Isleworth Baroque - Baroque Opera and Music in West London

About us

The Trustees of Isleworth Baroque are

Chairman Tony Moss; Secretary Simon Pike; Treasurer Chris Hobson;
Membership Secretary Louise Varma; Publicity Tony Moss; Newsletters and Website Caroline Slater
Trustees: Kate Cleeland and Laurence Slater

Musical Director: Leslie Ann Lewis

Founder: Helena Brown

Patron: Catherine Bott


Helena BrownHelena Brown founded Isleworth Baroque ten years ago and was the group’s Musical Director until this year. She was a professional musician – a very talented harpsichord player who travelled the world to perform, teach and examine.

She sadly died in April 2012 and is much missed by the group. To read here obituary click here. To visit her page of remembrance, click here.










Leslie Ann LewisLeslie Anne-Lewis is Isleworth Baroque Musical director and a free-lance conductor who has worked with ensembles that range from groups of nursery children to professional musicians. She has led performances at venues that include The Royal Albert Hall, Hampton Court Palace, Ham House, York Minster, and Canterbury and Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedrals. She has also lectured on topics in Performance and Historical Studies for the Royal College of Music, Kingston University, Hong Kong University SPACE, Roehampton University and Royal Holloway University of London.

Leslie has conducted with Isleworth Baroque for the last four years, performances which have included Acteon (Charpentier), A Secular Masque (Boyce), The Beggar’s Opera (John Gay), Solomon (Handel) and Dragon of Wantley (Lampe).

Leslie was awareded a PhD at Royal Holloway; her study involved examining the role of the modern conductor.

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Last updated 29-Apr-2013
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