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Trusts and Foundations     



A & S Burton 1960 Charitable Trust

The Holbeck Charitable Trust      Sir John Fisher Foundation      The Whitaker Charitable Trust

  The Hobson Charity Limited

Charles Brotherton Trus

The Calmcott Trust 

The Carntyne Trust

Carr-Ellison Family Charitable Trust

The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust

The Kenneth Hargreaves Charitable Trust

The Hedley Denton Charitable Trust

The Linden Charitable Trust

Sir George Martin Trust

N Smith Charitable Settlement

The Charles and Elsie Sykes Trust

Winship Foundation

Opera North Patrons


Mr and Mrs Martin Allard
Mrs Jenny Beverley
Mr Michael Beverley
Mr and Mrs Tim Bletcher
Dr and Mrs Terry Bramall
The Hon Mrs Diana Dent
Mrs Karen Hollingbery
Dr and Mrs Keith Howard
Clive and Virginia Lloyd
Baron and Lady Pettman  
Peter and Bettie Sparling
The Whitaker Charitable Trust
Garry and Anne Wilson


Mark and Clare Armour
Professor Michael and Dr Elizabeth Arthur
Ann Bishop and John Hargreaves
Dr Frances Cole and 
  Dr Judith Hooper
Viscount and Viscountess Eccles
Mr and Mrs Richard Gabbertas
Mrs Judith Hodgson
Mr and Mrs Gordon Horsfield
Mr Justin Kitson
Sir Andrew and Lady Lawson–Tancred
Mr and Mrs Stephen Martin
Dr William Ovenden
Andrew and Carol Wade
Mr and Mrs Irving Weaver
Mr and Mrs R A Woolhouse
Two anonymous donors


Mr and Mrs Ed Anderson
Olav and Liz Arnold
Mr and Mrs Roger Bowers
Mr and Mrs Nick Brown
Mrs Jilly Burrows
Mr and Mrs Jeremy Burton
Mr John Bywater
Dr Maggie Cooke
Ms Paula Dillon
Kate Dugdale
Mr and Mrs Charles Forbes Adam
Mrs Vivien Gibney
Roger and Liese Gledhill
John Goodsir CBE
His Honour Simon Hawkesworth QC and Dr May Hawkesworth
Mr John Hilton
Mr and Mrs Peter Hirschmann
Jeremy and Mellon Horsell
Mrs Susannah Horton-Fawkes
Dr Christine Kirk
Reverend Elizabeth Lee
Dr and Mrs Victor St Clair Logan
Alan and Susan Mackintosh
Mr and Mrs Roger Marshall
John and Betty Moxon
Rev Sue and Nick Nightingale
Bruce and Sarah Noble
Mr and Mrs Glen Ogden
Mr and Mrs Pierre Richterich
Mr and Mrs David Riley
Dr Keith and Mrs Elizabeth Rix
Professor AW and Dr Eva Robards
Mr Alex Robertson
Mr and Mrs Robin Smith
Mr Roland Stross
Irving and Valerie Warnett
Mr and Mrs John Watson
Mr James and Dr Gillian Wight
Four anonymous donors

Ring Fellows


Chairman of the Opera North Future Fund

Peter and Fiona Espenhahn

John Booth Charitable Foundation

The Hobson Charity

The Holbeck Charitable Trust

Dr Keith and Mrs Elizabeth Rix


Viscount and Viscountess Eccles

Malcolm Herring

Lady Solti

Mr and Mrs Andrew Wade


Mark and Clare Armour

Clive and Virginia Lloyd

Michael and Sally Payton

Mrs Sally Roe

Martin Staniforth

Four anonymous donors

Opera North gratefully acknowledges support of the following

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