Richard Resch

Richard Resch


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2017Bach J.S.: Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 (St. Matthew Passion)Evangelist
2017Lieder RecitalTenor
2017Bach J.S.: Mass, BWV 236, G majorBass
2017Bach J.S.: Mass, BWV 232, B minorBass
2017Bach J.S.: Mass, BWV 235, G minorBass
2017Bach J.S.: Magnificat, BWV 243, D majorBass
2017Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70Obadiah
2017Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70Ahab
2016Bach J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245 (St John Passion)Evangelist
2016Mozart: RequiemTenor


Richard Resch began his musical education as a member of the Boys‘ Choir at Regensburg Cathedral. He was then a student at the Augsburg College of Music (Hochschule für Musik), graduating with a degree in music and piano. He then won a place to study Classical singing at theLeopold-Mozart-Zentrum at the University of Augsburg, where his teachers included Agnes Habereder, Hans-Joachim Beyer, Edda Sevenich and Dominik Wortig. He continued his studies at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Basel, where he specialised in Early Music andEnsemble Music. To complete his studies, he attended singing masterclasses by Brigitte Fassbaender, Margreet Honig, Regina Resnik, Rudolf Jansen, Michael Nagy, Rudolf Piernay, Udo Reinemann, WolframRieger and Gerd Türk, and oratorio singing classes with Hansjörg Albrecht and Frieder Bernius. Richard has won prizes at several international opera singing competitions, including the Toti Dal Monte competition in Treviso, the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg competition in Brandenburg and the Lions Singing Competition at the Immling Opera Festival. In 2012, the City of Augsburg awarded him its Arts Prize. Richard has performed at the Augsburg Theatre, the Staatstheater inBraunschweig, the Landestheater in Bregenz, Opéra National de Bordeaux and the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, among others. He has worked with conductors including Claudio Astronio, Rolf Beck, Christoph Eschenbach, Christoph Hammer, Michel Laplénie, Andrew Parrott, Joshua Rifkin, Helmuth Rilling, Morten Schuldt-Jensen, Andreas Spering and Jos van Veldhoven, and with many internationally renowned ensembles such as the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, the Bremen Philharmonic Orchestra, the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, the Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa, the Capella Istropolitana, the Leipzig Chamber Orchestra, the Neue Hofkapelle München, the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, the Sinfonia Varsovia and the SWR Radio Symphony Orchestra. His performances at the Håkonshalle in Bergen, the Konzerthaus in Berlin and the Herkulessaal in Munich were broadcast. He has given performances all over Europe, and also in China, Israel and Japan.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Bach J.S.: Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 (St. Matthew Passion) Evangelist Immediately 2017
Lieder Recital Tenor 24 hours 2017
Bach J.S.: Mass, BWV 236, G major Bass Immediately 2017
Bach J.S.: Mass, BWV 232, B minor Bass Immediately 2017
Bach J.S.: Mass, BWV 235, G minor Bass Immediately 2017