Rahel Indermaur

Swiss singer Rahel Ava Indermaur began her artistic career as a mezzo-soprano, during which time she sang roles such as Carmen (Hamburg Chamber Opera), Dorabella (Deutsche Oper Berlin) and Dalila (Antalya).

She was heard in many productions as a soloist with the Sorbian National Ensemble (Sibelius/Grieg/Verdi) as well as operetta roles (Saffi, Csardasfürstin and Rosalinde). She was also engaged in various productions of the Musica Mallorca Festival as Contessa Almaviva and Donna Elvira, among others.

She sang the Tannhäuser Elisabeth in the theatre of Usti nad Labem under the baton of Richard Hein and with great success the Crispy Witch and the Mother in an opera production of Hansel and Gretel by the Brandenburg State Orchestra Frankfurt under the baton of Kevin Griffiths. Under the baton of Tasso Schille, she performed Dvorak, Schoenberg (Pierrot Lunaire) and Gershwin at the Via Regia Music Festival in Schmochtiz.

Rahel Ava Indermaur gained experience at the Deutsche Oper Berlin/Dorabella, the Teatre Principal in Palma de Mallorca (Dorabella), the Opernloft Hamburg (Zauberflöte), the Kammeroper Hamburg (Carmen), the Kammeroper Leipzig (Ring für Kinder, Carmen), the Tonhalle St. Gallen (Haydn/Berenice and La Clemenza di Tito/Vitellia, at the Theater Konstanz (Stravinsky, Le Rossignol/La Mort and Janacek/Diary of a Lost Man/Seffka), at the Werdenberg Festival (The Bartered Bride) and at the Chorin Opera Festival (Rusalka).

In concert and oratorio, she has enjoyed success on international concert stages such as the Tonhalle Zurich (Verdi Gala), the Berlin Philharmonie (Mahler/ Kindertotenlieder) and the Aula Simfonia Jakarta (Opera Gala/9th Symphony). A tour with the Berlin Chamber Orchestra took her to Spain several times, where she repeatedly interpreted the alto part in Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, including at the Palau de la Musica in Valencia and the Teatro Jovellanos in Gijòn. She previously gave a guest performance of the same work at the Berlin Philharmonie under the direction of Katrin Scholz.

She has sung numerous concerts with the Southwest German Philharmonic Orchestra, the Lower Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, the Antalya Chamber Orchestra, the Brandenburg Bach Soloists and the Constance Chamber Orchestra.

Lied plays an important role in Rahel Indermaur’s artistic work. She pays special attention to the fin de siècle period of the last century.

Rahel Ava Indermaur has lived in Lucerne since 2018 and is pursuing a teaching career in addition to her musical career.