Nicolas Kynaston was born in Devon, England and was a student of both Fernando Germani and Ralph Downes. He was organist of Westminster Cathedral from 1961 to 1971 prior to his career as a full time concert organist. Nicolas is Organist to The Athens Concert Hall and a professor at the Royal Academy of Music.
He has recorded for HMV, Phillips, Decca, EMI Classics, Unicorn, Hyperion, Carlton and numerous other labels. Amongst the many awards he has received are the EMI Award for sales of over 100,000 discs and the coveted Deutscher Schallplattenpreis. His Liszt CD from Ingolstadt (Guild) was nominated in Gramophone magazine successively as Editor’s Choice, Soundings Choice and Critics’Choice.