Biography

The Austrian-born baritone Christoph Filler studied singing at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna with Peter Edelmann.

In 2012 Christoph Filler won the Schubert Lieder Competition in Steyr (Austria) and was a price winner in the Oscar Straus Competition in Vienna. 

After his opera debut with the Knappenhof-Oper in Perchotoldsdorf in 2006 as Papageno, he has been continously widening his repertoire with importats roles: he made his debut as Figaro in "Le Nozze di Figaro“ at the Schlosstheater Schoenbrunn in 2012. 2013 saw him perform the same role in a German version in the Festival on the Semmering (Austria).

In the season 2013/14 he was a member of the International Opera Studio Zurich , where he worked on Guglielmo (Cosi fan tutte), Marullo (Rigoletto), Ned Keene (Peter Grimes) and was able to take over many more games on stage.

From 2016/17 Christoph Filler was a permanent member of the ensemble of the Munich State Theater on Gärtnerplatz for three seasons, where he was very versatile as Guglielmo (Cosi fan tutte), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), dr. Malatesta (Don Pasquale), Masetto (Don Giovanni), Schaunard (La Boheme), Count Eberbach (The Wildschütz), Sir Edgar's Secretary (The Young Lord) but also as Danilo (The Merry Widow) and Josef (Viennese Blood).

In December 2019, Christoph Filler sang Schubert's "Die schöne Müllerin" for the first time . He also made his debut in Strasbourg with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg as Raphael & Adam in Haydn's "The Creation" .

 

Photo by Shirley Suarez

Discography

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