Christopher Anderson-West is a California based Full Lyric Tenor.
After having been discovered by a voice teacher while pursuing a career as a singer/songwriter in his twenties, Christopher went on to receive a wonderful education at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Currently Christopher coaches with Maestro William Vendice in Los Angeles and studies vocal technique with Mark Nicholson in New York. (please click CV to see a full listing of teachers, education and roles performed)
Christopher has had the pleasure of performing in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles (LA Opera), Washington DC, Boston, Italy, England, China, France and Germany.
Favorite roles performed are Mario Cavaradossi in Puccini’s tragedy “Tosca”, Hoffmann in Offenbach’s “The Tales of Hoffmann”, Don Jose in Bizet’s “Carmen”, Il Duca di Mantova in Verdi’s “Rigoletto” and Tsar Berendey in the United States Premiere of Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Snegurochka”.
Upcoming for Christopher is Rodolfo in Puccini’s beloved “La Boheme”.
Arias for listening:
“Recondita armonia” – Tosca, Puccini
“La fleur que tu m’avais jetée” – Carmen, Bizet
Celestial Opera Company’s production of Bizet’s Carmen, filmed by Voyager Probe Productions
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