Christopher Leedham

composer | conductor | teacher

Hello. I’m a composer.

My compositional interests lie in formulating narrative threads in abstract musical structures.

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Latest news

  • UYMP mentoring project with Dark Inventions

    Posted on 20 December 2014

    I’m delighted to be working on a new mentoring project for emerging composers run by the University of York Music Press and funded by Arts Council England. The project will culminate in the publication of works created for Dark Inventions’ 2014 Firewheel Tour alongside the release of a new recording made by Dark Inventions. The […]

  • ‘Happy the man that findeth wisdom’ performance by Cantores Olicanae

    Posted on 22 October 2014

    Happy the man that findeth wisdom will be performed by Cantores Olicanae in Ilkley on 15 November 2014. The piece will feature in the programme alongside Elgar Spirit of England and Vaughan Williams Towards the Unkown Region. Tickets and full details at www.cantoresolicanae.org.uk/newmusic.html

  • Appearance on BBC Radio 3’s “In Tune” on Friday 9 May

    Posted on 11 May 2014

    Christopher appeared on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune programme on Friday 9 May with his ensemble, Dark Inventions.  Co-founded with composer and analyst Martin Scheuregger, Dark Inventions has been presenting a tour across the North of England featuring new contemporary pieces alongside fresh arrangements of traditional folk songs. You can listen to Chris in conversation […]

  • ‘Möbius Sticks’ premiered on Dark Inventions North of England tour

    Posted on 1 May 2014

    firewheel

    My new piece for flute, violin and vibraphone, Möbius Sticks, will be premiered on Dark Inventions Firewheel Tour 2014 from 8-16 May 2014. The piece will feature in a programme of new British music and fresh arrangements of traditional folk songs, which includes the world premiere of Philip Cashian‘s Firewheel, commissioned by Dark Inventions especially […]