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The Czech mezzosoprano Lucie Hilscherová obtained the Master degree in Solo singing (with Mgr. Romana Feiferlíková, Ph. D.), as well as in Psychology and in Music Teaching at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. An Erasmus scholarship enabled her to study singing with Prof. Ursula Schönhals at the College of Humanities of Chemnitz University (Germany). 

She repeatedly participated in Bachakademie Stuttgart, led by Helmut Rilling. She attended master classes by Helen Donath, Hedwig Fassbender, Gabriela Beňačková, Dagmar Pecková, Zlatica Livorová or Marta Infante.

She has received a number of awards and prizes (Cantilena Competition Bayreuth; „Musica Sacra“ International Competition in Roma; Dvořák International Singing Competition in Karlovy Vary; Janáček International Singing Competition in Brno).             

Lucie Hilscherová has been a guest singer of the National Theatre in Prague, the National Maravian-Silesian Theatre, the DJKT Theatre in Pilsen, the Silesian Theater in Opava, the State Theater in Košice and the Nationaltheater Mannheim (Quickly in Falstaff, Panna Róza in The Secret, Mère Marie de l'Incarnation in Dialogues des Carmélites, Emilie in Otello, Martha in Jolanta, Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro, Háta in The Bartered Bride etc.).

Besides opera parts, her musical activities also cover concerts. She realizes a wide musical spectrum, ranging from baroque to contemporary music. Her concert engagements include mezzosoprano/alto parts f.e. in Vivaldi’s Nisi Dominus and Stabat Mater, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Mattheus Passion and B-minor Mass, Händel’s Messiah, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and Missa solemnis, Haydn’s Stabat Mater, Rossini’s Stabat Mater and Petite Messe Solennelle, Dvořák’s Stabat Mater, Saint Ludmila and Requiem, Verdi’s Requiem, Mahler’s The Song of the Earth and Symphony No. 2, Stravinskij‘s Les Noces, Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky, Berio’s Folk Songs, Novák’s Carmina Sulamitis or Martinů’s Bouquet of Flowers.

Lucie Hilscherová has worked with conductors such as Libor Pešek, Jiří Bělohlávek, Helmuth Rilling, David Porcelijn, Kaspar Zehnder, Petr Vronský, Leoš Svárovský, Petr Fiala or Jakub Klecker and with orchestras such as BBC Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR, Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, Orchestra of Poznań Philharmonic, PKF-Prague Philharmonia, Brno Philharmonic, Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra or Collegium 1704.

She sang at Musikfest Stuttgart, Beethovenfest Bonn, Prague Spring, Easter Festival of Sacred Music Brno, Smetana's Litomyšl and Peter Dvorský International Music Festival.

 

 

Upcoming concert highlights

5/2019 - Prague Spring Festival - Smetana Hall, Municipal House, Prague, CZ - Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky

Prague Symphony Orchestra, cond. Alexander Vedernikov

 

6/2019 - Richard Strauss Festival Garmisch-Partenkirchen, DE - Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Prague Radio Symphonic Orchestra, cond. Cornelius Meister

 

8/2019 - Peter Dvorský International Music Festival, Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou, CZ - Vaňhal: Stabat Mater

Czech Virtuosi, cond. Petr Fiala 

 

9/2019 - Dvořákova Praha - Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, CZ - Dvořák: Král a uhlíř (King and Charcoal Burner)

Prague Radio Symphonic Orchestra, cond. Tomáš Brauner

 

9/2019 – Auditorium Grafenegg; Musikverein Vienna, AT - Dvořák: Requiem

Tonkünstler Orchestra, cond. Marek Šedivý

 

10/2019 - Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, CZ - Janáček: Glagolitic Mass

Czech Philharmonic, cond. Petr Altrichter

 

10/2019 - Barbican Hall, London, GB - Janáček: Glagolitic Mass

London Symphony Orchestra, cond. Sir John Eliot Gardiner

 

5/2020 - Prague Spring Festival - Dvořák Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, CZ - Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

Czech Philharmonic, cond. Semyon Bychkov