Posted on 7 March 2022
Christopher Fox is a composer and writer of new music. He studied composition with Hugh Wood, Jonathan Harvey and Richard Orton at Liverpool, Southampton and York Universities and was awarded the degree of DPhil in composition from the University of York in 1984. In 1994, he joined the Music Department at the University of Huddersfield, eventually becoming Professor in Composition. From 2006 until 2021, he was Professor of Music at Brunel University London, and in 2021, he was elected to the Music Section of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin.
Fox’s work has been performed and broadcast worldwide. At the heart of his work are the close relationships he has maintained with the musicians and ensembles with whom he regularly collaborates, such as conductors Ilan Volkov and Edward Wickham and the Ives Ensemble, Ensemble Offspring, KNM Berlin and Apartment House. Fox’s music is widely available on CD, with portrait CDs on Ergodos, HatHut, Divine Art and NMC.