Christopher Gordon

Christopher Gordon

Christopher Gordon is a composer who has been commissioned by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (including concertos for bass trombone and horn), Gondwana Voices (including Peace On Earth), Sydney Omega Ensemble, Australian Chamber Orchestra and Sydney International Brass Festival.

He has composed for many of Australia's major celebrations, including the opening ceremonies of the 2006 Commonwealth Games and the 2003 Rugby World Cup Sydney, as well as the official celebration of the Centenary of Federation of Australia in 2001.

Christopher has written scores for film and television, including Adoration, Mao's Last Dancer, Daybreakers, Crawl, the EMMY-nominated score for Salem's Lot, Moby Dick, On the Beach, When Good Ghouls Go Bad and Ward 13. He also co-composed the score to Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. His scores have received wide international acclaim, including an AFI award, and 16 Australian Screen Music Awards with a further 10 nominations.