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Thank you to all those whose generosity and foresight enable us to do what we do.

We wish to thank the individuals, trusts, foundations and companies whose support enables us to unlock the potential of the UK’s young musicians, through the power of orchestral music.

Thank you to the individuals, trusts, foundations and companies whose support enables us to work across the UK, with incredible young people, building communities through orchestral music. We also acknowledge the donors and legacy supporters who wish to remain anonymous.

Individual Supporters

The Murray Family

Sir Leonard & Lady Blavatnik

Sir Jan & Lady du Plessis

Alexander Graham

Michael & Lynne McGowan

Legacy Pledges

Paul Allam

Julian Anderson

David Carrington

Hilary & Simon Carrington

Mary Cordall

Ann Hall (Taylor)

Peter Hibbert

Jeremy Poole

Ian Senior

Roger Sirett

Professor Derek Smith

Professor D.E. Young

Mr & Mrs Paul Morgan

John & Susan Singer

Principal Seat Supporters

David Dutton & Mave Turner

Mr & Mrs Paul Morgan

Seat Supporters

Anthony Albert

Paul Allam

The Allam Sisters

Nigel Beale

Rosemary Cahill

Graham Carter

Simon Carrington & Alastair Hume

Jonathan Clowes

John & Diana de la Cour in memory of Betty Ashcroft

Mark Ford & Stephen Metcalfe

Emma & Phil Geddes

Steven Goldring

Faith Guthrie

Peter & Nina Hamburger in memory of violinist Kathleen Malet (NYO 1949-53)

Wyn Hart in memory of Gerald Brinnen

Charles Hastings

Michael Hopkins

Mary Iliff

Venetia Jennings

Dr Ursula Jones

Judith Line

Nigel Long

Sheila Luebcke 

Pat Moore

Mrs Susan Morcombe

Julian & Caroline Nettel

Karen & Kim Papworth

The Rock Solid Trust

The Reynolds Foundation

David Richardson & Janet Hilton

John & Margaret Richards in memory of Elspeth Gibb Webb &

Josephine Richards

Guy Rigby

Steve & Jackie Street

John & Pauline Tremlett

Brian Turnbull

Andrew Tusa

Michael Twaddle

Catharina Van Der Vorm

Michael Waldman

Professor Alastair Watson

Dr Candida Boxer

Rosemary Cahill

Robert and Juliet Maxey in memory of Ken & Olive Maxey

Ian and Helen Hart

Matthew Cain

Helen Burningham in memory of Bill Salaman

Corporate Supporters


Edwardian Hotels

3i Group

Trusts and Foundations

Arts Council England

CAF American Donor Fund

Community Foundation Serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland

Misses Barrie Charitable Trust

The Andor Charitable Trust

The Barbara Whatmore Charitable Trust

The Blavatnik Family Foundation

The Cecil King Memorial Foundation

The Colwinston Charitable Trust

The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust

The du Plessis Family Foundation

The Eddie Dinshaw Foundation

The Fulmer Charitable Trust

The Harrison-Frank Family Foundation

The Horne Foundation

The Houghton Dunn Charitable Trust (Mrs Waterhouse Charitable Trust)

The HR Taylor Charitable Trust

The Joyce Fletcher Charitable Trust

The Karin Brass Memorial Fund

The Kirby Laing Foundation

The Leverhulme Trust

The Mageni Trust

The Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust

The Millichope Foundation

The Misses Barrie Charitable Trust

The Ofenheim Charitable Trust

The Radcliffe Trust

The Reynolds Foundation

The Saintbury Trust

The Salamander Charitable Trust

The Samuel Gardner Memorial Trust

The Souldern Trust

The Steel Charitable Trust

The Sutton Byre Charitable Trust

The Thompson Family Charitable Trust

The Yusef Foundation

The National Youth Orchestra is registered with the Fundraising Regulator. We value the generous support of our donors and follow the standards set out in the Code of Fundraising Practice to ensure that our fundraising is legal, open, honest and respectful.