Biography of Duarte Christopher:
Christopher Duarte was born in 1960 and learnt the cello from an early age. He studied music at Dartington College of Arts, Devon and undertook a Masters Degree at the University of Surrey, Guildford, where he continued his interest in contemporary music. After working at the BBC in London, Christopher and his wife Anne moved to Norwich where they run a music business. In 1998 they founded Escorial Edition to make available previously unpublished works by Carl Rütti, as well as works by other contemporary composers. Christopher is also a member of Norwich Cathedral Choir with whom he has undertaken many concerts, recordings, broadcasts and tours.