Regula Mühlemann

Current as of July 2022

In the course of the 2021/22 season Swiss soprano Regula Mühlemann has sung Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) and Blondchen (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) at the Vienna State Opera and made her role debut as Ilia in concert performances of Idomeneo under Thomas Hengelbrock at the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus.

She also sang Adele (Die Fledermaus) under Zubin Mehta at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale in Florence and appeared in the same role in a performance broadcast worldwide from the Vienna State Opera on New Year’s Eve 2020.

Other recent highlights have included Adina (L’elisir d’amore) at the Vienna State Opera, Juliette (Roméo et Juliette) at the Lucerne Theatre, Echo (Ariadne auf Naxos) at La Scala, Milan, under Franz Welser-Möst, Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) at the Basel Theatre and Bellezza in Handel’s Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno at the Salzburg Festival, where she made her debut as Papagena in Peter von Winter’s Das Labyrinth in 2012.

Regula Mühlemann is also at home in the concert hall and recital room and appears regularly with two pianists in particular, Tatiana Korsunskaya and Helmut Deutsch. In 2021/22 she toured Europe with the Orchestre des Champs-Élysées and the Collegium Vocale of Ghent under Philippe Herreweghe, singing Mozart’s C minor Mass.

Other concerts included Haydn’s Die Schöpfung in Cologne Cathedral, Bach’s St John Passion with the Munich Bach Choir at the Enescu Festival in Bucharest, Mozart arias at the Settimane musicali in Ascona, Bach’s St Matthew Passion with the Gewandhaus Orchestra in Leipzig and Carmina Burana at the Piazza San Marco in Venice with the Choir and Orchestra of the Teatro La Fenice. Song recitals have taken her most recently to the Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg and to the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg. She is also touring Europe with CHAARTS Chamber Artists, appearing at the Elbphilharmonie and the Vienna Konzerthaus and elsewhere in a programme that will also be featured on her forthcoming CD, Fairy Tales.

At the 2016 Salzburg Festival she sang the soprano solo in a performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Concentus Musicus of Vienna under Andrés Orozco-Estrada and in 2019 took part in a Mozart Matinee under Ivor Bolton. Also in 2019 she made her Vienna Musikverein debut in Bach’s Magnificat under Philippe Jordan. Other conductors with whom she has worked include Nello Santi, Simon Rattle, Daniel Harding, Pablo Heras-Casado, Pinchas Steinberg and Gianandrea Noseda.

Regula Mühlemann has already appeared in a number of opera films, including Aennchen in Der Freischütz and Amore in a filmed adaptation of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice. She is an exclusive artist with Sony Classical. In 2018 she received an OPUS Klassik Award as Best Young Singer. Her debut album, Mozart Arias, appeared in 2016 and was followed by a collection of Baroque arias, Cleopatra, in 2017, Songs of Home in 2019 and a further selection of Mozart arias in 2020 for which she received a second OPUS Klassik Award in 2021.

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