Thank You To Our Donors!

A heartfelt thank you to all of our generous supporters who make our work possible.

 “Thanks to the tremendous generosity of you and your fellow Brandenburg supporters, we have established nothing short of cultural excellence as Australia’s national baroque orchestra for nearly 30 years. Our dream is to continue doing exactly this – achieving excellence, inspiring audiences and sharing our music with you for many more years to come.”
Paul Dyer AO, Artistic Director and Bruce Applebaum, Managing Director


Concertmaster Chair supported by Jacqui and John Mullen
Shaun Lee-Chen

Baroque Cello Chair supported by Mrs W G Keighley
Jamie Hey

Theorbo/ Baroque Guitar Chair supported by The Alexandra and Lloyd Martin Family Foundation and friends, in memory of Lloyd Martin AM
Tommie Andersson


Dedicated to the memory of James Strong AO.
Chairman’s 11 supports international and local artists who feature in our concert seasons.
Membership is by invitation only.

Louise Christie
Roxane Clayton
Jan and Frank Conroy
Jamieson Coote Bonds
Richard Fisher AM and Diana Fisher
Richard Grellman AM
Chris and Gina Grubb
Carol Haynes and Skipp Williamson
In memory of a first class cricketer (UK), W G Keighley
Grant and Jennifer King
Susan Maple-Brown AM
Ms Gretel Packer


The following donors have supported the establishment of the Brandenburg Opera Circle, enabling the Orchestra to expand its repertoire into the world of baroque opera, as well as nurturing young opera singers and creative teams.

Toula and Nicholas Cowell
Deborah Fox and Harald Jahrling
Justin and Anne Gardener
Irene and John Garran
Ken Groves and Yun-sik Jang
Mary Holt and the late Dr John Holt
A le Marchant
Peter McGrath
Dr Agnes Sinclair
Victoria Taylor
Greg Ward
Ray Wilson OAM in memory of James Agapitos OAM
Christine Yip and Paul Brady
Anonymous x 2


Mary Holt and the late Dr John Holt

CHRISTINA $10,000 or above
Anthony Adair and Karen McLeod Adair
Aidan Allen
Stephen and Sophie Allen
Mrs Ros Bracher AM
Virginia Braden Woolley
Graham Bradley AM and Charlene Bradley
Jillian Broadbent AO
Jane and David Duncan
Michael Ebeid and Roland Howlett
Gandel Philanthropy
Ms Lesley Grant
Mary Holt and the late Dr John Holt
Mrs W G Keighley in memory of Geoffrey
J and R MacLeod
Susan Maple-Brown AM and the late Robert Maple-Brown
Nick and Caroline Minogue
Alison Park in loving memory of Richard Park
Lady Potter AC CMRI
Rodwell Foundation
Rowan Ross AM and Annie Ross
Jeanne-Claude Strong in memory of James Strong
Cameron Williams
Anonymous x 3

RUSPOLI $5,000 - $9,999
Antoinette Albert
Glenn Barnes
David and Leith Bruce-Steer
Wayne Burns and Kean Onn See
Louise Christie
Rick and Sue Coles*
Ms Emmanuelle Delannoy
The Faithfull Family
In memory of Darrel Fraser
Ann Gordon*
Jenny and Peter Hordern
Iphygenia Kallinikos
Katie Lahey AM and Robert Marriott
Vicki and Adam Liberman
Robyn Martin-Weber
J A McKernanThe Suich Family
Victoria Taylor
Dr Jason Wenderoth
Ray Wilson OAM in memory of James Agapitos OAM


