Leading figures in classical music awarded in the New Year's Honours list
Roger Wright, Alan Davey and Richard Jones among those recognised for services to music
The New Year's Honours list has recognised several leading figures in classical music.
Alan Davey, Wright’s replacement as controller of Radio 3, is also the recipient of a CBE along with Olivier-award winning director Richard Jones, who is known for his work with the English and Welsh National Operas.
Retired banker and violinist, Jonathan Moulds also collects a CBE, for his services as chair of the London Symphony Orchestra development board and advisory council.
Founder and artistic director of Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore has been named OBE along with John Lubbock, founder and principal conductor of the Orchestra of St John’s. Lubbock received his award not only for his services to music, but also for his work helping those with autism and learning difficulties.
Among those awarded with an MBE are violinist Rodney Friend and founder and chorus master of the Royal Northern Sinfonia, Alan Fearon.
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