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  • Gavin Bates

    Artist Administrator gavin.bates@askonasholt.co.uk
    +44 (0)20 7400 1757
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  • Gavin Bates

    Artist Administrator

    A graduate from the University of Nottingham (BA in Music), Gavin started his career in music management at Harrison Parrott, before moving on to the vocal division of IMG Artists and eventually to the production department of the English National Opera. In 2005, he joined the artistic management team at the BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus as Planning Administrator, and in 2009 moved to Shanghai for an extraordinary two years before joining Askonas Holt in January 2012. Gavin is a keen traveller, continual student of history, enthusiastically bad tennis player & sarcastically stoic.

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  • Alison Charles

    Artist Administrator alison.charles@askonasholt.co.uk
    +44 (0)20 7400 1756
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  • Alison Charles

    Artist Administrator

    Alison is a graduate of Trinity College of Music & postgraduate of City, University of London. As part of the university’s Erasmus scheme, she was seconded to the Ensemble Intercontemporain, Paris, to work in their touring department. Following jobs at Virgin and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Alison joined Harold Holt in 1996. Keeper of two Jack Russells; lover of big skies, Pol Roger and pottering in her shed; keen gardener, walker and camper-vanner.

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  • Caroline Daglish

    Artist Administrator (on maternity leave) caroline.daglish@askonasholt.co.uk
    +44 (0)20 7400 1794
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  • Caroline Daglish

    Artist Administrator (on maternity leave)
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  • Olivia Fitzsimons

    Artist Administrator Olivia.fitzsimons@askonasholt.co.uk
    +44 (0)20 7400 1794
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  • Olivia Fitzsimons

    Artist Administrator

    Olivia joined Askonas Holt in August 2016 following a year studying a Master’s in Musicology at the University of Amsterdam. Holding a specific interest in opera, Olivia’s MA thesis explored the uneasy relationship between opera, other forms of high art and popular culture in Britain. Prior to this, Olivia worked as an Assistant Artist Manager at Hazard Chase in the Vocal Department. A keen singer herself Olivia regularly sings in a local London choir and enjoys playing the piano (averagely) when possible.