Musical Director

John Robinson

We are very fortunate to have John as our musical director .

John began his musical life as a chorister at Hereford Cathedral, where he continued at the Cathedral School as an organ pupil before moving on to Canterbury Cathedral and St. John’s College Cambridge.  He was Assistant Director of Music at Carlisle and Canterbury Cathedrals and has made numerous recordings as Organ accompanist, Organ Soloist and as Choir Director.  Before his appointment as Director of Music at Blackburn Cathedral he was Director of Music at St. Paul’s Choir School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

He has led choral festivals for various organisations  including the RSCM and his choirs have recorded with Decca Records and Sony Classical.

John is active as an Organ Recitalist performing across the USA and UK and has made number of recordings with Priory Records.  His first solo recording on the Blackburn Cathedral Organ in 2022 was chosen as Editor’s Choice in Gramophone Magazine.