Linard Vrielink

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Dutch tenor Linard Vrielink holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Universität der Künste (UdK) in Berlin, where he studied with Prof Elisabeth Werres.

While still at the UdK, Linard Vrielink made his debut at Staatsoper Berlin as Scaramuccio/Ariadne auf Naxos and was subsequently invited to join the opera studio. Over the next two seasons, he performed roles such as Steuermann /Der fliegende Holländer, Belfiore/La Finta Giardinera, Remendado/Carmen, Seemann in a new production of Tristan und Isolde and Junker Spärlich/Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor, both conducted by Daniel Barenboim, and Don Basilio/Le nozze di Figaro under Marc Minkowski.

The season 2023/24 will see his return to Staatsoper Berlin in the roles of Asle/Sleepless, conducted by Peter Eötvös, and Tamino/Die Zauberflöte. He will make his house debut as Le Berger/Oedipus Rex  at De Nationale Opera Amsterdam followed by Jaquino/Fidelio, debut as Ferrando/Cosi fan tutte with the Orchestra of the 18th Century, with concerts in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands, and sing Arbace/Idomeneo with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. Other concert engagements include Janek/Vec Makropulos with the Nederlands Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, conducted by Karina Canellakis, Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium with Concerto Köln and Nederlands Kammerkoor under Peter Dijkstra and Bach’s Matthäus Passion at Chateau de Versailles.

Last season, Linard Vrielink made debuts with the Berliner Philharmoniker in Mozart’s Krönungsmesse, conducted by Kirill Petrenko, in Berlin, Barcelona and Madrid and at the BBC PROMS with the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle in Schumann’s das Paradies und die Peri. He returned to Staatsoper Berlin to reprise the roles of Asle/Sleepless and Arbace/Idomeneo, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, and for his role debut as Leukippos in a new production by Romeo Castellucci of Strauss’ Daphne. He also made his role and house debut as Tamino/Die Zauberflöte at Bergen National Opera as well as Federico/L’Amico Fritz with the Nederlands Radio Filharmonisch Orkest and Andrea Battistoni.