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Current Supporters

Thank you for your support

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra gratefully acknowledges the support of its Patrons. Patrons are individuals and organisations who support the Orchestra through annual, tax deductible donations of $1000 and above. MSO thanks the following private individuals and organisations for their kind patronage.

MSO Patron

The Honourable Linda Dessau AC Governor of Victoria

Artist Chair Benefactors

The Newman Family | Principal Cello Chair
Anonymous | Principal Flute Chair
Di Jameson | Principal Viola Chair
Joy Selby Smith | Orchestral Leadership Chair
The Gross Foundation | Principal Second Violin Chair
The Ullmer Family Foundation | Associate Concertmaster Chair
The Cybec Foundation | Assistant Conductor Chair

Program Benefactors

The Cybec Foundation | The Cybec Young Composer in Residence
The Ullmer Family Foundation | Meet the Orchestra
Li Family Trust | East Meets West
Anonymous | The Pizzicato Effect
Collier Charitable Fund | The Pizzicato Effect
The Marian and E.H. Flack Trust | The Pizzicato Effect
Schapper Family Foundation | The Pizzicato Effect
Hume City Council | The Pizzicato Effect
The Scobie and Claire Mackinnon Trust | The Pizzicato Effect
Mrs Margaret Ross AM and Dr Ian Ross | MSO Education
Crown Resorts Foundation | MSO Audience Access
Packer Family Foundation | MSO Audience Access
Harold Mitchell AC | MSO International Touring
Australia Indonesia Institute | Satan Jawa
Creative Victoria | MSO Regional Touring

Chairman’s Circle ($100,000+)

Marc Besen AC and Eva Besen AO
The Gross Foundation
David and Angela Li
Harold Mitchell AC
MS Newman Family Foundation
Joy Selby Smith
Ullmer Family Foundation

Virtuoso Patrons ($50,000+)

Di Jameson
Mr Ren Xiao Jian and Mrs Li Quian
Harold Mitchell AC
Kim Williams AM

Impresario Patrons ($20,000+)

Michael Aquilina*
The John and Jennifer Brukner Foundation
Perri Cutten and Jo Daniell
Rachel and the Late Alan Goldberg AO QC
Margaret Jackson AC
Andrew Johnston
David Krasnostein and Pat Stragalinos
Mimie MacLaren
John and Lois McKay

Maestro Patrons ($10,000+)

John and Mary Barlow
Kaye and David Birks
Mitchell Chipman
Mary and Frederick Davidson AM
The Cuming Bequest
Sir Andrew and Lady Davis
John Gandel AO and Pauline Gandel
Danny Gorog and Lindy Susskind*
Robert & Jan Green
Ian and Jeannie Paterson
Lady Potter AC
Elizabeth Proust AO
Rae Rothfield
Glenn Sedgwick
Helen Silver AO and Harrison Young
Maria Solà
Profs G & G Stephenson, in honour of the great Romanian musicians George Enescu and Dinu Lipatti
Gai and David Taylor
Juliet Tootell
Alice Vaughan
Kee Wong and Wai Tang
Jason Yeap OAM

Principal Patrons ($5000+)

Christine and Mark Armour
Will and Dorothy Baily Bequest
Stephen and Caroline Brain
Prof Ian Brighthope
Linda Britten
David and Emma Capponi
Andrew and Theresa Dyer*
Mr Bill Fleming
John and Diana Frew
Susan Fry and Don Fry AO
Sophie Galaise and Clarence Fraser
Geelong Friends of the MSO
Jennifer Gorog
Louis Hamon OAM
Nereda Hanlon and Michael Hanlon AM
Hans and Petra Henkell
Francis and Robyn Hofmann
Hartmut and Ruth Hofmann
Jenny and Peter Hordern
Suzanne Kirkham
Dr Elizabeth Lewis AM
D & CS Kipen on behalf of Israel Kipen
Vivien and Graham Knowles
Peter Lovell
Lesley McMullin Foundation
Mr and Mrs D R Meagher
David and Helen Moses
Dr Paul Nisselle AM
Ken Ong in memory of Lin Ong
Bruce Parncutt and Robinn Campbell
Jim and Fran Pfeiffer
Pzena Investment Charitable Fund
Andrew and Judy Rogers
Max and Jill Schultz
Stephen Shanasy
HMA Foundation
The Hon. Michael Watt QC and Cecilie Hall
Lyn Williams AM

