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Christine Rice

Christine Rice

Christine Rice studied at the Royal Northern College of Music.

Her many operatic roles have included the title role in Carmen, Giulietta Les Contes d’Hoffman, Emilia Otello, the title role in The Rape of Lucretia, Sonyetka Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Blanca The Exterminating Angel, Judith Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, Maddalena Rigoletto and Jenny Smith in Weill’s The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny; and two world premieres: Ariadne in Birtwistle’s The Minotaur and Miranda in Ades’ The Tempest all at Covent Garden. She made her debut at The Metropolitan Opera as Hansel and Giulietta Les contes d’Hoffmann and has appeared at many of the world’s leading opera houses, including the Bayerische Staatsoper, the Teatro Real Madrid, Dutch National Opera, Teatro di San Carlo, Seattle Opera, Frankfurt Opera, Zurich, Geneva, the Deutsche Oper Berlin and Glyndebourne Festival Opera.

Recent and future engagements include Messiah in a Deborah Warner production in Lyon, Kostelnička Jenufa in Rouen, Britten’s Phaedra at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, L’Enfance du Christ in Lyon, Jezibaba Rusalka at Garsingotn, Suzuki Madama Butterly at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden and Erda Das Rheingold at the English National Opera.