Austrian soprano Christina Gansch is a graduate of Salzburg’s Mozarteum and the Royal Academy of Music and is the winner of the 2014 Kathleen Ferrier Award.
A member of the International Studio of the Hamburg State Opera, her roles there this season include Ascagne in a new production of Les Troyens, Juliette Die tote Stadt and Gemmy in a new production ofGuillaume Tell. Her 2015/16 season also includes a return to the Salzburger Festspiele as Barbarina Le nozze di Figaro and her début at the Deutsche Staatsoper as Waldvogel Siegfried under Barenboim.
She has also sung Barbarina at the Theater an der Wien under Harnoncourt; Servilia La clemenza di Tito and Amore Orfeo ed Euridice at the Opéra national de Montpellier and Gretel Hänsel und Gretel, Oscar Un ballo in Maschera and Frasquita Carmen for the Hamburg State Opera.
In concert, she has appeared in Vienna’s Musikverein with the Orchester Wiener Akademie and in the Konzerthaus as part of the international festival Resonanzen, at the Verbier Festival under López-Cobos and Harding, at the Internationale Händel-Festspiele Göttingen, the London Handel Festival, at the Wigmore Hall with the Royal Academy of Music’s Song Circle and in Salzburg’s Mozarteum.
Artists with whom she has studied include Richard Bonynge, Gudrun Volkert, Angela Gheorghiu, Edita Gruberova, Angelika Kirchschlager, Ann Murray, Dennis O´Neill, Thomas Quasthoff and Gudrun Volkert. She continues her studies with Lillian Watson.