Sir Roy Strong – Our Patron

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Sir Roy Strong who became our Patron in 2012 is a  writer, historian and gardener. He was formerly Director of the National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria & Albert Museum. He was knighted in 1982 and made a Companion of Honour in 2016.

Recently he has participated in our concerts as a Reader. One of these was at his Laskett Gardens in Herefordshire.  He joined us for our concert in June 2016 celebrating Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary. He Joined us again for the Mayor of Worcester’s Charity Christmas Concert later in 2016.

Read more on Sir Roy’s own website.

The Elgar Chorale at their concert at The Laskett Garden with Sir Roy Strong
The Elgar Chorale at their concert at The Laskett Garden with Sir Roy Strong
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