Who's who

Julian Guidera
Box Office Coordinator

Julian first joined the Garsington Opera administration team in 2016 as L&P Coordinator, where he now works full time in the Box Office team. He trained as a baritone at RSAMD and sang for three seasons in the chorus at Garsington Manor (including the flooded Fidelio) and has sung with the Philharmonia Chorus around Europe and with numerous ensembles in London. Prior to returning to Garsington, Julian's theatre roles have included Chorus Manager at Dorset Opera Festival and Customer Services Co-ordinator at Royal Albert Hall. Julian also works as a freelance production photographer and has taken many of the images featured on our website.

Georgie Gulliver
Communications & Marketing Manager

Georgie joined Garsington Opera in 2020 after working at the London Philharmonic Orchestra and The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. As Communications & Marketing Manger, she works on all aspects of Garsington's communications including video content, social media, website, emails and print. As a singer and violinist, she completed a music degree at the University of York and still enjoys performing in a variety of choral ensembles. In her free time, Georgie enjoys baking, pencil drawing, and running or cycling in the countryside.

Daisy Hibberd
Membership & Arts Admin Assistant

Daisy joined the Garsington Opera Box Office & Membership team in January 2022 and now works as Membership & Arts Admin Assistant. After graduating from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire in the summer of 2020, Daisy worked as Music Administrator in King Edward VI High School for Girls, Edgbaston. Alongside this, she has worked for several arts organisations in Birmingham, such as BMusic and Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Daisy sang in the CBSO Chorus for 5 years before moving to Oxfordshire and also has a huge passion for Baroque opera. When not at work, Daisy enjoys the creative aspects of baking, cross-stitch and walks in the countryside.

Jack Hill
Box Office & Operations Manager

Jack joined Garsington Opera in 2021 having previously worked in bookings and ticketing for Dartington Music Summer School, Coventry City of Culture and London Sinfonietta. A music graduate from the University of Surrey, he is a keen electric bass player and performs with various casual ensembles and function bands. Outside of work, Jack is a member of various railway preservation groups, a persistent amateur cook and a road trip aficionado.

Anna Kenyon
Press & PR Consultant

Anna Kenyon is a freelance press consultant who has worked for clients including Hyperion Records, the English Concert and the Ryedale Festival. She began her career at Faber Music. When not at the opera she is also to be found in the choir stalls of many of London's churches, swimming in rivers, lakes and the sea, and enjoying the architecture and history of East London.

Caroline Smith
Arts Hub Campaign Administrator

In 2012, Caroline moved from the Chilterns to Norfolk to study BA Culture, Literature and Politics at the University of East Anglia. Outside of term-time, she began to work in the Events and Hospitality department at the Wycombe Swan Theatre and after graduating, was promoted to Assistant Manager. During this time, she embarked on a part-time MA in Arts and Cultural Enterprise at University of the Arts London. In 2019, she moved to London and joined the Events and Entertainment team at Royal Holloway University. She is an avid fan of various genres of music, plays the piano to intermediate standard and listens to literary podcasts. She also enjoys a stroll or leisurely jog through the Chilterns!

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