The Chairman of the Comité d'Honneur is Bill Birch Reynardson CBE, the past chairman of Garsington Opera. The other members of the Comité are Dame Antoinette Sibley DBE, Prima Ballerina and opera lover, Christopher Hampson CBE, former Chairman of RMC Group plc and British Biotech plc and Lord Laidlaw of Rothiemay, founder of Institute for International Research Ltd (now part of Informa plc) .
The role of the Comité is to support the Festival in its artistic aims and provide guidance on its funding.
Auditions for our 2014 Young Artists Programme will take place on December 1st and 2nd in central London. You can download an application form in the 'Young Artists Opportunities' section of the website.
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