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Samuel Hudson - Conductor

Samuel Hudson is Worcester Festival Choral Society's Conductor and Music Director, and the Director of Music of Worcester Cathedral.

Samuel was Organ Scholar at Girton College, Cambridge and subsequently at Wells Cathedral. Following posts at St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, London and All Saints' Church, Hertford, he was appointed Director of Music at Blackburn Cathedral in 2011.

During that time he was also Artistic Director for The Friends of Blackburn Cathedral Music, and he worked regularly for the BBC as Organist and Director of the Daily Service.

Samuel says of his appointment to Worcester in 2019: "It is a privilege to come to a cathedral City and region so steeped in musical heritage while also home to living music-making of the highest standards."

In 2020, as well as his other duties in Worcester he will act as Artistic Director of the renowned Three Choirs Festival on its return to the City.

Latest News

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