Dutch mezzo-soprano, Lied and chanson interpreter, studied with Udo Reinemann, Jard van Nes and Janet Baker. Recipient of ECHO Rising Stars and Borletti-Buitoni Trust awards.
Photo: Rozalie Hirs
Dutch mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn initially studied violin at the Amsterdam Conservatorium. In 2000, she began intensive vocal training with Uda Reinemann, and continued her vocal studies with Jard van Nes, Noelle Barker and Dame Janet Baker. Over the years she has won numerous awards, including the prestigious ECHO Rising Stars Award 2005/2006, the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award in 2005, and the Nederlandse Muziekprijs in 2008. Additionally she was selected as BBC New Generation Artist in 2007. Christianne Stotijn is a passionate interpreter of art songs. She performs regularly in the world’s leading concert venues, including London’s Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Vienna’s Musikvereinsaal and Konzerthaus, New York’s Carnegie Hall, Berlin’s Philharmonie, the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, and the Salzburg Mozarteum. She has also made a name for herself in roles from operas by Handel (Tamerlano, Giulio Cesare), Monteverdi (The Coronation of Poppea) and Tchaikovsky (Pique Dame) in addition to works by Mahler, Beethoven and Frank Martin. LMMC return engagement.

With JULIUS DRAKE, piano


At the Ball
(1840-1893)               My Guardian, My Angel
                                   If I had known
                                   The Lights were being dimmed
                                   The Sun has set

SHOSTAKOVICH     Six Poems by Marina Tsvetayeva, Opus 143
(1906-1975)                          My Poems
                                              Such Tenderness
                                              Hamlet’s Dialogue
                                              The Poet and the Tsar
                                              No, the Drum Beat
                                              To Anna Akhmatova

KORNGOLD              Four Shakespeare Songs, Opus 31

(1897-1957)                          Desdemona’s Song
                                              Under the greenwood tree
                                              Blow, blow thou winter wind
                                              When birds do sing

R. STRAUSS              
Ständchen, Opus 17 No. 2
(1864-1949)                  Traum durch die Dämmerung, Opus 29 No. 1
                                      Freundliche Vision, Opus 48 No. 1
                                      Cäcilie, Opus 27 No. 2
                                      Schlechtes Wetter, Opus 69 No. 5
                                      Nachtgang, Opus 29 No. 3
                                      Zueignung, Opus 10 No. 1