Founding benefactors are those whom, without their help, ORA would not be where it is today. Our current Founding Benefactor is the Pureland Foundation, which has recently sponsored ORA's Advent Calendar Project.

Pureland Foundation


ORA Patrons have made a significant difference to our development, particularly in our early stages. We are incredibly grateful for their dedication and support, which has allowed us to be both adventurous and ambitious in our plans.

Randy Best
Paul Chow
Suzi Digby (Lady Eatwell) OBE
Professor Lord Eatwell
Louis Elson
Anna Mann
Markus Ruetimann
Ian Stoutzker
John Taysom
Rodney Ward
Fiona Yeomans


Major Commission are donors who have supported one of ORA's commissions individually, receiving a personal thanks on each copy of the score.
Membership includes:
-Invitations to the recording of your piece
-A signed copy of the score by the composer (where available)
-Specific mentions in our Concerts and Programmes

David Beatty
Stephen Fry
Tamar and Dov Kahane
Sandra Rosignoli
Michael Straus
Sir David Tang
Ian Taylor
Barbara and John Vogelstein


ORA100 is an exclusive club of music patrons whose members are supporting the commissioning, recording and performance of 100 brand-new contemporary choral works.

ORA100 gathers together a few times a year to celebrate this commissioning programme,
and to meet members of the board, composers, our office team and other like-minded individuals.

Membership includes:

-Acknowledgement on the ORA website as an ORA100 member
-Quarterly newsletters and a free copy of every new ORA recording
-An annual gathering of the ORA100 club and priority booking for ORA concerts


Professor David R. Beatty CM, OBE
The Chadwyck-Healey Charitable Trust
Paul Chow
Professor Lord Eatwell
Stephen Fry
Lord Stephen Green
Lan He
Rt. Hon Patricia Hewitt
Jennifer Hodgson
Erland and Rose Marie Karlsson
Robert Kime
Annamaria Koerling
Katherine & Chris Langridge
Virginia and Richard Langstaff
Dr. Morten Lauridsen
David Lawrence
Tim Lindberg

Christina Macfarlane
Jeremy Miles
Michael Morley
Dalip and Chandrika Pathak
Colin Southgate
Michael Straus
Sir David Tang
The Trustees of ORA
Robert Venables QC
Bruno Wang
Richard Weinert
Dr. Thomas Widmann and Mrs. Allyson Tang-Widmann
Nicholas Wills
Shirley Young
Others anonymous


The CHORAL Club is a group of individuals who are supporting ORA's general mission by joining with an annual subscription to be part of the ORA family!

Membership includes:

-The latest ORA news and updates
-Invitations to two CHORAL club free events each year with ORA's founder and Artistic Director, Suzi Digby OBE.
-The opportunity to be entered into prize draws for tickets, CD's and other ORA exclusive activities.

Joshua and Rose-Michal Aizenman
Dame Mary Archer
Andrew Bailey
Martin and Noriko Barrow
Matthew Beale
Adam Bunzl
Lord Carnwath
Angela Chadwyck-Healey
Victoria Cooper
Shirley Dex
Paul Edlin
Robert Harris
Adrian Huggins
Mike and Maggie James
Julian Philips
Fulvia Terzaghi
Natalie Watson


ORA supporters have each given in some way to it's projects and mission, and we are very grateful to each of the following for their contributions!

Supporters get a mention in all of ORA's concert programmes and on the ORA website.

Rogers Covey-Crump
Sally Groves
Alison Hahn
Clive & Sue Hollick
Robin Miller
Deborah and Jim Nugent
& Others anonymous


ORA is supported by the following Trusts and Foundations, who have given both generally and to specific projects.

Arts Council England
The Chapman Charitable Trust
Cockayne Grants for the Arts
The Constance Travis Trust
Daisy Trust
London Community Foundation
The Michael and Nicola Sacher Charitable Trust
The Radcliffe Trust
The RVW Trust
Tedworth Charitable Trust
Others anonymous