Christine Schäfer (born May 3, 1965) is a German soprano. Born in Frankfurt in 1965, she studied from 1984 until 1991 at the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin, where her teachers were Ingrid Figur and Aribert Reimann. She also followed masterclasses with Arleen Augér and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. After finishing her studies in 1992, Schäfer began singing at the opera house in Innsbruck. The next year she made her debut in the United States, singing Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier in San Francisco.