Recent News
04.13.17
Christine Goerke
After a Soprano’s Crisis, a Brünnhilde Is Born
New York Times
05.03.16
Philippe Auguin, Christine Goerke, Alan Held, Francesca Zambello
Two critics trade thoughts on Wagner’s ‘Ring’ in D.C.
The Washington Post
12.18.15
Wynton Marsalis, Marin Alsop, Sir Andrew Davis, Christopher Rountree, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company , Alexandre Tharaud, Daniil Trifonov, Jennifer Koh, Gil Shaham, Philadelphia Orchestra , Storm Large, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir , VOCES8 , Christine Goerke, Nicholas Phan, New York Polyphony
End of Year 2015 'Best of' Roundup
10.23.15
Christine Goerke
Review: Boston Symphony Orchestra Delivers Electric ‘Elektra’
The New York Times
02.02.15
Christine Goerke
Back in Command: Christine Goerke as Brünnhilde in Wagner’s ‘Die Walküre’
The New York Times
11.04.14
Christine Goerke
CHRISTINE GOERKE NAMED 2015 MUSICAL AMERICA VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Musical America
08.18.14
Christine Goerke
Christine Goerke wins Helpmann Award
07.17.14
Asher Fisch, Mariss Jansons, Christine Goerke
Helpmann Award nominates Asher Fisch, Christine Goerke and Mariss Jansons
Helpmann Awards
12.13.13
David Robertson, Christine Goerke
So Much Operatic Life, and a Fatality
The New York Times
11.12.13
Christine Goerke
From Fairy Tale Opera to Fairy Tale Career Break
The New York Times
10.08.12
Christine Goerke
Goerke Elektrifies
Wall Street Journal
10.07.11
Christine Goerke
Christine Goerke Scores as Strauss Heroine
The Associated Press
11.01.09
Patrick Summers, Christine Goerke
The music's the thing in HGO's Lohengrin
Houston Chronicle

Soprano Christine Goerke has appeared in the major opera houses of the world including the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Washington National Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Seattle Opera, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh Opera , New York City Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Paris Opera, Théâtre du Châtelet, Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Deutsche Oper Berlin, La Scala, Maggio Musical Fiorentio, Teatro Real in Madrid, Teatro Municipal de Santiago, and the Saito Kinen Festival. She has sung much of the great soprano repertoire, starting with the Mozart and Handel heroines and now earning critical acclaim for the dramatic Strauss and Wagner roles. She has received praise for her portrayals of the title roles in Elektra, Turandot, and Ariadne auf Naxos,Brünnhilde in the Ring Cycle, Kundry in Parsifal, Ortrud in Lohengrin, Leonora in Fidelio, Eboli in Don Carlos,Dyer's Wife in Die Frau ohne Schatten, Cassandre in Les Troyens, Ellen Orford in Peter Grimes, Female Chorus in The Rape of Lucretia, Alice in Falstaff, and Madame Lidone in Dialogues des Carmelites ... read full bio