Harry Christophers, founder and conductor of The Sixteen, has been awarded a CBE for services to music in the Queen’s 2012 Birthday Honours List.
On receiving the news, he said:
“It is one of the greatest honours to receive this award, and it is with enormous pride that I thank the wealth of wonderful musicians, supporters and audiences whom I have conducted and performed for throughout my career.”
The Genesis Foundation works closely with The Sixteen to support the Genesis Sixteen, the UK’s first fully-funded choral programme for young singers designed to help bridge the gap from student to professional practitioner. To read more about the Genesis Sixteen, click here.