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We thank the generous individuals and families who support us each year. Your gift ensures that Musica Viva remains at the forefront of artistic excellence and that our award-winning education program continues to reach children across Australia with the inspirational experience of live music.

MAJOR GIFTS

$100,000+

NSW
The Berg Family Foundation
Patricia H. Reid Endowment Fund

$50,000-$99,999

ACT
Marion & Michael Newman
NSW
J A Donald Family, Katherine & Reg Grinberg, Tom & Elisabeth Karplus

$20,000-$49,999

NSW
Tom Breen & Rachael Kohn AO, Ian Dickson & Reg Holloway, Michael & Frederique Katz, Vicki Olsson
QLD
Ian & Caroline Frazer, Andrea & Malcolm Hall-Brown, The Hon. Justice A Philippides
SA
Day Family Foundation
VIC
The Morawetz Family in memory of Paul Morawetz, Marjorie Nicholas OAM, Anonymous
WA
Anonymous

$10,000-$19,999

ACT
R & V Hillman, Mick & Margaret Toller, Anonymous
NSW
Michael & Margaret Ahrens, Anne & Terrey Arcus AM, Neil Burns, Hilmer Family Endowment, Nigel & Carol Price, Anthony Strachan, Geoffrey White OAM & Sally White OAM
QLD
The MacNicol family, Anonymous
SA
Lang Foundation, Marsden Szwarcbord Foundation, Anonymous (2)
VIC
Alexandra Clemens, Caroline & Robert Clemente, Roger Druce & Jane Bentley, Mercer Family Foundation, Lyn & David Munro - in memory of Sylvie Trobe
WA
Team Legacy

$5,000-$9,999

ACT
Craig Reynolds, Margot Woods & Arn Sprogis, Anonymous
NSW
The Barbarians Orchestra, Christine Bishop, Jo & Barry Daffron, Darin Cooper Foundation, Daryl & Kate Dixon, Gardos Family, Charles & Wallis Graham, Robert & Lindy Henderson, DR & KM Magarey, Hywel Sims, David & Carole Singer, Anonymous
QLD
Barry & Diana Moore
SA
Aldridge Family Endowment, Galina Podgoretsky, in memory of Rodney Crewther
VIC
Dr Di Bresciani OAM & Lino Bresciani, Alastair & Sue Campbell, Traudl Moon OAM, Greg Shalit & Miriam Faine, Stephen Shanasy, Anonymous
WA
Deborah Lehmann AO & Michael Alpers AO, In memory of Stephanie Quinlan, Anonymous (3)


ENSEMBLE PATRONS

Our artistic vision for 2021 is made possible thanks to the extraordinary generosity of our Ensemble Patrons, each of whom supports the presentation of an entire national tour for our 2021 Season.

Australian Music Foundation - Diana Doherty & Streeton Trio
Berg Family Foundation - Goldner String Quartet & Piers Lane
Ian and Caroline Frazer - Ensemble Q
Eleanore Goodridge OAM - Nicolas Fleury, Emily Sun & Amir Farid
Stephen and Michele Johns, & Anonymous - Chopin's Piano with Aura Go
Perth Giving Circle: Michael Chaney AO, Bridget Faye AM, Janet Holmes à Court AC, Ros Kesteven, Mandy Loton OAM, Alan Robson AO, Margaret Seares AO, & Vivienne Stewart - Konstantin Shamray & ANAM Orchestra


CONCERT CHAMPIONS

The mainstage concerts of our 2021 Season are brought to life thanks to the generosity of our Concert Champions around the country.

