Christopher Temporelli is an American classical singer based between the USA and South Korea.
In New York City he taught voice and coached numerous entertainment and singing professionals through the Andy Anselmo’s Singer’s Forum in Manhattan, and in South Korea he has served as visiting Professor/Professor of Voice at the Pusan National University, Kyung Sung University and is currently International Professor of voice at the Yeungnam University.
In October 2015 he returns to sing the USA and Italian national anthems for the Columbus Day Parade Gala at the NYC Waldorf-Astoria Hotel where other guests include popular sensation Lady Gaga. He also appears on the red carpet of the 2015 Columbus Day Parade on 5th Avenue with millions of viewers worldwide.
After his first Columbus Day gala performance, announcer Maria Bartiromo (CNBC/ Fox) introduced him on ABC TV fondly, “you’re going to love him--beautiful.”
He has lead a critically acclaimed American and international opera career starting with a debut at Fort Worth Opera and including many opera houses such as Virginia Opera, Syracuse Opera, Glimmerglass Festival, Opera Saratoga, Dayton Opera, New York City Opera…His debut with Michigan Opera Theater was hailed “triumphant” by the Detroit Theater Examiner. Opera News named him a “vibrant force” (Philip Glass’ Orphée) and “macho” (Glimmerglass Festival). For his Canadian debut (Toronto, Opera Atelier) music critic Paula Citron (Globe and Mail) declared him “clearly one to watch--the total package.”
Other Notable credits: Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center (Washington D.C.); National Arts Centre Orchestra (Ottawa, Maestro Pinchas Zukerman); Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall and in Asia a co-production between Beseto Opera and the Prague State Opera at Seoul Arts Center Main Opera House.
He is highlighted in the opera fan base Barihunks, and in their yearly calendar of singers.
Mr. Temporelli’s acting includes the lead role in the documentary, Ibagu-jom-hajiye (Let’s talk) which won the “Grand-Prix” in the Haeundae Bada TV network’s original film competition 2015.
He is a popular figure in South Korea featured on KBS 1(TV), Busan English Radio FM 90.5-where he hosts a weekly radio segment—Inside the Classics, KNN radio, Noblesse luxury magazine, Busan Daily Newspaper (????), EBS TV (national broadcast) and Korea’s Classical Music Magazine (????). He makes his Japanese debut in Fukuoka in 2015.
His CD, House of the Storyteller, is available on sites such as yes24.com and when aired on Seoul KBS radio he was named “one of the most beautiful bass voices of our time.”
Represention by Robert Gilder and Associates, New York and London.