January 10, 1997

Royal Northern College of Music

John Casken, composer and professor of music at Manchester University, member of the RCNM board of governors; Kent Nagano, musical director of the Halle Orchestra; Janet Ritterman, director of the Royal College of Music; John Tomlinson, opera singer; Yan Pascal Tortelier, principal conductor of the BBC's Philharmonic.

Membership of the college: Martin Harris, vice chancellor of the University of Manchester; Brian Mosley, managing director, Sema Group; Robin Stewart, deputy chairman, RNCM board of governors; Ron Yates, RCNM concert hall manager (1987-96).

Georgian Academy of Sciences

Douglas Brewer, emeritus professor of experimental physics at the University of Sussex, was invested with a foreign fellowship of the Georgian Academy of Sciences, Tbilisi.

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