Christopher is an opera director, translator and librettist from London. He originally trained as an actor and operatic singer before switching to directing at university, where he read music and philosophy. Since then he has directed numerous fringe and amateur productions and assisted directors including David Pountney, James Conway and John Copley.
Credits include: Un Ballo in Maschera, War and Peace, Forza del Destino, Die Fledermaus, Madama Butterfly (WNO), The Abduction from the Seraglio (The Grange Festival), Giulio Cesare, Dardanus, Mass in B Minor (ETO), The Cunning Little Vixen (BYO), Le nozze di Figaro, Madama Butterly, I Pagliacci, and Aida (Opera de Bauge). He also runs Moon-Little Theatre for whom he has directed (Blood and Ink Workshop, Don Giovanni, The Turn of The Screw), alongside Brent Opera (The Mikado, The Magic Flute, Rigoletto), Epsom Light Opera (Die Fledermaus), Wimbledon Light Opera Society (The Mikado) and Opera Holloway, which he co-founded (The Marriage of Figaro, Hansel and Gretel, Cendrillon, The Bear, The Telephone). Future projects include War and Peace at The Royal Opera House with WNO, The Abduction from the Seraglio, Der Silbersee, and reviving Giulio Cesare (ETO).