Biography                                                                                                                                                                                                                Biography

Christopher Temporelli is an American classically-trained singer based between the USA and South Korea leading a dynamic, international career.

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 and to appear on the red carpet of the 2015 Columbus Day Parade on 5th Avenue-appearing to millions of viewers worldwide.

His first Columbus Day gala performance, announcer Maria Bartiromo (CNBC/ Fox) introduced him on ABC TV fondly, “you’re going to love him--beautiful. ”

October 2015 he also begins hosting a radio segment on Busan eFM 90.5, Inside the Classics airing at 7pm every Sunday. In September he sings at the Myeong Dong Cathedral in Seoul in a tribute concert lead by No Young Sim. He has multiple highlights in the opera fan base Barihunks, and in their yearly calendar of singers.

His debut with Michigan Opera Theater was hailed “triumphant” by the Detroit Theater Examiner. Opera News named him “a vibrant force” (Philip Glass’ Orphee)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. ”

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.

Mr. Temporelli’s acting includes the lead role in the documentary, 이바구좀하지예 Ibagu-jom-hajiye (Let’s talk) which won the “Grand-Prix” in the HaeundaeBada 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, KNN radio, Noblesse luxury magazine, Busan Daily Newspaper (부산일보), EBS TV (national broadcast)and Korea’s Classical Music Magazine(음악춘추).He makes his Japanese debut in Fukuoka in 2015.

His CD, House of the Storyteller, is available on sites such as and when aired on Seoul KBS radio he was named “one of the most beautiful bass voices of our time. ”

He is the International Professor for Education (voice)at Yeungnam University in South Korea.

Represention by Robert Gilder and Associates, New York and London.


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