B i o g r a p h y
Canadian mezzo-soprano, Christine Browne-Munz, is an active performer in the DC metro area. She frequently performs with opera companies such as Opera on Tap, The In Series, Opera NOVA, and Opera Camerata. Roles include Ježibaba (Rusalka), Marta (Iolanta), Teresa (La sonnambula), Third Lady (The Magic Flute), Charlotte (A Little Night Music), and Witch (Hansel and Gretel). While studying at the University of Maryland, Christine performed as an ensemble member for the Maryland Opera Studio’s L'enfant et les sortileges, Idomeneo, La Bohème, Die Zauberflöte, Miss Havisham's Fire, and Amelia al ballo.
Christine has had the opportunity to premier several new works, including the role of Elizabeth Flagg (Alice Flagg). Christine has performed various concert works such as the mezzo solos in Duruflé’s Requiem, Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky, and Handel’s Messiah. This season, Christine is looking forward to returning to Opera NOVA for a children's production of Hansel and Gretel.
Christine is a cantor and alto section leader at Immaculate Conception Church and the alto in the St. Lukes Parish's solo quartet. Additionally she is a sought after sub in the area, frequently appearing at Church of the Epiphany, Church of the Little Flower, The National Cathedral, and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.