Christopher Pelmore

Operatic and Concert Tenor

Christopher Pelmore

Christopher Pelmore

Christopher Pelmore is a lyric tenor based in the South of England. He studies singing with Justin Lavender following the completion of a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Bristol.

Forthcoming events in 2017 include the title role in Handel's Joshua, with the Oakfield Choir of Frome in May.

On the operatic stage, in 2016 Christopher has wielded his sword as Malcolm in Verdi's Macbeth for Kentish Opera, stood firm as the Wall/Snout in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream for Surrey Opera, and has appeared in Acis and Galatea at the Somer Valley Weekend of Opera and HMS Pinafore in the South West.

Handel's  Messiah,  Nov 2015

Handel's Messiah, Nov 2015

In 2015 Christopher played the part of Tom Rakewell in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress for Bristol Opera and has appeared multiple times for Bristol-based contemporary opera group Little Room Productions. He has also appeared in solo and chorus roles in Bristol University Opera Society productions, including Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mozart’s Magic Flute and Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado amongst others.

In concert, he has performed Vaughan Williams’ On Wenlock Edge with the Lydian Orchestra in Kent and also recently performed as the soloist in Handel's Messiah and Stainer's Crucifixion.

A very strong sight-reader, Christopher regularly deps in London Church Choirs and sings regularly in London with the Epiphoni Consort, "an amateur chamber choir with professional ambition" after three years singing with the Exultate Singers and depping at Bristol Cathedral as an undergraduate in Bristol.

In the past he has studied under Angela Hickey and Arlene Rolph; under the latter achieving distinction in the ABRSM Diploma in Vocal Performance whilst still at school.