ADELAIDE
Don & Veronica Aldridge
Helen Bennetts & Tim Lloyd
Elizabeth Ho OAM & Michael Jacobs
Robert Gibbs & Tony Wildman in memory of Barbara Gibbs (nee Spencer)
In Memory of Lesley Lynn
Dr Susan Marsden & Michael Szwarcbord
Anonymous

BRISBANE
Friends of Brisbane Chamber Music
Ian & Cass George
Andrea & Malcolm Hall-Brown
Helen Kerr & John Ratcliffe
Andrew & Kate Lister
Barry & Diana Moore
The Hon Justice A Philippides
Anonymous

CANBERRA
ACT Committee
Andrew Blanckensee
Sue & Ray Edmondson
Humphries Family Trust
Dr Sue Packer
Malcolm & Lachlan Snow & Jo Ferguson
The Salon Society
Ruth Weaver

MELBOURNE
Mary & Arnold Bram
Peter Griffin AM & Terry Swann
Monica Lim & Konfir Kabo
Peter Lovell
Rosemary & John MacLeod
The Morawetz Family in memory of Paul Morawetz
Musica Viva Victorian Committee
Ray Turner & Jennifer Seabrook
Dr Victor Wayne & Dr Karen Wayne OAM

NEWCASTLE
Gay Bookallil
Robert & Lindy Henderson
Newcastle Committee
Megan & Bill Williamson

PERTH
Deborah Lehmann AO & Michael Alpers AO
Mrs Morrell
Prichard Panizza Family
In Memory of Stephanie Quinlan
David Wallace & Jamelia Gubgub
Valerie & Michael Wishart

SYDNEY
Priscilla Adey & Peter Ratcliffe
Pam Cudlipp
Patricia Crummer
Darin Cooper Foundation
Dr Jennifer Donald & Mr Stephen Burford
Charles Graham, in acknowledgement of his piano teacher, Sana Chia
Katherine & Reg Grinberg
Gale Spalvins
Anthony Strachan
The Tribe Family
Kay Vernon
Kim Williams AM & Catherine Dovey


COMMISSIONS

Musica Viva acknowledges and celebrates those individuals and collectives who have generously committed to commissioning new music to be enjoyed by us all:

Vicki Olsson
Andrew Blanckensee, friends and family in memory of Anne & Alan Blanckensee AO
Tom Breen & Rachael Kohn AO
Julian Burnside AO QC & Kate Durham
Michael & Frederique Katz, in honour of Cecily Katz
Graham Lovelock & Steve Singer
DR & KM Magarey
Geoff Stearn
Kim Williams AM

West Australian Commissioning Circle
Adelaide Commissioning Circle

Musica Viva also thanks the Silo Collective, the Ken Tribe Fund for Australian Composition, and the Hildegard Project for their support in bringing new Australian works to life.


AMADEUS SOCIETY

The Amadeus Society is a group of passionate music lovers and advocates in Sydney and Melbourne who have joined together to support the extraordinary artistic initiatives of Musica Viva.

Julian Burnside AO QC (President, Melbourne) & Kate Durham
Ruth Magid & Bob Magid OAM
Tony Berg AM & Carol Berg
Marc Besen AC & Eva Besen AO
Ms Jan Bowen AM
Tom Breen & Rachael Kohn AO
Dr Di Bresciani OAM
David Constable AM & Dr Ida Lichter
Dr Helen Ferguson
Ms Annabella Fletcher
Liz Gee
Dr Annette Gero
Eleanore Goodridge OAM
Katherine & Reg Grinberg
Jennifer Hershon & Russell Black
Penelope Hughes
Dr Alastair Jackson AM
Andrew Johnston
Michael & Frederique Katz
Professor John Rickard
Ray Wilson OAM
The late Jane Mathews AO


MASTERCLASSES GIVING CIRCLE

The Masterclasses Giving Circle is a group of generous donors whose collective support will enable the artistic development of the next generation of Australian chamber musicians.

Nicholas Callinan AO & Elizabeth Callinan
Caroline & Robert Clemente
Allan Myers AC QC & Maria Myers AC
Patricia H Reid Endowment Fund
Andrew Sisson AO & Tracey Sisson
Anonymous (2)


ANNUAL GIVING

$2,500-$4,999

ACT
Kristin van Brunschot & John Holliday, Goodwin Crace Concertgoers, Dr Andrew Singer, Anonymous
NSW
ADFAS Newcastle, Penny Beran, Opus 109 Sub-Fund - Community Impact Foundation, Sarah & Tony Falzarano, Mrs W G Keighley, Clare MacLean, Kay Vernon, In Loving Memory of Anne-Marie & Francis Murphy, Josette Wunder
SA
DJ & EM Bleby, Ann & David Matison, H & I Pollard
VIC
Carrillo Gantner AC, Doug Hooley, Rosemary & John MacLeod, Megan O'Connor, Ralph & Ruth Renard, Maria Sola, Gai & David Taylor, Helen Vorrath, Lyn Williams
WA
Danuta Julia, Dr R Larbalestier, Mrs Morrell, Prichard & Panizza Family, David Wallace & Jamelia Gubgub, Anonymous (2)

