Who's who

Julian Guidera
Box Office Assistant

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
Digital Marketing Manager

Georgie joined Garsington Opera as Digital Marketing Manager in 2020 after working at the London Philharmonic Orchestra and The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. 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.

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.

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…

Lucy Roberts
Lucy Roberts
Assistant Company Manager

Lucy joined Garsington in February 2021 after working in administration and production for several London- and Oxford-based arts organisations. Graduating in the summer of 2020, Lucy studied Music at Cambridge University, where she specialised in writing about the history of trouser roles. In her free time, Lucy can usually be found chasing standing tickets for any and every concert on offer.

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