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Keiron Cooke

Keiron Cooke

Associate Director
Ivo Ivanov

Ivo Ivanov

Assistant Artist Manager


Worldwide general management with Askonas Holt

About Christina

Austrian soprano Christina Gansch is the winner of the 2014 Kathleen Ferrier Award and is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music and the Mozarteum in Salzburg. In 2021, Christina represented Austria in the final of the Cardiff Singer of the World Competition.

Her recent appearances include Pamina Die Zauberflöte, Zerlina Don Giovanni and Servilia La clemenza di Tito at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Lenio in Martinů’s The Greek Passion, Servilia and 5th Maid Elektra at the Salzburger Festspiele; Zerlina for the San Francisco Opera and the Opéra national de Paris and Pamina at the Opéra national de Lorraine.

Christina has also appeared at the Glyndebourne Festival; Teatro alla Scala, Milan; the Hamburgische Staatsoper; Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich and Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin.

Recent highlights on the concert platform have included Schubert’s Mass in E Minor with the Wiener Symphoniker/Andrés Orozco-Estrada; Mahler’s Symphony No.4 at the BBC Proms and Edinburgh Festival with the BBC Symphony Orchestra/Semyon Bychkov and with the SWR Symphonieorchester/Teodor Currentzis; Gretchen in Schumann’s Szenen aus Goethes Faust with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin/John Storgårds; Haydn’s Nelson Mass with the Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España/David Afkham; Mozart’s Requiem with the Göteborgs Symfoniker/Simone Young and his Mass in C Minor with the Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg/Adam Fischer and Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem with the Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg/Kent Nagano.

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Worldwide general management with Askonas Holt

Season Highlights

Jan 2024 - Jan 2024
Felsenreitschule, Salzburg
Mozart La clemeza di Tito (Servilia) Jordi Savall (conductor)
Mar 2024 - Mar 2024
Festspielhaus St. Pölten
Bach Johannes-Passion Valentin Kunert (conductor)
Apr 2024 - Apr 2024
Dortmund Konzerthaus, Junge Wilde Series
Handel the Spy Chad Kelly (harpsichord) Ensemble Klingzeug


Selected Repertoire

BeethovenFidelio (Marzelline)   •   Leonore (Marzelline)
BerliozLes Troyens (Ascagne)
DebussyPelléas et Mélisande (Mélisande)
DonizettiL'elisir d'amore (Adina)
HandelAlmira (title role)   •   Catone in Utica (Emilia)   •   Orlando (Dorinda)   •   Rodelinda (title role)
HumperdinckHänsel und Gretel (Gretel)
JanáčekJenufa (Karolka)
MartinůThe Greek Passion (Lenio)
MozartLa clemenza di Tito (Servilia)   •   Così fan tutte (Despina)   •   Idomeneo (Ilia)   •   Le nozze di Figaro (Susanna)   •   Don Giovanni (Zerlina)   •   Die Zauberflöte (Pamina)
PurcellDido and Aeneas (Belinda)
SchumannSzenen aus Goethes Faust (Gretchen)
StraussCapriccio (Italienische Sängerin)
VerdiUn ballo in Maschera (Oscar)



  • The Greek Passion (Lenio)

    Salzburger Festspiele
    Aug 2023 - Aug 2023
    • Christina Gansch brought a beautiful, silvery bright voice to Lenio.

    • Christina Gansch mit lieblich und rein. Christina Gansch sounds sweet and pure.

    • Christina Gansch da una excelente interpretación de Lenio. Christina Gansch gives an excellent performance as Lenio.

    • Christina Gansch eine anrührende Lenio mit schimmerndem Sopran. Christina Gansch plays a touching Lenio with a shimmering soprano.

      • Taz
      • 14 August 2023
    • Christina Gansch als Lenio begeistert das Publikum. Christina Gansch as Lenio delights the audience.