Patrick Craig is a counter tenor, harpist, teacher, lecturer and conductor. He is a Vicar Choral at St Paul’s Cathedral, has sung a thousand concerts with the Tallis Scholars and is also a member of The Cardinall’s Musick.
Patrick began singing as a chorister in Lichfield Cathedral. He took to conducting while at Cambridge, and afterwards, during his post-graduate singing course at the Royal College of Music, he founded and directed ‘Aurora Nova’, the prestigious all-female professional choir – the first to lead Sunday services in St Paul’s Cathedral.
As well as his solo singing career as a counter tenor, Patrick has been the guest conductor of The Cardinall’s Musick, The City of London Sinfonia, Chiara Women’s Choir, The Renaissance Singers of London and the Cecilia Consort in Newbury. He has taught and directed on Tallis Scholars’ Summer Schools, and also leads Lacock Courses across Europe, linking exploration of 16th and 17th century sacred music with their historical and cultural contexts.