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Christopher Maltman

Baritone

Christopher Maltman
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Christopher Maltman is one of the leading baritones in the world. Now he is back at Oper Frankfurt, where he recently sang the title role in Verdi's Rigoletto, to repeat his wonderful portrayal of Jochanaan (a role he sang for the first time when this production first opened, before being cut short by corona) in Salome. Other roles with which he has thrilled audiences in Frankfurt were the title roles in Simon Boccanegra and Billy Budd, Rodrigo (Don Carlo), Guy de Montfort (Les vêpres siciliennes), Don Carlo di Vargas (La forza del destino) and in recital. He has sung Don Giovanni in London, Berlin, Munich, Cologne, Salzburg, Amsterdam, Toulouse, Peking, Chicago, San Sebastian, Edinburgh und New York. He appears regularly at the Royal Opera House in London, the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, the Vienna State Opera, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, the Salzburg Festival, Zurich Opera, the Teatro Real Madrid, Netherlands National Opera and the Teatro Regio di Torino as well as the Metropolitan Opera New York, San Francisco Opera, in Seattle, San Diego and Los Angeles. Roles this season include Oedipe at the Opéra National de Paris, Rigoletto at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona and Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Don Giovanni at La Scala Milan and Iago (Otello) at Covent Garden. Christopher Maltman won the Lieder prize at the 1997 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. Hie extensive discography includes a Grammy winning recording of John Coriglianos’ The Ghosts of Versailles.