The Austrian soprano Christina Gansch is a graduate of the Salzburg Mozarteum and the Royal Academy of Music in London, and won the Kathleen Ferrier Award in 2014. In 2021 she represented Austria in the final round of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. Her recent engagements include Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Zerlina (Don Giovanni) and Servilia (La clemenza di Tito) at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Servilia and Fifth Maid (Elektra) at the Salzburg Festival, Zerlina at the San Francisco Opera and the Paris Opéra, Pamina and Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel) at the Hamburg State Opera, Gretel at the Bavarian State Opera, Mélisande (Pelléas et Mélisande) at the Glyndebourne Festival and Naiad (Ariadne auf Naxos) at La Scala, Milan. Her forthcoming engagements will include returns to Covent Garden as Marzelline (Fidelio) and to San Francisco as Pamina, and her role debut as Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro).
Christina Gansch’s recent concert highlights have included Schubert’s Mass in E flat major with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra under Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Mahler’s Fourth Symphony with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Semyon Bychkov at the BBC Proms and at the Edinburgh Festival, and with the SWR Symphony Orchestra under Teodor Currentzis, Gretchen in Schumann’s Szenen aus Goethes Faust with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra under John Storgårds, Haydn’s Nelson Mass with the Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España under David Afkham, Mozart’s Requiem with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra under Simone Young, Mozart’s Mass in C minor with the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg under Adam Fischer at the Salzburg Festival and Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem with the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra under Kent Nagano. She is a participant in the Konzerthaus Dortmund’s Junge Wilde Series.