The 45th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
6.01.21 – 6.05.21
Immanuel Richter (b. 1974) received his training at the Zurich Conservatory from Claude Rippas, where he completed all diplomas (teaching, orchestra and concert) with honours. Even in his youth he won several prizes at various competitions. He attended masterclasses with Hakan Hardenberger, Pierre Thibaud, Allen Vizzutti and Maurice André, among others. Immanuel Richter worked as a principal trumpet in various orchestras (Zurich Opera Orchestra, St. Gallen Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana). For 3 years he was the principal trumpet of the “Orchestra dell Teatro alla Scala” in Milan, where he played under conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Lorin Maazel, Georges Prêtre, Daniele Gatti, Riccardo Chailly, Gustavo Dudamel and many others. In the summer of 2009 he switched to the Basel Symphony Orchestra as principal trumpet, and is also principal of the Gstaad Festival Orchestra under Jaap van Zweden) . He is a regular guest principal in well-known European orchestras (Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome), and has given numerous appearances as a soloist and chamber musician. Since 2008 he has been teaching trumpet at the Lucerne School of Music.