Welcome to the London Phoenix Orchestra

Starting out as The Insurance Orchestra, the London Phoenix Orchestra was founded in 1924 by Harold Rawlinson to provide members of the insurance industry with an opportunity to meet regularly and enjoy playing music together. This fundamental enthusiasm for music and a friendly ethos remains at the heart of the orchestra's purpose to this day. Today players are drawn from all backgrounds, not just the insurance industry, and include music students.

The orchestra thanks its Corporate Members, Vice Presidents and Friends for their generous support.

Our Corporate Members are: The Chartered Insurance Institute | The Canopius Group | SCOR Group | Thomas Miller Specialty | AON Reinsurance | DUAL International | Markit Systems | Aspen Insurance | Asta Managing Agency Ltd. | HDI Global Specialty | Pine Walk Capital | Verisk | Dale Underwriting Partners | Oneglobal Broking | Hiscox Europe

Our Vice Presidents are: Dame Inga Beale, Brian Bendle, Wim Bushell, Vicky Carter, John Cavanagh, Dominic Christian, Colin Croly, Philip Grant, Kirsty Gray, Susan Hortop, Rick Hudson, David Ledger, Dieter Losse, David Mann, Barbara Merry, Geoffrey Nunn, Suneeta Padda, Lewis Phillips, Paul Riseborough, Paul Rometsch, Phillippa Rowe, Barbara Schurer, Bob Stuchbery, Sir Eric and Lady Thomas, Sarah Too, Oscar Tymon, David Watson, David Whear, John Whiter

Support the London Phoenix Orchestra

Please contact Alan Grant if you would like to support the orchestra. For enquiries about playing membership, please visit the Contact page.

London Phoenix Orchestra 
Woodlands Road
West Byfleet
KT14 6JW







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