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Lydia Teuscher


Lydia Teuscher was born in Freiburg, Germany, and studied at the Welsh College of Music and Drama and at the Hochschule für Musik in Mannheim.


Recent highlights include Caliste in staged performances of Telemann’s Pastorelle en Musique in the Schlosstheater Neues Palais Potsdam, at the Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik and in the Markgräfliches Opernhaus Bayreuth with Ensemble 1700 and Dorothee Oberlinger; Ännchen Der Freischütz for the Opernhaus Zürich and Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem with Philhamonia Zürich under Gianandrea Noseda.


Highlights in her 2021/22 season include Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale under Richard Egarr and his Johannes-Passion with Les Violons du Roy with Bernard Labadie, Mozart and Mendelssohn concert ariaswith the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks and Giovanni Antonini, Mahler's Symphony no. 2 with the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya and Kazushi Ono and further performances Telemann’s Pastorelle en Musiqueat the Magdeburg Telemann Festival.


In opera, Lydia has sung Pamina Die Zauberflöte at the Salzburg Mozartwoche, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, the Bolshoi, Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich and Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin; Susanna Le nozze di Figaro at the Glyndebourne Festival, Dresdner Semperoper, Staatstheater Karlsruhe and at the Hyogo Performing Arts Center in Japan; Ännchen Der Freischütz for the Opernhaus Zurich; Hero Béatrice et Bénédict at the Saito Kinen Festival in Japan; Zerlina Don Giovanni for the Bolshoiand Gretel Hänsel und Gretel for the Glyndebourne Festival, Dresdner Semperoper and Saito Kinen Festival.


She collaborates regularly with conductors such as René Jacobs, Jonathan Cohen, Emmanuelle Haïm, Sir Roger Norrington,Helmuth Rilling and Markus Stenz. Recent highlights have included Schönberg's Pierrot Lunaire with the Ensemble of the Bayerische Staatsoper; Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with the London Symphony Orchestra and Daniel Harding; Mozart’s Mass in C Minor with the Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg and Kent Nagano and Bach Cantatas with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and Bernard Labardie at Carnegie Hall.

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