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.
Applications for auditions on 10th and 11th of January are now closed.
There might be further auditions that will be announced at a later date.
An evening of songs and arias by the winners of our 2014 Competition at 49 Queen Gates Terrace, London. Doors open at 7pm when refreshments will be served and concert starts at 7.30pm. The performance will be followed by a buffet-dinner. £50/non members, £25/Angels, free for other levels of membership.