Royal wedding cellist gets a gongmain
The New Year’s Honours List in the UK contains taps on the shoulder for Sheku Kanneh-Mason, 20, the cellist who played at the Harry and Meghan wedding. He gets made an MBE (Member of the British Empire).
Also honoured are composers Judith Bingham (OBE) and Helen Grime (MBE).
The former BBC executive Humphrey Burton is knighted.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Chief Executive and Artistic Director Timothy Walker was made CBE.