Rosanne van Sandwijk (Mezzo Soprano)

rosanne sandwijkMezzo soprano Rosanne van Sandwijk studied at the Rotterdam Conservatory with Roberta Alexander where she graduated Cum Laude. Currently she is coached by Margreet Honig and Anne Sofie von Otter.
At the operatic stage, she performed Cherubino in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, Suzuki in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Constanza in Haydns L’isola Disabitata, Sesto in Händels Giulio

Cesare, Hänsel in Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel and Dido in Purcells Dido and Aeneas.Last season, Rosanne made her debut at the Netherlands Opera in Glucks Iphigénie en Tauride under the baton of Marc Minskowski. She also appeared at DNO in Wagners Parsifal (Knappe and Blumenmädchen) with the Royal Concertgebouworchestra, conducted by Iwan Fischer.She sang the alto part in Bach’s passions and cantata’s, and participated in the religious works of Mendelssohn, Haydn, Saint-Saens, Beethoven and Duruflé. Rosanne worked with conductors like Paul McCreesh, Jan Willem de Vriend, Daniel Reuss, Sir Collin Davis, Louis Langrée, Marc Minkowski and Iwan Fischer and with orchestra’s like the Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest, het Orkest van het Oosten, Concerto d’Amsterdam, Camerata Salzburg, The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Les Musiciens du Louvre and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
In 2009 Rosanne was Lauréat of the Académie Européenne de Musique in Aix-en-Provence. As Lauréat she gave several lied recitals in France.Recently she also gave recitals in the Recital Hall of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, with accompanists such as Malcolm Martineau and fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout.As finalist of the 48th edition of the International Vocal Competition 2010 Den Bosch Rosanne van Sandwijk won the Oratorio Prize, the Staetshuys Fonds Prize and an engagement at The Netherlands Opera. Future engagements include Dorabella in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte with the Orchestra of the 18th Century, under the baton of Frans Brüggen and St. John’s Passion, also with the Orchestra of the 18th Century.As of september 2013 Rosanne will be a member of the ensemble of the opera of Kiel, Germany. She will perform, among others, the roles of Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel - Humperdick), Flora (La Traviata - Verdi), 2nd Lady (Die Zauberflöte - Mozart) and Suzuki (Madama Butterfly - Puccini)