*Signifies Adopt an MSO Musician supporter

Associate Patrons ($2500+)

Dandolo Partners
Barbara Bell in memory of Elsa Bell
Bill Bowness
Oliver Carton
John and Lyn Coppock
Miss Ann Darby in memory of Leslie J. Darby
Natasha Davies, for the Trikojus Education Fund
Merrowyn Deacon
Beryl Dean
Sandra Dent
Peter and Leila Doyle
Lisa Dwyer and Dr Ian Dickson
Jane Edmanson OAM
Tim and Lyn Edward
Dr Helen M Ferguson
Mr Peter Gallagher and Dr Karen Morley
Dina and Ron Goldschlager
Colin Golvan QC and Dr Deborah Golvan
Louise Gourlay OAM
Peter and Lyndsey Hawkins
Susan and Gary Hearst
Colin Heggen in memory of Marjorie Drysdale Heggen
Rosemary and James Jacoby
Jenkins Family Foundation
C W Johnston Family
John Jones
George and Grace Kass
Irene Kearsey and M J Ridley
Kloeden Foundation
Bryan Lawrence
Ann and George Littlewood
H E McKenzie
Allan and Evelyn McLaren
Don and Anne Meadows
Marie Morton FRSA
Annabel and Rupert Myer
Ann Peacock with Andrew and Woody Kroger
Sue and Barry Peake
Mrs W Peart
Graham and Christine Peirson
Ruth and Ralph Renard
S M Richards AM and M R Richards
Tom and Elizabeth Romanowski
Jeffrey Sher QC and Diana Sher OAM
Diana and Brian Snape AM
Dr Norman and Dr Sue Sonenberg
Geoff and Judy Steinicke
William and Jenny Ulmer
Elisabeth Wagner
Brian and Helena Worsfold
Peter and Susan Yates
Anonymous (x8)

Player Patrons ($1000+)

Christa Abdallah
Arnold Bloch Leibler
Philip Bacon AM
Marlyn and Peter Bancroft OAM
Adrienne Basser
Prof Weston Bate and Janice Bate
David Blackwell
Anne Bowden
Michael F Boyt
The Late Mr John Brockman OAM and Mrs Pat Brockman
Dr John Brookes
Suzie and Harvey Brown
Jill and Christopher Buckley
Bill and Sandra Burdett
Lynne Burgess
Peter Caldwell
Joe Cordone
Andrew and Pamela Crockett
Pat and Bruce Davis
Wendy Dimmick
Marie Dowling
John and Anne Duncan
Ruth Eggleston
Kay Ehrenberg
Jaan Enden
Amy and Simon Feiglin
Grant Fisher and Helen Bird
Barry Fradkin OAM and Dr Pam Fradkin
Applebay Pty Ltd
David Frenkiel and Esther Frenkiel OAM
David Gibbs and Susie O’Neill
Merwyn and Greta Goldblatt
George Golvan QC and Naomi Golvan
Max Gulbin
Dr Sandra Hacker AO and Mr Ian Kennedy AM
Jean Hadges
Michael and Susie Hamson
Paula Hansky OAM
Merv Keehn and Sue Harlow
Tilda and Brian Haughney
Penelope Hughes
Basil and Rita Jenkins
Stuart Jennings
Brett Kelly and Cindy Watkin
Dr Anne Kennedy
Julie and Simon Kessel
Chris and Anna Long
Andrew Lee
Norman Lewis in memory of Dr Phyllis Lewis
Dr Anne Lierse
Ann and George Littlewood
Andrew Lockwood
Violet and Jeff Loewenstein
Elizabeth H Loftus
The Hon Ian Macphee AO and Mrs Julie Macphee
Vivienne Hadj and Rosemary Madden
Eleanor & Phillip Mancini
Dr Julianne Bayliss
In memory of Leigh Masel
John and Margaret Mason
Jenny McGregor AM & Peter Allen
Ruth Maxwell
Trevor and Moyra McAllister
Glenda McNaught
David Menzies
Wayne and Penny Morgan
Ian Morrey and Geoffrey Minter
JB Hi-Fi
Patricia Nilsson
Laurence O’Keefe and Christopher James
Alan and Dorothy Pattison
Margaret Plant
Kerryn Pratchett
Peter Priest
Eli Raskin
Bobbie Renard
Peter and Carolyn Rendit
Dr Rosemary Ayton and Dr Sam Ricketson
Joan P Robinson
Cathy and Peter Rogers
Doug and Elisabeth Scott
Dr Sam Smorgon AO and Mrs Minnie Smorgon
John So
Dr Michael Soon
Jennifer Steinicke
Dr Peter Strickland
Pamela Swansson
Jenny Tatchell
Frank Tisher OAM and Dr Miriam Tisher
Margaret Tritsch
P & E Turner
The Hon. Rosemary Varty
Leon and Sandra Velik
Sue Walker AM
Elaine Walters OAM and Gregory Walters
Edward and Paddy White
Nic and Ann Willcock
Marian and Terry Wills Cooke
Lorraine Woolley
Mark Young
Panch Das and Laurel Young-Das
Anonymous (x19)

