Alexander Armstrong appointed as Ambassador
30 April 2021
The Cathedral Music Trust has today announced the appointment of Alexander Armstrong as its Ambassador. In this role, Alexander will promote the Trust's work, sustaining and developing this invaluable part of the country’s cultural heritage, and nurturing the next diverse generation of fine cathedral musicians.
A presenter, comedian and actor, Alexander has a strong background in cathedral music. He counts his time as a chorister at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh as one of the most important and formative experiences of his life and went on to sing as a choral scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge. Still performing and recording as a bass-baritone, Alexander currently presents Classic FM's flagship mid-morning radio programme as well as the popular television quiz show 'Pointless' on BBC1.