Who's who

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.

Isidore Hiscock
Box Office & Admin Assistant

Isidore joined Garsington Opera in 2022 after a brief stint working for the Box Office at the Oxford Lieder Festival, having just recovered from studying music at university and graduating in that summer. He is still attempting to learn some Turkish on his bus journeys to and from work (a subject to be raised only if you have several hours to spare) and spends much of the rest of his time cooking with admirable ambition but variable results.

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.

Judy Knowles
Judy Knowles
Head of Learning & Participation

Judy manages the L&P projects and produces the community operas on a consultancy basis having initially joined GO as Youth Company Manager in 2018. She originally qualified as a teacher which was followed by an MA in European Cultural Policy and Administration. Highlights from her career include Orchestra Manager of the CBSO and Entertainment Manager at Legoland. She is currently a freelance arts manager, peripatetic music teacher and Arts Award moderator. She believes that everyone should have access to the arts and is particularly committed to providing opportunities for young people. She enjoys spending time with her family, all of whom have a great love of the outdoors and have perfected the art of camping in the rain…

Hugo Millard
Communications & Marketing Officer

Hugo joined the Communications and Marketing team at Garsington Opera in 2023, after having graduated with an MLitt from the University of St Andrews in 2022. Previously Hugo has taken a more creative, production-based role in theatre and the arts including the direction, assistant direction, and stage management of a wide range of theatre productions and genres, from traditional opera through new writing to site-specific performances. Away from work and the theatre, Hugo enjoys a variety of creative pursuits and practices, doing yoga, and is an avid reader who loves nothing more than a book, a bottle of wine, and an empty evening…

Tiffany Redman
Office & HR Manager

Tiff (and sometimes office dog Dutton) joined Garsington in 2022 firstly as part of the Adult Company in Dalia and then took on the role of Office & HR Manager. Tiff studied at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama followed by a diploma in HR Management a few years later, so this role is a true collaboration of all her studies. Living on the edge of the Wormsley estate with her husband and two little girls, they relish everything the area has to offer, enjoying all the lovely walks and great pubs.