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Christiane Libor

Christiane Libor

Christiane Libor was born in Berlin, where she received her first lessons in piano and voice.  She studied at the ‘Musikhochschule für Musik Hans Eissler’ Berlin with Professor Anneliese Fried and complemented her conservatory education in training with Dietrich Fisher-Dieskau, Julia Varady, Edith Mathis, Hans Hotter, Peter Schreier, and Joseph Protschka. Engagements of the last seasons included the title role of Euryanthe for the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, the title role of Fidelio at the Opéra de Nice conducted by Philippe Auguin, and Elisabeth in Tannhäuser at the Staatstheater Nürnberg conducted by Christof Prick. On the concert stage, Ms. Libor’s appearances included performances of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with Marc Minkowski and Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble in Cologne, Mahler’s Second Symphony with Markus Stenz and the NHK Symphony in Tokyo, and Sibelius’ Luonnotar and Kullervo with Leon Bostein and the American Symphony Orchestra at the Bard Festival. Ms. Libor has performed at the Hamburgische Staatsoper, Berlin Staatsoper Unter den Linden, the Opernhaus Zürich, the Staatsoper Hannover, the Staatstheater Nürnberg, the Opéra National du Rhin and the Grazer Oper. Additional opera performances include the Semperoper Dresden, the Tiroler Landestheater and the Komische Oper Berlin. Her concert activities have brought her together with an array of the world’s most respected conductors including Kurt Masur, Ingo Metzmacher, Marc Minkowski, Helmuth Rilling, Simone Young, and Jaap van Zweden.  She also is a frequent guest artist at such music festivals as Schubertiade Feldkirch, Richard-Strauss-Festspiele Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and the BBC Proms.