$1,000-$2,499

ACT
Odin Bohr & Anna Smet, Dudley & Helen Creagh, Susan Edmondson, Jo Ferguson & Malcolm Snow, Humphries Family Foundation, Margaret & Peter Janssens, Garth Mansfield OAM & Margaret Mansfield OAM, Teresa Neeman, Margaret Oates, S Packer, Clive & Lynlea Rodger, Dr Jenny Stewart, Sue Terry & Len Whyte, Anonymous (3)
NSW
Priscilla Adey, Judith Allen, Dr Warwick Anderson, Baiba Berzins, Jennifer Bott & Harley Hardwood, Catherine Brown-Watt PSM, Robert Cahill & Anne Cahill OAM, H2 Cairns Foundation, Hon J C Campbell QC & Mrs Campbell, Lloyd Capps & Mary Jo Capps AM, Yola & Steve Center, Patricia Crummer, Trish & John Curotta, Thomas Dent, Dr Arno Enno & Dr Anna Enno, John & Irene Garran, Liz Gee, In loving memory of Jose Gutierrez, Annie Hawker, Lybus Hillman, Dr Ailsa Hocking & Dr Bernard Williams, Dorothy Hoddinott AO, ​Catharine & Robert Kench, Arthur & Elfreda Marshall, Kevin & Deidre McCann, Alexandra Martin, in memory of Lloyd Martin, Dr Dennis Mather & John Studdert, Michael & Janet Neustein, Paul O'Donnell, Professors Robin & Tina Offler, Kim & Margie Ostinga, Dr John Rogers, Lesley & Andrew Rosenberg, Margaret Hicks, Graham Tribe AM, Kate Tribe, Robert & Valerie Tupper, Mary Vallentine AO, Dr Elizabeth Watson, John & Flora Weickhardt, Richard Wilkins, Megan & Bill Williamson, Anonymous (10)
QLD
George Booker & Denise Bond, John & Denise Elkins, Robin Harvey, Marie Isackson, Lynn & John Kelly, Andrew & Kate Lister, Jocelyn Luck, Debra & Patrick Mullins, Barbara Williams & Jankees van der Have, Anonymous (2)
SA
Peter & Elaine Bailey, The late Peter Bailie & Ann-Maree O'Connor, Ivan & Joan Blanchard, Beverley A Brown OAM, David Bullen, John & Libby Clapp, Peter Clifton, Josephine Cooper, Elizabeth Ho OAM, in honour of the late Tom Steel, Alison Kinsman AM, Ulrike Klein AO, Delysia Lawson, Mark Lloyd & Elizabeth Raupach, Ruth Marshall & Tim Muecke, Galina Podgoretsky, Ms Judy Potter & Dr George Potter, Trish & Richard Ryan AO, Tony & Joan Seymour, Anne Sutcliffe, Jim & Ann Wilson, Robert & Glenys Woolcock, Anonymous (4)
VIC
Joanna Baevski, Adrienne Basser, Russ & Jacqui Bate, Helen Brack, Alison & John Cameron, Mrs Maggie Cash, Alex & Elizabeth Chernov, Dhar Family, Lord Ebury, Anne Frankenberg & Adrian McEniery, Brian Goddard, John & Margaret Harrison, Lyndsey & Peter Hawkins, Virginia Henry, Penelope Hughes, Helen Imber, John V Kaufman QC, Irene Kearsey & Michael Ridley, Angela & Richard Kirsner, June K Marks, Ruth McNair AM and Rhonda Brown in memory of Patricia Begg and David McNair, Mr Baillieu Myer AC, Lyn & Gus Nossal, Peter & Carolyn Rendit, Barry Robbins, Murray Sandland, Wendy R. Taylor, Ray Turner & Jennifer Seabrook, Bibi Wilkinson, Mark & Anna Yates, Anonymous (4)
WA
Dr S Cherian, Olivier David & Dr Bennie Ng, Michael & Wendy Davis, Alan R. Dodge AM & Neil Archibald, In memory of Raymond Dudley, Helen Dwyer, Ms Helen Hollingshead & Mr John Hollingshead, Anne Last & Steve Scudamore, Zoe Lenard & Hamish Milne, Mandy Loton OAM, Marian Magee & David Castillo, Mrs Mary O'Hara, Margaret & Roger Seares, Elizabeth Syme, Robyn Tamke, Ms Pearl Tan & Mr Michael Welsh, Anonymous (5)

