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Organist and Master of the Choristers
Philip Rushforth

Director of Music

Philip Rushforth was appointed Director of Music in 2007, and in 2023 became Master of the Choristers.  Philip is responsible for the Cathedral Choir as well as the music of the Cathedral alongside the Canon for Worship and Spirituality.  He also organises our weekly organ recital series and performs a number of recitals during the course of the year.


Alexander Lanigan-Palotai

Alex has been Assistant Organist since 2019.  In this role, he assists the Master of the Choristers with the accompaniment and direction of the Cathedral Choir, as well as the training of the choristers.

Alex also conducts the Cathedral Nave Choir, and frequently performs in our weekly organ recital series.