IMG Artists is delighted to announce the signing of countertenor Christopher Lowrey for General Management. Christopher will be managed by vocal artist manager Anna Purefoy out of our London office.
Christopher Lowrey is now emerging at the front rank of young countertenors in the world on both the opera stage and concert platform. Christopher sings for a wide range of distinguished companies around the world, including the Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne Festival, Academy of Ancient Music, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, English Concert, and the Opéra Royal de Versailles.
Upcoming engagements include a concert performance of Tamerlano (title role) with Les Talens Lyriques for the Ambronay Festival, a staged production of Handel Theodora (Didymus) with Pinchgut Opera in Sydney, Handel Messiah with both the Royal Northern Sinfonia and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, solo recitals with Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble in Boston, Handel Saul (David) for the Adelaide Festival, Bach B Minor Mass with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Bach St Matthew Passion for the London Handel Festival, and the world premiere of Brett Dean’s Hamlet (Guildenstern) for Glyndebourne Festival.
Originally from the United States, Christopher holds degrees with distinction from Brown University, the University of Cambridge, where he sang with the choir of Trinity College, and the Royal College of Music International Opera School. He is a winner of the Helpmann Awards, the Sullivan Foundation Award, the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, the Michael Oliver Prize at the London Handel Singing Competition, and the Keasbey Award.
Of the signing, Christopher said: “I’m thrilled to be embarking on a new journey with the wonderful Anna Purefoy and the whole team at IMG and look forward to growing in directions old and new.”
Anna added, “IMG is delighted to welcome an artist of great talent like Christopher Lowrey, whose voice combines the beauty of tone and great virtuosity with a mesmerising stage presence.”