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Founder and conductor of The Sixteen, as well as a regular guest conductor for symphony orchestras and opera companies worldwide, Harry Christophers is Artistic Director of Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society and also Principal Guest Conductor of the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada. He has directed The Sixteen and its orchestra worldwide – gaining a distinguished reputation for his work in Renaissance, Baroque and twentieth century music – and has made a significant contribution to the recording catalogue (already comprising some 142 titles).
His numerous awards include a Gramophone Award for Early Music and the Classical Brit Award; the album IKON was nominated for a 2007 Grammy. In 2000 he instituted the Choral Pilgrimage – a national tour of English cathedrals with music from the pre-Reformation, now recognised as central to the country’s annual artistic programme. Harry Christophers was awarded a CBE for services to music in the Queen’s 2012 Birthday Honours List.