Ralph Allwood, MBE is a British conductor, who currently conducts the choir of Queens' College, Cambridge. He was previously the Precentor and Director of Music at Eton College in the UK until September 2011, and set up many musical events, including the Eton Choral Courses of which there are now seven a year. He previously headed the music departments at Pangbourne and Uppingham. He also conducts the Rodolfus Choir, a critically acclaimed group of singers aged 16–25, drawn principally from the Eton Choral Courses.
In this episode Ralph and I talk about his time at Eton as well as his work with at-risk youth in Pimlico, London.
All musical excerpts are of the Rodolfus Choir under the direction of Ralph Alwood.