Onno Pels

Deuxième Philistin in Samson et Dalila

Biography

Education
Philosophy, Universiteit Amsterdam
Conservatory of Amsterdam

Career
Buffo Operamakers, 1999-2004
Freelance Chorus member, De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam, 2004-2008
Chorus member Vlaamse Opera, 2008-now

Highlights
Soloist in Wagner Dream (Jonathan Harvey) at De Nederlandse Opera
Soloist in Samson et Dalila (Saint-Saëns), Peter Grimes (Britten), Is It Love? (Mozart/Lemberg), Der Rosenkavalier (Strauss), Lady Macbeth from the Mtsensk district (Sjostakovitsj) at Vlaamse Opera

Last update on 19 March 2014

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