Musical partners

Christiane Oelzes' vocal work has included -for more than 30 years- a busy concert career in famous concert and opera houses with famous orchestras like:
• Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
• Academy of Ancient Music
• Mahler Chamber Orchestra
• Chamber Orchestra of Europe
• Orchestra de la Suisse Romande
• Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
• Orchestre National de France
• Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai
• Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa
• Orquestra Sinfónica de Madrid
• Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
• Oslo Philharmonic
• Boston Symphony Orchestra
• Cleveland Orchestra
• San Francisco Symphony
• Los Angeles Philharmonic
• Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
• Berliner Philharmonics
• Concertgebouw-Orchestra
• NDR-Sinfonie-Orchestra
• German Symphony-Orchestra
• Düsseldorfer Symphonics
• WDR-Symphony-Orchestra
• Gürzenich-Orchestra
• Gewandhaus-Orchestra Leipzig
• Staatskapelle Dresden
• Dresdner Philharmony
• Cologne Chamber Orchestra
• Württembergisches Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn
• Academy für Alte Musik
• Freiburger Barockorchestra
• London Symphony Orchestra
• Philharmonia Orchestra
Further concerts have taken Christiane to Lugano (2015) to sing in Beethoven’s ninth symphony for the opening of the new concert hall LAC with Vladimir Ashkenazy and the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, on tour with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra under Daniele Gatti (2016), and that same year to Melbourne for a song recital with Eric Schneider and to Sydney for another performance of Beethoven’s ninth under Vladimir Ashkenazy.

2018 showed many of her genres:
• The ‚Marienleben’ by Hindemith with Eric Schneider at Rheinvokal
• Organ recitals, chamber music concerts at the Sligo Festival in Ireland and at the Chamber Music Festival Homburg on the Saar with the Vogler Quartet and Jonathan Ware
• An opera evening at the piano
• Concerts with Mendelssohn oratorios and Strauss's Four Last Lieder
Likewise, Christiane Oelze has a variety of conductors, song pianists and chamber music partners worked with, such as:
To her opera productions also count:
• Eurydice/Gluck (Komische Oper Berlin 1990)
• Eurydice/Gluck (Nederlandse Opera, Muziektheater Amsterdam)
• Despina at „Cosi fan tutte“/Mozart (Ottawa 1990)
• Konstanze at „Entführung aus dem Serail“/Mozart (Salzburg 1991)
• Ann Truelove at „The Rake’s Progress“/Strawinsky (Glyndebourne 1994)
• Regina at „Mathis der Maler“/Hindemith (Covent Garden, London 1995)
• Zerlina at „Don Giovanni“/Mozart (Covent Garden, London 1996)
• Zdenka at „Arabella“ (Covent Garden, London 1996)
• Pamina at „Die Zauberflöte“/Mozart (Opéra de Lyon 1996)
• Pamina at „Die Zauberflöte“/Mozart (Parma, andTournee Amsterdam,
Lissabon, Ludwigsburgh 1995)
• Mélisande at „Pélleas et Mélisande“/Debussy (Glyndebourne 1999)
• Susanna at „Nozze di Figaro“/Mozart (Glyndebourne 2000)
• Susanna at „Nozze di Figaro“/Mozart (Salzburger Festspiele 2001)
• Serviglia at „Titus“/Mozart (Covent Garden, London 2000)
• Ighino at „Palästrina/Pfitzner (Covent Garden, London 2001)
• Sophie at „Der Rosenkavalier“/Strauss (Hamburg 2002)
• Ilia at „Idomeneo“ /Mozart (Glyndebourne 2003)
• Contessa at „Le Nozze di Figaro’ (Opéra Garnier,Paris 2006 und 2008)
• Marie at „Die verkaufte Braut“/Smetana (auf tschechisch) (Opéra Garnier, Paris 2008)
• Opera performances Zurich: Konstanze / "Entführung aus dem Serail" 1992, Pamina / "Magic Flute" 1998 and Hamburg: Pamina / "Magic Flute" 1999
Her song pianists and chamber music-programmes include among others:
• a recital with guitar (Christian Kiefer) with songs of the Spanish and English Renaissance to the present day
• a song recital with piano (Eric Schneider) with poems by Heine, Eichendorff, Rilke and Brecht, called H.E.R.B
• as well as the 'Marian Life' of Hindemith, and 'Harawi' by Olivier Messiaen
• together with the Cologne cathedral organist Ulrich Brüggemann a romantic organ recital with songs by Dvorak, Mahler, Louis Vierne and Wolf
• the Reimann transcriptions of Schumann, Brahms and Mendelssohn songs with the Leipzig String Quartet
• the song cycle 'La Bonne Chanson' by Gabriel Fauré with the Vogler Quartet.

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