Christoph Denoth

Christoph Denoth was born in Basel, Switzerland, and studied classical guitar at the conservatories of Lucerne, Basel, and Zurich as well as at master-classes with Konrad Ragossnig, Oscar Ghiglia, Alvaro Pierri and Pepe Romero. He trained as a soloist with Oscar Ghiglia at the Basel Academy of Music. His encounter with Sergiu Celibidache, with whom he studied Phenomenology of Music and Conducting, left an indelible impression.

Christoph Denoth has received numerous international awards. He  is an internationally active guitar soloist; he regularly performs with different chamber-orchestra ensembles and at international music festivals and has also performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall in New York and the Berlin Philharmonic Hall. He endeavours to expand the tonal and dynamic range of today's concert guitar and bring it to the attention of a larger audience.

Christoph Denoth was recently appointed by the Balliol College Oxford University UK as Musician in Residence.