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.
Registrations to audition for the 2015 YAP will open in October.
The winners of our 2014 International Competition are announced here