Professor Christian Koch teaches at the Vienna University of Music and Arts (MUK). He is highly regarded by the conductors not only as an accompanist but also as a vocal and style teacher. He collaborated as an assistant with the great connoisseur of Mozart Nikolaus Harnoncourt and the charismatic British conductor Daniel Harding (Salzburg Festival), the baroque master René Jacobs and the influential avant-garde artist of the 20th century Pierre Boulez (Festival in Aix-en-Provence, Theater an der Wien), the magnificent Valery Gergiev (Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg).
Christian Koch works along with renowned singers and singers. Among them are Thomas Hampson, Bernarda Fink, Luca Pisaroni, Michael Schade, Annette Dash, Patricia Petibon, Giorgio Berruggi, Florian Besch, Dorothea Reshman, with whom he performed at the Vienna Musical Assembly Hall, London Wigmore Hall, Salle Pleyel in Paris, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Palace of Catalan Music in Barcelona.
Besides his teaching and concert activities, Christian is widely known as one of the best specialists in Baroque music, the works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his contemporaries.