Christoph Gedschold studied Piano and Conducting in Leipzig and Hamburg with Christof Prick.

Following the engagements at Theater Lucerne and Staatstheater Nuremberg, he became the Kapellmeister at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, where he led i.a. Martinu’s The Greek Passion, Euryanthe, La Gioconda, the German first performance of Weinberg’s Die Passsagierin, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Der fliegende Holländer, Lohengrin, Der Rosenkavalier, Ariadne auf Naxos, Otello, Boris Godunov, and Peter Grimes.
In 2015, he has made his successful debut in North America conducting Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 11 with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, followed by re-invitations.
In 2016, he led Die Passagierin on the occasion of the Wiener Festwochen, as well as Ariadne auf Naxos.
Christoph Gedschold is a regular guest at the Semperoper Dresden and the Staatsoper Hamburg. In Dresden he already has conducted Der Freischütz, Die Zauberflöte, Don Giovanni, as well as the premiere of Die Passagierin, and productions in Hamburg include, among others, La Traviata, Simon Boccanegra, Manon Lescaut, La Bohème, Katja Kabanowa, and Eugene Onegin.
He has been at the conductor’s stand of renowned orchestras, such as the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Staatskapelle Dresden, Hamburg Philharmonics, Gürzenich-Orchestra Cologne, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Museumsorchester Frankfurt, Nationalorchester Mannheim, Bayerische Staatsphilharmonie Nuremberg, as well as the Basel Symphony Orchestra and the New Japan Philharmonic Tokyo.
Since the season 2015/16, Christoph Gedschold is the Kapellmeister at the Oper Leipzig conducting a broad repertoire including i.a. Die Zauberflöte, Der Freischütz, Tannhäuser, Hansel and Gretel, Rigoletto, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Pagliacci, Tosca, La Bohème and Madama Butterfly, as well as The Bartered Bride, Rusalka, Bluebeard’s Castle and West Side Story.
Upcoming engagements include, among others, Der fliegende Holländer, Rusalka, La Bohème, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Rigoletto and La Traviata at Oper Leipzig, his debut in Spain leading the new production of Götterdämmerung at Opera de Oviedo, Die tote Stadt and Pique Dame at Staatsoper Hamburg, Der Freischütz at Semperoper Dresden, as well as Turandot at Opera Cologne.

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Repertoire Opera

Bartók Bluebeard's Castle
Beethoven Fidelio
Berlioz Les Troyens
Bernstein West Side Story
Bizet Carmen
Blacher Die Nachtschwalbe
Britten The Rape of Lucretia
  Peter Grimes
Donizetti L'elisir d'Amore
  Dom Sebastien
Dvorak Rusalka
Gluck Armida
  Iphigénie en Tauride
Gounod Faust
Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel
Janácek Katja Kabanova
Knussen Wo die wilden Kerle wohnen
Korngold Die tote Stadt
Lehar Die lustige Witwe
Leoncavallo I Pagliacci
Martinu The Greek Passion
Menotti Das Medium
Mozart Così fan tutte
  Die Entführung aus dem Serail
  Die Zauberflöte
  Don Giovanni
  La Clemenza di Tito
  Lucio Silla
  Le nozze di Figaro
Mussorgsky Boris Godunov (Original Version)
Neuwirth Bählamms Fest
Offenbach Les Contes d'Hoffmann
Ponchielli La Gioconda
Puccini La Bohème
  Madama Butterfly
  Manon Lescaut
Ravel L'enfant et les Sortilèges
Rossini Il barbiere di Siviglia
Sciarrino Macbet
Schwemmer Robin Hood
Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos
  Der Rosenkavalier
Stravinsky Le Rossignol
Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin
Verdi Aida
  Don Carlos
  Un ballo in maschera
  I Masnadieri
  La Traviata
  Simon Boccanegra
Wagner Lohengrin
  Der fliegende Holländer
  Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Weber Euryanthe
  Der Freischütz
Weinberg Die Passagierin

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Christoph Gedschold's broad repertoire of symphonic and chamber music ranges from the baroque to the contemporary. Please follow the link below to find the complete repertoire:

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Conducting at the Semperoper, Oper Leipzig and Deutsche Oper Berlin
Over the next few months, Christoph Gedschold will conduct a series of top-class opera performances at the Semperoper Dresden, the Oper Leipzig and now, for the first time, at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. From the 2022/23 season he will also be music director at the Leipzig Opera in the management team of the new director Tobias Wolff.

It begins with a magic flute on February 11th. followed by performances of Bohème and Tosca at the Leipzig Opera, where he will also conduct a revival of Lohengrin on March 26th.
Lucia di Lammermoor will be under his leadership on 4./6. and 11.3.22 at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Another highlight promises the revival of the Elektra on April 30th. at the Semperoper Dresden, further performances on 4./8. and 13.5.2022 .
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