His voice has been described as “a warm lyric voice with a high extension.” Tenor, Christopher Jackson, is a versatile singer with experience ranging from the early music of the Baroque period through to Gospel. While at home on the operatic stage, he also has experience as a voice teacher and coach, professional chorister and recitalist.
Christopher’s opera credits include Ferrando in Così fan tutte, Henrik Egerman in A Little Night Music, Orpheus in Orpheus and the Underworld, Lord Tolloller in Iolanthe, Nanki-Poo in The Mikado, Cryil in Princess Ida, all being Gilbert and Sullivan Operettas, Basilio and Don Curzio in Le Nozze di Figaro (cover) and Mingo in Porgy and Bess just to name a few. He has also worked as a professional chorister in productions of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Patience, Donizetti’s E’Lisir D’Amore, Handel’s Acis and Galatea and Dido and Aeneas, as well as Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea all and a concert of selections from Princess Ida at the Simpson Garden Park in Bowling Green, OH. Other professional ensemble engagements include the company debut production of Porgy and Bess with Cincinnati Opera in 2012 and in La Traviata, La Boheme, Turandot and Don Giovanni with Toledo Opera and Beethoven 9th symphony and Handel’s Messiah at the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra. As a vocal chamber musician, he has performed 2 seasons (2015-16, 2016-17) as an ensemble member and soloist with Cor Cantiamo, going into his 3rd season with the Canterbury Concert Series and is extremely excited to join the roster of The St. Charles Singers this season!
Christopher holds a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from Bowling Green State University and recently completed a Graduate Performer’s Certificate in Voice Performance from Northern Illinois University where he is currently finishing a Master’s of Music (2018.)Back