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The “voice of Domino’s Pizza” on the upcoming national radio commercial -

has become a well-known personality through her recordings,

her appearances on TV, radio, in concert, nightclubs, and opera, and through

her recent acting debut on network television. Her beautiful soprano voice has taken her

to the White House as part of President Clinton’s holiday celebration and

on January 20, 2005 Cristina Fontanelli was invited to open the ceremonies at the

Stars and Stripes Inaugural Ball for President George W. Bush.

This following her “Lifetime Achievement Award in the Arts”

from the Order Sons of Italy in America

(previous honoree Luciano Pavarotti).

2010 appearances included the opening ceremonies of the prestigious Hamptons Classic Horseshow,

singing the National Anthem on Capital Hill in Washington D.C. for the testimony by fashion-icon

Giorgio Gucci, her 3rd-annual appearance for TV Host Jimmy Kimmel in Hollywood CA,

her 4th-annual appearance at Feinsteins at the Regency Hotel, singing Happy Birthday to Mickey Rooney’s

for his 90th birthday celebration at Feinsteins (Donald Trump, Regis Philbin, Tony Bennett, et al in attendance)

and her 7th-Annual “Christmas in Italy” concert at Lincoln Center.

She is the voice of “Nonna” on the beloved TV Chef Lidia Bastianich’s 2010 PBS Christmas special

(in over 300 PBS outlets across the U.S.)

and she closed the year with an interview/performance/co-hosting w/Tony Tantillo

on CBS Weekend New York with 15,000,000 viewers.

Cristina is a proud member of the three top performing unions – SAG/AFTRA/EQUITY and

has been named one of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts 100 most notable alumni

(along with Robert Redford, Danny DeVito, Edward G. Robinson, etc.).

A listing of the popular “giants” she has appeared with include Tony Bennett, Joel Grey,

Vic Damone and many others.

Ms. Fontanelli is a favorite guest artist with many prestigious orchestras including the Boston Pops

and the St. Louis Symphony performing in major concert halls throughout the U.S. and the world,

including the Lincoln and Kennedy Centers, the Philadelphia Academy of Music, and major concert halls throughout

the Far East and Canada. She has completed three world-tours with the Mantovani Orchestra.

Her beautiful soprano voice has taken her to the White House as part of President Clinton’s holiday celebration,

to Gracie Mansion at the invitation of Mayor Rudy Giuliani, to the Governor’s mansion in Princeton, N.J., to Washington, D.C.

for the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), to Lincoln Center with stars from

the Metropolitan Opera, to the Waldorf-Astoria for the Columbus.