An De ridder

An De ridder

Full Lyric Soprano

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«eine überzeugende Sängerdarstellerin»
Review online music magazine (2017)
«"Very beautiful full, warm voice, rich in shades and interpreted with passion" Fiordiligi - Cosi fan tutte 2016 Le concert d'anvers»
Klassiek centraal (2017)
«"Excellent fiordiligi"»
Gopera.com (2017)
2017Gounod: FaustMarguerite
2017Mozart: Don GiovanniDonna Anna
2017Mozart: Don GiovanniDonna Elvira
2017Strauss J.: Die FledermausRosalinde
2016Mozart: Cosi fan tutteFiordiligi
2016Prokofiev: The Love for Three OrangesPrincess Clarice
2016Strauss R.: ElektraVierte Magd
2016Verdi: AidaUna sacerdotessa
2015Bizet: CarmenMicaëla
2015Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroContessa d'Almaviva
2015Puccini: La BohèmeMusetta
2015Wagner: Die WalküreHelmwige
2015Dostal: CliviaClivia Gray
2014Puccini: La BohèmeMimì
2014Strauss R.: DaphneDaphne
2013Wagner R.: Parsifal4. Blumenmädchen
2009Verdi: FalstaffNannetta
2006Handel: SerseRomilda
2006Mozart: Die ZauberflötePamina
2006Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilègesL'Enfant
2004Barber: A Hand of BridgeGeraldine
2003Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelSandmännchen (The Sandman)
2003Nicolai: Die lustigen Weiber von WindsorAnna Reich / Anne Page
2003Puccini: Gianni SchicchiNella




During the last seasons An has been engaged at the Aalto Musiktheater in

Essen, Germany to perform Musetta in La Bohème by Puccini, Berta in Rossini’s Barbiere di

Siviglia, Vierte Magd in Richard Strauss’ Elektra, Princesse Clarisse in L’amour des
trios oranges by Prokofiev, Outlined in Walküre and Priestress in Verdi’s Aida. 

Other recent roles include Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte with Le concert d'Anvers in Belgium, Micaela with summer festival Alden Biesen, Mimi in Puccini’s La Bohème in Gent, Clivia in Dostal’s
operette Clivia in Brussels and Leuven, Flower Maiden in Wagner’s Parsifal at the Flemish Opera and the rehearsal cover of Strauss' Daphne in La Monnaie in Brussels. 

An De Ridder started her career very young after becoming a laureat of Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg where she had her first stage experiences as Anna Reich in Lustige Weiber by Nicolai and Sandmännchen in Hümperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel.
After singing her debut at the Flemish Opera as Pamina in 2006, she was asked to
sing roles as Nanetta in Verdi’s Falstaff throughout the Netherlands with Opera Zuid.
Also Adèle in Die Fledermaus became a big success at the stage of Zomeropera
Alden Biesen and later in the Staatstheater Wiesbaden. With the European Opera
Center she made a tour through the south of Europe performing the title role in
L’enfant et les sortilèges by Ravel.




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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Gounod: Faust Marguerite No 2017
Mozart: Don Giovanni Donna Anna No 2017
Mozart: Don Giovanni Donna Elvira No 2017
Strauss J.: Die Fledermaus Rosalinde No 2017
Mozart: Cosi fan tutte Fiordiligi Immediately The Ministry of operatic Affairs 2016


Finalist Merola
Laureat Kammeroper schloss rheinsberg
Finalist vocalistenpresentatie ede (oratoria)