Christopher Lemmings showed what an excellent character actor he was
Seen and Heard International

Widely respected for his powerful stage presence, Christopher has worked with many of the world’s leading directors, including Robert Carsen, Christoph Waltz, Barrie Kosky, Deborah Warner, Christof Loy, Krzysztof Warlikowski, Richard Jones, Graham Vick and David Poutney.

Christopher Lemmings' voice is light and clear, with superb diction
BBC Music Magazine

Christopher made his Covent Garden debut stepping into performances (and live radio relay) of Trevor Nunn's production of Nicholas Maw's 'Sophie's Choice', under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle, and then went on to take over the role of Caliban in Thomas Adès' 'The Tempest' to critical acclaim, this time also on a television broadcast, and has gone on sing the role many times since. Other appearances of note include David Poutney's production of Zimmermann's 'Die Soldaten' with the Bochum Ruhrtriennale and at the Lincoln Centre Festival New York, Molqi in Tony Palmer's production of 'The Death of Klinghoffer' in Helsinki, and Bob Boles in David Alden's award winning 'Peter Grimes' for Vlaamse Opera. A regular guest at the Rome Opera, Christopher has performed Jack O’Brien in Graham Vick’s 'Aufstieg und fall der Stadt Mahagonny', Mouse/Dormouse in Netia Jones’ production of Unsuk Chin’s 'Alice in Wonderland', both at the Disney Hall, Los Angeles and the Barbican Hall, London, Der Prinz/Der Marquis in William Kentridge’s production of Alban Berg’s 'Lulu', Red Whiskers in Deborah Warner’s production of 'Billy Budd', and Cerevin in Krzysztof Warlikowski’s production of From the 'House of the Dead'. For Teatro La Fenice, Venice, Christopher recently reprised his roles of Clarence and Tyrrel in Giorgio Batistelli’s 'Richard III', and has since returned both to perform Barber’s 'Hand of Bridge', and subsequently, Habinnas in Bruno Maderna’s 'Satyricon' in a production to mark the 50th anniversary of both the opera and of the composer’s death.