Biography

Regula Mühlemann

Current as of May 2024

Within only a few years the Swiss soprano Regula Mühlemann has established herself as one of the leading singers of her generation, performing on the most prestigious stages and in the most important concert halls in Europe. She has worked with leading conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Riccardo Chailly, Alessandro De Marchi, Daniel Harding, Pablo Heras-Casado, Philippe Herreweghe, Mariss Jansons, Gianandrea Noseda, Simon Rattle, Pinchas Steinberg, Nello Santi and Zubin Mehta.

Highlights of the 2023/24 season include the role of Pamina in a new production of Die Zauberflöte at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, returns to Theater Basel as Gilda (Rigoletto) and to the Vienna State Opera as Adele (Die Fledermaus) and her role debut as Marie in La Fille du régiment at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo. She performs in recital at New York’s Carnegie Hall, London’s Wigmore Hall and in Dublin. Other engagements include the soprano solo in Carmina Burana in Paris, Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem in Monte Carlo and Strauss Lieder in Bern and Lucerne. Further concerts include appearances at the Abbaye de Fontevraud, in Nantes, Angers and Copenhagen, at the Grafenegg Midsummer Night’s Gala and with the Staatskapelle Dresden under the direction of Christian Thielemann.

Her appearances in 2022/23 included Euridice in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice in Paris, and her role debuts as Gilda in Basel and as Fiorilla in Rossini’s Il turco in Italia at the Hamburg State Opera. Her concert engagements included performances with Thomas Hengelbrock and the Balthasar Neumann Ensemble at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg and the Konzerthaus Dortmund. In 2021 she sang Bellezza in Handel’s Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno alongside Cecilia Bartoli at the Salzburg Festival, where she returned in 2022 as Pamina.
Regula Mühlemann has appeared in several opera films, including as Ännchen in Der Freischütz and as Amore in a filmed adaptation of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice. She is an exclusive artist with Sony Classical.

In 2018 she was awarded an OPUS Klassik as Young Singer of the Year. In 2016 she released her debut album of Mozart arias. This was followed by the CD of Baroque arias Cleopatra (2017), Lieder der Heimat (2019), a second album of Mozart arias (2020) and Fairy Tales (2022), the last of which was awarded an OPUS Klassik.

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