The Swiss soprano, Lena Kiepenheuer, studied singing at the Musikhochschule Basel (Musikakademie Basel) with Hans Peter Blochwitz and Marcel Boone. After completing her Master of Music degree, she completed her studies in Amsterdam and Paris with Valérie Guillorit. She also received important impulses by working with Eva Nievergelt, Margreet Honig, Barbara Hannigan, Donatienne Michel-Dansac, Frank Hilbrich and Regina Heer.
Lena Kiepenheuer has a lively and versatile concert activity in Switzerland and the surrounding countries. She does not only focus on the classic concert repertoire but also on contemporary pieces and music theatre. Her repertoire includes, among others, W.A. Mozart' Great Mass in C minor, J.S. Bach's Passions, Haydn's Creation, Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire and Luciano Berio's Sequenza III. She has already been toured several times at prestigious Swiss festivals, including the Musikfestwoche Braunwald 2015, the Origen Festival Cultural 2015/2012, the Davosfestival 2013 - young artists in concert and the Festival Zeitgenuss in Karlsruhe. In 2014 she could be heard at the Biennale für Neues Musiktheater at the Konzert Theater Bern. She is a member of the Larynx vocal ensemble, the Origen ensemble and the Chor der J.S. Bach-Stiftung (Director: Rudolf Lutz).
In addition to her concert activities, Lena Kiepenheuer also works as a singing teacher in Zürich.