About Christopher

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Christopher

Fotis

Praised as being "appealing in both voice and presence"(Oberon's Grove), Christopher Fotis has established himself as a versatile performer. In his 2019-2020 season, Fotis performs the role of Bob in Menotti's The Old Maid and The Thief and as Bobby in Kurt Weill's Mahagonny Songspiel at New York University.

 

In the Summer of 2019, Christopher made his Carnegie Hall debut as Papageno in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte with New York Lyric Opera Theatre. He then went on to perform with Dell'Arte Opera Ensemble as Pastore in Caccini's La liberazione di Ruggiero. 

As an avid performer of Gilbert and Sullivan's repertoire, Mr. Fotis performed as Pish-Tush in The Mikado, covered Samuel in The Pirates of Penzance, and sang in "From London to Baltimore: A Salute to G&S" all with Young Victorian Theatre Company. 

During his time at Towson University, Mr. Fotis crossed many genres, performing everything from the title role in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro to Anthony Hope in Sondheim's Sweeney Todd. He also explored the roles of Dr. Malatesta in Don Pasquale and Guglielmo in Così fan tutte through staged opera scenes in concert. Through a collaboration with Annapolis Opera, Mr. Fotis performed for three seasons in their children's opera outreach productions. 

Mr. Fotis received his M.M. in Vocal Performance with an Advanced Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy from New York University. During his studies, he was the recipient of the Steinhardt Music Talent Scholarship, the Jan Peerce Fellowship, and the YUNKER Scholarship. He additionally earned his B.M.

in Vocal Performance from Towson University. 

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