Soprano Christine Taylor Price, from Tulsa, Oklahoma is a recent graduate of the Artist Diploma in Opera Studies (ADOS) program of the Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts at the Juilliard School, where Ms. Price also earned a Master of Music in Vocal Performance in 2016.
In 2018, Ms. Price was Frau Fluth in Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor by Otto Nicolai directed by John Giampetro and conducted by Maestro Teddy Poll as well as covered the role of Aricie in Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie at Juilliard and was Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro with Norwalk Symphony and Papagena in Die Zauberflöte with the Indianapolis Symphony. She was a soloist at the Bard Music Festival performing two Russian recitals and also joined the New World Symphony in their concert titled Unanswered Questions: A Leonard Bernstein Journey, Edwin Outwater conducting. In 2017, she performed Serpetta in La Finta Giardiniera under the baton of Joseph Colaneri, directed by Mary Birnbaum, the Governess in The Turn of the Screw at Opera Columbus directed by Stephen Wadsworth and conducted by Steven Osgood, was a Gerdine Young Artist at Opera Theatre of St. Louis, was the soloist for the Juilliard Orchestra performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 in Alice Tully Hall, conducted by Edward Gardner, chief conductor of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Norway and sang the role of Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro at Opera in Williamsburg, Virginia, Jorge Parodi conducting. She was featured in the New York Festival of Song’s, Caramoor’s Vocal Rising Star as well as “Protest”, Steven Blier at the piano. During her time at Juilliard, Ms. Price has participated in many live-streamed masterclasses with Fabio Luisi, Emmanuel Villaume, Pablo Heras-Casado, Joyce DiDonato and Gerald Finley.
Ms. Price performed the role of Pamina in Juilliard’s production of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, conducted by David Stern and directed by Mary Birnbaum. She was a semi-finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. In May 2016, Ms. Price proudly made her Carnegie Hall debut as soloist with the Cecelia Chorus of New York performing Missa Solemnis, Mark Shapiro conducting. She performed Mozart’s Bastien und Bastienne at the San Diego Mainly Mozart Festival, The Balboa Theatre, with the Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Michael Francis, conductor.
In 2015-16, Ms. Price was featured soprano soloist in J.S. Bach’s Magnificat as part of the Music Before 1800 series, accompanied by the Juilliard 415 Orchestra conducted by Richard Egarr. Ms. Price was also a featured soloist in Music Sacra’s Songs of the Divine: a capella Masterworks including the Deutsche Motette under the baton of Maestro Kent Tritle at St. John The Divine Cathedral, New York City.
2014-2015 accomplishments include Songfest at Alice Tully Hall, accompanied by Juilliard Artistic Director and pianist Brian Zeger, featuring music set to the texts of Charles Baudelaire. Ms. Price sang Lucia in Juilliard’s production of Britten´s The Rape of Lucretia, and was a featured soloist in Argento’s Six Elizabethan Songs with the New World Symphony in Miami, Florida, conducted by Joseph Peters and directed by Mary Birnbaum. She sang Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the New York Philharmonic’s Young People’s Concert at Avery Fischer Hall, Courtney Lewis conducting. By special invitation, Ms. Price sang in a master class for the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at the Metropolitan Opera under the guidance of legendary soprano Renata Scotto. In summer 2015, Christine was a studio artist at Wolf Trap Opera performing Lucien in Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles and covered the role of Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro.
Ms. Price received her Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, where she sang the title roles in the Manhattan Summer Voice Festival Production of Cavalli’s La Calisto and the Manhattan School of Music Senior Opera production of La Doriclea. In 2012, She made her Alice Tully Hall debut as the soprano soloist in Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with the Juilliard pre-college orchestra conducted by Adam Glaser.