Christopher Borrett - Singer, Conductor, Teacher


Biography ~ Future Concerts ~ Past Concerts


Christopher was an academic and choral scholar at New College, Oxford from 2005-2008. At university he conducted the Wykeham Singers, Oxford New Orchestra, Worcester College Opera and New Chamber Opera Studio. As musical director of these ensembles he conducted such works as Handel’s oratorio Judas Maccabaeus, Glass’ opera, The Fall of the House of Usher, Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Beethoven’s Symphony No.3 and Dvorak’s Symphony No.9.

In 2010 Christopher moved to East Anglia and was soon appointed musical director of the Ipswich Chamber Choir. Under his directorship the choir has performed works such as Tallis’ Spem in alium, Bach’s Christ lag in Todesbanden and Jesu Meine Freude, Britten’s St Nicolas and Mozart’s Vesperae Solennes de confessore.

Over the past two years, Christopher has worked closely with the Pimlott Foundation conducting works such as Handel’s Messiah, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Purcell’s Ode on Saint Cecilia’s Day 1692.

Future Concerts

A Portrait of Johannes Brahms (Ipswich Chamber Choir; 30th November 2013)

Weihnachts-Oratorium - J.S. Bach (Pimlott Foundation; 7th December 2013)

Past Concerts

English Romantic Partsongs (Ipswich Chamber Choir)

Requiem - W.A. Mozart (Ipswich Chamber Choir)

Carols From Across Europe (Ipswich Chamber Choir)

Weihnachts Oratorium - J.S. Bach (Pimlott Foundation)

Vivat Regina! - Music for Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee (Ipswich Chamber Choir)

Mozart in Salzburg - Vesperae solennes de confessore (Ipswich Chamber Choir)

St Nicolas - Britten (Ipswich Chamber Choir)

Spem in alium - Tallis (Ipswich Chamber Choir & St Mary-le-Tower Chamber Choir)

Angels & Demons - including Bach's Jesu Meine Freude (Ipswich Chamber Choir)

Hail Bright Cecilia - Purcell (Pimlott Foundation)

Messiah - Handel (Pimlott Foundation & Ipswich Chamber Choir)

English Madriagals (Ipswich Chamber Choir)

Biography ~ Future Concerts ~ Past Concerts