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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
Hours:
Monday-Friday 09:30 - 17:00

Nicki Wenham

Senior 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. She has also previously chaired 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
Hours:
Monday-Friday 09:30 - 17:00

Rebeccah Frater ON MATERNITY LEAVE

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 artistic planning, fundraising, and coordinating the education partnerships with the University and the County Music Service.  She also ran the Oxford International 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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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:
Monday-Friday 11:00 - 14:00

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:
Monday 13:00 - 16:00
Tuesday - Friday 11:00 - 14:00

Sophie Richardson

Associate Artist Manager

Sophie graduated with a Masters in piano performance from Keele University in 2011. After developing...

Sophie graduated with a Masters in piano performance from Keele University in 2011. After developing chronic tendonitis in both wrists during this time Sophie shifted her focus from performing to working behind the scenes. She started her career in the arts industry with an internship at the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and worked in education, finance and concert department roles. In 2015 Sophie joined the Royal Academy of Music to run the musical theatre masters programme as Company Manager. In 2016 Sophie took up the position as Tour Manager for the London Philharmonic Orchestra and travelled the globe working with outstanding musicians and artists. In the same year she was selected to attend the Clore Emerging Leaders short course. Sophie joined Intermusica just as the world was closing down in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is thrilled to be working with artists once again with Maxine Robertson Management.


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Direct line: +44 20 7993 2242
Mobile: +44 7747 698185
Email: sr@maxinerobertson.com
Hours:
Tuesday; Wednesday; Friday: 9:30-16:30