Christoph Eberle was born in 1959 in Hittisau, Austria and studied clarinet and conducting at the Landeskonservatorium in the Vorarlberg and with Otmar Suitner at the Hochschule in Vienna.
In 1986 Christoph Eberle made his conducting debut with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra in Linz and Vienna. Since then he has received invitations from festivals such as the Schubertiade Feldkirch, Lockenhaus Festival and Bregenz Festival and has appeared as guest conductor with numerous orchestras including the Prague Symphony Orchestra, Bruckner Orchester Linz, Northern Sinfonia, SWF Sinfonieorchester, Belgian National Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and worked with soloists such as Heinrich Schiff, Thomas Zehetmair, Julian Rachlin, Stefan Vladar, Clemens Hagen, Thomas Quasthoff, Michala Petri, Bruno Leonardo Gelber, Agnes Baltsa, Thomas Allen, Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Joshua Bell. Last year he led the Odense Symfoniorkester on a tour of China.
From 1988 until 2005 he was Principal Conductor of the Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg and Camerata Bregenz and under his leadership the orchestras consolidated their reputation in Austria with appearances in Vienna, televised concerts, frequent broadcasts, and CD and DVD recordings of music by Dvořák, Brahms, Prokofiev, Beethoven, Mahler and Rimsky-Korsakov. From 1999 to 2003 he was Principal Conductor of the Vienna Chamber Orchestra. During his time with the orchestra he toured extensively with them including twice to Japan. From 2004 to 2006 he was Music Director of the Landestheater Salzburg.
Equally at home in the opera house, in 1989 Christoph Eberle was invited to the Semper Opera in Dresden to conduct Le nozze di Figaro and Così fan tutte, and returned the following year for a new production of Hänsel und Gretel. In 1995 he made his debut at the Vienna Volksoper with Le nozze di Figaro, returning in 1997 for Hänsel und Gretel, and in 1998 for a highly acclaimed new production of Menotti’s The Consul. In the same year he appeared for the first time at the Vienna State Opera conducting La traviata. Since 2006 he has worked regularly with John Neumeier at the Hamburg Ballett.
Future engagements include his debut with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, where his soloist will be Joshua Bell, and a new production, Juwelen der neuen Welt, at the Vienna State Opera to music by Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Schubert and Stravinsky. In May 2011 he will lead the Odense Symfoniorkester on a tour of China with soloists Ning Feng and Yundi Li.