Tait Memorial Trust

Proudly supporting young
Australian performing
artists in the UK


Founded in 1992

Principal Partner

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Chairman
Isla Baring OAM

Founding Patrons
Dame Joan Sutherland AC OM DBE
Viola, Lady Tait AM
John McCallum AO CBE
Googie Withers AO CBE

Patrons
Leanne Benjamin AM OBE
John Frost AM
Julian Gavin
Patricia Countess of Harewood
Peggy Haim
Barry Humphries AO CBE
Piers Lane AO
June Mendoza AO OBE
Ermes de Zan

Partners

Qantas Airways Limited, Event Partner, The Tait Memorial Trust

Australia Day Foundation, Event Partner, The Tait Memorial Trust

Treasury Wine Estates, Event Partner, The Tait Memorial Trust

Australian Business, Event Partner, The Tait Memorial Trust

Royal Over-Seas League, Partner, The Tait Memorial Trust

Britain-Australia Society, Partner, The Tait Memorial Trust

Trustees
Justin Baring
Isla Baring
Shirley Barr
Anne Longden
Susie Thornton

Committee
Jan Gowrie-Smith
Ros Higgins
Kelly Lovelady
Wendy Kramer
Dr Margaret Mayston AM
Gayle McDermott
Patricia Nimmo
John Rendall
Margaret Rodgers
Ann Seddon
Belinda Syme
Jacqueline Thompson
Rosemary Tuck
Rosemary Wood

Honorary Member
Nicola Downer AM

Executive Director
James Hancock

Registered charity 1042797
info@taitmemorialtrust.org


Tait Friends at Stoke Lodge


A special reception for our Friends at the home of the Australian High Commissioner, Stoke Lodge.
Hosted by the Australian High Commissioner, The Hon. Alexander Downer AC and his wife Mrs Nicola Downer AM on Monday March 23rd at 6.00pm

We are very grateful to the generosity of the Australian High Commissioner and his wife for allowing us to use their home to entertain our Friends and Sponsors.

Friends: Complementary
Guests: 25

Shakespeare in the Salon

49 Queen's Gate Terrace, London. SW7 5PN
Thursday 30th April at 7.30pm

Shakespeare in the Salon


Join us to celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth at the home of Sir Vernon and Lady Ellis.

Artistically directed by Ross Alley this concert features 6 talented young Australians who will perform music inspired by the works of the Bard. Music by Verdi, Rossini, Prokofiev, Porter and more

Panayiota Kalatzis - Soprano (Winner of Australian International Opera Awards 2014)
Emily Edmonds - Mezzo Soprano (Melba Trust Scholar/ Jette Parker Young Artist 2015)
Roberto Abate - Tenor (Tait Awardee 2011)
Tara Minton - Harp
Lisa Bucknell - Viola (Tait Awardee 2014)
Ella Luhtasaari - Piano


Past Events

2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008-1992