Paul Leddington Wright is an internationally renowned organist, conductor and composer. Well known for his work on BBC Songs of Praise, Paul has been the conductor of Saint Michael's Singers since 1984. In 2013 Paul was commissioned by the choir to compose a work to celebrate the choir's 50th anniversary. His 'Te Deum' was premiered in July to critical acclaim.
He has directed performances for Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI in Rome and for the Queen's visit to Coventry in 2005. A prolific arranger for the BBC's Songs of Praise, he is also well known as the principal conductor for the series and, since 1986, has conducted programmes from cathedrals, churches and concert halls worldwide, including numerous broadcasts of The Big Sing, from London's Royal Albert Hall. A special Millennium celebration broadcast in 2000 saw him lead a congregation some 65,000 strong at the Cardiff Millennium Stadium. Paul is also involved with BBC Radio and regularly conducts for the Radio 4 Daily Service and the Sunday Morning Worship.