Christa Ludwig
mezzo-soprano

Christa Ludwig

  • March 16, 1928

Biography

Christa Ludwig made her debut as Orlovsky at Frankfurt at the age of 18, where she sang until 1952. After appearances in Darmstadt from 1952 to 1954, she sang in 1954-1955 in Hannover. She joined the Wiener Staatsoper in 1955, where she became one of its principal artists and was made a Kammersängerin in 1962. She remained with the company for more than 30 years. In 1954 she appeared in Salzburg as Cherubino and returned there until 1981.

Read more

All videos related to Christa Ludwig (8)

More info coming soon!
Karajan, or Beauty As I See It
Karajan, or Beauty As I See It

A film by Robert Dornhelm

documentary
More info coming soon!
Herbert von Karajan conducts Verdi's Falstaff
Herbert von Karajan conducts Verdi's Falstaff

Günther Schneider-Siemssen (set designer), Herb...

opera
More info coming soon!
High-Performance sports, Singing opera
High-Performance sports, Singing opera

The opera athletes

documentary
More info coming soon!
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Christa Ludwig perform Lieder
More info coming soon!
Master Class with Christa Ludwig, Mozart
Master Class with Christa Ludwig, Mozart

With Stella Grigorian, Valerij Serkin and Marcu...

master class
More info coming soon!
Master Class with Christa Ludwig
Master Class with Christa Ludwig

Beethoven, Bizet, and Massenet

master class
More info coming soon!
Christa Ludwig sings Schubert, The Winter Journey
More info coming soon!
Christa Ludwig sings Schubert, Mahler, Bernstein, Wolf, and R. Strauss