Christopher Bolduc

Baritone
Photo: Dennis König
American baritone Christopher Bolduc studied in New York and Philadelphia, after which guest engagements took him to some of the most important opera houses in Europe and North America. He sang Ramiro ("L'heure espagnole") at the Glyndebourne Festival, Guglielmo ("Così fan tutte"), Count Almaviva ("Le nozze di Figaro") and the Hunter (Heinz Holliger's "Schneewittchen") in Basel, as well as Belcore ("L'elisir d'amore") in Cologne, amongst others. He made his Metropolitan Opera debut in the world premiere of Nico Muhly’s “Two Boys” in 2013/14. He sang the title role in Monteverdi's "Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in patria" in Lausanne and debuted as Billy Budd at the Prague National Theatre during the 2017/18 season. Further guests engagements include Belcore at Theater St. Gallen, as well as Marcello ("La Bohème") at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, a role with which he also made his debut in Wiesbaden. Further role debuts here include Figaro ("Il barbiere di Siviglia") and Eugene Onegin, as well as Guglielmo, Belcore, Sharpless ("Madama Butterfly"), Papageno ("Die Zauberflöte") and Count Almaviva. During the 2017/18 season, he made his role debuts as Lescaut ("Manon"), Wolfram ("Tannhäuser") and Don Giovanni, followed by Escamillo ("Carmen") and Stern ("Anna Nicole") in 2019/20. During the 2020/21 season, he performed Figaro in the new production of "Il barbiere di Siviglia", Count Almaviva in "Le nozze di Figaro", as well as Marco in "Gianni Schicchi" and Albert in "Werther".

This season, he graces the Wiesbaden stage as Peter Besenbinder in "Hänsel und Gretel", Marullo in "Rigoletto", Don Fernando in "Fidelio", Gamekeeper / Hunter in "Rusalka", Crake in the world premiere of Søren Nils Eichberg's "Oryx and Crake", and Alexandr Petrovič Gorjančikov in Janáček's "From the House of the Dead".

Productions

Alexandr Petrovič Gorjančikov in »Aus einem Totenhaus«
Crake in »Oryx and Crake«
Gamekeeper, Hunter in »Rusalka«
Don Fernando in »Fidelio«
Marco in »Il trittico«
Marullo in »Rigoletto«
Peter in »Hänsel und Gretel«

Dates

Premiere | World PremiereGrosses Haus19:30
Grosses Haus19:30
18:45 Pre-performance talk in the Foyer
Il tabarro / Suor Angelica / Gianni Schicchi
RevivalGrosses Haus19:00 - 22:40
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:10
18:45 Pre-performance talk in the Foyer
Il tabarro / Suor Angelica / Gianni Schicchi
Grosses Haus18:00 - 21:40
Il tabarro / Suor Angelica / Gianni Schicchi
Grosses Haus19:00 - 22:40
* Date change *
This performance has been rescheduled from 29 March to 30 March 2023.
Grosses Haus19:30
18:45 Pre-performance talk in the Foyer (in English)
Il tabarro / Suor Angelica / Gianni Schicchi
Grosses Haus19:00 - 22:40
Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden | DE
From the House of the Dead
Premiere | International May Festival | Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus20:00
Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden | DE
Il tabarro / Suor Angelica / Gianni Schicchi
International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:00 - 22:40
Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden | DE
International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden | DE
From the House of the Dead
International May Festival | Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus20:00
* Please note the new starting time (20:00) *
From the House of the Dead
Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus19:30
From the House of the Dead
Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus19:30
From the House of the Dead
Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus19:30