Christopher Temporelli is an American singer based between the USA and South Korea, also a classical pianist and a media personality, he leads a multifaceted international career.
He appears on concert stages throughout the world -- in the Americas, East Asia and Europe -- as a highly acclaimed singer and concert artist. Recent appearances include: in Seoul, Korea with the Spring Festival of Chamber Music-- including at the Sejong Center, Seoul Arts Center and in an outdoor concert in front of the National Museum- in Hong Kong with the I Music International Institute, at the Festival Music Alps in Tignes, France, and in recital in Chiba, Japan -as well as a solo recital debut at Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall in New York City.
He appears in TV, film, as well as has extensive experience in radio-- since spring 2017 season began hosting a BEFM (Busan English Radio, FM90.5/103.3) first all Classic Radio program, Morning Classics. Starting in November, 2019 the show expands to a more encompassing program, the World Classics.
He served as visiting professor at a number of South Korea universities and has served as adjudicator on national and international competitions. His recording, House of the Storyteller, with pianist Quentin Kim, had him named, “one of the most beautiful bass voices of his generation,” on Seoul, KBS radio. He currently is a foreign lecture through the music departments of both Pusan National University and Kangwon National University.
Opera highlights include his debut with Michigan Opera Theater --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.”
He has sung the USA and Italian national anthems for the Columbus Day Parade Gala at the NYC Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, other guests including popular icon, Lady Gaga, and has appeared on the red carpet of the Columbus Day Parade on 5th Avenue to millions of viewers worldwide. Maria Bartiromo (CNBC/ Fox) introduced him on ABC TV fondly, “you’re going to love him--beautiful.”
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.
Representation by Robert Gilder and Associates, New York and London.