Founder and Chairman, KT Wong Foundation

Lady Linda Wong Davies

Heralded as the “hottest artist on the classical music planet” by the New York Times

Lang Lang

One of the most significant international artists of his generation

Zhang Huan

A pioneering Chinese artist exploring the boundaries
between visual art and design

Shao Fan

Chairman of creative industries company Made in China
and BBC Radio Three Presenter

Philip Dodd

World-renowned maestro and pianist Sir Daniel Barenboim is a co-founder of the pioneering West Eastern Divan Orchestra

Sir Daniel Barenboim

The West Eastern Divan Orchestra is composed of musicians from Israel, Palestine, and other Arab countries

The West Eastern Divan Orchestra

Chairman, Phoenix Satellite TV

Liu Changle

The Academy of Ancient Music enriches the lives of a global audience of music lovers, with recordings and concerts of baroque and classical music that reach tens of thousands each year

Academy of Ancient Music

One of the world’s most exciting music festivals, celebrating leading talent from accross the globe

The Beijing Music Festival

Internationally celebrated architect exploring the boundaries of architecture and design

Ole Sheeren

one of the outstanding composers of his generation

George Benjamin

Artistic Director, Southbank Centre

Jude Kelly OBE

World-renowned costume and clothing designer

Han Feng

The world famous theatre La Monnaie de Munt presented an ideal location for the debut of SEMELE in 2009

La Monnaie De Munt

A baroque orchestra founded in 1991 by French conductor Christophe Rousset

Les Talens Lyriques

Director, Music Education Department, Central Conservatory of Music Member, Beijing Music Festival Arts Committee

Gao Jianjin

Managing Director, Barbican Centre

Sir Nicholas Kenyon

In 2002 Sumi Jo sang at the World Cup in Seoul and in 2003 she was elected as an Artist for Peace of UNESCO

Sumi Jo

One of China’s leading television companies broadcasting in over 150 countries with an estimated audience of 300 million

Phoenix Television

President, Beijing Music Festival Arts Foundation; Artistic Director, China Philharmonic Orchestra; Music Director, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra & Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra

Yu Long

Christophe Rousset leads the world famous ensemble Les Talens Lyriques and is a Commandeur des Arts et Lettres, and ‘Chevalier dans l’Ordre National du Mérite’

Christophe Rousset

Chen Yi’s rich body of work blends Chinese and Western traditions, transcending cultural and musical boundaries

Chen Yi

A celebration of classical, jazz and contemporary music spearheaded by the illustrious Maestro Yu Long

Music in the Summer Air Festival 2011

One of the world’s most dynamic conductors

Leonard Slatkin

Chairman, Goldman Sachs Gao Hua Securities and Hopu Investment Management

Fang Fenglei

Director, Fabius NY, LLC & consulting producer for Performing Arts programs at the Guggenheim Museum, New York

Charles Fabius

Vice President, International Programming, Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts, Washington DC

Alicia B Adams

A world class performer, David Hansen has performed accross the globe with many of the world’s leading orchestras

David Hansen

The BBC Symphony Orchestra has played a central role at the heart of British musical life since its inception in 1930

BBC Symphony Orchestra

A much-celebrated writer for screen and theatre

Nick Dear

NI Opera has a mission to provide the highest-quality opera to the widest possible audience.

Northern Ireland Opera

Northern Ireland Opera’s dynamic Artistic Director

Oliver Mears

One of the most exciting creative talents to emmerge from the world of Theatre and Opera in recent years

Simon Lima Holdsworth

The KT Wong Foundation invited this talented young conductor to lead the youth orchestra at Belfast Zoo for Noye’s Fludde

Nicholas Chalmers

The Children and Young Women’s Chorus of the China National Symphony Orchestra

National Children’s Choir of China

President, China National Symphony Orchestra

Guan Xia

Director General, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris

Jean-Luc Choplin

Executive Director, Deutsche Oper Berlin

Axel Baisch

Poly Cultural and Arts Group & China Philharmonic Orchestra

Li Nan

Festival Director, Edinburgh International Festival

Jonathan Mills

Head of China Programme and Emerging Markets, Royal Opera House

Katelin Teller

Director, Beijing People’s Art Theatre

Li Liuyi

Former Artistic Director, Hong Kong Repertory Theatre Founder of Performing Arts Asia

Mao Chun Fai Fredric

Business Manager for Cameron Mackintosh Ltd worldwide and executive producer of ‘Mamma Mia!’ in China

David Lightbody

Director of Arts, Culture and Creative Industries Policy, Greater London Authority

Munira Mirza

Director, Opera Europa

Nicholas Payne

Special Advisor, National Ballet of China

Chan Po Chu Pearl

Managing director and Intendant, Salzburg Easter Festival

Peter Alward

General Director, Theatre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels

Peter De Caluwe

Head of in-house classical music production, BBC

Peter Maniura

Chief Executive, Associated Board of Royal College of Music

Richard Morris

One of the most esteemed landscape gardeners in the United Kingdom

Sarah Eberle

A true contralto with a wide vocal range

Hilary Summers

Managing Director, Phoenix CNE

Shao Wen-Guang

Leading opera singer

Simon Kirkbride

Bavarian State Opera, Munich

Florian Scholz

Writer, broadcaster & documentary film-maker

Sun Shuyun

Belgian jewellery maker and interior designer

Jehanne De Biolley

One of the world’s finest interpreters of Mozart

Jeremy Ovenden

A master lighting designer

Wolfgang Goebbel

General Director of the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet

Tom Remlov

Deputy CEO, Phoenix Satellite TV

Wang Jiyan

One of the brightest mezzo-sopranos on the opera scene

Ning Liang

Executive Vice President, National Centre for the Performing Arts

Xu Peidong

Vice President, National Centre for the Performing Arts

Yang Jingmao

a Superb Soprano

Ying Huang

President, China Arts and Entertainment Group

Yu Qiken

Trustee, Koo Foundation

Zeng Qinghuai

Director, Beijing Modern Dance Company

Zhang Changcheng

Trustee, Koo Foundation

Gu Huaiqun

President, China Arts and Entertainment Group

Zhang Yu

President, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

Chen Guangxian

Associate director to Robert Lepage

Sybille Wilson

Head of Production, KT Wong Foundation

Paul Clay

Thomas Michael Allen has established a reputation for his vivid portrayals of a wide range of lyric tenor roles

Thomas Michael Allen

A prolific performer

Yeree Suh

Director, Department of Western Europe, Bureau for External Cultural Relations

Chen Ping

General Manager, Shanghai Grand Theater

Gu Weikang

Chief Executive, Philharmonia Orchestra

David Whelton

Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Macao Chinese Orchestra, the China Broadcast Traditional Orchestra and the China Oriental Symphony Orchestra

David Staples

Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Macao Chinese Orchestra, the China Broadcast Traditional Orchestra and the China Oriental Symphony Orchestra

Pang Ka Pang
Suzanne Harf

Referred to as an ‘artistic wizard’ in her native Beijing

Su Jie