Christopher Glynn

Christopher Glynn performs widely as a pianist and accompanist, working with many leading singers, instrumentalists and chamber ensembles in major concert venues throughout the world. He has accompanied singers including Sir Thomas Allen, Susan Bullock, Allan Clayton, Sarah Connolly, Lucy Crowe, Bernarda Fink, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Jonas Kaufmann, Yvonne Kenny, Dame Felicity Lott, Christopher Maltman, Joan Rodgers, Kate Royal, Carolyn Sampson, Toby Spence, Bryn Terfel, Ailish Tynan, Roderick Williams, Catherine Wyn Rogers and many others. He also performs with many well-known instrumentalists and with
choirs including The Sixteen.

Chris was born in Leicester and read music at New College, Oxford before studying piano with John Streets in France and Malcolm Martineau at the Royal Academy of Music. His many awards include the accompaniment prize in the 2001 Kathleen Ferrier Awards and the 2003 Gerald Moore Award. He has made recordings for labels including Hyperion, Decca, Signum, EMI, DG and Coro and is often heard on BBC radio and television.

Future plans include a series of concerts for Wigmore Hall and the BBC, a US and Canadian tour with Kate Royal, several recording projects and concerts throughout Europe, including at the BBC Proms. Chris is a Professor at the Royal College of Music and Artistic Director of the Ryedale Festival.