Armed with deep knowledge of music, opera, dance and the media, Valerie Barber PR offers the highest degree of personal attention and dedicated service. The VBPR team combines creative planning of the highest calibre and bespoke campaign strategy development with unrivalled press and social media expertise. Our unique blend of skills arise from long experience of delivering powerful and timely coverage to a notably diverse range of clients.

The company is recognised internationally for the quality of its specialist work for performing artists and arts organisations. We address the specific needs of every client, and are highly regarded for the care we take to nurture relationships over the long term.

Valerie Barber PR has forged strong and lasting associations with many outstanding artists, orchestras and organisations including the Hallé, Sir Mark Elder, Sakari Oramo, the International Opera Awards and the George Enescu Festival. Over many years we have worked with international orchestras, developing their global reputation both on tour and at home. These include the Bergen Philharmonic, Oslo Philharmonic, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and Australian Chamber Orchestra.

Alongside promoting already established names, Valerie Barber PR also work with young, emerging artists such as violinist Esther Yoo and pianist Pavel Kolesnikov, and with competitions such as the Honens International Piano Competition.

Valerie Barber PR thrives on creating campaigns that unite traditional coverage with fresh approaches to public relations and profile building. Our work draws on the extensive experience and commitment of our team, and is also enhanced by the expert advice of our European partner, Bettina Schimmer.