Christopher Filipowicz returns as a guest artist during the 2015-16 season, appearing as Angelotti (Tosca). Mr. Filipowicz made his company debut during the 2014-15 season, appearing as Spiridone (Where Angels Fear to Tread) and The Speaker (The Magic Flute.) Most recently , Mr. Filipowicz was seen in San Francisco as The Man with the Cornet Case in the San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s production of Dominic Argento’s Postcard from Morocco, a co-production with Portland Opera directed by Kevin Newbury. He also has performed Colline in La bohème, Simone in Gianni Schicchi, Il re di Scozia in Ariodante, and Friedrich Bhaer in Little Women, all at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, followed by his debut with Opera Parallelè as Orazio in Gesualdo, Prince of Madness. During the summer of 2014, he was a Festival Artist with Utah Festival Opera taking part in their productions of Oklahoma!, Vanessa, and Les Misérables.
Other recent engagements include Seagle Music Colony where he sang the role of Frank Maurrant in their production of Kurt Weill’s Street Scene, as well as covering the role of Prince Gremin in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. He is an alumnus of the Music Academy of the West, where he covered the role of Don Basilio in their production of Il barbiere di Siviglia.
Mr. Filipowicz made his main stage debut with the Nashville Opera as Dr. Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro as well as Zuniga in Carmen as a member of the Mary Ragland Young Artist Program. He performed Second Armored Man in Die Zauberflöte, a French Official in Verdi’s Giovanna d’Arco, and the Commissionario in La traviata, all with Sarasota Opera as a member of their apprentice artist program. In the summer of 2010, Mr. Filipowicz was a member of the Wolf Trap Opera Studio.