Christopher Glynn is a GRAMMY award-winning pianist and accompanist, working with leading singers, instrumentalists and ensembles in concerts, broadcasts and recordings throughout the world. He is also artistic director of the Ryedale Festival, programming around 60 events each year in the many beautiful and historic venues of Ryedale, North Yorkshire.
Glynn has performed with singers including Sir Thomas Allen, John Mark Ainsley, Sophie Bevan, Claire Booth, Ian Bostridge, Allan Clayton, Dame Sarah Connolly, Sophie Daneman, Bernarda Fink, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Christiane Karg, Jonas Kaufmann, Dame Felicity Lott, Christopher Maltman, Mark Padmore, Joan Rodgers, Kate Royal, Kathryn Rudge, Bryn Terfel, Sir John Tomlinson, Robin Tritschler, Roderick Williams and Elizabeth Watts among many others.
He also appears with many chamber ensembles, choirs including The Sixteen, and instrumentalists such as Rachel Podger, Adrian Brendel, Julian Bliss and Matthew Gee. Glynn read music at New College, Oxford and studied piano with John Streets in France and Malcolm Martineau at the Royal Academy of Music, where he now teaches.
His many accolades include the accompaniment prize in the 2001 Kathleen Ferrier Awards and the 2003 Gerald Moore Award. He has made many recordings, and is regularly heard on BBC Radio 3.
Role: Classical Artist