Timothy Ravalde is the Assistant Organist of Chichester Cathedral, a position he has held since 2010. He plays for the daily choral services and assists Charles Harrison with the training of the choir. He has also accompanied the choir on numerous broadcasts and tours, and appears on various recordings as accompanist, conductor and organ soloist. He is also the Musical Director of Fernhurst Choral Society with whom he has conducted a wide range of the major oratorio repertoire.
He was educated at the Nelson Thomlinson School, Wigton, and has held organ scholarships at Carlisle and Salisbury Cathedrals and at St John’s College, Cambridge, where he studied music. He is a recipient of the F.E. Smith medal, presented by the Worshipful Company of Musicians, and a winner of the Brian Runnett Prize for organ playing.
Chichester Cathedral’s Lunchtime Concert series is self-supporting, and thrives through the generosity of its audiences. While there is no charge for admission, we suggest a minimum donation of £3 per person, with Gift Aid applied if possible.