© Sandra Ludewig
© Sandra Ludewig

Christina Bock

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Christina Bock made her debut at the Vienna State Opera in the 2020/21 season as Ottavia (L’incoronazione di Poppea) and has become a member of the opera ensemble there since the beginning of the 2021/22 season. In Vienna, she has sung roles such as Octavian (Der Rosenkavalier), Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus), Margret (Wozzeck) and Messaggiera/Proserpina (L’Orfeo). In the upcoming season, she will sing at the Vienna State Opera in the revival of L’Orfeo, Magdalene in the new production of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg and Orlofsky again. She will also make her role debut in Vienna as Komponist (Ariadne auf Naxos) and will make her debut at the Bavarian State Opera in Dmitri Tcherniakov’s new production of War and Peace under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski. She will also appear at the Munich Opera Festival as Page (Salome) and as Xenia’s Nurse (Boris Godunov), make her debut as Brangäne in a concert version of Tristan und Isolde with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, and she will sing Grimgerde (Die Walküre) with the Dresden Philharmonic and under the baton of Marek Janowski.

 

After her engagement at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, she became member of the ensemble at Semperoper Dresden between the 2014/15 and 2019/20. In Dresden she sang roles like Nicklausse/Muse (Les contes d’Hoffmann), Jordan Baker in the European premiere of John Harbison’s The Great Gatsby, Preziosilla (La forza del destino), 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 and to Salzburg Easter Festival, where she sang Waltraute (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, made her debut at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden London as Page (Salome), returned to London in fall 2018 as Wellgunde in Götterdämmerung and Rheingold and sang Waltraute (Die Walküre) at the Opéra national de Paris in the fall of 2020.

 

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.

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

June 2022 – For the most recent biography please contact Bartosz Jakóbczak