British pianist Christopher Glynn is a native of Leicester. He attended New College, Oxford, and the Royal Academy of Music in London. His piano teachers were John Streets and Malcolm Martineau. He has collaborated as an accompanist for Felicity Lott, Roderick Williams, Jonas Kaufmann, Yvonne Kenny, Bryn Terfel, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Christiane Karg, and other vocalists, and worked with instrumentalists Daniel Hope, Julian Bliss, Andrej Bielow, David Garrett, and Tine Thing Helseth. Glynn has also served as accompanist for The Sixteen. In addition to his career as a pianist, Glynn is also the artistic director of the Ryedale Festival, and a professor at the Royal College of Music. He has recorded for Hyperion, Avie, and Signum Classics.