Birthplace
Cavendish, UK

Training
Head Chorister Ely Cathedral Choir. Studied Pianoforte and Voice at The Royal College of Music, London

Previous affiliations
Rambert Dance Company; Incantation (Top of the Pops hit Cacharpaya 1982); Stephen Petronio; Merce Cunningham; Stephen Berkoff (Salome)

English National Ballet
Solo Pianist in Who Cares? Featured as Concert Pianist in Rhapsody in Blue – performances at the Royal Albert Hall and St David’s Hall Cardiff. Solo pianist in Chris Hampson’s Sinfonietta Giocosa (Martinů). Performed on stage for David Dawson’s Faun(e) (Debussy); Solo pianist in Vue de l’autre (Einaudi) and Petite Morte (Mozart). Performances on stage of Hans van Manen’s Adagio Hammerklavier (Beethoven piano sonata Op 106) in Łódź (Poland) and Guadalajara (Mexico)

Other Info
Compositions for English National Ballet include Court Whispering (2014) and symphonic suite Dance Journeys: Perfect Disorder (2015). Chris has a strong Bass-Baritone voice and has sung solos for Londinium Voices, Orlando Chamber Choir, Myriad Voices and Barts Chamber choir (Stephen Dodgson’s Riotous Voices). He makes his operatic debut at the end of April 2019 in the role of Huascar in Rameau’s Les Indes Galantes (Ensemble OrQuesta). He is a keen jogger and enjoys skiing