Christina Bianco is a senior in Kirkland House concentrating in Government. As La Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro, Christina was praised by the Boston Musical Intelligencer for her "sheer vocal beauty, knowledge of the score, and Italian facility” and that she exhibited a “mature voice and a comfort with the intense demand of the score." During her time at Harvard, Christina has performed in Orfeo ed Euridice (Euridice), Hansel and Gretel (Mother), The Rake’s Progress (Mother Goose), and Cosi Fan Tutte (Dorabella cover). In the summer of 2016 she interned with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Documentary Group, and the Dell'Arte Opera Ensemble.
Christina is a lyric soprano and has been singing ever since she was 12 years old. She was the winner of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition (2012) and the Bel Canto Foundation Competition (2012). She performed an aria from Cosi Fan Tutte as a soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Edwin Outwater when she was 17 years old, and she has additionally performed in concerts in Italy and Russia. Christina has performed in masterclasses with Renee Fleming, Edwin Outwater, Duain Wolfe, Martin Katz, among others. In 2012 she also sang the National Anthem at a Chicago Cubs game.