Tony Cummings from Cross Rhythms talked to the director of Winchester College Chapel Choir, Malcolm Archer.
January 26th 2018, reproduced from Cross Rhythms website.
Malcolm Archer has been rightly called “one of the world’s leading church musicians” and his achievements are, quite frankly, staggering. As an organ recitalist he has played in nine European countries and the US while his CDs take in composers as diverse as Bach and Messiaen. As a composer he has written over two hundred published compositions. And as a choir director he has served at Norwich, Bristol and Wells Cathedrals while his time as Director Of Music at St Paul’s Cathedral saw his best-selling album of Christmas music at St Paul’s named Editor’s number one choice in the Daily Telegraph. In August 2007 he took up a new position as Director Of Chapel Music and organist at Winchester Cathedral where he is in charge of the Winchester College Chapel Choir as well as teaching the organ. That choir directed by Archer recently released ‘Mozart Requiem‘ on Convivium Records.