The Mahler Syndicate

David and Kaye Birks
Mary and Frederick Davidson AM
Tim and Lyn Edward
John and Diana Frew
Francis and Robyn Hofmann
The Hon Dr Barry Jones AC
Dr Paul Nisselle AM
Maria Solà
The Hon Michael Watt QC and Cecilie Hall

Trusts And Foundations

Ken & Asle Chilton Trust, managed by Perpetual
Collier Charitable Fund
Crown Resorts Foundation and the Packer Family Foundation
The Cybec Foundation
The Marian and E.H. Flack Trust
Gandel Philanthropy
Linnell/Hughes Trust, managed by Perpetual
The Scobie and Claire Mackinnon Trust
The Harold Mitchell Foundation
The Myer Foundation
The Pratt Foundation
The Robert Salzer Foundation
Alan (AGL) Shaw Endowment, managed by Perpetual
Telematics Trust

Conductor’s Circle

Jenny Anderson
David Angelovich
G C Bawden and L de Kievit
Lesley Bawden
Joyce Bown
Mrs Jenny Brukner and the late Mr John Brukner
Ken Bullen
Luci and Ron Chambers
Beryl Dean
Sandra Dent
Lyn Edward
Alan Egan JP
Gunta Eglite
Louis Hamon OAM
Carol Hay
Tony Howe
Laurence O’Keefe and Christopher James
John and the Late Joan Jones
George and Grace Kass
Mrs Sylvia Lavelle
Pauline and David Lawton
Cameron Mowat
Rosia Pasteur
Elizabeth Proust AO
Penny Rawlins
Joan P Robinson
Neil Roussac
Anne Roussac-Hoyne
Suzette Sherazee
Jennifer Shepherd
Profs. Gabriela and George Stephenson
Pamela Swansson
Lillian Tarry
Dr Cherilyn Tillman
Mr and Mrs R P Trebilcock
Michael Ullmer
Ila Vanrenen
Rosemary Varty
Mr Tam Vu
Marian and Terry Wills Cooke
Mark Young
Anonymous (23)

The MSO gratefully acknowledges support received from the Estates of:

Angela Beagley
Neilma Gantner
Gwen Hunt
Audrey Jenkins
Pauline Marie Johnston
Lorraine Maxine Meldrum
C P Kemp
Peter Forbes MacLaren
Prof Andrew McCredie
Miss Sheila Scotter AM MBE
Molly Stephens
Jean Tweedie
Herta and Fred B Vogel
Dorothy Wood

Honorary Appointments

Sir Elton John CBE | Life Member
The Late Alan Goldberg AO QC | Life Member
Geoffrey Rush AC | Ambassador
The Late John Brockman AO | Life Member
Ila Vanrenen | Life Member