«Christopher Barnett» - biography, albums, songs, video clips

To date, Chris has scored over 25 films and documentaries, particularly those with foreign themes, two of which: Last Summer and Aventurat e Babadimnit; are the first full length feature films ever made by the respective Chinese and Albanian communities in London. Other film credits include the award winning, BAFTA nominated Michael Winterbottom feature, “Tristram Shandy: A Cock & Bull Story”, starring Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Gillian Anderson and Stephen Fry; the 2006 rom-com feature, “Three Minute Moments”, (with British television actress Belinda Lang), which presented an opportunity to record his jazz/tango score at the illustrious Cowshed Studio in London; the documentary, “Not In Our Name”, headlined by British ex-cabinet minister/MP, Tony Benn 2008, which featured his opus for flute and piano, Lebanon (Larmes pour Bayrout); as well as the 2009 award winning short, “Anglesey Road”.

In 2000, he was awarded a London College of Music prize for his Princess Diana dedicated piano sonata, published alongside the work of Beethoven, Handel, Haydn & Prokofiev whilst in 2003, theatre director, Vasant Nath approached him to compose incidental music for acclaimed Indian writer, Kiran Nagarkar’s “Bedtime Story”, a controversial play, (based on The Mahabharata, and banned in India over 17 years), which was performed at the 2003 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In 2008 he composed ceremony music for TheWIFTS Awards in Los Angeles, and by 2009, several corporate film compositions for Madame Tussauds and The London Eye Tourist Attractions, the latest which is experienced by 20,000 tourists daily. His concert work has been performed by The Bridge String and Solaris String Quartets as well as several chamber ensembles.