Christiane Karg


Born to a family of confectioners in Bavaria, Christiane Karg studied singing at the Salzburg Mozarteum and at the International Opera Studio in Hamburg before joining the ensemble of the Frankfurt Opera. An outstanding recitalist and concert artist, in 2018 she was awarded the prestigious ‘Brahms Prize’. Glorious on stage, she has received tremendous accolades for her interpretations of Mélisande, Blanche, Pamina, Susanna, Fiordiligi, Countess, Sophie, Zdenka and Micaëla amongst others.  

Highlights in Christiane’s 2020/21 season include Fiordiligi/Cosi fan tutte and Pamina/Die Zauberflöte at the Bayerische Staatsoper and Pamina at Opera de Paris in a production staged by Robert Carsen. On the concert platform Christiane appears in Haydn’s The Creation at the Wiener Musikverein with Andrés Orozco-Estrada / Wiener Symphoniker, two Scandavian/European tours with Leif Ove Andsnes and the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Mahler Chamber Orchestra, respectively and Brahms Requiem with Christopher Eschenbach / Danish National Symphony Orchestra in Copenhagen. This autumn she releases her first solo recital disc with Harmonia Mundi, “Erinnerung” featuring Lieder by Gustav Mahler.