|Based in South East London, Chris began as a cellist, turning to conducting whilst a choral scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge. As co-founder of the RPS Award Winning Multi-Story Orchestra, he has conducted all of the Orchestra’s car park performances since their inception with The Rite of Spring in 2011, including celebrated performances at the BBC Proms. Away from Multi-Story, he works mostly in opera, for organisations including Glyndebourne, Oper Köln, Garsington, ETO, OAE, Gurzenich Orchestra. Committed to community music, he is Principal Conductor of Ernest Read and Blackheath Halls Symphony Orchestras. He has recorded for NMC and broadcast with both Multi-Story and Aurora.
Chris was appointed as DSO's conductor in December 2022.