Regula Mühlemann

Regula Mühlemann was born in Lucerne, Switzerland where she currently resides. She completed her studies at the Conservatory of Lucerne in 2010 graduating with distinction. In June 2012 she completed her master studies «Solo Performance» - again with distinction and top marks. Master classes with Margreet Honig, Klaus Mertens, Rudolf Piernay, Juliane Banse and Marieke Spaans concluded her training.

Regula Mühlemann kicks off the 2015/16 season with a concert at Zermatt Festival. Later in the season she can amongst others be heard in concert at Fränkische Musiktage and Tonhalle Zürich. Further highlights of this season include her return to Grand Théâtre de Genève where she performs the vocal part in a new production of the ballet version of Carl Orff´s Carmina Burana, a concert tour with Scottish Chamber Orchestra with concerts in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen City and singing Alisa in Mozart´s Il Re pastore in concert alongside Rolando Villazòn with performances in Vienna, Paris, Lucerne and Barcelona.

In the 14/15 season Regula made her debut at De Nederlandse Opera singing Papagena in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, conducted by Marc Albrecht. Further highlights of the season included concerts at the Zermatt Festival in Switzerland with the Scharoun Ensemble, a return to the Verbier Festival and a tour with the Argovia Philharmonic around Switzerland. Regula returned to Baden-Baden to sing Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro in concert with Thomas Hampson and Rolando Villazón, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. A recording will be released with Deutsche Grammophon in 2016.

In past seasons, Regula has sung at the Zurich Opera House performing Giannetta in L' Elisir d'Amore, and Despina in Così fan tutte at the Teatro la Fenice, Venice. In May 2012 she performed Nanetta alsoat the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, alongside Rolando Villazón who both sang in and directed a highly acclaimed production which was released on DVD with Deutsche Grammophon. She made her debut at the Salzburg Festival in 2012, singing the young Papagena in Peter von Winter’s opera Das Labyrinth. Regula returned to the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus in a new production of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte for their first Easter Festival, led by Sir Simon Rattle conducting the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Furthermore Regula performed Serpetta in Hans Neuenfels's new production of La finta giardiniera at the Berlin Staatsoper with great success, a role that she reprised in Berlin in November 2013. She made her house debuts with the Grand Théâtre de Genève in the 2012/13 season, singing the role of Waldvogel in Wagner’s Siegfried, under the baton of Ingo Metzmacher, the Opéra de Paris as Papagena, her debut as Alisa in Mozart’s Il re pastore alongside Rolando Villazón at the Verbier Festival, as well as her debut at the Festival Aix-En-Provence as Papagena.

Regula Mühlemann is a sought-after concert singer. She has already performed in Germany, Switzerland and Italy. As a regular guest at Lucerne Festival she has amongst others performed Rossini’s Petite Messe Solenelle with the Bayerische Rundfunk.Regula Mühlemann works with renowned conductors such as Nello Santi, Simon Rattle, Daniel Harding, Enoch zu Guttenberg, Pablo Heras-Casado, Ivor Bolton, and Howard Arman.

Regula made her movie debut singing Ännchen in the feature film ‘Hunter’s Bride’. The critically acclaimed movie was directed by Jens Neubert and featured Daniel Harding conducting the London Symphony Orchestra.  She was hailed by the critics; the Neue Züricher Zeitung called her a “first class discovery”.  Regula Mühlemann was also one of the young talents featured on the TV show “Stars von morgen”, broadcast on ZDF and Arte in Germany and France. Regula made her next movie appearance starring alongside Bejun Mehta in an exciting new movie production of Gluck’s Orfeo, which was shot on location in Prague. 

Regula Mühlemann records exclusively for Sony Classical, her debut recording will be released in October 2015.


Please note: Biographies on the CSO website are based on the information that was most recently provided to the CSO by the artists or their representatives. More current information may be available on the artists' own websites or those of their representatives.