Ilse Eerens

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Praised for her luminous voice, musical sensitivity and versatility, Belgian soprano Ilse Eerens enjoys an international opera and concert career in repertoire that spans from Bach to works of the 21st century.

Most recent engagements include returns to the Salzburger Festspiele as 1.Dame/Die Zauberflöte, to the Opéra National de Lyon as Hero in Berlioz’ Beatrice et Benedict and in arias by Donizetti and Rossini as part of New Year’s concerts, Bach’s Messe in h-moll with Ton Koopman and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Pamina in concert performances of Die Zauberflöte with the Orchestra of  the 18th Century, Fauré’s Requiem with the Brussels Philharmonic, Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream and Dvorák’s Requiem with the Antwerp Symphony and Philippe Herreweghe, Bach’s Matthäus Passion with the Rotterdam Philharmonic, with Ton Koopman at the Bachfest Leipzig, Capella Mediterranea and Het Residentie Orkest, Beethoven’s Christus am Ölberge with the Beethovenorchester Bonn, Celia in Lucio Silla with Choeur Accentus in Beaune and Paris as well as Schubert’s Mass in A flat in Rouen.

In 2022-23, Ms Eerens will return to La Monnaie as Sophie/Der Rosenkavalier, perform Dvorak’s Stabat Mater and Mozart’s Requiem with the Brussels Phiharmonic, Hans Abrahamsen’s Let Me Tell You with Basel Sinfonietta, Bach’s Cantata Auf, schmetternde Töne (BWV 207a) with the Orquesta y Coro Nacional d’España and Ton Koopman, Bach’s Matthäus-Passion with the Noord Nederlands Orkest, Mozart’s Requiem with the Gulbenkian Orchestra and Beethoven’s Symphony no 9 with the Orchestra of the 18th Century.