Birthplace
Cavendish, Suffolk, UK

Training
Head Chorister Ely Cathedral Choir; Piano Studies at Royal College of Music

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

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). Featured as ballet class accompanist for World Ballet Day 2017

Other Info
Compositions for English National Ballet include Court Whispering (2014) and a 30-minute orchestral symphonic suite Dance Journeys: Perfect Disorder (2015). Composer for Rambert Dance Company and Lincolnshire Youth Dance. Chris has a strong Bass Baritone voice and has sung solos for Orlando Chamber Choir and Barts Chamber choir (Stephen Dodgson’s Riotous Voices). He also sings with London Chorus and Barts Choir. He’s a keen runner (Parkrun/half-marathon) and enjoys skiing and surfing