Soprano Nan Christie has achieved international recognition with some of the most challenging roles in the coloratura repertoire.
She has performed in opera houses and concert halls around the world with conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Andre Previn, Pierre Boulez, Sir Bernard Haitink, Nicholas Harnoncourt, Sir Mark Elder, Michael Gielen and Sir Simon Rattle and on stage has worked with directors such as Nicholas Hytner, Sir Peter Hall, Jonathan Miller, Anthony Besch, David Poutney, John Dexter, Andre Serban, Alfred Kirchner, Ruth Berghaus and Robert Carson.
She has received great acclaim for her performances of Zerbinetta in Richard Strauss’s Ariadne of Naxos, Blonda in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Mozart’s Madame Herz in Der Schauspildirektor, Königin der Nacht in Die Zauberflöte, and Marie in Zimmerman’s Die Soldaten.
She has made many recordings and has appeared in film and television and is currently Classical Vocal Tutor and Director of OperaGold, the opera company which she established in 2004 at Goldsmiths College in London. With the company, she has designed and directed many productions ranging from Mozart's Die Zauberflöte to Verdi's Rigoletto.