Horsch, Lucie

Sparkling 23-year-old rising star Lucie Horsch is a passionaten and charismatic advocate of her instrument. First revealed as a recorder Wunderkind, become a stylish baroque virtuoso, Lucie is a smart and innovative musician bringing her curiosity into approaching multiple musical genres and developing new repertoire with the same incredible talent. In June 2020, Lucie received the very prestigious “Dutch Music Award”, the highest honor bestowed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science to a musician working in classical music.

In recital Lucie forms a duo with French lutinist Thomas Dunford. The duo is invited to perform in such venues as Wigmore Hall, Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the Philharmonie Essen, Brucknerhaus Linz, Auditori in Girona or Tokyo’s Bunka Kaikan and Asahi Concert Hall. Lucie’s festival appearances include the Rheingau Musik Festival, Budapest Spring Festival, Festspiele Mecklenburg-‐‑ Vorpommern, MDR Musiksommer, Hindsgavl Festival, Musiksommer am Zürichsee in Switzerland or the Thüringer Bachwochen. In 2017 she was featured on the German TV program ‘Stars von Morgen’ (stars of tomorrow) hosted by Rolando Villazón.

Lucie is an exclusive Decca Classics artist. Her debut CD featuring concertos and other works by Vivaldi received the 2017 Edison Klassiek Award. Her second album Baroque Journey, recorded with the Academy of Ancient Music and Thomas Dunford, reached the No. 1 in the UK Classical Charts and was awarded the prestigious OPUS KLASSIK prize in Germany in 2019.

Lucie plays on recorders made by Seiji Hirao, Frederick Morgan, Stephan Blezinger and Jacqueline Sorel, made possible by the generous support of the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds.