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Christopher Maltman

Baritone

Christopher Maltman
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Christopher Maltman is one of the world’s leading baritones. Now he is back in Frankfurt, where he has thrilled audiences as Simon Boccanegra, Billy Budd, Rodrigo in Don Carlo, Guy de Montfort in Les vêpres siciliennes, Don Carlo di Vargas (La forza del destino), a role he has sung at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London and Cologne Opera, and in recital, to sing the title role in Rigoletto and Jochanaan in the new production of Strauss‘ Salome. This British artist added two new roles to his repetoire last year: Rigoletto, at the Vienna State Opera and Berlin, and Enescu‘s Oedipe at the Salzburg Festival. Other recent engagements have included Mark Rutland (world premiere of Nico Muhly‘s Marnie) at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Ford (Falstaff) at the Vienna State Opera and Graf Tamare (Schreker‘s Die Gezeichneten) at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich. This winner of the Lieder Prize at the 1997 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition has appeared in recital at the Konzerthaus in Vienna, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg and Aldeburgh and Edinburgh festivals. His impressive discography includes a Grammy winning recording of John Coriglianos’ The Ghosts of Versailles.