Christian Pursell

Head shot of Christian Pursell(Santa Cruz, California)

2019–20 Season: Mr. Ratcliffe, Billy Budd; Sergeant of Archers, Manon Lescaut

San Francisco Opera Highlights: Walter Raleigh in Roberto Devereux; Jailer in Tosca; Count Lamoral in Arabella; Angel First Class in Jake Heggie’s It’s a Wonderful Life

Recent and Upcoming: Samuel in Handel’s Saul (Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra); Handel’s Messiah (Mormon Tabernacle Choir); Dandini in La Cenerentola (Merola Opera Program); Tom in Laura Kaminsky’s Some Light Emerges (Houston Grand Opera); Second Englishman in Prokofiev’s The Gambler (Vienna State Opera); Britten’s War Requiem; Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9

Merola Opera Program 2017; San Francisco Opera Adler Fellowship 2018, 2019