Christian Forshaw

Christian Forshaw

Christian Forshaw is Professor of Saxophone at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.  As composer and saxophonist he has recorded four albums with the Sanctuary project which incorporates voices, organ and percussion.  The music has received extensive airplay on BBC TV & Radio and Classic FM, and reached number 1 positions in the Amazon Classical Charts.

Christian was recently featured as soloist, composer and arranger on the Voces 8 albums Eventide and Lux released on Decca.

He has been involved in a number of productions at the National Theatre including London Road, The Threepenny Opera, Wonder.Land and The Silver Tassie.

Last year he recorded the solo saxophone part for Howard Goodall’s new disc Invictus released on Coro.

Christian has toured and performed with the majority of UK orchestras, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Orchestra of the Bolshoi Ballet,  the Michael Nyman Band, Icebreaker and the Graham Fitkin Group.