BARITONE | BASS

Christoph Filler

Representation: not exclusive

BIOGRAPHY

Austrian baritone Christoph Filler studied at the University of Music and Arts Vienna with Peter Edelmann and Florian Boesch. Since 2016 Christoph Filler was a member of the ensemble of the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz in Munich for three seasons where he sang Guglielmo (Cosi fan tutte), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Dottore Malatesta (Don Pasquale), Masetto (Don Giovanni), Schaunard (La Boheme), Graf Eberbach (Der Wildschütz), Sir Edgar’s Sekretär (Der junge Lord) but also Danilo (Die lustige Witwe) and Josef (Wiener Blut).

In the 2013/14 season he was a member of the International Opera Studio of the Zurich Opera, where he understudied Guglielmo (Cosi fan tutte), Marullo (Rigoletto), Ned Keene (Peter Grimes) and sang many supporting roles on stage. In 2014, Christoph Filler debuted at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, where he sang Toni Schlumberger in Josef Köpplinger’s production of Die Zirkusprinzessin. Further engagements took Christoph Filler to Daegu, South Korea where he sang Belcore (L’Elisir d’amore); to Munich where he sang Jan Janicki (Der Bettelstudent); to Chemnitz where he sang Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro) and to Staatstheater Darmstadt where he sang Dr Falke (Die Fledermaus). Christoph Filler will return to the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in the 2019/20 season to sing Dr. Falke in Düsseldorf.

Alongside his opera career, Christoph Filler is an avid song interpreter and oratorio singer. He already sang Haydn’s Die Jahreszeiten, Brahms’ Deutsches Requiem but also Orff’s Carmina Burana as soloist. In April 2019, Christoph Filler made his debut at the Wiener Musikverein with Bach’s St Matthew Passion under the baton of Martin Haselböck and also in Mexico City and Los Angeles with the Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestre. In December 2019, Christoph Filler will sing Schubert’s Die Schöne Müllerin for the first time and he will make his debut in Strasbourg with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg in Haydn’s Creation as Raphael and Adam.

Christoph Filler is also known as a very sensitive interpreter of Classic Art Songs, especially Schubert and Mahler. He already sang Mahler’s song cycles Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen at the Salzkammergut Festwochen with the Academy of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Kindertotenlieder with chamber orchestra and Schubert’s Winterreise at the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz.

2019/2020

www.christophfiller.at

This biography is to be reproduced without any changes, omissions or additions, unless expressly authorized by artist management.

DISCOGRAPHY

Album Cover

Franz Lehár: Die Juxheirat
Gerhard Ernst, Maya Boog, Alexander Kaimbacher, Christoph Filler, Tomaz Kovacic, Matthias Schuppli, Wolfgang Gerold et al.
Franz Lehár-Orchester | Chor des Lehár Festivals Bad Ischl
Conductor: Marius Burkert
Label: CPO | 2017
 

More on www.jpc.de

CALENDAR

Joseph Haydn: The Creation, Hob. XXI:2

Léonie Renaud, soprano
Bernard Richter, tenor
Christoph Filler, baritone

Theodor Guschlbauer, conductor
Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg
Chœur philharmonique de Strasbourg (chorus master: Catherine Bolzinger)

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS

Johann Strauß: Die Fledermaus

Norbert Ernst, Gabriel von Eisenstein
Anke Krabbe, Rosalinde
Stefan Heidemann, Gefängnisdirektor Frank
Maria Boiko, Prinz Orlofsky
Jussi Myllys, Alfred
Christoph Filler, Dr. Falke
Luis Fernando Piedra, Dr. Blind
Lavinia Dames, Adele
Helena Günther, Ida
Wolfgang Reinbacher, Frosch
Chin-A Hwang, Birgit Mühlram, Anna Pawlowa-Lichtenwald, Amanda Cruz-Portuondo, Marina Aikaterini Rouka, Chiara Jovy, Ewa Bienkowska, Sofia Klein-Herrero | female dancers

Benjamin Reiners, conductor
Axel Köhler, stage director
Frank Philipp Schlößmann, stage and costume designer
Volker Weinhart, lightning designer
Patrick Francis Chestnut, choir
Mirko Mahr, choreographer
Hella Bartnig, dramaturgy

Düsseldorfer Symphoniker
Chor der Deutschen Oper am Rhein

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS

Johann Strauß: Die Fledermaus

Norbert Ernst, Gabriel von Eisenstein
Anke Krabbe, Rosalinde
Stefan Heidemann, Gefängnisdirektor Frank
Maria Boiko, Prinz Orlofsky
Jussi Myllys, Alfred
Christoph Filler, Dr. Falke
Luis Fernando Piedra, Dr. Blind
Lavinia Dames, Adele
Helena Günther, Ida
Wolfgang Reinbacher, Frosch
Chin-A Hwang, Birgit Mühlram, Anna Pawlowa-Lichtenwald, Amanda Cruz-Portuondo, Marina Aikaterini Rouka, Chiara Jovy, Ewa Bienkowska, Sofia Klein-Herrero | female dancers

Benjamin Reiners, conductor
Axel Köhler, stage director
Frank Philipp Schlößmann, stage and costume designer
Volker Weinhart, lightning designer
Patrick Francis Chestnut, choir
Mirko Mahr, choreographer
Hella Bartnig, dramaturgy

Düsseldorfer Symphoniker
Chor der Deutschen Oper am Rhein

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS

Johann Strauß: Die Fledermaus

Norbert Ernst, Gabriel von Eisenstein
Anke Krabbe, Rosalinde
Stefan Heidemann, Gefängnisdirektor Frank
Maria Boiko, Prinz Orlofsky
Jussi Myllys, Alfred
Christoph Filler, Dr. Falke
Luis Fernando Piedra, Dr. Blind
Lavinia Dames, Adele
Helena Günther, Ida
Wolfgang Reinbacher, Frosch
Chin-A Hwang, Birgit Mühlram, Anna Pawlowa-Lichtenwald, Amanda Cruz-Portuondo, Marina Aikaterini Rouka, Chiara Jovy, Ewa Bienkowska, Sofia Klein-Herrero | female dancers

Benjamin Reiners, conductor
Axel Köhler, stage director
Frank Philipp Schlößmann, stage and costume designer
Volker Weinhart, lightning designer
Patrick Francis Chestnut, choir
Mirko Mahr, choreographer
Hella Bartnig, dramaturgy

Düsseldorfer Symphoniker
Chor der Deutschen Oper am Rhein

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS

Johann Strauß: Die Fledermaus

Norbert Ernst, Gabriel von Eisenstein
Anke Krabbe, Rosalinde
Stefan Heidemann, Gefängnisdirektor Frank
Maria Boiko, Prinz Orlofsky
Jussi Myllys, Alfred
Christoph Filler, Dr. Falke
Luis Fernando Piedra, Dr. Blind
Lavinia Dames, Adele
Helena Günther, Ida
Wolfgang Reinbacher, Frosch
Chin-A Hwang, Birgit Mühlram, Anna Pawlowa-Lichtenwald, Amanda Cruz-Portuondo, Marina Aikaterini Rouka, Chiara Jovy, Ewa Bienkowska, Sofia Klein-Herrero | female dancers

Benjamin Reiners, conductor
Axel Köhler, stage director
Frank Philipp Schlößmann, stage and costume designer
Volker Weinhart, lightning designer
Patrick Francis Chestnut, choir
Mirko Mahr, choreographer
Hella Bartnig, dramaturgy

Düsseldorfer Symphoniker
Chor der Deutschen Oper am Rhein

FURTHER INFORMATION & TICKETS
 

CONTACT

Representation: not exclusive