Christopher M. Argondizza

Tenor, MCNY Board of Directors,
Jurist–Serge & Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards

Christopher M. Argondizza, tenor, is a native New Yorker born in Brooklyn. He graduated with a degree in Liberal Arts Studies from the Brooklyn College. After graduation, he began to build an extensive career in the Restaurant and Catering business. He is knowledgeable in management and supervision on all service/management levels. During his career, he has work for top-level restaurants and has supervised the management of serving four Presidents.

Operatic Spinto Tenor: Throughout his life, Mr Argondizza has been a great opera affectionato. He has studied voice all his life and, in his earlier singing career, he performed roles such as Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana, Rodolfo in La Boheme, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, Pollione in Norma, Dick Johnson in La Fanciulla del West, Chenier in Andrea Chenier, among others.

TV/Video Recording: For the past few years, Mr. Argondizza has joined Paula K. Poulefearh, now his wife, in filming classical music performances for presentations on Cable Access TV in Manhattan, which appears on the internet simultaneously worldwide. In addition, they regularly record performances of Encompass New Opera Theatre and the Musicians Club of New York, individual recitals of students at Juilliard and Manhattan School of Music, among many others.