In the world of international concerts, Christian Hilz has made a name for himself through his multi-faceted interpretational talents. Invitations to European and American musical centers, including the Vienna Musikverein, Theater an der Wien, the Salzburg Whitsun Festival, the Lucerne Festival, the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, and the London Proms are only a few of the many appearances which have marked his career.
He has sung as a guest soloist at concerts of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, the Radio Orchestras of both Cologne and Munich, the London Mozart Players, the Mozarteum Orchestra and the Camerata Salzburg, the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, the Orquesta Nacional de Espana and in the same function with choirs such as the Dresden Kreuzchor, the Tölz Boys Choir, and the Regensburger Domspatzen.
In the realm of historical performance practice, he has been most influenced by his collaboration with the conductors and ensembles of, among others, Joshua Rifkin, Andrew Parrott, Martin Haselböck, Ivor Bolton, and Ton Koopman.
Journeys of discovery in the field of music of the late 20th and ongoing 21st centuries were undertaken through work with and including compositions of Hans Werner Henze, Christian Henking, Helga Pogatschar, Eberhard Klemmstein, and Bobbi Fischer. He has participated in many world premieres at the Vienna Musikverein, the Munich Biennale, and Munich’s aDevantgarde Festival, to mention only a few.
In the field of chamber music, Katia Bouscarrut, Tatiana Korsunskaya, Eckart Sellheim, Dorian Keilhack, Ilia Korol, Jeremy Joseph, Jean Christophe Dijoux and Aline Zilberaich can be counted amongst his partners.
An extensive operatic repertoire has led to his participation in productions in Vienna, Amsterdam, Madrid, Valencia, Los Angeles, Munich, Dusseldorf, and Potsdam, where his roles have extended from the Baroque to the Modern.
In more than 40 CD recordings, Christian Hilz’s discography mirrors his extensive repertoire. He has been officially presented with both the Bavarian State Promotion Award and the Cultural Promotion Prize of his home city of Erlangen.