Yesterday at Windsor Castle, conductor Alpesh Chauhan was made an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Services to the Arts by His Majesty King Charles III. Alpesh was awarded the honour in Her Majesty The Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for 2022 when he commented: ‘It is a very happy surprise to find out that I am awarded an OBE in the 2022 Queen’s New Year Honours list for Services to the Arts – while totally unexpected, I hugely appreciate the recognition and the prestige of the award.’

Huge congratulations, Alpesh Chauhan OBE!