Interview

Where do I come from
Hamburg
Why do I sing?
I. Singing has always been my passion, if not always in the classical realm. II.To be on the stage and to sing makes one happy. III.Of all the things that I can do, I am best at singen, or at least, I am ready to become better at it.
And what do I like apart from singing?
Watching TV series and movies, good actors, cooking with friends, Nelson Mandela, photography, exercise, reading, occupying myself with singing.
My own personal musical highlight?
Hamburg Elbphilharmonie in the opening month. No words.
My motto?
Live and let live.

Biography

Born in 1992 in Hamburg/ Germany, baritone Christian Lange made his first experiences on stage during his time in school, portraying the role of Young Simba in the musical „The Lion King”
He made his Bachelor degree at the University for Music and Theater in Hamburg in 2016, studying with the vocal classes of Prof. Yvi Jänicke and Prof. Geert Smits, as well as with the recital class of Prof. Burkhard Kehring. Christian Lange also performed in productions of the opera studio, such as Papageno and Vincomte Cascada.
He is an awardee of the Mozart Competiton 2015 in Hamburg as well as a laureate of the 2. Gustav- Mahler- Lied- Competition
Also, he took part in masterclasses with Michaela Schuster, Erik Battaglia, Annette Berg and Rudolf Piernay.
Since October 2017, Christian Lange is studying at the Theaterakademie August Everding in Munich for his master in voice and theater and also in the vocal class of KS Prof. Christiane Iven.
He already performed in numerous productions and concerts of the Theaterakademie August Everding, such as in „Happy Birthday Lenny” with Wayne Marshall (Conductor) and Hardy Rudolz (Stage Director) to honor the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein, as Devil in the children’s opera „The devil with the three golden hair‘s” by Stefan Johannes Hanke, together with the Radio Symphony Orchestra Munich (Conductor: Benjamin Reiners, Stage Director: Corinna Tetzel), as well as Guglielmo in the production of Mozarts „Cosi fan tutte”, together with the Munich Chamber Orchestra (Conductor: Clemens Schuldt, Stage Director: Bruno Klimek).
Furthermore, Christian Lange performed in 2018 at the Mannheim Summer Festival in the Schloss Schwetzingen in the production of „Giovanni Register” (Music direction: Robin Philips and Vendula Nováková).
In addition, the young baritone performed at numerous concerts, such as the Recitalfestival „Solec nad Wisla” in Poland, with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, the Mendelssohn Young Symphony Orchestra, the Concerto con Anima as well as the St. Michaelis Choir (Conductor: Christoph Schöner) in Hamburg.
In the scope of the Faustfestival Munich 2018, he represented himself in various soloist roles, such as in the opening concert with „Szenen aus Faust” (Faust Scenes) by Robert Schumann (together with the University Orchestra, Conductor: Markus Bosch) and a Song Recital, together with the pianist Gerold Huber.

 

 

Website

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