DURAZZO $1,000 – $4,999
Paula Adamovich
J M Alroe
Brett Andersen and Brad Bowen
John and Robyn Armstrong
Cathy Aston
Susan Astor-Smith
Ian Baker and Cheryl Saunders
Peter Barclay
Frederic Baudry and Paul Bailey
Jeanette Beaumont
Marc Besen AC and Eva Besen AO
Dr Catherine Brown-Watt PSM and Mr Derek Watt
Kay Buckeridge
Henry Burmester and Peter Mason
Elizabeth Butcher AM
Dr Annette E Carruthers
Dr Beverley and Mr Alan Castleman
Mr Peter Clark and Mrs Jan Clark
Rebecca and Craig Clarke
Margaret and Bernard Coles
Emeritus Professor Martin Comte OAM
Professor Geoffrey N Cooper
Phillip Cornwell and Cecilia Rice
Dom Cottam and Kanako Imamura
Jim Cousins AO and Libby Cousins
Tim and Bryony Cox
A L Crotty
Dr John Dale AO and Mrs Joan Dale
David Davies and Paul Presa
Margaret and Chris de Guingand
Margaret Dobbin
Emeritus Professor Dexter Dunphy AM
Nita Durham
Ralph and Maria Evans
Rosemary Farrow
Wendy and Ron Feiner
Nancy Fox and Bruce Arnold
Malcolm and Barbara France
Brian and Philippa France
Carrillo and Ziyin Gantner
Justin and Anne Gardener
Bill and Julie Goold
Richard and Anna Green
Ken Groves and Yun-sik Jang
H L Hanks
Alison Harrop
Audrey Hawkins
Jane Hemstritch
Dr Ailsa Hocking and Dr Bernard Williams
Geoff Hogbin
J Holden Family Foundation
Carr and Ann Hordern
J L Hossack
Jill and David Hunt
Belinda Hutchinson AM
Dr Alastair Jackson
Gayl Jenkins & Chris Pellegrinetti
Mary Jones
Nuala and Ajit Kamath
The Hon Rod Kemp and Mrs Daniele Kemp
Liana Kestelman
Nicholas Korner
Arthur and Vicky Koumoukelis
Ann and James Lahore
Mr John Lamble AO
Paul Lindwall
Greg Livingstone
Airdrie Lloyd
Richard and Elizabeth Longes
Aggie Maisano
Dr Diana Marks and Dennis Bluth
Carina Martin
Joanna B Maxwell
Richard and Rowena McDonald
Peter McGrath
Ross McNair and Robin Richardson
John Milhinch OAM
Dr David Millons AM and Mrs Barbara Millons
Glenn Moss
John and Susan Myatt
Dr Paul Nisselle AM and Mrs Sue Nisselle
Rointon Nugara and Brendan Nugent
Rosemary and Jim O'Collins
Paul O'Donnell
Faye Parker
Trevor J Parkin
Remembering Tom and Jenny Parramore
Dr Kevin Pedemont
Christina Pender
Professor David Penington
Dr John Percy
WJ and R Poate
Jim and Chris Pollitt
Kevin Powell and Alison Deans
Ted and Jean Radford
Patricia H Reid Endowment Pty Ltd
Dr David and Dr Gillian Ritchie
Alexander and Rosemary Roche
Lois Roffey
Justice Ronald Sackville AO and Mrs Pamela Sackville
John Scott
Dr Celina Seeto
Dr Gideon and Mrs Barbara Shaw
Paul Sheehan and Susan Wyndham
Mr Charlie Shuetrim AM and Mrs Sandra Shuetrim
Dr Agnes Sinclair
Robyn Smiles
Alan and Jennifer Smith
Chris and Bea Sochan
Mrs Beverley Southern
Brendan Sowry
Keith Stammers
Dr Murray and Mrs Joy Stapleton
Mrs Suzy and Dr Mark Suss
Penny Swain
Mark and Debra Taylor
Mr Mike Thompson
Ms Janet Torney
Mrs C and Mr P Vaughan-Reid
Stephen and Ruth Walsh
Dr Catherine Brown-Watt PSM and Mr Derek Watt
Professor Roy and Doctor Kimberley MacLeod
Sally and Geoffrey White
Yanina White
Judith Williams
Richard Willis
Gregory W Won
Gregory Wood
K A Wratten
Paul Sheehan and Susan Wyndham
Susan Young
Anonymous x 17

SUPPORTER I $500 - $999
Jaci Armstrong
Catherine Broady
Professor David Bryant
Jenny and Henry Burger
Annette and Kevin Burges
Ita Buttrose
J and M Cameron
Patricia Glanville-Miller
Marianne Cochrane
Chris and Trudy Coote
Deborah Debnam
Carol des Cognets
Jane Edmanson OAM
Elisabeth and Grahame Elder
Sarah Findlay
Peter Fletcher AM and Kate Fletcher
Leigh Garvan
Christine George
Norman Gillespie
Philip and Anabel Gosse
Carole A. P. Grace
Peter and Deirdre Graham
Peter Hales
Sandra Haslam
Armon Hicks and Dr Karin Sowada
Geoff Howard
Penelope Hughes
Michael Jones
A le Marchant
Betty Lynch
Elizabeth Mackenzie and Michael Bremner
J & J Martin
Richard Masiulanis
Wendy E McCarthy AO
Kate McCue
The Hon Susan and Dr Frank Morgan
Julie Ann Morrison
Mrs June Musgrove in memory of Dr Peter Musgrove
B P O'Connell
Moffatt Oxenbould AM and Graeme Ewer AM
Dr Alice J Palmer
In memory of Jenny Parramore
John Peisley and Ros Royal
Helen Perlen
Helen Perlen
Nella Pinkerton
Beverly and Ian Pryer
Ken Ramshaw
Micheal L Rattigan
Mr Paul Rein
Susan Dixon and Stephen Rix
G J Rowe
Peter Rush
Daniela Shannon
Jeannette Sharpe
Jann Skinner
Margot Smith
Anthony Tarleton
Sue Thomson
Mr Frank Tisher OAM and Dr Miriam Tisher
M Titterton
Amanda Trenaman and Steven Turner
Susanne Ward
Dr J and A Whaite
Bruce Williams
Jillian Walton
David Wood and Gary Fung
Anonymous x 35

