player who has worked with the Academy
of St. Martin in the
Fields, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the Duke Quartet, the London
Symphony Orchestra, and The Philharmonia.
July 1996, she gave the world premiere of “The World’s
Ransoming” by James MacMillan at Barbican Hall with the LSO.
She did the same for
Judith Bingham’s “Billingbear: The Ghost of an Elizabethan Mansion”
at the International Double Reed Society’s convention in July 2009.
On 26th June
2012, the LSO teamed up with the London Philharmonic Choir and the London
Symphony Chorus at the City of London Festival
for a performance of Grande messe des morts (Requiem),
Op. 5 by Hector Berlioz in St.
The LSO offered up Des Knaben Wunderhorn by Gustav Mahler with tenor Ian Bostridge and soprano Dorothea Roschmann
at the Barbican on 4th October 2012. The concert opened with “Symphony
No. 41 in C major, K. 551” (“Jupiter”) by Wolfgang
On 18th October
2012, they performed Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Piano Concerto No.
5 in E flat major, Op. 73” (“Emperor”), with Simon Trpceski at the keys, and Sir Edward Elgar’s “Symphony
No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 55”.
Recordings on which
Christine appears include: Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915/Nocturne/Sure On This
Shining Night/Adagio for Strings; Copland: Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson/Quiet
City, James MacMillan: The World’s Ransoming/The
Confession of Isobel Gowdie and Sibelius: Symphony No. 2/Karelia Suite/Swan of
Tuonela with the LSO; The Gift of Music:
Gentle Classics for an Indulgent Moment; The Great Guitar Concertos by John Williams; Guitar Adagios; Guitar: Greatest Hits;
James MacMillan: The World’s Ransoming/Cello
Concerto with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Love Letters From Ella by Ella Fitzgerald; Peter Warlock: The
Curlew/Lillygay/Peterisms, Sets 1 &
2/Saudades with the Duke Quartet; and, Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez/Fantasia
para un Gentilhombre with
the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.
In the field of music
education, she has taught at the Royal College of Music, passing along her
knowledge to the next generation of English horn players, such as Jenny Brittlebank and Natalie Twigg.