- Date: August 17, 2019
- Time: 8:30PM
- Category: Music
- Stage: Main stage
An accomplished and versatile singer, Charles Di Raimondo enjoys a successful career in Canada, USA, and abroad. As a dual citizen of Canada, and the USA, he is in demand as a tenor soloist at concerts, recitals, festivals, and major corporate functions. A graduate of both York and Brock Universities, Charles studied with the late Opera voice teacher, Mr. Goffredo Ricci and has performed in the Operas “Carmen”, “La Traviata”, “Rigoletto” and the role of “Turriddu” in the Opera ”Cavalleria Rusticana”. His concert repertoire includes performances of Handel’s “Messiah”, Bach’s “Mass in B minor” and Saint Saen’s “Christmas Oratorio”, Verdi’s “Requiem”, and numerous concerts where he has sung repertoire spanning Opera, Neapolitan, and Contemporary genres. Charles has graced many stages including, Hamilton Place, The Living Arts Centre, The Rose Theatre, The Toronto Centre for the Arts, The Kingswood Theatre, The Sanderson Centre, and the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts and has worked with the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra, The Rose Orchestra, The Cambridge Symphony, and the Greater Toronto Philharmonic. He has also done concerts with the Mississauga Opera Company, Brampton Lyric Opera, Opera York, and Saskatoon Opera. As a member of the popular singing group “Canada’s Three Tenors”, Charles performed at many concerts and functions all across Canada and the US, to the delight of many distinguished guests, including the Prime Minister of Canada. Recent concerts have taken him to Akron, Ohio and Buffalo, New York, USA. In addition to being a classically trained Tenor, Charles is also an accomplished pianist, guitarist, composer and studio producer. He has successfully released five critically acclaimed full length CD’s: “The Arias”, “Summer Rain”, “Arias and Serenades,” “Passione”, and “The Christmas Collection”.
“Charles Di Raimondo displays a highly trained vocal instrument of terrific scope”
WHOLE NOTE MAGAZINE
“A superb classically trained tenor”
TANDEM MAGAZINE (Toronto/Montreal)
“Charles possesses a strong and rich yet tender and charming voice”
PONOKA NEWS (Ponoka, AB)
“Charles fits right in with the international stars.”
STAGE DOOR (Winnipeg, MB)
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