Judith Weusten / soprano
Dutch soprano Judith Weusten received her Bachelor in Music at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in June 2017. There she studied voice with Valérie Guillorit and Pierre Mak and was coached by Jan-Paul Grijpink. She now studies at the Dutch National Opera Academy with Margreet Honig.
In May 2016 Judith was part of the Opera Forward Festival of the Dutch National Opera where she performed in a newly composed opera by Mathilde Wantenaar. Later that same year she sang the role of Lucy in Menotti’s opera The Telephone. In 2017 she performed her first role at the Dutch National Opera Academy as Sandmann/Taumann in Humperdincks Hänsel und Gretel.
She is comfortable in Lied and oratorio as well, regularly performing in recitals. She has sung soprano solo in Haydn's Schöpfung, Fauré's Requiem, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater and various Bach and Mozart cantatas.
This year she will perform Lucia in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, Frasquita in Bizet’s Carmen and Despina in Mozart’s Così fan Tutte.