New Zealand born baritone Bradley Christensen has been garnering an excellent reputation in Canada and abroad. Equally as comfortable on both concert and operatic stages, Bradley has continued to earn praise for his “most well-rounded instrument...focused, rich, and sympathetically communicative”(Natasha Gautier, Ottawa Citizen), and “his imposing height, handsome stage presence and attractive lyric baritone” (Joseph So, Opera Canada). Bradley obtained his Master’s degree from the University of Toronto where he was the recipient of the University of Toronto - Faculty of Music Vocal Performance and Pedagogy Graduate Award. Bradley is also an alumnus of the prestigious Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Programat The Royal Conservatory’s Glenn Gould School. Bradley has been a finalist in the New Zealand Aria Competition, a semi-finalist in the LEXUS Song Quest and the Rochester International Voice Competition. Other awards include the Sondra Radvanovsky scholarship, awarded by the International Resource Centre for Performing Artistsas one of 10 ‘Singing Stars: The Next Generation’;the Pears-Britten singing scholarship (University of Auckland); the Marie D’Albini scholarship in singing (University of Auckland); and a travelling scholarship to study in Italy in 2007 (University of Auckland).