On Friday 11 November, after the performance of G.F. Handel’s Jepthe at the Dutch National Opera, the young friends of the DNO (Fidelio) have organised a Q&A about this voice type with Mattias Pavlous and musicologist Leendert van der Miesen. Click here for more info.
10,11*,13 (matinee), 16*, 17*, 18, 23 and 27* (matinee) November 2016: A fully staged performance of “Carmina Burana and other sins“. Music by C. Orff, G. Mahler (*Soloist on marked dates), G. Scelsi & A. Pärt. With Operagroup The Fat Lady.
25 November 2016. 20:15. Italian opera arias from late 17th and early 18th century Germany featuring the viola da gamba. With Mariana Pimenta soprano and La Banda Ariosa under the direction of Susanne Herre in the concert series of Musica Antica da Camera.
21, 29 October 2016. 19:30. Debuting in the title role of Handel’s opera Ottone with an exciting cast and Concerto Valiante in The Hague.
18 September 2015, 19:00. A lute song programme with themes from Ancient Greece for the opening of the Archaeological Museum of the island of Kos, Greece. With lutenist Stathis Skandalidis.
Debuting in the title role of Handel’s opera Ottone, two programmes with La Banda Ariosa, collaborating for the first time with opera group The Fat Lady and more. Check out the performances until Christmas in the agenda page! More to come, stay tuned!
Gilbert Isbin is a Belgian composer, improviser, guitarist and lutenist. Isbin’s compositional and performing style defies genre, blending elements of contemporary classical, jazz, early music, world music and improvisation. The new album, featuring songs for countertenor & lute based on poetry of good friends of the composer will be recorded in 2017 with Mattias Pavlous …
22 May 2016, 15:30. Highlights from G.F. Handel’s Opera Ottone with Concerto Valiante in the Geertekerk of Utrecht, The Netherlands.
23, 26 July and 1 August 2016. Reprising the role of Ottone C. Monteverdi’s landmark opera at the Opera de Baugé in France. Stage direction B. Grimmett, Musical direction Yeo Yat-Soon.
8 May 2016, 10:30. Alto soloist in J.S. Bach’s BWV 11, Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen otherwise known as the Ascension Oratorio (Himmelfahrtsoratorium). With ensemble Musica Poetica under the direction of J. Boysen in the Maranathakerk of The Hague.