$500-$999

ACT
Geoffrey & Margaret Brennan, Christopher Clarke, Christina Cook, Carolyn Curnow, Judith Healy, Kingsley Herbert, Claudia Hyles OAM, Carol Keil, Margaret Lovell & Grant Webeck, Josephine McBride, Robyn McKay, Helen Rankin, Hannah Semler, Dr Douglas Sturkey CVO AM, Juliet Tootell, Dr Paul & Dr Lel Whitbread, Anonymous (5)
NSW
David & Rae Allen, John Baird, K Becker, Gay Bookallil, Stephen Booth, Denise Braggett, Diana Brookes, Lucia Cascone, Michael & Colleen Chesterman, Andy & Felicity Corkill, Robin & Wendy Cumming, Greta Davis, Bronwyn Evans, Annabella Fletcher, Kate Girdwood, Mr Robert Green, Anthony Gregg & Deanne Whittleston, Rohan Haslam, Sandra Haslam, Roland & Margaret Hicks, Megan Jones, Cynthia Kaye, Mathilde Kearny-Kibble, KP Kemp, Graham & Sue Lane, Trish Ludgate, Ian & Pam McGaw, Margot Morgan, Musica Viva Staff, Donald Nairn, Diane Parks, Christina Pender, In memory of Katherine Robertson, Penny Rogers, Dr Lynette Schaverien, Richard & Beverley Taperell, Thomas Waddell, Mrs June Walpole, Anonymous (18)
QLD
Jill Boughen, Janet Franklin, Prof Robert G Gilbert, Diana Lungren, Timothy Matthies & Chris Bonnily, Michelle Wade & James Sinclair, Jianxin Zhao and Faye Liu
SA
Richard Blomfield, Christopher & Margaret Burrell, Terence & Caroline Donald, Lesley Haas-Baker, Daniel & Susan Hains, Dr E H & A Hirsch, Robert Kenrick, The Hon. Christopher Legoe AO QC & Mrs Jenny Legoe, Helga Linnert and Douglas Ransom, Diane Myers, June & Brian Ward, Dr Natalie Williams, Ann Woodroffe, Natsuko Yoshimoto, Anonymous (8)
VIC
Jann Begg, David Bernshaw, Pam Caldwell, Dr Judy Davey, Ted & Alison Davies, Geoffrey & Mary Gloster, Dr Anthea Hyslop, Nola Jennings, Angela Kayser, Jan McDonald, Denbigh Morris, Nan & Jim Paterson, Greg J Reinhardt AM, Eda Ritchie AM, Marysia Segan, Darren Taylor, Maureen Turner, Dr Victor Wayne & Dr Karen Wayne OAM, Pera Wells, Jennifer Whitehead, Anonymous (4)
WA
David & Minnette Ambrose, Fiona Campbell, Joan Carney, Fred & Angela Chaney, Dr Penny Herbert, in memory of Dunstan Herbert, Graham Lovelock & Steve Singer, Jenny Mills in Memory of Flora Bunning, John Overton, Ellie Steinhardt, Vivienne Stewart, Christopher Tyler, Helen Westcott, Peter & Cathy Wiese, Anonymous (4)

Musica Viva greatly appreciates the many supporters who have made gifts of between $2 and $499. Thank you!

This list is complete as at 20 January 2021.

If you have any questions about this list, please contact Musica Viva at 1300 786 186 or [email protected]