Christina Christensen, mezzo-soprano, is a Minnesota-based musician who is at home on both the concert and operatic stages. In 2013, she was selected as winner of the Minnesota District Metropolitan Opera Council Auditions. Other recent awards include first place in Division 9 of Minnesota NATS and first place in the College Advanced Voice category of the Thursday Musical Young Artist Competition. Her operatic roles include Ernesto in Haydn's Il mondo della Luna and Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus, and her roles in opera scenes include Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier, Mercedes in Carmen, Isabella is L'Italiana in Algeri, and Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, among others. In concert, she has been the mezzo-soprano soloist in Mozart's Vespers, Bernstein's Chinchester Psalms, and Vivaldi's Gloria. She also sang as a Bakke Scholarship singer with the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra from 2010-2014.
Christina holds her Bachelor of Music from the University of Minnesota Duluth, where she graduated with departmental honors.
Christina was awarded a grant for this study through the Cecilian Society of Duluth, Minnesota