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Christopher Richardson

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Christopher Richardson

Christopher Richardson studied piano at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music, before graduating with a Bachelor of Music majoring in Classical Vocal Performance. Christopher has since attended the Lisa Gasteen National Opera School on a Wagner Society of New South Wales scholarship, received the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Aria Award, and the Frances MacEachron Award (Oratorio Society of New York’s Solo Competition) at Carnegie Hall, New York.

Christopher has performed in concert with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Melbourne, Sydney, Queensland and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, St Andrews Cathedral Sydney, and Allegri Ensemble. His roles in opera include Thoas (Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride), Idreno (Haydn’s Armida) with Pinchgut Opera, Ptolemy in Alexander Balus and the title role (Hercules) with the Canberra Choral Society, Zebul in ‘The Vow’ (Jephtha) with Handel in the Theatre, Canberra, and Bass soloist in Abandon (Handel arr. Crabb) for Opera Queensland/Dancenorth.

Recent highlights include The Enchanted Island (10 Days on the Island Festival, Tasmania), Handel’s Messiah (Sydney), The Genius of J S Bach (Melbourne), Beethoven Mass in C (Victoria Chorale), Brahms Requiem (Festival of Voices), and Fauré Requiem (Perth Symphonic Chorus). Christopher also features on a recording of Calvin Bowman art songs, Real and Right and True (Decca Records).

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Symphony Series

Tragedy to Triumph

Adelaide Town Hall

Fri 12 Aug & Sat 13 Aug 2022

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Tragedy to Triumph

If a searing personal experience can be transformed into an extraordinary work of art, the result is Shostakovich’s Tenth Symphony, created in the shadow of Stalin’s Russia.

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Bliss

Elder Hall

Wed 19 Oct 2022

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Bliss

Along with moments that float like a feather on the breeze, Haydn’s concerto has a finale that make you want to kick up your heels!

Session Wed 19 Oct 2022, 11:30am

Rehearsals Unwrapped

Supersonic

Adelaide Town Hall

Wed 26 Oct 2022

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Supersonic

Let the ASO take you on a fun-filled guided tour of the music you know and love, in the company of charismatic conductor and host Guy Noble.

Session Wed 26 Oct 2022, 9:30am

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