

Lady Stewart

Angela Wade

Professor Sir John Vickers

David Whelton