Born in Freiburg, Christian Elsner is one of the most versatile German tenors. He studied singing with Martin Gründler, took lessons with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Neil Semer, and has won many international competitions.

As an internationally sought-after concert singer, Christian Elsner is a popular guest at all the important classical music centres, such as the Berlin Philharmonic, New York’s Carnegie Hall, La Scala, Milan and the Suntory Hall in Tokyo, and has worked with many renowned conductors such as Herbert Blomstedt, Manfred Honeck, Marek Janowski, Mariss Jansons, Kent Nagano, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Sir Simon Rattle.

On the opera stage Christian Elsner has established himself as a heroic tenor in the roles of Siegmund and Parsifal at the Deutsches Nationaltheater in Weimar, the Staatstheater in Kassel, the Dresden Semperoper, the Vienna State Opera and at the Teatro Real in Madrid.

Accompanied by Gerold Huber and Burkhard Kehring, the tenor has given recitals in Frankfurt, Hamburg, Bonn, Dresden, Munich, Wurzburg and Brussels, and at the Schubertiade in Feldkirch.

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