Lydia Teuscher was born in Freiburg, Germany and studied at the Welsh College of Music and Drama and at the Hochschule für Musik in Mannheim, Germany. She has appeared with the Göttingen Handel Festival, the Stadttheater in Heidelberg and the National Theater Mannheim. In September 2006 she has joined the Semperoper/Sächsische Staatsoper in Dresden as a resident artist where her roles include Pamina, Susanna, Annchen, Valencienne and Gretel.
She has appeared with the Bavarian State Opera as Ighino in the new production of Palestrina and as Pamina, the Glyndebourne Festival as Gretel and Cherubino and the Aix-en-Provence festival and the Salzburg Mozartwoche with Rene Jacobs as Pamina. In concert she appears with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich with David Zinman and Les Violons du Roy and Bernard Labadie.
On the concert platform she sang with Graham Johnson in recital in London, Cologne and Antwerp, with Helmuth Rilling and the Bachakademie Stuttgart, the Ludwigsburger Festspiele, Kammer-musikfestival Schloss Moritzburg, the Hamburg Camerata, the Barockorchester L’Arco, the Fronteras Festival London and The Sao Paolo Roberto Monczuk Festival. Most recently she has appeared with the Hanover Band in Brighton and London, with the Gürzenich Orchester, Cologne and Markus Stenz, with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Sir Roger Norrington, with Double Bande and Rene Jacobs (with whom she has also recorded Telemann’s Brockes Messe), and with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in London and on a tour to Korea and Japan. She has toured Canada with Bernard Labadie and has toured Europe with Ton Koopman and Amsterdam Baroque.
In 2011 she made her Bolshoi Theatre debut as Pamina. In 2012 she performed the role of Zerlina.