Christine Cunnold is a lyric soprano who has trained with the English National Opera as an artist on their acclaimed Opera Works training programme. After reading Geography at King’s College London, Christine went on to take a Foundation in Acting (City Lit) and postgraduate vocal studies at Trinity Laban College of Music and Dance, where she held a Trust Scholarship.

Recent operatic experience includes a Lehrbuben in ENO’s award winning production of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Peter Grimes, Fidelio, Otello (ENO), Die Zauberflöte (Aix en Provence Festival), Khovanshchina (Birmingham Opera Company) , Otello, Falstaff and Carmen (Royal Opera House) . Christine’s operatic roles include Alcina Alcina (Opera Alumnus), Donna Elvira Don Giovanni, Miss Jessel The Turn of the Screw (Moon-Little Theatre), Lucy The Telephone (Teatime Opera), Lauretta Gianni Schicchi (TCMO), originated roles in a touring, fully-staged Messiah (Merry Opera), Woman #1 Blood and Ink (Moon-Little Theatre), Unknowing a new theatre piece staging two of Schumann’s song cycles (Teatime Opera) and worked with The Art of Change creating the first production The Reckoning, a fusion of drama and art song, celebrating 100 years of suffrage, where she sang no less than three roles.  

A keen recitalist Christine has performed at Close-Up Series at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Mill Hill Music Society, Proms at St Jude’s, the Late Shift at the National Portrait Gallery with ENO, Blackheath Halls and Southwark Cathedral. Christine has spent time specifically studying art song, in an intensive week of masterclasses with Malcolm Martineau and a diploma at Birkbeck College.

Equally at home with Oratorio, Christine has recently performed Mozart’s Mass in C (Hampton Choral Society), Rossini’s Stabat Mater (The Hythe Singer), Mendelssohn’s Elijah (Skipton Camerata), Dvorak’s Stabat Mater (Durham Choral Society) and J.S. Bach & C. P. E Bach’s Magnificats (Highgate Choral Society), amongst other oratorios .  Other Oratiorio engagements have included Five Negro Spirituals (Tippett), Christmas Oratorio (Bach), Stabat Mater (Pergolesi), St Nicholas Mass  (Haydn) and Requiem (Chilcott).