Christopher Bolduc begins the 2021/22 season at Staatstheater Wiesbaden as Papageno in the opening night of the revival of Die Zauberflöte. Later in the season he returns to sing more Mozart as the title role in Don Giovanni and as Guglielmo in Così fan tutte. Also this season, he makes his role debut as Albert in Werther.
More information about the coming 2021/22 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.