© Sandra Ludewig
© Sandra Ludewig

Christina Bock

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Thuringian born Christina Bock started her studies at the Music Conservatory Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in Leipzig with Elvira Dreßen. She is a scholar at the Wagner Society Leipzig. She continued her studies at the Music Conservatory Karlsruhe. Since 2013 she is working with Prof. Charlotte Lehmann in Hannover.

 

Christina Bock made her debut last season as Ottavia (L’incoronazione di Poppea) at the Vienna State Opera. Since the beginning of the 2021/22 season, she has been a member of the opera ensemble there and, in addition to Ottavia, will sing roles such as Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus) and Octavian (Der Rosenkavalier) Margret (Wozzeck) Messaggiera/Proserpina (L’Orfeo).

 

After her engagement at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, she became member of the ensemble at Semperoper Dresden between the 2014/15 and 2019/20. There she appeared as Nicklausse/Muse in the new production Les contes d’Hoffmann, as Jordan Baker in the European premiere of The Great Gatsby and as Preziosilla in the premiere of La forza del destino, among others. In Dresden she also sang Lisa in The Passenger, Hänsel in Hänsel and Gretel, Octavia, Second Lady in The Magic Flute, Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro and Prince Orlofsky.

 

Numerous guest appearances have taken her, among others, to the Theater Freiburg, where the artist performed with great success in the title role of Die Csárdásfürstin, to Salzburg Easter Festival, where she sang Waltraute in Die Walküre under the baton of Christian Thielemann in 2017. At the 2018 Bregenz Festival, she made her debut as Bernardo in the premiere of Beatrice Cenci.

Also in 2018, she made her debut at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden London as Page in Salome and returned in fall 2018 as Wellgunde in Götterdämmerung and Rheingold.

 

She holds a scholarship of the Richard Wagner Association Leipzig and is a prize winner of the Arnold Schönberg Center Vienna.

October 2021 – For the most recent biography please contact Annette Kroll