First invitation to the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande: 11 May 2012
Christiane Karg studied singing at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and at the International Opera Studio in Hamburg before joining the Frankfurt Opera Ensemble. A remarkable recitalist and concert performer, she was awarded the prestigious Brahms Prize in 2018. She has received numerous awards for her interpretations of Mélisande (Pelleas and Mélisande), Blanche (Les Dialogues des Carmelites), Pamina (The Magic Flute), Zdenka (Arabella), and Hero (Beatrice and Benedict), among others.
Christiane Karg's highlights for the 2019-2020 season include the roles of the Countess in The Marriage of Figaro at the Hamburg Staatsoper, Micaëla in Carmen at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin, and a return to the Vienna Staatsoper to perform Zdenka in Arabella. She appears with Daniel Harding and the Vienna Philharmonic, Riccardo Chailly and the Orchestre Philharmonique de la Scala in Mahler's Symphony No. 4, with Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Schumann's Faust Scenes and sings in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony under Yannick Nézet-Séguin with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.