SUPPORTER II $250 - $499
Peter Allan
Carole Bailey
Professor Fran Boyle AM
Dr Roderick Brooks
David and Louise Byrne
Sandra Chatterton
Christine Clough
In memory of Betty Curtain
Janet Doust
Andrew Dunn
Rita Erlich
Kay Fell
Dianne and Terry Finnegan
Marguerite Foxon*
Kaye Fraser
Dr Mark Garwood and Mrs Elizabeth Garwood
Judith Gibson
Mrs Judith L. Gibson
Richard and Heather Gorrell
Anthony B Hall
Roger and Scarlet Hawke
Meredith Hellicar
Frank Hemmings*
In Loving Memory of Dean Huddlestone
Owen James
Joshua Kim and Richard House
Pamela Kenny in memory of Peter*
Lizanne and Julian Knights AO
Julie Laforest
In memoriam Malcolm Stewart
George Lawrence
Ian K Lloyd
Anne Loveridge
Neil Mackintosh and Stuart Brown
Rosemary Mangiamele
Morris and Helen Margolis
Peter McCall
Lois McCutchan
Ivan and Priscilla Mellado
Dr Kerry Mills
Justin Milne
Katrina Molino
Andrew Naylor
Rosemary and Jim O'Collins
Mrs Roslyn Packer AC
E K Palmer
Evan Petrelis
Barbara and Malcolm Richardson
Professor Steve and Dr Sharon Schach*
Judith Shelley
Cathy and John Simpson
Mr Mark Edward Taylor*
Margot Vaughan
Henry Vindin and Vail Bromberger
Joy Wardle
Dr. Anthony Williams
Anonymous x 40

Philippa and John Armfield
Michael Barbour and Elizabeth Heurtier
Shirley and Peter Barta
Ken Bergin
In memory of Lillian Gibson
Keith and Louise Brodie
Gregory Burton SC
Ingrid Butters
Patricia Calabro
Kerin Carr
Tim and Margaret Cavanough
Patricia Cozens
Linda Curnow
Coral Dixon
Elizabeth Douglas
Angela Egan
Anne-Marie Fitzgerald
Marguerite Foxon
Diana and John Francis
Dr Mary T Freeman
Rosie Freeman
Leonie Grattan
Pauline Griffin AM
Mr Stephen Halgren
Matilda Hartwell
Ray Hazell
Eva Heller
Ms Carol Henderson
Michael Hennessey
Cavan and Mira Hogue
Ross Holmes
Jocelyn Honour and Oscar Roberts
Mr Ian Hordern
Margaret Inglis
Ernest Isles
Nicola and Ian Jackman
Karl and Meg Javernig
Olivera and Sead Kovacevic
Anne Latreille
Gill Lister
Dr Susan Locke and Dr Nicholas Locke
Mrs Jennifer McKendry
Anna Mitchell
Mrs Joan Mitchell
Beatrice Moignard
Stewart and Helen Hodgson
Barbara Nankervis
Pauline Newell
Max Oliver
Diane Openshaw
Anne Owens
Simone and Henry Pakin
Susan Ping Kee
Diana Prowse
Art and Cynthia Raiche
Frederick Alexander Roberg
Janet Roberts
Elizabeth Sevior
Miss Sharon Sherry
Robert Stewart
Allan and Jung-Ran Terry
Helen Mckenzie Tracey
Alex and Ria Tyrrell
Brian Wall
Kerry Wells
Lucinda Wright
Jan and David Young
Anonymous x 74

*Donors to the Brandenburg International Baroque Study Program

Corporate Donors

APA Group
Bain & Company
Link Market Services
Pacific Equity Partners
QANTAS Loyalty

Planned Giving

The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra warmly acknowledges the bequest it has received from the Estate of Valda Astrida Siksna.

We are hugely appreciative to all those who have included the Brandenburg in their Will.

Janet Doust
The Faithfull Family
Brian and Leonie Fisher
R J Irwin
Lilly K
Peter McGrath
Penelope Oerlemans
Joan and Lloyd Poulton
Art and Cynthia Raiche
Anonymous x 8


AMATI $250,000 – $499,999
The Eileen Marie Dyer AM Fund

STRADIVARI $100,000 – $249,999
Cary and Rob Gillespie

GUARNERI $50,000 – $99,999
Chris and Kathy Harrop
Macquarie Group Foundation
The Martin Family in memory of Lloyd Martin AM
Christine Yip and Paul Brady

MAESTRI $25,000 – $49,999
John and Robyn Armstrong
Greg Hutchinson AM and Lynda Hutchinson
Nick and Caroline Minogue
Rowan Ross AM and Annie Ross

ARCANGELI $15,000 – $24,999
Mr David Baffsky AO and Mrs Helen Baffsky
Melinda Conrad and David Jones
Glenn Moss and the late Dr Ken Moss AM
David and Rachel Zehner

CAMERATA $10,000 – $14,999
Graham Bradley AM and Charlene Bradley
The Clayton Family
Norman Gillespie
Rohan Mead

This donor list is current for a 12-month period to 7 July 2017.

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