Christopher was born in Halton in 1982. He was given his first guitar at the age of four. From the age of ten until he was thirteen, Christopher lived in Belgium. Here he studied with American guitarist John Dunn of the Mons Conservatoire.
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Christopher was born in Halton in 1982. He was given his first guitar at the age of four. From the age of ten until he was thirteen, Christopher lived in Belgium. Here he studied with American guitarist John Dunn of the Mons Conservatoire. After returning to England, Christopher began lessons with Andrew Barrett as an external student at Wells Cathedral School. At fifteen he gave his first full solo recital. The following year he won a scholarship to study at Wells Cathedral School full time. He also reached the semi-finals of the BBC Young Musicians competition. In 2000, Christopher became a student at the Royal College of Music where he studied with Carlos Bonell. During this time He also gave the premiere in Alba, Italy of a new work for guitar and strings by acclaimed film composer Gabriele Roberto.
Christopher Performs regularly in the UK and abroad, a solo recitalist and a concerto soloist.
In recent years he has toured the UK regularly with various solo programmes. He performs often in London. He also performs frequently as a concerto soloist, with several London orchestras, and elsewhere in the UK. He has performed concertos by Vivaldi, Weiss and, most often, the famous Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo.
The enjoyment of making music with other musicians has always been a strong motivation in Christopher's work. As an ensemble performer, Christopher has performed with flautist Laura Smith, 'cellist David Kadamukasa, larger ensembles (such as the group 'Tonic Fold'), and many duos with the flamenco guitarist Francisco Antonio.
Christopher has worked on various recordings. This has included session work for film and TV, and two recordings with the group 'Tonic Fold'. He has also recorded solo guitar works, many of which are a continuing part of his repertoire, chosen to celebrate the diversity and beauty of the instrument.