Christopher Bolduc starts the 2018/19 season at Staatstheater Wiesbaden singing the title role in Don Giovanni. Later in the season he sings the title role in Eugene Onegin, Wolfram von Eschenbach in Tannhäuser, and Sharpless in Madama Butterfly. Mr. Bolduc also makes his house debut at Theater St. Gallen as Belcore in a new production of L’elisir d’amore.
The 2017/18 season saw many debuts for Christopher Bolduc; as Don Giovanni, Wolfram, and Lescaut (Massenet) – all in new productions in Wiesbaden, and his house and title role debut in Billy Budd at the National Theatre (Národní divaldo) in Prague. Last season also included his return to the roles of Belcore, Guglielmo, and Marcello in Wiesbaden.
Christopher Bolduc made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera in the 2013/14 season as Jake in Nico Muhly’s Two Boys.
Two Boys - Metropolitan Opera
There is the idealized teenager, a lonely, good-looking young man … sung here by the boyish and solid baritone Christopher Bolduc in his Met debut.
Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times
In addition to Jake at the Met, career highlights include Christopher as Ramiro (L’heure espagnole) in Glyndebourne, Belcore (L’elisir d’amore) at Oper Köln and Fort Worth Opera, Il Conte di Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) and the Huntsman (Schneewittchen) at Theater Basel and Marcello (La Bohéme) and Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia) at Staatstheater Wiesbaden.
Mr. Bolduc 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 Opera Index, Inc. Competition, The Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, The Giulio Gari Foundation, the Loren Zachary Society Foundation Competition, and the Liederkranz Foundation Awards for Voice. 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.
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.