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Maltman, Christopher (baritone)
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Christopher Maltman (baritone)

Winner of the Lieder Prize at the 1997 Cardiff Singer of the World Competition, Christopher Maltman read biochemistry at Warwick University before studying singing at the Royal Academy of Music. On the opera stage, his recent appearances have included the title role of Gawain at the Salzburg Festival, the title role of Don Giovanni at the Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin, the Salzburg Festival, the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, and the Cologne Opera; Posa (Don Carlo) at the Netherlands Opera; Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Forester (The Cunning Little Vixen), Marcello (La bohème), Ramiro (L’heure espagnole) and Lescaut (Manon Lescaut) at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

His concert engagements have included appearances with the Chicago Symphony, Cleveland, Philharmonia, BBC Symphony, London Symphony, Swedish Radio Symphony, Boston Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic and New York Philharmonic orchestras, as well as the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Concentus Musicus Wien, Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala and Dresden Staatskapelle, with many of the world’s leading conductors.

A renowned recitalist, he has appeared at the Vienna Konzerthaus; Amsterdam Concertgebouw; Salzburg Mozarteum; Alte Oper in Frankfurt; Philharmonie in Cologne, La Scala, Milan; in New York at both Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center; and at the Aldeburgh, Edinburgh, Cheltenham and Schwarzenberg Schubertiade festivals. He is a regular guest at Wigmore Hall in London. His large discography includes many recordings for Hyperion.


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