Recent News

Entführung in La Scala

Lenneke sang the role of Konstanze in Mozart’s Entführung aus dem Serail at the Famous Scala in Milano this June under the baton of Zubin Mehta. Read the reviews here.

…Dutch soprano Lenneke Ruiten impressed in the challenging role of Konstanze. Her aria “Martern aller Arten” was a performance highlight delivered in shapely streams of coloratura and a finely-focussed upper register…  (bachtrack.com)

 

 

FOXIE!

Lenneke sang the title-role in the new Christophe Coppens production FOXIE! (the cunning little vixen – Bystrouška) at the Monnaie in Brussels

“une heure trente de bonheur avec de formidables solistes emmenés par la soprano néerlandaise Lenneke Ruiten, renarde fascinante de présence scénique mutine et de sûreté vocale”  (Le Soir – Michèle Friche)

Watch two promo’s here and an excerpt here

 

COSI IN ALICE TULLY HALL – DEBUT NEW YORK, MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL

Photo: Mostly Mozart Festival presents Mozart's "Così fan tutte" Freiburg Baroque Orchestra Louis Langrée, conductor Lenneke Ruiten, Fiordiligi (Mostly Mozart debut) Kate Lindsey, Dorabella Sandrine Piau, Despina Joel Prieto, Ferrando (Mostly Mozart debut) Nahuel di Pierro, Guglielmo (Mostly Mozart debut) Rod Gilfry, Don Alfonso (Mostly Mozart debut) Musica Sacra (Mostly Mozart debut) Kent Tritle, chorus director concert photographed: 7:30 PM; Monday, August 15, 2016 at AliceTully Hall; Lincoln Center, NYC; Photograph: © 2016 Richard Termine PHOTO CREDIT - Richard TermineIn august 2016 Lenneke made her debut in New York, in a concertversion of Cosi fan Tutte (role Fiordiligi).

“Ruiten showed cool, Gundula Janowitz-like “French vanilla” tone, floating over some ensembles, and musical strength in sending forth well-sculpted phrases into the hall.”
“she’s clearly a serious, gifted artist.” (www.classicalvoiceamerica)

© R. Termine

 

MITRIDATE IN LA MONNAIE BRUSSELS

DE MUNT / LA MONNAIE MITRIDATE Muzikale leiding/Direction musicale: Christophe Rousset Regie/Mis en scène et costumes: J-P. Clarac & O. Deloeul Décors et écairages /Deecors en belichting : Anouk Dell'Aiera Video: J-B. Beis Collaboration artistique/Artistieke medwerking: L.Kardouss Cast: M. Papatanasiu, L.RuitenIn May 2016 Lenneke has been very succesfull in the role of Aspasia in Mozarts Mitridate in Brussels. Read the reviews here

 

 

 

STATE VISIT DUTCH KING AND QUEEN IN FRANCE

Soirée Petit Palais 2 © Stéphanie Knibbe-57On the 11th of March 2016 the Dutch King and Queen hosted a concert and a reception at the Petit Palais, to thank President Hollande for his hospitality during their state visit. The concert was given by Lenneke, accompanied by pianist Thom Janssen and the Ruysdael Quartet.

 

 

 

NOZZE DI FIGARO – DROTTNINGHOLM/VERSAILLES

versaillesThe Drottningholm-production of Le Nozze (With Marc Minkowski) was performed at the Chateau de Versailles in Januari 2016. Read more here

 

 

 

 

ROSENKAVALIER STUTTGART

RK1 kopieLenneke made het debut as Sophie in the Stefan Herheim production of Rosenkavalier. More info see Schedule

 

 

 

 

DUTCH NATIONAL OPERA

December 3rd 2015 Lenneke made her debut as Gretel in a new Lotte de Beer production of Hänsel und Gretel
(Humperdinck). The Nederlands Philharmonic Orchestra was conducted by Marc Albrecht.

 

DVD Don Giovanni Salzburgerfestspiele 2014

The DVD of the Salzburgerfestspiele production of Don Giovanni has been released summer 2015.

TEATRO ALLA SCALA

On February 26 2015 Lenneke made her debut at the Teatro alla Scala in Milano in the opera Lucio Silla in the role of Giunia, conducted by Minkowski. (2-2015)

THEATER AN DER WIEN DEBUUT

In October 2014 Lenneke made her debut in Vienna at Theater an der Wien in the titlerole Iphigénie in Iphigénie en Aulide by Gluck. (10-2014)

CONCERT MUSIKFEST BREMEN

With Rolando Villazon and Emiliano Gonzalez Toro and Les Concerts d’Astrée conducted by Emmanuelle Haïm Lenneke sang work by Monteverdi at the Musikfest Bremen. (9-2014)

DONNA ANNA AT THE SALZBURGER FESTSPIELE

Lenneke Ruiten sang Donna Anna at the Salzburger Festspiele in a new production of Mozarts Don Giovanni
(Eschenbach / Bechtolf). (7-2014)

ORLANDO HOLLAND FESTIVAL

During the Holland Festival in Amsterdam Lenneke sang Angelica in Händels Orlando. Bejun Mehta sang Orlando, conductor was Rene Jacobs and the director was Pierre Audi. (6-2014)