RECENT AND UPCOMING ENGAGEMENTS
- Concert "Mozart Viva la Libertà", with the Belgian National Orchestra;
- Suor Celeste and Suor Genovieffa in Puccini's Suor Angelica, at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège;
- Recitals at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chappel.
The soprano Louise Kuyvenhoven was born in Belgium and studied vocal performance at the Conservatory of Ghent. She obtained her Master degree at the Luca School of Arts, in Leuven. In the season 2019-2020, Louise was a member of the Opéra Studio de l'Opéra de Lyon. She has stage experience in several operas and projects at the International Opera Academy and also has numerous experiences as a soloist in solo-recitals of chamber music in international concert halls and festivals, such as Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie (Belgium), Opéra de Lyon (France), Lacmus Festival (Italy), Domaine Forget International Festival (Canada), amon other. She also performed several times at the Royal Palace of Belgium.
Currently, Louise Kuyvenhoven is an artist in residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, Belgium, where she perfections her technique with José van Dam and Sophie Koch. She has also collaborated with Bernarda Fink, Alberto Zedda, Natalie Dessay and Stephen Smith.
As a light lyric soprano her repertoire includes roles such as Juliette in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette, the title role in Massenet’s Manon, Leila in Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de Perles, Gilda in Verdi’s Rigoletto, Lauretta in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi and Musetta in Puccini’s La Bohème, Norina in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, Giulietta in Bellini’s Romeo e Giulietta, Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro.