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Christopher Maltman

Christopher Maltman

Winner of the Lieder Prize at the 1997 Cardiff Singer of the World Competition, Christopher Maltman’s recent appearances have included the title role of Gawain at the Salzburg Festival, the title role of Don Giovanni at the Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin, Posa (Don Carlo) at the Netherlands Opera, and Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), the Forester (The Cunning Little Vixen) and Marcello (La Bohème) at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. He has also appeared at the Glyndebourne Festival, the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, the Vienna State Opera, Opéra National de Paris, Zurich Opera, the Aldeburgh Festival and the English National Opera. An acclaimed Billy Budd, he has sung the role with the Welsh National Opera, in Turin, Seattle, Frankfurt and Munich.


In concert he has appeared with the Cleveland Orchestra and Franz Welser-Möst, Philharmonia Orchestra with Christoph von Dohnányi, BBC Symphony Orchestra with John Adams, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and/Sir Roger Norrington, the London Symphony Orchestra with Sir Simon Rattle, Tamaki Otakar and Sir Colin Davis, Concentus Musicus Wien with Nikolaus Harnoncourt, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra with Esa-Pekka Salonen and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra with Kurt Masur.


A renowned recitalist, he has appeared at the Aldeburgh, Edinburgh, Cheltenham and the Schwarzenberg Schubertiade Festivals and is a regular guest at the Wigmore Hall in London.