Frederique Klooster

Frederique Klooster

Lyric Coloratura Soprano

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2016Various Italian ariasSoprano
2016Various Opera AriasFloating Diva
2015Purcell: Dido and AeneasBelinda
2015Rutter RequiemSoprano
2014Benatzky: Im weißen Rößl (The White Horse Inn)Josepha Vogelhuber

Bio

  Dutch soprano Frédérique Klooster completed her Bachelor’s Degree at the Rotterdam Conservatory (NL) with Distinction. She finished her MA Vocal Performance course at the Royal Academy of Music with Merit, where she was learning with Elizabeth Ritchie. She is currently studying privately with Marjan Kuiper. During and after her studies, Frédérique has taken part in masterclasses with Cecilia Bartoli, Neil Jenkins, Miranda van Kralingen, Jard van Nes, Robert Tear, Dennis O’Neill, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Nelly Miricioiù, Evelyn Tubb, Stephen Varcoe and Sarah Walker. While working in the Netherlands and the UK as a professional singer, Frédérique gained experience in the field of opera and operetta. She created the roles of Hildegard (BINGEN, Hildegard von) and Jonge Maarten/Jantje (Waterman). Other roles performed by Frédérique are: Spirit, Second Woman and Belinda (Dido and Aeneas), Timor Dei, Patientia, Victoria (Ordo Virtutum), Saffi (Der Zigeunerbaron), Museum Guard (Museum Songspiel 20XX), 1st Wood-Sprite (Rusalka), Daphné (Actéon) and Josepha Vogelhuber (Im weissen Rössl). Frédérique has also appeared as a soloist in various oratorios in the Netherlands and abroad. At RAM, she was awarded the Grabowsky Connell Prize for her studies, and she was a finalist in the prestigious Nancy Nuttall Early Music Competition. In the Netherlands, she won the 1st Prize in the Opera Duet Competition (2012) at Grachtenfestival, together with mezzo Lotte Bovi.  Frédérique's performance as the Floating Diva (concept by Victorine Pasman) at Wonderfeel Festival 2015 attracted the attention of national television and press. Fragments of her performance were broadcasted on national TV and in national press. This year, again national press noticed her performance with the act Under her Skirt, another collaboration with Victorine Pasman.     
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Various Italian arias Soprano Immediately Museum of Bags Amsterdam 2016
Various Opera Arias Floating Diva Immediately Dag van de Romantische Muziek 2016
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas Belinda Immediately Stichting Vocale Muziek Den Haag 2015
Rutter Requiem Soprano Immediately Woerdens Vocaal Ensemble 2015
Benatzky: Im weißen Rößl (The White Horse Inn) Josepha Vogelhuber Immediately Theater de Purmaryn 2014