Christopher Bolduc

Christopher Bolduc

Christopher Bolduc attracted international attention with two important role debuts in the past season: Billy Budd at National Theater Prague and Don Giovanni at Staatstheater Wiesbaden; both were highly acclaimed by the audience and the press. The 2018/19 season starts with further performances of Don Giovanni in Wiesbaden as well as performances of Eugen Onegin, in which Mr. Bolduc will perform the title role. In the course of the season, Mr. Boldub will appear as well as Papageno (Zauberflöte), Wolfram (Tannhäuser) and Sharpless (Madame Butterfly). At Theater St. Gallen he will perform Belcore in Donizetti`s Elisir d’amore.

In the past season he took on roles like Belcore, Conte (Nozze di Figaro), Guglielmo (Cosi fan tutte), Lescaut (Manon) and Marcello (Bohème), all of them at Staatstheater Wiesbaden. In the 2015/16 season he sang Ulisse (Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria) in Lausanne and gave his debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New in 2013/14 as Jake in Nico Muhly`s Two Boys.

Further career highlights for Mr. Bolduc include Ramiro (L’heure espagnole) in Glyndebourne, Belcore (L’elisir d’amore) at Oper Köln and Fort Worth Opera, Il Conte di Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) and the Huntsman (Schneewittchen) at Theater Basel and Marcello (La Bohéme) and Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia) at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden.

Mr. Bolduc has won top prizes in several national and international competitions, including the Sullivan Foundation Competition, the Gerda Lissner Competition, the Julian Gayarre Competition, the Florida Grand Opera Competition, The Opera Index, Inc. Competition, The Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, The Giulio Gari Foundation, the Loren Zachary Society Foundation Competition, and the Liederkranz Foundation Awards for Voice. He is also a two-time national semi-finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. In 2011, Mr. Bolduc was selected as a $50,000 Leonore Annenberg Fellowship recipient.

Christopher Bolduc is a native of New York and is a graduate of the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and the Purchase College Conservatory of Music.

2018/19

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