span lang="EN-US">The tenor Ulrich Amacher is a founding member of the Zürcher Sing-Akademie and forms part of the core group of the choir since the very beginning. Beforehand he was singing with the Schweizer Kammerchor and the Basler Madrigalisten. Up to today he is performing regularly with Ensemble Corund from Lucerne.
After having worked in the hotel business for a few years, he started his singing education at the Konservatorium Zürich with Rudolf A. Hartmann, besides that he attended masterclasses and persued private lessons with Prof. Ernst Haefliger, William Matteuzzi and maestro Nicola Giusti. Currently he is running the artistic administration office of the ‘Musikkollegium Winterthur’ as main occupation.
Ulrich Amacher performed in many stage productions, such as the world premiere of “Schlafes Bruder” and the childrens opera “Wo die wilden Kerle wohnen” at the Zurich Opera House. Singing various operetta parts, he tread the boards more than a hundred times in german-speaking Switzerland. He was a founding member of the ‘Pocket Opera Company Zürich’ and performed in their much-noticed Gilbert & Sullivan-Productions ‘The Pirates of Penzance’, ‘The Mikado’, ‘H.M.S. Pinafore’ and ‘The Gondoliers’. Recently he appeared in stage productions of Offenbach’s ‘L’île de Tulipatan’ and ‘Monsieur Choufleuri’ within the frame of ‘OperaBox’ by the Zürcher Kammerorchester as well as productions of the ‘Oper im Knopfloch’ at Kellertheater Stok in Zurich.