A graduate of the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music, Christopher Richardson has studied with Marilyn Smith, Jane Edwards, Glenn Winslade and Sharolyn Kimmorley, and is a graduate of the Lisa Gasteen National Opera School. He has also been the recipient of the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Aria Award.
Christopher’s recent performance highlights include soloist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy and Mozart’s Requiem, his debut with Pinchgut Opera as Thoas in Iphigénie en Tauride, the title role in Hercules for Canberra Choral Society, The Creation (Festival of Voices, Hobart), ‘Sing Along Messiah’ (Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra), and Abandon (Handel arr. Crabb) with Opera Queensland and DanceNorth. In 2016, Christopher’s engagements include Messiah (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra), St Matthew Passion with both Tasmanian Symphony and Newcastle University Choir, Bach Magnificat (Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra), Israel in Egypt and a Baroque concert (Sydney Philharmonia Choirs), The Vow (Jeptha) with Canberra Choral Society and Idreno in Haydn’s Armida (Pinchgut Opera).