Austrian soprano Christina Gansch, was the 2014 Ferrier Award Winner and graduated with distinction from the Mozarteum, Salzburg and the Royal Academy of Music, London.
While studying in London Christina had her international operatic debut in Montpellier as Amore in Gluck’s ‘Orfeo et Euridice’ in 2013 followed by Barbarina in ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ at the Theater an der Wien under Nicolaus Harnoncourt in 2014.
Until 2016 Christina was part of the international Opera studio of the state Opera Hamburg where she started to build up her international career. Since then she debuted at the Salzburg Festival (Young singers project, Barbarina and C minor mass), the Berlin Staatsoper (Waldvogel in ‘Siegfried’ under Barenboim) and the Opera de national de Paris (Papagena in ‘Die Zauberflöte’) as well as recording Zerlina in ‘Don Giovanni’ with Teodor Currentzis and Sony Classical.
In the season 2016/17 the young soprano is part of the Ensemble of Staatsoper Hamburg where she is performing Pamina ‘Die Zauberflöte’, Gemmy ‘Guillaume Tell’, Constance ‘Dialogues des Carmélites’ and Almira ‘Almira. With Hamburg’s GMD Kent Nagano, Christina has performed Brahms’ ‘Ein Deutsches Requiem’, Ilia in ‘Idomeneo’ and Bach’s ‘St Matthew Passion’.
Future projects include her return to Salzburg for a new production of ‘La Clemenza di Tito’ with Teodor Currentzis and Peter Sellars, performances at the Hamburg Staatsoper and National Opera de Paris as well as her debut at ROH Covent Garden and Glyndebourne.