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Christopher Turner Suggest updates

Born Birmingham.

English tenor.

Christopher Turner read Music at Hull University, primarily as a pianist. He continued his studies in Manchester at the Royal Northern College of Music, then in London at the National Opera Studio, where he was supported by the Scottish Opera Endowment Trust and The Friends of Covent Garden. He was also a Major Scholar of the Peter Moores Foundation, while between 2008 and 2011 he was a member of the Young Singers Programme at English National Opera.

Parts with Scottish Opera include Borsa Rigoletto, Pong Turandot, Dormont La scala di seta and Rodolfo La bohème.

He has appeared extensively at the Maggio Musicale in Florence, where his roles include works by Haydn (Ecclitico Il mondo della luna); Salieri (Artemidoro La grotto di Trofonio); Bellini (Tebaldo I Capuleti e i Montecchi); Britten (Albert Albert Herring) and Bernstein (Candide) .

(May 2017)

Roles in Scotland

Blind Eisenstein's lawyer
Fledermaus 2006
Fledermaus 2007
Matteo Borsa a courtier
Rigoletto 2011
Pong Grand Cook
Turandot 2014
Rodolfo a poet
Bohème 2017
Dormont Giulia's guardian
Silken Ladder 2017
Gaston Vicomte de Letorières, a man about town
Traviata 2017

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