Performers

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Judith Petr, Anjolet Rotteveel, Alan Belk, Daniël Hermán-Mostert

Judith Petra (soprano) studied at the Amsterdam Conservatory. She has worked as a free-lancer with the National Opera (NL) and has been a full-time member of the Dutch Broadcasting Choir since 2001. 

Anjolet Rotteveel (alto) graduated from the Conservatory in Zwolle (NL) and has been a full-time member of the Dutch Broadcasting Choir since 2002. 

Alan Belk (tenor) graduated from the Guildhall School of Music. He has worked as a soloist with many well known ensembles such as the Ensemble Modern, London Sinfonietta and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.…

Claron McFadden

The American soprano Claron McFadden studied voice at the Eastman School of Music, and received her bachelor’s degree with distinction in 1984. In the same year she moved to the Netherlands, where she currently resides, and has proven herself to be one of the most versatile singers of her generation. …

Nina Lejderman

Swedish soprano Nina Lejderman studied voice at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where she was awarded the Clifton Prize for Singing and the Vice Principal’s Special Award for Notable achievement. She has sung in master class with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Sir Thomas Allen and Roger Vignoles. On the oratorio concert platform, her performances include Händel’s L’Allegro under the baton of William Christie and Bach’s B Minor Mass conducted by Trevor Pinnock. Her operatic roles include the title role in Semele conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras and Laurence Cummings; Papagena in Die Zauberflöte in a new production by Simon McBurney at the Dutch National Opera; Oscar in Un Ballo in Maschera; Johanna in Sweeney Todd, and Despina in Cosi fan Tutte, both for the Nederlandse Reisopera. …

Amstel Quartet

Remco Jak– soprano saxophone Olivier Sliepen – alto saxophone 

Bas Apswoude – tenor saxophone Ties Mellema – baritone saxophone 

Chameleonic and passionate would be the best way to describe the four saxophonists that make up the Amstel Quartet. Whether it is old music or the very latest sounds, pop music, jazz, classical or world music – once you hear the Amstel Quartet play, all borders between these genres simply fade away. Technical limitations appear non-existent and musical boundaries are there merely to be crossed.…

Joris van Rijn

After having passed with distinction both Bachelor’s (1998) and Master’s degrees (2000) in The Hague, Joris van Rijn entered the Juilliard School, New York, studying with Glenn Dicterow (concertmaster of the N.Y. Philharmonic) and Robert Mann. In 2001 he obtained the Professional Studies Degree for solo violin, chamber music and orchestra. Since September 2002 Joris has been first concertmaster of the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and the Radio Chamber Philharmonic (Holland). He regularly performs as concertmaster in several Dutch orchestras.…