Praised for his bright, clear sound and musical intelligence, Christopher Wattam is an established performer of the oratorio and concert repertoire. His recent performances include Monteverdi’s ​Vespro Veneziano​ with the La Cetra Barockorchester conducted by Andrea Marcon at the Chiesa Collegio Papio in Ascona, Helmut Lachenmann’s ​Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern​ at the Zürich Opernhaus, and Haydn’s ​Lord Nelson Mass at the Kathedrale St. Mariä Himmelfahrt in Chur. He is also a dynamic operatic and stage performer, having performed Renaud in Lully’s ​Armide​ at Schloss Valtice in the Czech Republic, and Ralph Rackstraw in ​H.M.S Pinafore​ with Toronto Operetta Theatre.

Christopher is currently a member of the Advanced Vocal Ensemble Studies program, performing vocal polyphony of the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries under the guidance of Paul Agnew, Stratton Bull and Björn Schmelzer.

Christopher holds a Master of Arts in Musikalischer Performance Alte Musik from the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis as well as an Artist Diploma from Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Guelph.