Christopher Gordon is based in Sydney, Australia and composes for a wide spectrum of genres from the concert hall to ballet/dance to film scores and events.
His film scores, which include Ladies in Black, Adore, Mao’s Last Dancer, Daybreakers and Master and Commander, have received wide international acclaim with many awards and nominations including an EMMY nomination.
He has composed a number of ballet and dance works, including The Happy Prince, The Hedonists, and Giselle and the Wraith Queen, for companies like The Australian Ballet, and Universal Ballet, and for choreographer Graeme Murphy.
Christopher has received commissions from many of Australia’s premiere ensembles, including the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Gondwana Voices, Synergy Percussion, Omega Ensemble, and the Sydney International Brass Festival and various solo artists.
He has also composed for many of Australia’s major celebrations, including the opening ceremonies of the Commonwealth Games 2006 and the Rugby World Cup 2003, the official celebration of the Centenary of Federation of Australia 2001, and the Millennium Eve global telecast. In 2006 he was commissioned by the Prime Minister of Australia to arrange the official version of the Australian National Anthem.
In the studio Christopher has conducted over sixty film and game scores, including Mortal Kombat, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, Star Wars: The Director and the Jedi, Lego Batman and Truth, as well as a concert tour of Ministry of Sound.
Currently he is recording and preparing new music to be released through 2021.
In a parallel universe Christopher has been a Councillor on the City of Ryde Council (in metropolitan Sydney) since September 2017.