Drawing recognition as cellist of the Heath Quartet, prizes include the 2016 GRAMOPHONE Chamber Award, the Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist Award, and the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Special Ensemble Scholarship.
Recent appearances include the Wiener Musikverein, Concertgebouw, Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie, Carnegie and Wigmore Halls.
American Haiku by Paul Wiancko (with Gary Pomeroy)
Highlights include performing with Piers Lane in Brett Dean's Wigmore Hall Celebration, collaborations with Sally Beamish at Aldeburgh Festival and with Hannes Minnaar and Magnus Johnston at Peasmarsh Festival, as well as performances as guest principal cello of Manchester Camerata and London Mozart Players. Upcoming concerto engagements include Shostakovich Concerto with Orchestra North East.
Bartok: String Quartets HMM907661/2
Tchaikovsky: String Quartets 1&3 HMU 907665/2
Tippett: String Quartets WHLIVE0080/2
Christopher can also be heard on Sheku Kanneh-Mason's 2019 Elgar album CD4850241.
Christopher is in demand as a teacher and is a member of Strings Faculty at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He also gives private and online lessons: get in touch for more information.
Christopher features in Manchester Camerata's Untold
Christopher plays a cello made in 2014 by Robin Aitchison.
Email Christopher at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo credits: Candian Li, Aaron Kimball, Jessie Maryon Davies