Christian Reichert

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Christian Reichert shows a command of the guitar that encompasses both extreme sensitivity and virtuosity. The guitarist with “the fascinating technical experience and perfect rhythm” (Chicago Tribune) “fills the audience easily with enthusiasm” (El País, Spain).

He concertizes and gives master-classes frequently all over Europe including Russia and Bulgaria, in the U.S. and other international venues. (New York, Chicago, Paris, Moscow, Granada, Montreux, Stockholm, Cracow, Sofia, Vienna, Bogota, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo etc.)

Christian Reichert works as a soloist with renowned orchestras like the Rousse Philharmonic Ochestra”, the “Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra”, the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra, the “Freiburg Philharmonic Orchestra”, the Orchestra Cameralna Bratislava”, “Deutsche Kammersolisten” and many others.

Mr. Reichert earned worldwide reputation with his much lauded and constantly broadening compact disc recordings for “Music Minus One” in New York. He has recorded the most important guitar concertos with orchestra like Rodrigos´ “Concierto de Aranjuez”, “Fantasia para un Gentilhombre”, concertos by Mauro Giuliani, Ferdinando Carulli, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Manuel Maria Ponce and Antonio Vivaldi. The recordings are distributed worldwide and beeing sold more than 150.000 copies in 18 countries.

He won 12 prizes at international competitions all over Europe like 1998 the First Prize at the International Guitar Foundation`s Competition in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, as well as First Prize at the International Competition for Contemporary Music 1999 in Frankfurt (Germany).

He finished his studies as a guitar soloist in Cologne and Freiburg (Germany) with distinction. His teachers were Roberto Aussel (Argentina), Sonja Prunnbauer, Manuel Barrueco, Leo Brouwer, Roland Dyens and the Grammy winners Alvaro Pierri and Sharon Isbin. A very special honour was the work with legendary baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

Since 2017 he has been teaching at the Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg (Germany) and since 2007 at the à la Hochschule für Musik in Basel (Switzerland).

Christian Reichert has recorded more than 20 CDs and played for many television and radio stations worldwide.