Christina Knochenhauer

Christina Knochenhauer, coloratura soprano, made her debut as Olympia in Les Contes d’Hoffmann at The Folkoperan, Stockholm in 1990. She has had the pleasure to sing several major coloratura roles – Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte at the Royal Opera in Stockholm and also at Musikteatern i Värmland, Helsinki National Opera and the Hannover Opera; Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor at Malmö Musikteater and with Dorset Opera, England; Amina in La Sonnambula and Elvira in I Puritani, the latter with Södertäljeoperan, and also Berthe in Meyerbee’s Le Prophète at the Vasa Theatre, Stockholm. Her singing has also brought her to Germany for the roles of Olympia (Detmold) and Philine in Mignon (Lübeck). Also Christina has been engaged at the theater in Jönköping where she sang  Adina in L’Elisir d’Amore and Sophia in a newly written opera Operation Kärleken by Paula af Malmborg Ward. Over the years she has given concerts in churches and other different venues. Christina is also the founder and leader of the medieval ensemble Amabile that specializes in the early poliphony of the Notre Dame school. She also has a dedgree in recorder from the Royal Music Accademy of Stockholm