Christiane Karg

Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier

Biography

Education
Mozarteum, Salzburg with Heiner Hopfner and Wolfgang Holzmair; Operastudio of the Staatsoper Hamburg
 
Career
Member of the Operastudio Hamburg; since 2008 ensemble-member of the Oper Frankfurt, singing roles as Susanna/Le Nozze di Figaro, Musetta/La Bohème, Pamina/Die Zauberflöte, Servilia/La Clemenza di Tito, Zdenka/Arabella and the main role in La Calisto (Cavalli).
Performances at Theater an der Wien: Ismene/Mitridate (Mozart) en Telaire/Castor et Pollux (Rameau).
Concert singer and recitalist in Wigmore Hall, Konzerthaus Wien, Concertgebouw Amsterdam and many other prestigious concert halls.
 
Highlights
2006: debute at the Salzburg Festival, followed by other roles at the festival: Amor/Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck) with Riccardo Muti and Zerlina/Don Giovanni  with Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Musetta en Norina/Don Pasquale at the Komische Oper, Berlin; Anne Trulove/The Rake’s Progress at the Opéra de Lille; Poppea/L’Incoronazione di Poppea with Glyndebourne Touring Opera.
 
Awards
Lilli Lehmann Medaille of the Mozarteum, Salzburg; ‘Young Performer of the Year’ by Opernwelt Magazine (2009); ‘Echo Klassik’ Prize for her first cd Verwandlung – Lieder eines Jahres
 
Collaborated with
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Daniel Harding, Marek Janowski, Emmanuel Krivine, Thomas Hengelbrock a,d many others.
 
Recent and future productions
Mélisande/Pelléas et Mélisande at Frankfurt Oper in a new production by Claus Guth; role debute as Adèle/Die Fledermaus in Frankfurt.
 
www.christianekarg.com

Last update on 22 April 2013

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