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Mr. Temporelli's 2015-2016 season includes a profile in the Asian luxury magazine, Noblesse, he appears on Korean EBS television, he makes a debut performance at the Seoul, Korea, Myeong Dong Cathedral tribute concert for Yoon Yong Ha. He returns to NYC for the 5th ave red carpet of the 2015 Columbus Day Parade and sings at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel gala, other gala celebrity guests including Lady Gaga. He makes a Japanese debut in the city of Fukuoka and returns to Belmopan, Belize, Central America for a concert and masterclass. In summer 2016 he is in residence with the Festival Music Alps in the French Alps and then returns to South Korea for the role of Figaro in the Mozart Nozze di Figaro, at Busan and Seoul Arts Center.


Christopher Temporelli's 2014-2015 season sees many appearances in South Korea. He is soloist in various concert venues, including with Soprano Mi-Kyung Park at the Kyung Sung Concert Hall, he appears at the Centum Arts Hall celebration concert of the life and work of Prof. Sam Jegal. He sings solo with Kyung Sung Deh Chorus for the Faure Requiem and he appears with the Dongrae Children's Chorus as soloist. He also makes a trip back to New York City for the 2015 Barihunks calendar photo session which takes place in Little Italy.


Mr. Temporelli's 2013-2014 season sees an orchestra appearance on the resort Island of Jeju off the southern coast of the Korean Peninsula. He is the featured soloist with the Kyung Sang Province Orchestra with Maestro Song Won Park conducting. He makes various concert and recital appearances in Busan, Korea, including at the great Hall of Kyung Sung University, the largest private university in Busan. In the spring he makes Asian operatic debut at Seoul Arts Center Main Opera House singing "Old Hebrew" in Samson and Delilah, co-production between Beseto Opera and Prague State Opera.


Christopher Temporelli's 2012-2013 season begins with a debut performance at the Chamber Music Society in Busan, Korea. He returns to New York City to perform at the 2012 Columbus Day Parade Gala and then live from the parade's red carpet singing "O tu Palermo" broadcast on ABC and international affiliates. He makes his Michigan Opera Theater debut in the role of Achille in Handel's Giulio Cesare with David Daniels as Cesare. Appears on KBS 1 (Korean) Television singing "Caro mio ben" and "O tu Palermo" as well as promotion of newly released CD, House of the Storyteller. Featured artist with Orchestral Concert series, Lotte Hotel Arts Hall Seomyeon, Busan, Korea. Appears in Recital with Konstantin Soukhovetski, piano, East Hampton, Long Island.


Mr. Temporelli's 2011-12 season includes Colline in La bohème in his debut with Dayton Opera. He returns to Virginia Opera for the role of the Judge in Phillip Glass Orphee which he debuted at the Glimmerglass Festival. In March of 2012 he will make a recording and performance tour of Korea followed by a return to the roster of New York City Opera. He makes his debut with Opera Theater of Pittsburgh in the role of Sarastro in Mozart's Magic Flute.


His 2010-2011 season included the Bach Cantata Ich habe genug through St. Marks Concert Series, a return to Syracuse Opera for Commendatore in Don Giovanni, a debut of Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia with both Opera Memphis and Mississippi Opera, soloist in Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the National Arts Centre Orchestra under conductor Pinchas Zukerman, Mozart's Requiem in a return to the New Choral Society and the U.S. premiere of Finnish composer Jukka Linkola’s opera, Rockland at the Pine Mountain Music Festival, singing the roles of Sven Polkki and Thomas Colton.


Mr. Temporelli’s 2009-2010 season began with Colline in La bohème with Syracuse Opera, he debuted as soloist at Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center with the Washington Chorus in a concert entitled The Essential Puccini. He gave performance of Handel’s Messiah with New Chorale Society and at the St Mark’s Episcopal Church in New Canaan and made a return to Lake George Opera (now Opera Saratoga) for Zuniga in Carmen and Impressario and Direttore in Viva la Mamma.


In 2008-2009 Mr. Temporelli appeared with Princeton New Jersey’s Pro Musica as Bass soloist in Haydn’s Creation, soloist in Handel’s Messiah with the St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in New Canaan and with the Pro Arte Singers in their Christmas Concert. He made a debut with Virginia Opera as Angelotti in Tosca and a recital tour including performances in New York State, on the Caribbean Island of Anguilla and in Florida. He toured with Opera Meraviglia as “Sorcerer” in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas with performances in New York City, Long Island and at the Gordon Chapel in Boston’s Old South Church through the Boston Early Music Fringe Festival. Mr. Temporelli was also invited for a solo appearance at a private reception for the Secretary General of the United Nations.


2007-2008 saw Mr. Temporelli’s Canadian main stage debut in Opera Atelier’s signature production of Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria as Nettuno. He joined the roster of New York City Opera for Pistola (cover) in Falstaff and appeared in New York City Opera’s Vox Showcase as Charles X in Sorrel Hays’ Our Giraffe. He sang at the 2008 Andy Anselmo Awards at the New World Stages, made a main stage debut at the Lake George Opera as Doctor Grenvil in La traviata and as Betto in Gianni Schicchi and in Michael Ching’s Buoso’s Ghost. He was also recognized by the Seagle Music Colony as the Honored Alumnus at the Patrice Munsel Gala.


For the 2006-2007 season he sang as soloist in Faure Requiem with Monmouth Civic Chorus, performed the role of the Father in Hansel and Gretel as part of his award through the Liederkranz Foundation and sang Grandpa Moss (The Tenderland) with the Bronx Opera. Mr. Temporelli appeared as both Plutone in Monteverdi’s Orfeo and as the Judge in Philip Glass’s Orphée for his debut at the Glimmerglass Festival through the auspices of the prestigious Young American Artists Program.


2005-2006 was Mr. Temporelli’s professional mainstage debut with the Fort Worth Opera singing the role of Doctor Grenvil in La Traviata. He sang Doctor Pausanias in Chabrier’s An Incomplete Education with the Bronx Opera, was a winner in the Liederkranz Competition, received the Zefferelli Fund from the Columbus Citizens Foundation later appearing in a live interview broadcast to the San Remo Festival in Italy and aired internationally on the RAI network. He toured with the Lake George Opera.


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