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Christiane Büttig

Christiane Büttig studied music and sports science in Rostock and Greifswald and conducting in Dresden. Master classes with Simon Halsey, among others, rounded off the conductor's career. She gained additional impulses as a singer in the VocalConsort Berlin, the Dresdner Kammerchor and the Chor der KlangVerwaltung under Blomstedt, Chailly, Nagano and numerous others.
Since 2012 Christiane Büttig has directed the Dresden University Choir and its chamber choir.
From 2017- 2021 she was director of the international choral academy "In terra pax".
At the Semperoper Dresden and Staatsschauspiel Dresden she has conducted numerous choral productions, including "King Arthur", "Moscow, Cheryomushki", "UA: Karl May, Raum der Wahrheit" , "The Princess and the Pea", "Nabucco", "Fidelio", "Lobgesang", "Antigone", "Der Weltensammler" and "Das große Heft". In the 2021/2022 season she took over the substitution of the 2nd choir director of the Semperoper and the rehearsal of the world premiere of "Die andere Frau" by Thorsten Rasch.
Guest conductorships have taken Christiane Büttig to Austria, Poland, Denmark, Great Britain, Switzerland, the Rundfunkchor in Paris, the MSO Chorus in Melbourne and Vokal Nord in Tromsø. She regularly works with the Salzburg Bach Choir, most recently at the Bruckner Festival in Linz with Mahler's 3rd Symphony" and "Das klagende Lied" (2021) under the direction of Markus Poschner. As choir director she works at the Salzburg Easter Festival "Turandot" (2021), "Mozartrequiem" (2021) and "Lohengrin" (2022) conducted by Christian Thielemann.
Since 2019 she has been artistic director of the KlangVerwaltung choir.