Born in Pamplona, Raquel has worked regularly with a number of ensembles: Gli Incogniti, B’Rock, L’Arpeggiata, La Tempestad, Al Ayre Español, Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla, El Concierto Español, Private Musicke, La Real Cámara, Hippocampus, Orphénica Lyra, La Colombina, etc. Together with the theorbo player Jesús Fernández Baena she began a duet specialised on the Italian music of the XVII century, and in 2010 both founded their own ensemble, La Galanía.
She currently sings as a soloist at the main festivals and halls worldwide (Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Brussels, Frankfurt, Utrecht, Prague, Boucarest, Vienna, Mexico City, Naples, Granada, Minneapolis, Rome, Panama City, Vancouver, Bern, Chicago, London, Hong Kong, Moscow, Tokyo, New York, Bogota, Nagoya, etc). In 2012 she made her New Yorker debut at Carnegie Hall and also at the Londoners Proms.
Raquel Andueza has performed with such conductors as Pablo Heras-Casado, William Christie, Fabio Biondi, Emilio Moreno, Jacques Ogg, Monica Huggett, Eduardo López-Banzo, Christina Pluhar, Richard Egarr, Ottavio Dantone, Christian Curnyn, Sir Colin Davis, José Ramón Encinar, etc.
Raquel is regularly invited to teach singing courses at the Teatro Real in Madrid and at the universities of Burgos and Alcalá de Henares.
She also has lend her voice to several movies, shorts and TV series, as “Exodus” (Ridley Scott, 2014), “Carlos” (TVE1, Oriol Ferrer, 2014), “Isabel” (TVE1, Javier Olivares, 2012), “Atraco” (Eduard Cortés, 2012), “Tous les soleils” (Philippe Claudel, 2011) and “Disección de una tormenta” (Julio Soto Gúrpide, 2010). She has, together with La Galanía, put the voice to the perfume Loewe TV advertisement, “Loewe Sport”.
Raquel has made recordings for the labels Virgin Classics, Glossa, K617, NB Musika, Accentus and Zig-Zag Territoires. In 2010 she created her own label, Anima e Corpo, and she released her first disc ‘Yo soy la locura’ in January 2011, which obtained the award “Festclásica 2011”, given by the Spanish Association of Classical Music Festivals. Her following cds with La Galanía, “Alma Mia” and “Pegaso” are receiving the best critics and awards from all music magazines.
Raquel’s concert dresses are made by the Spanish haute-couture designer Clara Daneyko.