Christopher Bolduc starts the 2019/20 season at Staatstheater Wiesbaden making his role debut as Escamillo in Carmen. Later in the season he makes another role debut as Stern in Marc-Anthony Turnage’s opera, Anna Nicole. Rounding out the season in Wiesbaden, he returns to the roles of Lescaut in Manon and Belcore in L’elisir d’amore. Mr. Bolduc also makes his house debut at Deutsche Oper am Rhein as Marcello in a new production of La Bohème.
The 2018/19 season included Christopher Bolduc’s house debut at Theater St. Gallen as Belcore; and as Don Giovanni, Wolfram von Eschenbach, Sharpless, and Eugene Onegin at Staatstheater 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.