Meet The Pegasus Team

Alison Buchanan

Artistic Director

Alison Buchanan is the Artistic Director of Pegasus Opera Company and is the only Black British female Artistic Director of an opera company in the UK. Alison leads on the strategic vision and programming for Pegasus Opera Company. 

 

 

Alison is an Internationally renowned Soprano who has performed extensively around the world collaborating with a host of distinguished  musicians and artistes, such as Andre Previn. Dame Joan Sutherland. Placido Domingo, Franco Zeffirelli, Luciano Pavarotti, Marilyn Horne,  Sir Colin Davis. Sir Simon Rattle, Sir. Willard White, Jane Clover, Martina Arroyo, Regina Crespin and Anna Moffo to name but a few.

 

 

Prior to her post as the Artistic Director, Alison was the Assistant Artistic Director for Pegasus Opera Company since its inception in 1992 with long time friend and founding Artistic Director, Lloyd Newton.

Sonia Hyams

Executive Director

Sonia Hyams has worked in theatre and opera for more than 20 years and is part of the senior management team that leads the day-to-day activities of Pegasus Opera Company.

 

Sonia has substantial expertise in fundraising, project management and partnership building. She has previously worked for Royal Shakespeare Company, Unicorn Theatre and The Old Vic leading education and outreach work across a diverse range of formal and informal settings, delivering INSET training for teachers and senior leaders and devising and delivering corporate training packages for businesses. 

Jordan Mullineaux FRSA

Producer / Agency Director

Jordan Mullineaux is the Producer at Pegasus and leads on the producing of Pegasus productions, concerts and events and relationship building with potential partners and collaborators. In addition, Jordan manages the Pegasus Agency, championing our diverse emerging and established talent, a scheme launching in October 2020 under Arts Council England’s Elevate Funding. ​

 

Jordan is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. In the official language of the Fellowship Charter, the award recognizes the contributions of exceptional individuals from across the world who have made significant contributions relating to the arts. He has experience hosting events and theatrical experiences with organisations that Include Kensington Palace, DV8, Complicite, KTM Arts, Ovalhouse, War Child, Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode and the Barbican.

Meet The Pegasus Team

Alison Buchanan

Artistic Director

Alison Buchanan is the Artistic Director of Pegasus Opera Company and is the only Black British female Artistic Director of an opera company in the UK. Alison leads on the strategic vision and programming for Pegasus Opera Company. 

 

 

Alison is an Internationally renowned Soprano who has performed extensively around the world collaborating with a host of distinguished  musicians and artistes, such as Andre Previn. Dame Joan Sutherland. Placido Domingo, Franco Zeffirelli, Luciano Pavarotti, Marilyn Horne,  Sir Colin Davis. Sir Simon Rattle, Sir. Willard White, Jane Clover, Martina Arroyo, Regina Crespin and Anna Moffo to name but a few.

 

 

Prior to her post as the Artistic Director, Alison was the Assistant Artistic Director for Pegasus Opera Company since its inception in 1992 with long time friend and founding Artistic Director, Lloyd Newton.

Sonia Hyams

Executive Director

Sonia Hyams has worked in theatre and opera for more than 20 years and is part of the senior management team that leads the day-to-day activities of Pegasus Opera Company.

 

Sonia has substantial expertise in fundraising, project management and partnership building. She has previously worked for Royal Shakespeare Company, Unicorn Theatre and The Old Vic leading education and outreach work across a diverse range of formal and informal settings, delivering INSET training for teachers and senior leaders and devising and delivering corporate training packages for businesses. 

Jordan Mullineaux FRSA

Producer / Agency Director

Jordan Mullineaux is the Producer at Pegasus and leads on the producing of Pegasus productions, concerts and events and relationship building with potential partners and collaborators. In addition, Jordan manages the Pegasus Agency, championing our diverse emerging and established talent.

He holds a masters degree in Producing for Musical Theatre from Goldsmiths, University of London and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. In the official language of the Fellowship Charter, the award recognizes the contributions of exceptional individuals from across the world who have made significant contributions relating to the arts. He has experience hosting events and theatrical experiences with organisations that Include Kensington Palace, DV8, LSO St Lukes, Complicite, KTM Arts, Ovalhouse, War Child, Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode and the Barbican.

Chrstina Christou

Head of Development

Christina has a background in supporting and developing the growth of cultural organisations, working as a funder through Arts Council England and London Arts. She has developed multi-million capital bids for new arts spaces in Liverpool, Cheshire and Cumbria.

As a strategic adviser for fundraising and development Christina is experienced in developing securing committed partnerships between arts organisations and trusts and foundations. She is bringing to Pegasus her key experience of developing support for learning and participation work, designing professional artist development programmes and securing funds for commissions of new work, outdoor performances and touring.

Kim Morgan

Press & Marketing Consultant

Kim Morgan began her career working for a myriad of cultural arts organizations including Graeae Theatre Company, Warehouse Theatre and Head of Communications at Theatre Royal Stratford East. 

 

 In 2001 Kim formed Kim Morgan Press and Marketing working on UK tours, West End shows and     fringe arts organization’s including Oval House Theatre (Now Brixton House), Hoxton Hall, National Theatre and West End shows like Tina Turner, the Musical and Death of a Salesman among many others. 

Kim is an Award-winning Arts Marketing Consultant winning Best Audience Developer Fringe award for 2008.  Kim represents an extensive and diverse range of clients in theatre, film, dance and music. She also takes a pro-active mentoring role within Arts PR and is regularly asked to do talks and seminars on marketing to new audiences and how to make the arts more accessible.

Nicholas Boyd-Vaughan

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Nicholas began his career in communications in the press office of the Royal Opera House working within the Learning and Participation team and ROH2, and then to The Royal Opera.

 

In 2011, Nicholas joined the Concerts Team at St Martin-in-the-Fields, where he was responsible for the artistic direction of the Lunchtime Concert Series, the founding of St Martin’s Embassy and Cultural Institute Series, the creation of the myStMartin’s membership scheme, and the marketing of over 400 concerts each year.  

 

Nicholas is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and the Arts Marketing Association.

 

Nicholas joined Pegasus Opera Company in 2019 and in 2020 was elected as Chair of the Board of Trustees. Additionally lectures in Arts Marketing for the MA Arts Management and MA Classical Music Business courses at Middlesex University.

Pegasus Patrons & Board

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

"As the patron of Pegasus Opera it has given me great pleasure to see the Company develop and achieve its artistic goals over the past few years. It is only through the support of trusts, foundations and corporate sponsorship that the Company can continue to achieve its aims and objectives of helping artists from all cultural backgrounds to gain the experience and training necessary for them to succeed on the world opera stage. I would like to take the opportunity to thank all past supporters and to encourage those of you considering an involvement with Pegasus Opera Company!"

Patrons


Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ONZ CH DBE AC

Doreen Lawrence, Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon, OBE

Chuka Umunna Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy for the British Government 

Kristen Lewis

Board of Trustees

Nicholas Boyd-Vaughan Chair

Melvin Claridge Vice Chair

Richard Slack Treasurer

Maggie Scarlett Safeguarding lead

Lascelles Haughton Education lead

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