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Maxine Robertson Management offers the highest standards of personal artist management to a hand-picked list of fine young and established singers, conductors and opera directors.

Maxine Robertson

Managing Director

Maxine Robertson studied oboe at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, followed by...

Maxine Robertson studied oboe at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, followed by a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Glasgow, before embarking on first jobs in Arts Management.

She worked for the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland subsequently joining the Royal Scottish National Orchestra as General Manager of their Junior Chorus, and was actively involved in the training and preparation of childrens’ choirs and soloists for the RSNO, Scottish Opera and the Edinburgh Festival.

In 1991 Maxine moved from her native Glasgow to London to take up her first job in Artist Management, joining Van Walsum Management in 1993. From 1996 to 2006 she created and developed the Singers’ List for the Company and managed several important conductors.

She has been invited to join the juries of a number of prestigious competitions including the Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition in Dublin, various competitions at the London music colleges and the 2013 and 2015 Wigmore Hall Song Competitions.


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Direct line: +44 20 7993 2917
Mobile: +44 7904 698 231 (Outside office hours)
Email: mr@maxinerobertson.com

Alex Fernández

Artist Manager

Alex studied flute and piccolo in his native city of Bilbao before working for two...

Alex studied flute and piccolo in his native city of Bilbao before working for two years at Bilbao Opera (ABAO) in media development.

In 2007 he embarked on his career of Artist Management and during the subsequent four years worked for agencies in both Bilbao and Madrid. From 2011 to 2015 he worked in collaboration with TACT Artists Management in Amsterdam.

As a concert agent he has been involved in many vocal projects with the leading Spanish orchestras, collaborating with artist managers throughout the world to bring singers including Bryn Terfel, Thomas Hampson, Christine Goerke, Mojca Erdmann and Anne Sofie von Otter to Spain.

Alex joined Maxine Robertson Management in 2015


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Direct line: +44 20 7096 0917
Mobile: +34 608 72 28 04
Email: af@maxinerobertson.com

Nicki Wenham

Artist Manager

Nicki graduated in music from the University of Birmingham in 2004. After a six-month internship...

Nicki graduated in music from the University of Birmingham in 2004.

After a six-month internship with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment she took up a position with artist management company Sulivan Sweetland. In October 2008 she joined Ingpen & Williams as an artist manager looking after around 20 international singers, conductors and instrumentalists as well as working closely with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in the UK. In 2012 she participated in the Clore Emerging Leaders course and in the same year was interviewed and selected by Musical America as a rising star of the performing arts business.

Nicki is a founding member and director of Young People In the Arts, a networking organisation for those at the earlier stages of their careers in the arts for which she now sits on the board. Since 2016 Nicki chairs the Broadcasting and Media committee for the International Artists Managers’ Association.

Nicki joined Maxine Robertson Management in 2016.


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Direct line: +44 20 7096 1574
Mobile: +44 7587 418 577 (Outside office hours)
Email: nw@maxinerobertson.com

Jessica Buchanan-Barrow

Associate Artist Manager

After graduating from Durham University with a degree in Politics, Jessica began her career working...

After graduating from Durham University with a degree in Politics, Jessica began her career working for Maxine at Van Walsum Management.

She then spent three years working for the London Philharmonic Orchestra, followed by a further three years touring the world as Concerts & Tours Manager for the Academy of Ancient Music.

After the AAM she moved to the Barbican Centre to produce a wide variety of concerts and festivals from classical to jazz, folk and world music, working particularly closely with the Vienna Philharmonic and Royal Concertgebouw Orchestras.

She managed the outreach programme at the Yehudi Menuhin School for two years before joining MRM in September 2014.


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Direct line: +44 20 7096 0129
Email: jbb@maxinerobertson.com
Hours:09:30 to 14:30

Rebeccah Considine

Associate Artist Manager

Rebeccah read music at The Queen’s College, University of Oxford where she held choral and...

Rebeccah read music at The Queen’s College, University of Oxford where she held choral and academic scholarships, graduating with First Class honours in 2012, before taking up a teaching post at Brighton College.  The following year she moved to begin her career in the arts at the Oxford Philharmonic, working in fundraising, artistic planning, and coordinating the education partnerships with the University and the County Music Service.  She also ran the Oxford Piano Festival from 2013-15.

Rebeccah took her first position in artist management at Ingpen & Williams, working with over 40 international singers, conductors and instrumentalists, before moving with Nicki Wenham to join Maxine Robertson Management in 2016.


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Direct line: +44 20 7993 2242
Mobile: +44 7746 810875 (Outside office hours)
Email: rco@maxinerobertson.com

Ruth Cornes

Associate Artist Manager

Ruth studied oboe at the London College of Music with Graham Salter. Whilst still at...

Ruth studied oboe at the London College of Music with Graham Salter. Whilst still at college she began her career in arts administration at the Buxton Festival where she worked for two consecutive seasons.

Following this, she joined the English Sinfonia for four years before becoming Assistant Company Manager at the English National Opera. After several happy seasons there, she moved to the London Philharmonic Orchestra as their Concert Manager where she was able to retain her opera connection through the LPO’s annual residency at Glyndebourne. In addition, she worked on numerous exciting projects at the Orchestra’s London home, the Royal Festival Hall, and was also involved in many recording projects including the film soundtrack for The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Ruth joined Maxine Robertson Management in 2007.


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Direct line: +44 20 7096 1970
Email: rc@maxinerobertson.com
Hours:
09:30 to 15:00 Tue, Wed, Thu
09:30 to 13:00 Fri

Susan Keeling

Associate Artist Manager

Susan Keeling studied music at City University and cello at the Guildhall School of Music...

Susan Keeling studied music at City University and cello at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

After graduating she spent a number of years in Italy, teaching English and continuing her music studies (voice, cello and bass viol).

On returning to the UK in 1996 she embarked on a successful career in arts administration and has worked for the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Intermusica Artists’ Management (managing the touring activities of the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge), and the choral foundation of Westminster Abbey.

Susan turned freelance in 2005 and has worked for Ensemble Plus Ultra, Trinity Baroque and Valery Gergiev’s World Orchestra for Peace.

Susan joined Maxine Robertson Management in 2009.


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Direct line: +44 20 7096 1577
Email: sk@maxinerobertson.com
Hours:09:30 to 13:00