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Glynn, Christopher (piano)

Christopher Glynn (piano)

Christopher Glynn is recognized as an outstanding pianist and accompanist, performing regularly with many leading singers and instrumentalists in concerts, broadcasts and recordings throughout Europe and further afield. He was born in Leicester, read music at New College, Oxford and studied piano with John Streets in France and with Malcolm Martineau and Michael Dussek at the Royal Academy of Music. His many awards include the piano accompaniment prize in the 2001 Kathleen Ferrier competition and the 2003 Gerald Moore award.

Christopher has performed with singers including Sir Thomas Allen, Matthew Best, Claire Booth, Susan Bullock, Allan Clayton, Ronan Collett, Lucy Crowe, Michael George, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Jonas Kaufmann, Julie Kennard, Yvonne Kenny, Andrew Kennedy, Ian Partridge, Derek Lee Ragin, Joan Rodgers, James Rutherford, Carolyn Sampson, Toby Spence, Bryn Terfel, Elin Manahan Thomas, Ailish Tynan and Catherine Wyn-Rogers. He has also partnered many well-known instrumentalists. Since making his debut at London’s Wigmore Hall in 2001 he has performed there regularly, and he has also appeared in the main United Kingdom concert halls and in major concert venues and festivals throughout Europe and in the Far East.

Christopher has made several CD recordings and many studio recordings and live broadcasts for BBC Radio 3, Classic FM and for European radio and television. He is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, a Professor at the Royal College of Music, and also works often with the Samling Foundation.


Brahms: Zigeunerlieder
Head: Songs
Reger: Choral Music

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

A blackbird singing  
A Green Cornfield (Head)
A Piper (Head)
A shower of pigeons arch over the rooftops  
An die Heimat  
As I walked down the road at set of sun  
Barefoot I went and made no sound  
Brauner Bursche führt zum Tanze  
Dark, he moves from shade to sun  
Dear delight (Head)
Der Abend  
Der Einsiedler, Op 144a (Reger)
Drei Chöre, Op 6 (Reger)
Drei Quartette, Op 64 (Brahms)
Es ist kein Weh auf Erden  
Farewell to the feasting  
Friedlicher Abend senkt sich aufs Gefild  
Had I a golden pound (Head)
He, Zigeuner, greife in die Saiten ein!  
Hochgetürmte Rimaflut, wie bist du so trüb  
Horch, der Wind klagt in den Zweigen traurig sacht  
I fell in love with a Limehouse lass  
It is good to be out on the road  
Its former green is blue and thin  
Komm, Trost der Welt, du stille Nacht!  
Kommt dir manchmal in den Sinn  
Last night, a storm of rain  
Lean out of the window (Head)
Lieber Gott, du weisst, wie oft bereut ich hab  
Light, stillness and peace lie on the broad sands  
Limehouse Reach  
Love's Lament (Head)
Mein liebes Herz, was ist dir?  
Mond verhüllt sein Angesicht  
Money, O!  
More Songs of the Countryside (Head)
My sword for the King (Head)
Nothing but sweet music wakes  
Nun fallen die Augen müde mir zu  
October Valley (Head)
Oh, for a March wind (Head)
Over the rim of the moon (Head)
Rain storm  
Requiem, Op 144b (Reger)
Röslein dreie in der Reihe blühn so rot  
Rote Abendwolken ziehn  
Seele, vergiss sie nicht  
Senke, strahlender Gott  
Senke, strahlender Gott, die Fluren dürsten  
Six Poems of Ruth Pitter (Head)
Six Sea Songs (Head)
Songs of the Countryside (Head)
St Mark's Square  
Star Candles (Head)
Sweet Chance, that led my steps abroad  
Tewkesbury Road (Head)
The earth was green, the sky was blue  
The Estuary  
The foxglove bells, with lolling tongue  
The Garden Seat  
The Gondolier  
The little road to Bethlehem (Head)
The ships of Arcady  
The sun's in his cradle  
The Viper  
Three Songs of Venice (Head)
Thro' the faintest filigree  
Under his feet the furrows run  
Weit und breit schaut niemand mich an  
When I had money, money, O!  
Why were you born when the snow was falling?  
Wisst ihr, wann mein Kindchen  
You cannot dream things lovelier (Head)
Youngling fair, and dear delight  
Zigeunerlieder, Op 103 (Brahms)
Zur Nacht