Rising Swiss soprano Regula Mühlemann, “a soprano with a crystal-clear tone you could pour over ice and drink” (The Guardian), was raised in Lucerne where she studied at the Conservatory of Lucerne with Prof. Barbara Locher.
Regula kicks off the 2016/17 season with concerts with the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra. Later in the season she can amongst others be heard in concert in the US with Chicago Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Manfred Honeck. Further highlights of this season include her participation in ZDF´s Christmas Concert in Dresden´s famous Frauenkirche, her debut at Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome with Schumann´s Das Paradis und die Peri and Daniele Gatti conducting, as well as singing Servilia in Mozart´s La clemenza di Tito in concert alongside Joyce di Donato and Sonya Yoncheva in Baden-Baden.
In the 2015/16 season Regula Mühlemann could be heard as Zerlina (Don Giovanni) alongside Erwin Schrott at the Yehudi Menhuin Festival Gstaad as well as in concerts with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe under the baton of Yannick Nézet-Seguin. Further engagements included her return to Grand Théâtre de Genève where she performed the vocal part in a new production of the ballet version of Carl Orff´s Carmina Burana, and singing Elisa in Mozart´s Il Re pastore in concert with Les Arts Florissants and William Christie with performances in Vienna, Paris, Lucerne and Barcelona.
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 also at 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 Elisa in Mozart’s Il re pastore 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.