Concert Pianist; Music Director, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Music Director, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Chief Conductor, London Symphony Orchestra from 2024/25.
Vice Chairman of the luxury brand ‘Bulgari’
Geoffrey Shindler OBE
Solicitor; Director, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester; Board Member, Manchester Camerata and Lancashire County Cricket Club.
John Leech MBE
Chairman Emeritus (Chairman 1991–2013)
Formerly Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC).
Noretta Conci Leech MBE
Artistic Director Emeritus (Artistic Director 1991-2013)
Former Concert Pianist, Teacher and Assistant to Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli.
Moritz von Bredow
Consultant Paediatrician and Author.
Maestro Alfred Brendel KBE
Concert pianist, poet, author, composer and lecturer who is known particularly for his performances of Mozart, Schubert, Schoenberg and Beethoven.
Dr Leslie Howard
Concert Pianist, Professor and Musicologist. He is best known for being the only pianist to have recorded the complete solo piano works of Franz Liszt, a project which included more than 300 premiere recordings.
Maestro Evgeny Kissin
Concert pianist and composer who is especially known for his interpretations of the works of the Romantic era, particularly those of Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, Brahms, Rachmaninov and Beethoven.
Sir Geoffrey Nice QC
Sir Geoffrey has been a barrister since 1971 and served as a part time judge in England between 1984 and 2018. Between 1998 and 2006 he led the prosecution of Slobodan Milošević, former President of Serbia, at the UN’s International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. He was Gresham College Professor of law from 2012-16 and was Chair of the China Tribunal.
Nicholas Snowman OBE
Co-Founder and Former General Manager of the London Sinfonietta; Founder of the Ensemble InterContemporain; Former Chief Executive of the Southbank Centre and Director of the Opéra national du Rhin.