Christina is currently representing Austria at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition. She recently sang the role of Servilia (La Clemenza di Tito) at the reopening of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Later this summer Christina will appear at the Salzburg Festival as Fifth Maid (Elektra).
Austrian soprano Christina Gansch was the winner of the 2014 Ferrier Award and graduated with distinction from the Mozarteum, Salzburg and the Royal Academy of Music, London. During her studies Christina made her international operatic debut in Montpellier as Amore (Orfeo et Euridice – 2013) followed by Barbarina (Le Nozze di Figaro) at the Theater an der Wien under Nicolaus Harnoncourt in 2014. Christina was part of the Hamburgische Staatsoper for three years (2014-16 International Opera Studio, 2016/17 Ensemble) during which she sang roles including Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Marzelline (Fidelio), Gretchen (Faustszenen) and Almira (Almira)
Since then, Christina has debuted in some of the world’s greatest Opera Houses including La Scala as Najade (Ariadne auf Naxos), Bayerische Staatsoper as Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel), Glyndebourne Festival Opera as Mélisande (Pelléas et Mélisande), Opéra National de Paris as Papagena (Die Zauberflöte), Berliner Staatsoper as Waldvogel (Siegfried) and the Salzburg Festival as Servillia (La Clemenza di Tito).
Following an highly acclaimed appearance as Dorinda (Orlando) at San Francisco Opera, Christina will return there in her 2021/22 season. This season also sees her return to the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and her debut at Opéra National de Lorraine in Nancy.
Recordings include Zerlina (Don Giovanni) with Teodor Currentzis and Sony, Brahms Requiem with the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie and Lieder recordings with Malcolm Martineu.