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Christian
Van Horn

baritone

American bass-baritone Christian Van Horn received his Master’s degree in music from Yale University and is a graduate of the Lyric Opera Center for American Artists at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Mr. Van Horn has since appeared with many of the great opera companies of the world including the Metropolitan Opera (New York), San Francisco Opera, Bavarian State Opera, and Dutch National Opera.

His many roles include the title role in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, Méphistophélès in Gounod’s Faust, Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen, and Colline in Puccini’s La bohème. He also appeared in the American premieres of Thomas Adès’ The Exterminating Angel at the Metropolitan Opera and Tan Dun’s Tea: A Mirror of the Soul at the Santa Fe Opera.

In concert, Christian Van Horn recently made his debut with The Cleveland Orchestra in performances of Haydn’s The Creation in Carnegie Hall. He has also appeared with the New York Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Berlin Philharmonic and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Van Horn is the recipient of the 2018 Richard Tucker Award.

In the 2019/20 season, Christian Van Horn performs for the first time with the Concertgebouworkest.

American bass-baritone Christian Van Horn received his Master’s degree in music from Yale University and is a graduate of the Lyric Opera Center for American Artists at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Mr. Van Horn has since appeared with many of the great opera companies of the world including the Metropolitan Opera (New York), San Francisco Opera, Bavarian State Opera, and Dutch National Opera.

His many roles include the title role in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, Méphistophélès in Gounod’s Faust, Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen, and Colline in Puccini’s La bohème. He also appeared in the American premieres of Thomas Adès’ The Exterminating Angel at the Metropolitan Opera and Tan Dun’s Tea: A Mirror of the Soul at the Santa Fe Opera.

In concert, Christian Van Horn recently made his debut with The Cleveland Orchestra in performances of Haydn’s The Creation in Carnegie Hall. He has also appeared with the New York Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Berlin Philharmonic and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Van Horn is the recipient of the 2018 Richard Tucker Award.

In the 2019/20 season, Christian Van Horn performs for the first time with the Concertgebouworkest.