Last Night from Fellow TravelersChristian Sanders
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The Aria of the WormChristian Sanders
00:00 / 07:11
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CHRISTIAN SANDERS

TENOR

BIOGRAPHY

Christian Sanders has been hailed as a “…voice whose color belies his age. Someone to watch!” (Bill Eadie, SanDiego.com). His operatic repertoire encompasses Tom Rakewell in The Rake’s Progress, the title role in Albert Herring, Rodolfo in La bohème, Fenton in Falstaff, Laurie in Little Women, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, and Prince Charmant in Cendrillon, as well as a broad range of modern opera and work by living composers.

Mr. Sanders’ busy 2022-2023 season brings several significant engagements in new opera as well as standard repertoire. He begins with a return to Minnesota Opera as Prince/Rat/Doll Shop Father in Edward Tulane, makes his role debut as Loge in Das Rheingold at Dayton Opera, returns to Opera Santa Barbara as Dorvil in La scala di seta, reprises his Tobias Ragg in Sweeney Todd with Austin Opera, and returns to Opera Theatre St. Louis as Little Bat in Susannah.

In the previous season, he made his company debut with Opera Santa Barbara singing The Song Seller in Il tabarro, covered Miles Zegner in Proving Up with the Lyric Opera of Chicago (canceled due to COVID-19), performed Donald Trump in The Central Park Five with Portland Opera, appeared as the title role in Orpheus in the Underworld with Madison Opera, and joined Opera Theatre of Saint Louis during the summer as Monostatos in The Magic Flute. The 2020-21 season featured his return to Des Moines Metro Opera as Tobais Ragg in Sweeney Todd and Timothy in Fellow Travelers, a number of workshops for new pieces such as The Opposable Thumb and Trade

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