COURSE CO-ORDINATOR, THE ATTINGHAM STUDY PROGRAMME
Having worked in special events in Canada followed by 15 years as press officer for The Royal Opera, Covent Garden, Rita established herself as a freelance arts administrator and PR consultant in 2010. She has subsequently undertaken numerous projects for boutique opera companies and individual artists in the world of classical music and opera, and has managed the British soprano Nadine Benjamin MBE since 2014. She is currently the General Manager for Leeds Lieder, an international song festival based in Leeds, UK.
For The Attingham Trust, Rita has worked as administrator for the Summer School (2014-17), French Eighteenth-Century Studies (2018), four Study Programmes (Rome and Naples 2017, 2019, The Horse and the Country House 2018, The Country House in Ireland 2022) and a new Course From College Library to Country House 2022. Rita will co-ordinate the Study Programme to Venice and the Veneto with Andrew Moore in September 2023.