2018–19 Season: Dorinda in Orlando
Making her U.S. debut as Dorinda in Orlando, Austrian soprano Christina Gansch is the winner of the 2014 Kathleen Ferrier Award and a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music and the Mozarteum in Salzburg. Her 2017–18 season includes Papagena in Die Zauberflöte for her debut with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Mélisande in a new production of Pelléas et Mélisande for her debut with the Glyndebourne Festival; and a return to the Hamburg State Opera as Marzelline in a new production of Fidelio. She has appeared at the Salzburg Festival as Servilia in La Clemenza di Tito and Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro; the German State Opera as the Forest Bird in Siegfried; the Opéra National de Paris as Papagena; the Opéra National de Montpellier as Servilia and Amore in Orfeo ed Euridice; and the Hamburg State Opera as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel, the title role of Handel’s Almira, Oscar in Un Ballo in Maschera, Ascagne in Les Troyens, Jemmy in Guillaume Tell, and Constance in Dialogues des Carmélites. Future seasons include returns to Covent Garden and Hamburg State Opera.