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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, the 2013 and 2015 Wigmore Hall Song Competitions, and in 2019 joins the panel for the Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition Singing Prize.


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Direct line: +44 20 7096 0398
Mobile: +44 7904 698 231 (Outside office hours)
Email: mr@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
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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