Chairman | Head of Artist ManagementEmail Stephen Wright
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2642
Having left Cambridge University where Stephen studied law and modern languages, he co-founded the Oxford and Cambridge Shakespeare Company. Stephen then set up and ran the European office of an American concert management agency, Shawconcerts Ltd, after which he joined Harold Holt Ltd, later becoming Managing Director. Among the artists he managed were Mariss Jansons, Neville Marriner, John Eliot Gardiner and Seiji Ozawa. Stephen left Harold Holt with his division to set up IMG Artists Europe in 1991 where he became MD with responsibility for developing the business internationally. Stephen also established an audiovisual department at IMG Artists, setting up the BBC Legends CD label and producing a number of television and DVD programmes.
Senior Artist ManagerEmail Cathy Carson
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2633
Cathy Carson read History and then Music at the University of Newcastle- upon- Tyne. She has worked with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia, John Eliot Gardiner / Monteverdi Choir & Orchestra and with agencies Harold Holt and IMG amongst others. Joining Stephen Wright again in October 2010, she manages a number of ICA artists and their projects. In addition to music, other interests include cryptic crosswords, planning the garden and handling the media career of her husband’s rescue dog, Marcel.
Senior Artist ManagerEmail Sally Donegani
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2635
Sally initially studied French, and following jobs in the wine trade and publishing pursued a career in the arts, working firstly for Arts and Business, joining ICA in 1995. She studied singing privately for many years, and maintains an active interest, performing regularly with several of the UK's leading chamber choirs.
Artist AdministratorEmail Rebecca Hill
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2637
Rebecca completed her BA (Hons) in Music at Newcastle University before gaining a Master’s degree in Musicology from King’s College London under the tutorage of Prof. John Deathridge. Before joining ICA in 2013 she worked for the Artist Development department of LSO Discovery at the London Symphony Orchestra. With a keen interest in aesthetics, musical analysis and cultural theory, Rebecca enjoys to spend her spare time reading, cooking, travelling and attending conferences.
Artist Manager | Head of Artist AdministrationEmail Janet Marsden
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2632
Janet performed in a rock band in Liverpool before studying viola with Nannie Jamieson at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Following post-graduate study in arts management she worked in the marketing department of the London Philharmonic and for Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s period ensembles. She joined ICA in 1997.
Artist ManagerEmail Claire Parker-Paphitis
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2631
Claire joined ICA in August 2007 having completed her BMus at King’s College London with Violin studies at the Royal Academy of Music before gaining a Master’s degree in Conducting and Sound Recording from the University of Surrey. Outside of work, Claire stops her violin gathering dust by teaching a range of violin students and performing in a string quartet.
Artist AdministratorEmail Will Parsons
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2634
Will was an opera critic for a national magazine and as a baritone, has toured all over the world with the London Philharmonic Choir, (in which he has been a Director and Trustee). Working for Harrison Parrott and the City of London Sinfonia, he joined ICA in 2009. He plays classical and jazz piano, clarinet, and enjoys skiing and diving.
Artist AdministratorEmail Johan Pieters
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2636
Whilst obtaining his Honours degree in Marketing and a Post-graduate diploma in teaching, Johan also studied organ at the Conservatorium of the University of Potchefstroom, South Africa. After having taught music in a number of London schools, he worked in classical record sales before joining ICA in 2012. Johan has been a member of the London Philharmonic Choir and St. Paul’s Cathedral Chorus since his arrival in the UK in 2003. In addition to his interest in music, he also enjoys accumulating Air miles exploring the globe.
Senior Artist ManagerEmail Peter Railton
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2638
After studying at the Royal Academy of Music, Peter spent six years as principal horn with two of South Africa's leading orchestras. Returning to London, Peter performed extensively with many of the UK's top orchestras before joining ICA in 2001.
Senior Artist ManagerEmail Liz Sam
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2640
Liz has worked in the arts for 15 years. After studying at the Queensland Conservatorium and The University of Queensland, she worked in orchestral management in Australia. She has worked at ICA since 2001.
Artist ManagerEmail Monika Wiktorowicz
T: +44 (0)20 7539 2628
After studying piano, organ and musicology in her native Poland, Monika completed a post-graduate arts management diploma in London. Since 2000, she has worked with renowned conductors and orchestras at IMG Artists before joining ICA in 2009. With a strong interest in English medieval music, Monika also enjoys film, theatre and trekking in the mountains.