Christopher Bolduc begins the 2023/24 season at Staatstheater Wiesbaden as Heerrufer des Königs in Henriette Hörnigk’s new production of Lohengrin. Further debuts this season include Ottokar in a new production of Der Freischütz and Ping in a new production of Turandot. He also returns to the roles of Pagageno in a new production of Die Zauberflöte, Il Conte di Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro, and Peter Besenbinder in Hänsel und Gretel.
More information about the coming 2023/24 season to be announced soon!
(Full biography follows below)
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; the title role in Billy Budd at the National Theater in Prague; Marcello (La Bohéme) at Deutsche Oper am Rhein; Belcore (L’elisir d’amore) at Oper Köln, Theater St. Gallen, and Fort Worth Opera; Il Conte di Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) and the Huntsman (Schneewittchen) at Theater Basel; and Wolfram (Tannhäuser) 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 chosen 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.