Biography

Anna Lucia Richter was trained by Professor Kurt Widmer in Basle and completed her singing studies with distinction with Professor Klesie Kelly-Moog at the Cologne Academy of Music. The soloist has won several international prizes for example the prestigious Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award.
 
She has performed as a concert singer with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra under Riccardo Chailly, the Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia conducted by Daniel Harding, the London Symphony Orchestra under Bernard Haitink, among others. This season she goes on tour to Amsterdam and to Luxembourg singing Mahler’s songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe conducted by B. Haitink, further performing Mozart’s Requiem with the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra conducted by Thomas Hengelbrock and singing Bach cantatas with the B’Rock Orchestra at the Mozart Week in Salzburg and with the Tonkünstler-Orchester in Grafenegg. As well as music from Schemelli’s Song Book and the Notenbüchlein for Anna Magdalena Bach, together with Gerog Nigl and other soloists in the Konzerthaus in Vienna. The album “Bach Privat” with these works was released in September 2017.
 
Anna Lucia Richter is a particularly enthusiastic lied singer. She has already built up an extensive repertoire and gives guest performances in all the major lied venues, for instance the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg and in the Wigmore Hall London. She made her U.S. debut in the Weill Hall of the Carnegie Hall, singing her highly acclaimed Liederkreis programme of Eichendorff settings and improvisations, accompanied by Michael Gees. The singer frequently includes contemporary compositions in her recitals, for instance the world premiere of the work Singet leise by Moritz Eggert and the cycle Ophelia Sings by Wolfgang Rihm, which he composed especially for her.
 

Discography

Mendelssohn - Symphony No 2

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