Christian Miedl’s engagements in the last and current seasons include Olga Neuwirth’s ORLANDO at the Vienna State Opera, Henzes PRINZ VON HOMBURG and Sciarrino’s LUCI MIE TRADITRICI at the Stuttgart State Opera, Mahler’s 8th SYMPHONY (“Symphony of Thousands”) in the Munich Philharmonic at Gasteig. Furthermore Offenbach BELLE HELENE at the Hamburg State Opera, Eötvös‘ ANGELS IN AMERICA in Braunschweig, as well as recordings for a solo album with romantic, modern and avant-garde songs.
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He could be seen on the opera stage at La Scala in Milan, Bavarian State Opera, Hamburg State Opera, Wiener Festwochen, as well as at the opera houses in Cologne, Lyon, Frankfurt, Bonn, Basel, Malmö, Seattle and Karlsruhe. His operatic repertoire includes most of the key roles in his field by Mozart, Rossini, Wagner and Strauss. In addition, cover contracts in other roles at the Vienna State Opera and La Scala in Milan.
Great public and press success has made him, a sought-after interpreter of contemporary literature in recent years, including in operatic roles such as Henze’s PRINZ VON HOMBURG, Ullmann’s KAISER VON ATLANTIS, Kallenbach in Glass‘ SATYAGRAHA, and Malaspina in Sciarrino’s LUCI MIE TRADITRICI and Son in Liza Lim’s TREE OF CODES.
He was Valmont in the US premiere of Francesconi’s erotic-dramatic opera QUARTETT (produced by ROH Covent Garden London) at the Spoleto Festival USA, besides in which he had already shone in Scandinavia.
He made his Japanese debut in 2018 at Suntory Hall Tokyo as Hans Scholl in the Japanese premiere of Zimmermann’s WEISSE ROSE with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra.
In the concert area , Christian Miedl was the soloist of important world premieres, including: Wolfgang Rihms DER PAINTER TRÄUMT with the Dutch radio, Ennio Morricone’s JERUSALEM with the Italian RAI, Peter Eötvös‘ ATLANTIS with Radio France. He is also a sought-after interpreter in roles such as Elias, St. Matthew Passion, Christ, Brahms Requiem and Carmina Burana.
Mr. Miedl is a regular guest at international concert platforms, including Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Munich Philharmonic at Gasteig, Lucerne Festival, Cité de la Musique Paris, Casa da Musica Porto, Mozart Week Salzburg, Holland Festival, Laeiszhalle Hamburg.
He sang with the Orchester National de la Radio France, Ensemble Intercontemporain Paris, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra Nazionale della RAI, Hamburg Philharmonic, the radio orchestras of MDR and SWR, Emsemble ASKO | Schoenberg, under conductors such as Marc Albrecht, Pierre Boulez, Semyon Bychkov, Dennis Russell Davies, Peter Eötvös, Daniel Harding, Susanna Mälkki, Cornelius Meister, Kent Nagano, Matthias Pintscher, Simone Young.
He can be experienced on CD and DVD recordings in Sciarrino’s Luci mie traditrici (CD, Stradivarius; DVD, Arthaus), Orff’s Carmina Burana (CD, Analekta), also Stravinsky’s Les Noces (CD, Analekta), as well as in Reimann’s Lear (DVD , Arthaus) and Offenbach’s La Belle Helene (DVD, Unitel, and TV broadcast on ARTE). His solo album „SONGS OF THE NIGHT“ with songs of romantic, modern and avant-garde was released in March 2020 by Naxos / Capriccio, which was celebrated by the press.
Christian Miedl was born in Passau and now lives in Cologne. After winning the 1st Federal Prize at the Jugend Musiziert competition, he studied lied interpretation at the Salzburg Mozarteum with Wolfgang Holzmair in parallel to his international business studies.
His singing teachers were Kjellaug Tesaker, Salzburg, Margreet Honig, Amsterdam, PatriciaMcCaffrey in New York and Abbie Furmansky, Berlin. His awards include the concert prize of the Francisco Viñas Competition in Barcelona.