Singer from New York, NY - Will travel up to 3000 miles
MEMBER SINCE 2009
$1500 - $15000
Award-winning vocalist of both classical and popular music. PBS-TV/WNET and affiliates host for "Andrea Bocelli - Live from Central Park, "Il Volo Takes Flight" and several other specials. 2011 "Voice of Domino's Pizza on National Radio commercial; voice of "Nonna" on Lidia Bastianich's animated PBS-TV Christmas Special; CBS-TV NY interviewed/singing/co-hosting with Chef Tony Tantillo. Reviewed by leading media such as: The NY Sun - "Vocal genius"; The New York Times -"The best work came from Cristina Fontanelli"; America Oggi - "La Diva della Canzone"; Forbes Magazine - "Cristina Fontanelli at Feinstein's at the Regency is like seeing a cross between Maria Callas and Ethel Merman - she has no equal."
I sing in many styles and 8 languages with a basis in classical/crossover vocal technique - from Opera to Sinatra! I specialize in Italian and Italian-American favorites and produce/perform a "Christmas in Italy" concert annually in NYC at Lincoln Center. My record label/producer of my CD "Cristina Fontanelli Sings Great Italian Favorites" has had many platinum-records with the 4 Seaons/Whitney Houston and others. I'm a member of the 3 leading theatrical unions: SAG/AFTRA/EQUITY and have appeared on TV and in Films.
My performances have been covered on CNN, FOX, the Discovery Channel, major NY TV stations, etc. I have been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Arts by the Order Sons of Italy in America, previously awarded to Luciano Pavarotti 30 years ago! I've sung for the last 2 Presidents of the U.S. in Washington D.C.; with the Boston Pops, the St. Louis Symphony, opera companies and festivals throughout the U.S. in venues such as Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center. My international career has included solo appearances in concert halls throughout Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Eruope, the Middle East - even Africa! I have appeared for High-profile organizations at the Waldorf Astoria, The Rainbow Room, The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach and have headlined in such casinos as the Hilton and Trump in Atlantic City.
Sing and entertain in 8 languages - from Opera to Broadway to Standards to Pop classics.
Birthday Party (Adult)
She was all I hoped for and more. Her singing was sensational and her rapport wit the audience was also great.
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Please note Cristina Fontanelli will also travel to Brooklyn, Hoboken, Jersey City, Long Island City, Union City, Weehawken, Flushing, North Bergen, West New York, Bayonne, Kearny, Secaucus, Staten Island, Cliffside Park, Fairview, Jamaica, Bronx, Edgewater, Harrison, Newark, North Arlington, Ridgefield, Fort Lee, Little Ferry, Lyndhurst, Moonachie, Palisades Park, Ridgewood, Belleville, Carlstadt.