Praised for her crystal clear coloraturas, high notes and warm lyric color, Christina Poulitsi has already established herself in some of the most prestigious opera houses today.
Although she is acclaimed as one of the best interpreters of the role of the Queen of the Night in our days , her collaboration with conductors such as Mo Zubin Mehta and Mo Gianandrea Noseda have broaden her repertoire with roles like Gilda, Konstanze etc.
Christina’s 2016/2017 season opens with a performance at Stresa Festival as the Nightingale in Stravinsky’s Le rossignol under the baton of Mo Gianandrea Noseda, followed by a New production of The Magic Flute, singing the role of Queen of the Night at Staatsoper Hamburg, conducted by Mo Jean-Christophe Spinosi. Christina, after her triumph as Gilda on the side of Ambrogio Maestri at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence, will reunite with Mo Zubin Mehta for a series of concerts with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra performing the arias of Donna Anna, Lucia and Violetta and will return to the Deutsche Oper am Rhein as Gilda in their revival production of Rigoletto. Christina’s expanding international profile includes debuts with Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Seattle Opera, Komische Oper Berlin and Dresden Semperoper.Christina’s rest Season 2017 include her debut with Royal Opera House in London, Paris, Japan and a concert tour on the side of Mo Gianandrea Noseda in Spain.
In 2015, Christina appeared as the Queen of the Night in a new 3D production of The Magic Flute in Bologna, conducted by Mo Michele Mariotti. Past highlights includes the Italian Singer alongside Renèe Fleming in Strauss’s Capriccio, conducted by Mo Christian Thielemann at the Dresden Semperoper and appearances with Teatro Regio in Torino, Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Komische Oper Berlin, Teatro Lirico in Cagliari, Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari and Greek National Opera singing roles such as, Gilda, Musetta, Contessa di Folleville in Rossini’s Il Viaggio a Reims and Soeur Constance in Poulenc’s Les Dialogues des Carmelites.
As a scholar of the “Maria Callas” foundation and “Alexandra Trianti” scholarships she studied at the Berlin University of Arts with soprano KS Dagmar Schellenberger and Brigitte Eisenfeld. In 2014, she was named the best new artist by the Union of Greek Critics of Drama and Music for her performance as Gilda in Rigoletto at the Greek National Opera and in the same year, was a finalist in Placido Domingo’s “Operalia” competition. Previously, she won the 1st Prize at the International “Nico Dostal” Competition in Vienna.