1. Early Opera Company

Chair of Trustees

London/UK

Passionate about early music and cultural leadership? Early Opera Company seeks a dynamic individual to serve as Chair of the Board of Trustees.

Closing date for applications

Who we are

Early Opera Company is a collection of baroque specialists who seek to share their love of vocal music from the era with the widest possible audience. Singers and instrumentalists praised internationally for their skill and musicianship come together under the direction of Christian Curnyn for performances and recordings of works from the 17th and 18th centuries.


The role

The Early Opera Company (EOC), established in 1995, is a renowned early music ensemble dedicated to celebrating baroque music through exceptional productions and recordings. Led by Artistic Director Christian Curnyn, EOC has garnered acclaim for its performances and collaborations with esteemed artists across the UK and abroad. As EOC prepares to mark its 30th Anniversary in 2025, it seeks a passionate individual to serve as Chair of the Board of Trustees.

The Chair will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of EOC, leading the board and executive team while supporting the Musical Director in advancing the organisation’s vision. Responsibilities include overseeing governance, guiding strategic and fundraising initiatives, and promoting education and outreach projects. The ideal candidate will possess proven leadership skills, a commitment to EOC’s mission, and a keen understanding of charitable governance and financial management.

This voluntary role entails attending four board meetings annually in London and attending EOC events.

Supporting document(s)

  • eoc-chair-recruitment-pack-2024.pdf - Download
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