His lyric tenor voice had a youthful glow, yet he sang with plaintive beauty and piercing insight. The New York Times
Precise vocal control, clear diction, intelligent musicality, and an ability to get to the heart of everything he sings all ensure Christoph Prégardien’s place among the world’s foremost lyric tenors. Especially revered as a Lieder singer, he kicks off the 2021/2022 season together with pianist Julius Drake at the Chopin and his Europe Festival, before the pair give joint recitals in the Boulez Saal Berlin and frequently at Schubertiade Schwarzenberg/Hohenems. Additional appearances include concerts with Michael Gees at the Oxford Lieder Festival, with Stefan Litwin at the Schwetzinger SWR Festival, with Magnus Svensson at Konserthuset Stockholm, with Roger Vignoles in ‘s-Hertogenbosch and in Hong Kong, as well as with the Oberon Trio at Concertgebouw Amsterdam. Together with Ensemble Pentaèdre and Quatuor Arthur-LeBlanc, he will be on tour in North America come spring of 2022, performing Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin arranged for woodwinds and strings by Denis Plante. Further, he will be part of Beethoven’s Missa solemnis performed by Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra under Christoph Spering, and present special father & son programmes together with his son Julian Prégardien in collaboration with Würth Philharmonic orchestra conducted by Alondra de la Parra, as well as in a recital at Schwetzingen SWR Festival with Michael Gees.