Cristina Gallardo-Domâs soprano from Chile

Cristina Gallardo-Domâs soprano from Chile

Cristina Gallardo-Domâs made her debut as Madama Butterfly in 1990 at the Municipal Theatre in Santiago and, three years later, began performing in opera houses in Europe, making her La Scala debut in 1993 in La Rondine.

Cristina Gallardo-Domâs soprano from Chile

Cristina Gallardo-Domâs is a soprano, born in Santiago, Chile, who frequently performs in operas by Puccini.
Gallardo-Domâs made her debut as Madama Butterfly in 1990 at the Municipal Theatre in Santiago and, three years later, began performing in opera houses in Europe, making her La Scala debut in 1993 in La Rondine.
Cristina Gallardo-Domâs’ many Puccini performances include: Turandot and Madama Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera, Vienna State Opera, and Royal Opera House; La bohème at the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, and Paris Opéra; Manon Lescaut at the Zurich Opera and Los Angeles Opera; Simon Boccanegra at Vienna State Opera, Bavarian State Opera, and the Palau de las Arts in Valencia; and Suor Angelica at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw and Teatro Colón.
Cristina Gallardo-Domâs is known for her Madama Butterfly and was featured in the heavily promoted new production of this work that opened the 2006/2007 season at the Metropolitan Opera and marked the beginning of Peter Gelb’s tenure as General Manager of the Met. According to her website, she was personally chosen by the director, Anthony Minghella, for this role, having successfully performed it previously at the Royal Opera.

In 2010 Cristina Gallardo-Domâs created the role of Matilde Neruda in the Los Angeles world premiere of Daniel Catán’s Il Postino.

Cristina Gallardo-Domâs received a degree with honors in music from the Escuela Moderna de Música in Santiago and also studied at the Juilliard School in New York. She has been recognized with top cultural honors in Chile: the Gabriela Mistral Award and the Gran Cruz Apostol Santiago. She has also won top prizes in singing competitions.

Cristina Gallardo-Domâs lives in the Canary Islands, Spain, with her husband, a Spanish lawyer, and her two children.

På svenska

Chilensk sopran född i Santiago de Chile. Utbildad vid ”Escuela Moderna de Musica”, med professor Ahlke Scheffelt, samt fortsatta studier vid Juillard School, New York. Hon debuterade 1990 på Municipal Theatre i Madama Butterfly. 1993 debuterade hon i Europa på Spoleto Festival i Italien, som Suor Angelica i Puccinis opera med samma namn. På La Scala i Puccinis La Rondine år 1993. Därefter har hon debuterat på de största scenerna i Europa och som Turandot i Tokyo, Japan.

Metropolitan Opera

[Met Performance] CID:323970
La Bohème {1033}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/17/1996
Debut: Cristina Gallardo-Domâs
[Met Performance] CID:324010
La Bohème {1034}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/20/1996
[Met Performance] CID:331330
La Bohème {1055}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/18/1999
[Met Performance] CID:331342
La Bohème {1056}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/22/1999
[Met Performance] CID:331354
La Bohème {1057}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/26/1999
[Met Performance] CID:331366
La Bohème {1058}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/30/1999
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:331375
La Bohème {1059}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/2/1999
[Met Performance] CID:331417
La Bohème {1061}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/16/1999
[Met Performance] CID:331432
La Bohème {1062}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/20/1999
[Met Performance] CID:331444
La Bohème {1063}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/25/1999
[Met Performance] CID:332321
La Traviata {832}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/13/2000
[Met Performance] CID:332333
La Traviata {833}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/17/2000
[Met Performance] CID:332345
La Traviata {834}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/21/2000
[Met Performance] CID:332357
La Traviata {835}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/25/2000
[Met Performance] CID:332366
La Traviata {836}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/28/2000
[Met Performance] CID:332381
La Traviata {837}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/2/2000
[Met Performance] CID:332390
La Traviata {838}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/5/2000
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:332402
La Traviata {839}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/9/2000
[Met Performance] CID:332414
La Traviata {840}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/12/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333015
Turandot {210}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/30/2000
Debuts: Elaine Young, Sasha Semin
[Met Performance] CID:333027
Turandot {211}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/4/2000
Review
[Met Performance] CID:333036
Turandot {212}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/7/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333054
Turandot {213}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/12/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333066
Turandot {214}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/16/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333105
La Bohème {1085}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/28/2000
Debut: Jean-Luc Chaignaud
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:333108
Pension Fund Gala
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/29/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333117
La Bohème {1086}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/1/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333126
La Bohème {1087}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/4/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333135
La Bohème {1088}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/7/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333144
La Bohème {1089}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/10/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333156
La Bohème {1090}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/14/2000
[Met Performance] CID:350222
La Bohème {1116}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/07/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350223
La Bohème {1117}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/12/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350678 Opera News 1 Opera News 2
La Bohème {1118}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/16/2002
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:350817
La Bohème {1145}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/12/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350815
La Bohème {1146}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/15/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350809
La Bohème {1147}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/18/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350830
La Bohème {1149}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/25/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350825
La Bohème {1150}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/28/2003
[Met Performance] CID:351555 
New Production
Madama Butterfly {800}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/25/2006
Opening Night {122}
Peter Gelb, General Manager
Debuts: Anthony Minghella, Carolyn Choa, Han Feng, Peter Mumford, Blind Summit Theatre, Keith Miller, Mark Down, Nick Barnes, Finn Caldwell, Hsin Ping Chang, Tom Yang
Broadcast/Times Squarecast/Plazacast
Review
[Met Performance] CID:351558
Madama Butterfly {801}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/30/2006
[Met Performance] CID:351564
Madama Butterfly {802}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/05/2006
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:351593
Madama Butterfly {803}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/17/2006
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:351603
Madama Butterfly {804}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/21/2006
[Met Performance] CID:351606
Madama Butterfly {805}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/24/2006
[Met Performance] CID:351616
Madama Butterfly {806}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/27/2006
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:351624
Madama Butterfly {807}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/31/2006
[Met Performance] CID:351632
Madama Butterfly {808}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/04/2006
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:351641
Madama Butterfly {809}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/08/2006
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:351648
Madama Butterfly {810}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/11/2006
[Met Performance] CID:351658
Madama Butterfly {811}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/15/2006
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:351665
Madama Butterfly {812}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/18/2006
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:351809
La Bohème {1187}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/24/2007
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:351823
La Bohème {1189}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/31/2007
[Met Performance] CID:351833
La Bohème {1190}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/03/2007
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352905
Madama Butterfly {828}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/27/2009

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