Christian Valle’s Publio supplies a solid presence both physically and vocally, and also makes something meaningful out of what is occasionally viewed as a surplus-to-requirements aria. Opera, May 2021
Christian Valle will join the ensemble of Oper Bern from the 2021/2022 season, where his repertoire includes Lorenzo in Bellini’s Capuleti e i Montecchi, Un moine in Verdi’s Don Carlos and Fasolt in Wagner’s Das Rheingold. In March 2021, the bass has sung Publio in Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito at Bergen Nasjonale Opera. During the 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 seasons, he was a member of the Bayerische Staatsoper‘s Opera Studio. The bass worked with producers including Arnaud Bernard, Rodula Gaitanou, Martin Lloyd-Evans, Christiane Lutz, Annikese Miskimmon and Peter Sellars.
Christian Valle performed with Bayerischen Staatsoper, Bergen Nasjonale Opera, British Youth Opera, Garsington Opera, Den Norske Opera & Ballett in Oslo. His repertoire includes Bottom and Theseus in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Arkel in Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande,High Priest in Handel’s Semele, Brandon in an English version of Hindemith’s Das lange Weihnachtsmahl, Secret Police Agent in Menotti’s The Consul, Don Alfonso in Mozart’s Così fan tutte, Il commendatore in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Farfallo in Strauss’ Die schweigsame Frau, Surin in King René in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta, Pikowaja dama, Jarno in Thomas‘ Mignon.
At Barbican Hall in London, Christian Valle performed Elder Brother in Maxwell Davies‘ world premiere The Hogboon and Ruffiack in Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre, accompanied by London Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle. His debut at Edinburgh International Festival 2020 was canceled due to Covid-19.
The concert soloist performed Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis, Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem, Handel’s Messiah and will sing Mozarts Mass in c with Oslo Filharmonien in the season’s opening concert in August 2021. The Norvegian bass was accompanied by Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra. Christian Valle has sung under the baton of conductors including Andrea Battistoni, Giampaolo Bisonti, Daniele Callegari, Paolo Carignani, Francesco Ciampa, Daniel Cohen, Pierre Dumoussand, Asher Fisch, Edward Gardner, Lothar Koenigs, Kirill Petrenko, Sir Simon Rattle, Jac van Steen.
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