Krista Audere

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Krista Audere is a conductor of Latvian origin, now based in the Netherlands. She is currently the conductor of the VU-Kamerkoor, Kamerkoor Venus, and is regularly engaged as a guest conductor of the Dutch Chamber Choir, the Dutch Radio Choir and Cappella Amsterdam. Starting in 2025 she is named as first ever Principal Guest Conductor of the Swedish Radio Choir.Krista Audere is the winner of the Eric Ericson award 2021.

She has worked with many professional choirs in Europe, such as the State Choir Latvia, the Hungarian Radio Choir, the Swedish Radio Choir, Rias Kammerchor Berlin, the Bavarian Radio Choir, the Danish National Vocal Ensemble, the WDR Rundfunkchor Köln, the SWR Vokalensemble and the BBC Singers.

Krista Audere (1989) graduated from Riga Dom choir school where she gained qualifications as a choir master and choral singer. She then attained the Bachelor’s degree in choral conducting at Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music while enriching her musical experience at the University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart. In 2016 Krista obtained the Masters diploma and graduated cum laude at the Amsterdam University of the Arts. As a singer she has collaborated with the Latvian Radio Choir and Cappella Amsterdam.

Krista Audere is a frequent jury member in conducting and choir competitions, as well as giving masterclasses on choral conducting. As from 2024 Krista is appointed as main subject teacher Choral Conducting at the Royal Conservatoire The Hague.