An De Ridder

Biography

Education
Conservatory of Maastricht; Opera Studio Nederland; Wales International Academy of Voice with Dennis O’Neill and Kiri te Kanawa; master classes with Malcolm Martineau (Britten Pears Programme 2009), Margreet Honig, Roberta Alexander and Pietro Rizzo
 
Debut
Pamina/Die Zauberflöte (Vlaamse Opera)

Highlights
Nannetta/Falstaff (Opera Zuid); L’enfant/L’enfant et les sortilèges (European Opera Centre); Adèle/Die Fledermaus (Summer opera of Alden Biesen, Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden)

Prizes
Prizewinner opera festival Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg with Anna Reich/Lustigen Weiber von Windsor
Finalist at the Vocalistenpresentatie (oratorium), 2004
Finalist at the Merola auditions in New York, 2010

Worked with
Dutch Symphonic Orchestra led by Jan-Willem de Vriend, Brandenburg State Orchestra led by Heribert Beissel, the Flemish Radio Orchestra led by Pietro Rizzo, the Limburg Symphony Orchestra led by Jan Stulen, the Brabant Orchestra led by Roberto Benzi & Ivan Anguélov

Recent and future productions
Marguérite/Jeanne d’ Arc au bûcher (Honegger) (NPS in Utrecht); Blumenmädchen/Parsifal (Vlaamse Opera)

Last update on 01 February 2013

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