An accomplished and versatile singer, and entertainer,
Charles Di Raimondo enjoys a successful career in Canada and the USA. He is in demand as a tenor soloist at concerts, recitals, festivals, and major corporate functions. A graduate of both York and Brock Universities, Charles studied with the late Opera voice teacher, Mr. Goffredo Ricci and has performed in the Operas “Carmen”, “La Traviata”, “Rigoletto” and ”Cavalleria Rusticana”. His concert repertoire includes solo tenor performances of Handel’s “Messiah”, Bach’s “Mass in B minor”, Saint Saen’s “Christmas Oratorio”, Verdi’s “Requiem” and Mozart's "Requiem".
Charles has graced many Canadian stages, including Hamilton Place, The Living Arts Centre, The Rose Theatre, The Toronto Centre for the Arts, The Kingswood Theatre, The Sanderson Centre, and the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts.
Charles has worked with the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra, The Rose Orchestra, The Cambridge Symphony, and the Greater Toronto Philharmonic. He has also done concerts with the Mississauga Opera Company, Brampton Lyric Opera, Opera York, and Saskatoon Opera. Recent concerts have taken him to Akron, Ohio and Buffalo, New York, USA.
As a member of the popular singing group “Canada’s Three Tenors”, Charles performed at many concerts and functions all across Canada to the delight of many distinguished guests, including the former Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper. In addition to being a classically trained Tenor, Charles is also an accomplished pianist, guitarist, composer, and studio producer. He has successfully released five critically acclaimed full-length CD’s: “The Arias”, “Summer Rain”, “Arias and Serenades,” “Passione”, and “The Christmas Collection”.
Charles is also an actor and his television appearances include FX Canada, Much Music, Telelatino, Channel 11 and City TV. Recent movie credits include, “Man Seeking Woman” with Jay Baruchel,“Amelia” with Hillary Swank and Richard Gere, and a principal role in the movie, “The Last Call” with Jeremy Irons, Sissy Spacek, and Neve Campbell, and Sony’s “Martin and Lewis” with Sean Hayes and Jeremy Northam. Future movie credits include a principal role in the Netflix Movie "R.I.C.O.", set to be released early 2020.