The Austrian bass Christoph Seidl was born in 1987. He studied at the Vienna University for Music and Performing Art with Prof. Ralf Döring and Prof. Robert Holl where he graduated in 2013.
During his education he participated at many masterclasses including courses with Angelika Kirchschlager, Thomas Hampson and Helmut Deutsch. He was also a scholarship holder of the Richard Wagner association.
He established himself as a demanded concert singer in Austria, Switzerland and Germany, both with Lieder and church music repertoire including Haydn's „The Creation", „Stabat Mater" and a great variety of masses and sacral compositions of different composers.
While he studied at the university he sang Bartolo and Antonio in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, Colline and Sarastro. In season 2012/13 he debuted at the Opernhaus Zürich as Steward in Lady Macbeth from Mtsensk. In 2013/14 he was also the Member of the International Opera Studio in Zürich. In this time he sang in operas of Wagner, Verdi, Beethoven and Giordano with conductors like Fabio Luisi, Nello Santi, Theodor Currentzis and Sebastian Weigle. In the summer of 2013 he was invited to the Young singers Project of the Salzburg Festival where he sang Osmin in "The Abduction from the Seraglio" for children. He also performed the Deputato in "Don Carlo" at the Großes Festspielhaus, under the baton of Antonio Pappano and Peter Stein as a director and participated in the "Abduction from the Seraglio" with Hans Graf conducting and Adrian Marthaler directing.
Since Fall 2014 he is member of the Young Ensemble of the Theater an der Wien where he performed, among others, the roles of Prince Gremin (Eugene Onegin), Don Inigo Gomez (L'heure espagnol) and Mago (Rinaldo) and worked with conductors as Leo Hussain or René Jacobs with whom he also had his debut at the Bozar - Palais de Beaux-Arts in Brussels last season.
He closed the last season with a concert version of Rinaldo on the New Stage of the Bolshoi theatre in Moscow and performed in Idomeneo, L'incoronazione di Poppea, Capriccio, Agrippina with conductors as Thomas Hengelbrock, Bertrand de Billy and Jean-Christophe Spinosi in 2015/16 season.
In Fall 2016 Christoph Seidl will join the ensemble of the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz in Munich.