Christian Forshaw
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Christian Forshaw

Christian Forshaw Biography (Wikipedia)

Christian Forshaw is a British saxophone virtuoso and composer.

Christian Forshaw was born in Knaresborough, Yorkshire and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in 1995 with distinction. He then began working with some of the world’s finest ensembles including the London Sinfonietta, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra. He has toured extensively with smaller ensembles including the Michael Nyman Band, the ensembles Endymion, Icebreaker and the Composers Ensemble.[citation needed] Since 2002 Forshaw has been Professor of Saxophone at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

Forshaw is a member of Notes Inégales, directed by Peter Wiegold, and was featured as soloist with the group in 2005 playing Donatoni’s Hot. He has also made solo appearances with the Scottish Ensemble, giving several critically acclaimed performances of Richard Rodney Bennett’s Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Strings, and with the London Sinfonietta in 2002 performing Pedro Rebello’s Aquas Liberas at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

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Patrick Thomas Hawes
Quanta Qualia
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Quanta Qualia
Thomas Tallis
O nata lux
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O nata lux
Christian Forshaw
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Alexander Eadon
VOCES8
The Armed man - a mass for peace for soloists, chorus and orchestra
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The Armed man - a mass for peace for soloists, chorus and orchestra
Christian Forshaw
Lux aeterna
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Lux aeterna
Christian Forshaw
Hereford
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Hereford
Christian Forshaw
Mortal Flesh
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Mortal Flesh
Christian Forshaw
Coventry Carol
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Coventry Carol
Christian Forshaw
Little Drummer Boy
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Little Drummer Boy
Christian Forshaw
Veni Emmanuel
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Veni Emmanuel
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