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Pieter Hendriks (Bass-Baritone)

Born: The Netherlands

The Dutch bass-baritone, Pieter Hendriks, studied to the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague with Herman Woltman and Wout Oosterkamp.

Pieter Hendriks has developed ca wide repertoire, ranging from Baroque up to present. Thus he sang solo parts in works of Georg Frideric Handel, Monteverdi, J.S. Bach, Johannes Brahms, Rossini, Puccini and Ralph Vaughan Williams, among many others. In 1996, he took part in a radio recording of the opera of Der Protoganist by Kurt Weill with the Radio Symfonie Orkest. Under the baton of Huub Kestens he sang in Louis Andriessen's Matthäus Passion. He received much praise for his performance of the title role in Szenen aus Goethes Faust by Robert Schumann.

In 1998, Pieter Hendriks he received the 2nd Prize at the Erna Spoorenberg Vocalistenpresentatie. Recently he took part in the opera Curlew River by Benjamin Britten and in Maria Vespers by Claudio Monteverdi. Next year he will perform the title role in Verdi's Macbeth.

Source: Impresariaat-Tineke-Ouwendijk Website [Dutch], English translation by Aryeh Oron (February 2006)
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Aryeh Oron (February 2006)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Jos Vermunt

Bass

BWV 244 [sung in Dutch]

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Pieter Hendriks - Bas-Bariton Impresariaat-Tineke-Ouwendijk [Dutch]

 

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