Ruth Willemse, Mezzo-soprano
Ruth Willemse

Ruth Willemse

Mezzo-soprano
Bio: The Dutch mezzo Ruth Willemse started her vocal studies at the Conservatory of Amsterdam and graduated in June 2013 at the Vocal Master Program of the Prins Claus Conservatory. Recent engagements include the role Kate Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly (Dutch Touring Opera / Nederlandse Reisopera), Maddalena in Reimsreisje(after Il Viaggio a Reims) at the Dutch National Opera, Berta in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the National Touring Opera (now Dutch Touring Opera), Old Lady and Paquette, in a Dutch version of Candide as an “Artist in Residence” of the Dutch Touring Opera, Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi in France, Miss Todd in The Old Maid and the Thief and Concepcion in L’Heure Espagnole. In 2016 she will sing Margeret in Wozzeck at the Vara Matinee at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Ruth worked with conductors Antonino Fogliani, Marc Piollet, Hans Leenders, Aldert Vermeulen, Roberto Beltran Zavala, Wouter Padberg, Vincent de Kort, amongst others, and directors like Marcel Sijm, Laurence Dale, Jos Groenier, Xander Straat, Elsina Jansen and Paul-Emile Fourny. She regularly participates as a soloist in concerts and recitals:  Examples of her repertoire are the alto part in Bach’s Matthäus Passion and Weihnachtsoratorium,  the mezzo part in Durufle’s Requiem, Mahler’s Rückert Lieder, Elgar’s Sea Pictures and Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder.
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Bio: The Dutch mezzo Ruth Willemse started her vocal studies at the Conservatory of Amsterdam and graduated in June 2013 at the Vocal Master Program of the Prins Claus Conservatory. Recent engagements include the role Kate Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly (Dutch Touring Opera / Nederlandse Reisopera), Maddalena in Reimsreisje(after Il Viaggio a Reims) at the Dutch National Opera, Berta in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the National Touring Opera (now Dutch Touring Opera), Old Lady and Paquette, in a Dutch version of Candide as an “Artist in Residence” of the Dutch Touring Opera, Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi in France, Miss Todd in The Old Maid and the Thief and Concepcion in L’Heure Espagnole. In 2016 she will sing Margeret in Wozzeck at the Vara Matinee at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Ruth worked with conductors Antonino Fogliani, Marc Piollet, Hans Leenders, Aldert Vermeulen, Roberto Beltran Zavala, Wouter Padberg, Vincent de Kort, amongst others, and directors like Marcel Sijm, Laurence Dale, Jos Groenier, Xander Straat, Elsina Jansen and Paul-Emile Fourny. She regularly participates as a soloist in concerts and recitals:  Examples of her repertoire are the alto part in Bach’s Matthäus Passion and Weihnachtsoratorium,  the mezzo part in Durufle’s Requiem, Mahler’s Rückert Lieder, Elgar’s Sea Pictures and Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder.
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Composer & WorkRoleProductions
Bach,JS
Matthäus-PassionContralto1
Beethoven
9. Sinfonie in d-Moll op. 125Alto in Symphonie 91
Berg
WozzeckMargret1
Fauré
Requiemsoprano1

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Ruth Willemse
Ruth Willemse
Mezzo-soprano
Full name: Ruth Willemse

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