Christopher Curcuruto, Bass-Baritone
Christopher Curcuruto, bass-baritone, graduated in Classical Voice from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and in Theatre Studies from the University of New England. In 2015, Christopher accepted an Associate Artist position with Pacific Opera, performing the role of Harasta in their production of Janacek’s “The Cunning Little Vixen” under Alexander Briger AO. Christopher was invited to continue with Pacific Opera as a Young Artist in 2016 and 2017. Also in 2017, Christopher made his international debut singing Leporello and Masetto with the Varna International Opera Academy at the Stara Zagora State Opera, Bulgaria, was a finalist in the Opera Foundation for Young Australians Lady Fairfax Scholarship, and was invited to join the Opera Australia Extra Chorus.
Christopher’s other role credits include: Father – Hansel and Gretel (WAAPA); Mr Dashwood/Gideon March – Little Women (WAAPA); Kecal – The Bartered Bride (Rockdale Opera Company); Mars – Orpheus in the Underworld (Rockdale Opera Company); Alessio – La Sonnambula (Operantics); Marquis D’Obigny – La Traviata (Opera New England); Zuniga – Carmen (Opera New England). Concert performances include: bass soloist – Beethoven Symphony 9, conducted by Dr Nicholas Milton (Willoughby Symphony Orchestra); bass soloist – Handel’s Messiah (Artes Christi); ensemble – Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice (Spectrum Now Festival – Sydney).