Patron: The Former HRH The Prince of Wales
Chorus Master: Gavin Carr
Accompanist: Timothy End

Sir Jeffrey Tate

The Philharmonia Chorus was delighted to hear that Jeffrey Tate was knighted in the New Year's Honours for services to music overseas. Jeffrey Tate is one of the most renowned and versatile conductors of his generation, and has conducted all the major orchestras in the world.

He has twice received the prestigious Italian Music Critic Prize, the Premio Franco Abbiati, and has been awarded a Chevalier de la L├ęgion d'Honneur and a Chevalier of Arts et Lettres in France. In 1990 he was appointed Commander of the British Empire. Sir Jeffrey became the President of the Philharmonia Chorus in 2012.