Christian Miedl’s recent engagements include the Father in Humperdinck's HÄNSEL UND GRETEL as well as Henze’s PRINZ VON HOMBURG at Staatsoper Stuttgart, Gunther in Wagner's GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG at Staatstheater Braunschweig, Neuwirth’s ORLANDO at Wiener Staatsoper, Mahler’s 8th SYMPHONY (“Symphony of the Thousand”) at the Munich Philharmonie am Gasteig, Braunfels’ JEANNE D’ARC at Cologne Opera, Offenbach’s BELLE HELENE at the Hamburg State Opera, PENTHESILEA at Bonn Opera, Zimmermann’s WEISSE ROSE in Tokyo incl. CD production, as well as recordings for his solo album “Songs of the Night” with songs of the romantic, modern and avant-garde eras.
The sung repertoire comprises more than 40 roles of all styles, from G. Fr. Handel to contemporary composers like Peter Eötvös and Liza Lim. The main focus was first on lyric repertoire roles mostly by Mozart, Rossini and romantic composers. Today it's expanding into the Kavalier and lighter Helden-baritone repertoire (most recent: Achilles in Schoeck's Penthesilea). See also „wishlist“/outlook below.
Currently Relevant Repertoire
CD „Songs of the Night“
“There are recitals that capture the audience from the first song and never let go. “Songs of the Night” by Christian Miedl definitely belongs to this group, because the twenty art songs on this CD portrait have an absolutely magical effect on the listener.” (DAS OPERNGLAS)
“Consummate opera singer Miedl shows how superbly he masters the many facets of Lied. He just released a debut CD, with a fascinating program around songs of the night.“ (WDR3 Cultural Radio)