Christopher Cartlidge has been a member of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra since 2011 and in 2019 was appointed Associate Principal Viola. He regularly appears as a guest in orchestras across Australia and New Zealand and is in great demand as a chamber musician. Chris is a founding member of the Melbourne Ensemble. In 2015 he was a grand-finalist and multiple prize winner in the ABC Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards and has appeared as soloist with both the Melbourne and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras.

Chris plays a 1783 Guadagnini Viola, Turin, Italy, on loan through UKARIA. He appears with the ASQ courtesy of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Image courtesy of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Chris joins the ASQ for the following performances:
Impermanence with Sydney Dance Company – Sydney season
Incredible Floridas: Chamber Landscapes – Adelaide Festival
Impermanence with Sydney Dance Company – Adelaide Festival
ASQ Dunkeld Festival of Music