Guest of the Opera
American baritone Christopher Bolduc made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Jake in Nico Muhly’s Two Boys on October 21, 2013. In addition to Jake, career highlights include Christopher as Ramiro (L’heure espagnole) in Glyndebourne; Belcore (L’elisir d’amore) at Oper Köln, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, and Fort Worth Opera; Il Conte di Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) & the Huntsman (Heinz Holliger: Schneewittchen) at Theater Basel; and Marcello (La bohème), Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Sharpless (Madama Butterfly) & Guglielmo at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden. In the 2017/18 season Christopher makes two role debuts at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden: Papageno in Die Zauberflöte and the title role in Eugene Onegin.
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. He is a student of Bill Schuman. He 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 Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, The Giulio Gari Foundation, the Loren Zachary Society Foundation Competition, and others. 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.
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