Christopher Glynn

Pianist

Christopher Glynn performs widely as pianist and accompanist in concerts, broadcasts and recordings throughout Europe, North America and the Far East. He read music at New College before studying the piano with John Streets in France and Malcolm Martineau at the Royal Academy of Music.

He is a Professor at the Royal College of Music and an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music. His many awards include the accompaniment prize in the 2001 Kathleen Ferrier competition and the 2003 Gerald Moore award.

He has accompanied singers including Sir Thomas Allen, Matthew Best, Claire Booth, Allan Clayton, Ronan Collett, Lucy Crowe, Bernarda Fink, Sarah Fox, Ben Hulett, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Jonas Kaufmann, Andrew Kennedy, Yvonne Kenny, Dame Felicity Lott, Christopher Maltman, Simona Mihai, Diana Moore, Joan Rodgers, Kate Royal, James Rutherford, Carolyn Sampson, Toby Spence, Bryn Terfel, Ailish Tynan, Roderick Williams, Catherine Wyn Rogers and many others. He has also performed with instrumentalists including Julian Bliss, Natalie Clein, Nicholas Daniel, Daniel Hope, Jennifer Pike, the Elias, Fitzwilliam and Alberni Quartets, Gabrieli Consort, London Winds and with choirs including Consortium and The Sixteen.

Christopher Glynn has performed in all the main UK concert halls and in major concert venues and festivals throughout the world. He has made recordings for labels including Hyperion, Decca, Signum, Erato and Coro and many studio recordings and live broadcasts for BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM.

Since 2010 Christopher has been Artistic Director of the Ryedale Music Festival.

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