15 Jul 2019
Sir Stephen Cleobury CBE has been awarded the inaugural "Lifetime Achievement in Choral Music" Award from the Worshipful Company of Musicians. The new award recognises the contribution that Stephen has made in his 37 years as Organist and Director of Music at King’s, as well as his prior roles as sub-organist of Westminster Abbey and Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral.
Sir Stephen conducted his final concert as Director of Music on 28th June and his last Evensong at King's on 7th July.
At the awards ceremony, the Company's Gold Medal was also presented to King's alumnus and Honorary Fellow, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (KC 1961).