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His life with the music 


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”  (SZ Germany) “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 US and other international venues.


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 sold more than 100,000 copies of his albums and 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.


By age 21 he was a prize-winner at the Andrés Segovia International Guitar Competition in Spain. He won several 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) and many others.


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

Since 2017 he has been teaching at the University of Music in Freiburg (Germany) and since 2007 in Bale (Switzerland).

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

He has also been working as a conductor, arranger and film score composer.



The Süddeutsche Zeitung speaks of "fascinating technology", the Spanish "El País" raves after a concert by the "terrific German guitarist" how "easily he was able to inspire the entire audience" and the Chicago Tribune calls him "a fantastic guitarist". These reviews are representative of the worldwide successful career of the busy musician and lecturer who has won several international awards.


With over 100,000 records sold, Christian Reichert has achieved what hardly any classical guitarist can do. He has recorded almost all the major classical guitar concertos with renowned orchestras on CD, and for the American label "MMO" he has released a series that has garnered worldwide attention from the specialist press.


In addition to the CDs for "MMO", Reichert has made numerous recordings for the German label "Waterpipe Records" and also for the "Bayerischer Rundfunk", "Hessischer Rundfunk", "SWR", "Telewizja Polska" and the "WDR".


After studying the classical guitar extensively with some of the greatest virtuosos of our time, he completed the concert and soloist exam with the highest distinction. His teachers include Roberto Aussel (Argentina), Sonja Prunnbauer (Germany), Manuel Barrueco and Leo Brouwer (Cuba), Roland Dyens and the two Grammy winners Alvaro Pierri and Sharon Isbin.

There was also a semester of "lied accompaniment" with Dietrich Fischer Dieskau, one of the most important lied singers of the 20th century.


Already during his guitar studies in Würzburg, Freiburg and Cologne he received numerous important international prizes at important guitar competitions in Europe such as at the international guitar competition "Andrés Segovia" in Spain, 1st prize at the competition of the "International Guitarfoundation" in Plovdiv or 1st prize. Prize at the International Music Competition in Frankfurt am Main.


Reichert has worked as a soloist with renowned orchestras such as the Rousse Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hessian Radio Orchestra, the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra, the Sofia Radio Orchestra, the Freiburg Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestra Cameralna Bratislava, to name just a few. Concert engagements and teaching activities therefore take him regularly throughout Europe and the USA.


In addition to his work as a classical guitarist, Reichert also works with pop stars and television actors. He is a sought-after studio guitarist, both with the acoustic guitar and as an electric guitarist in the fields of pop, rock and film music.

He is also active as a conductor, composer and arranger and has recently also been the author of the book "99 questions about the guitar".

Christian Reichert teaches guitar at the "Hochschule für Musik Freiburg" and at the same time has a teaching position in the canton of Basel-Land in Switzerland.


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