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Christine Li


Christine Marie Li, Taiwanese-American mezzo-soprano, praised for her warmth and vulnerability, captivates audiences with her compelling stage presence. Her passion lies in the art of storytelling, where she explores the depths of human emotion through music and the power of the human voice.

With recent performances showcasing her versatility and artistry, Christine has portrayed a wide range of operatic roles, including Hansel in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel (Pacific Opera Project), Counsel in Trial by Jury, Dorabella in Mozart’s Così fan tutte, and Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus. Her repertoire also includes memorable performances as Orfeo in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice (USC), Ottone in Handel’s Agrippina (CU Boulder), and Beatrice in Berlioz’s Beatrice et Benedict (CU Boulder).

An advocate for new works, Christine has collaborated on many modern projects, workshopping roles in contemporary operas such as Tom Cipullo’s Hobson’s Choice and Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s Intelligence. In 2021, Ms. Li performed as Allura in the Finnish and American premieres of Uljas Pulkkis's All the truths we cannot see - a Chernobyl story, a collaboration between USC and the Sibelius Academy.

Currently pursuing her Doctorate of Musical Arts at USC under the guidance of Professor Lynn Helding, Christine also shares her expertise as a voice instructor at USC and Pasadena City College, nurturing the next generation of vocal talent. With her dedication to artistic excellence and commitment to pushing boundaries, Christine Marie Li continues to leave an indelible mark on the world of opera.

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