Biography of Woodward Ralph:
Ralph Woodward (www.ralphwoodward.net) was born and educated in Durham. He spent four years as Organ Scholar at Queens’ College, Cambridge. In addition to his work with the Fairhaven Singers, he is the Musical Director of Full Score and NORVIS (the Northumbrian Recorder and Viol School). He has worked in over 20 countries, and has conducted the London Mozart Players, the City of London Sinfonia, The Parley of Instruments and Britten Sinfonia. He carries out a wide range of editorial tasks for Oxford University Press, with particular involvement in the William Walton Edition, and is much in demand as a leader of choral workshops. His choral arrangements are also successful, and have been performed all round Europe and on Radio 4’s PM programme. Past projects have included work with Vladimir Ashkenazy, Christopher Hogwood, Emma Johnson, James Bowman and Cradle of Filth.