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Maarten Koningsberger

Maarten Koningsberger

Maarten Koningsberger has acquired an international reputation in opera as well as a concert and lieder singer. He has performed with orchestras throughout The Netherlands as well as with Les Arts Florissant and Tafelmusik Toronto. He also performed various concerts in Poland during the Wratislavia Cantans Festival. Among the conductors with whom he has worked have been Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Jeffrey Tate, Kees Bakels, Hans Vonk, Arnold Östman, Ton Koopman, William Christie, René Jacobs and Ed Spanjaard. His lieder recitals with pianists Irwin Cage and Graham Johnson have taken him to the small hall of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Vredenburg Utrecht, the Wigmore Hall in London and the Carnegie Hall New York.

Maarten Koningsberger toured throughout the Netherlands, Belgium and Spain with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment conducted by Gustav Leonhardt, performed in Die Zauberflöte with Nederlands Opera, Telemann’s Der geduldige Sokrates in France and Germany and sung the role of Aeneas in Dido and Aeneas during a production at the Festival van Vlaanderen (Netherlands and Belgium). Other recent engagements have included Schubert’s Winterreise with pianist Richard Egarr, a Schumann programme with the Matangi Quartet, the St. Matthew Passion with the Toonkunstkoor Amsterdam and Combattimento and recitals with pianist Roger Braun.

Forthcoming appearances include Haydn’s Die Schöpfung with the Residentie Orchestra and the role of Sprecher in Die Zauberflöte at the Aix-en-Provence Festival with the Freiburger Barock Orchester.