Our alumni

Many former DNOA students have found success in the international world of opera and perform regularly on the most prominent stages. Meet our past students and find out where they are now.

Barbara Hannigan in Brett Dean’s Hamlet at Glyndebourne Festival Opera

Soprano

Deirdre Angenent (NL)
Aleksandra Anisimowicz (PL)
Karlijn van Baardewijk (NL)
Katrien Baerts (NL)
Elsa Benoit (FR)
Kristina Bitenc (SI)
Hannah Bradbury (UK)
Francis van Broekhuizen (NL)
Griet de Geyter (BE)
Hanneke de Wit (NL)
Stephanie Desjardins (CA)
Maribeth Diggle (US)
Marion Dumeige (FR)
Ilse Eerens (BE)
Maari Ernits (EE)

Judith Fa (FR)
Lilian Farahani (NL)
Zinzi Frohwein (NL)
Hrafnhildur Árnadóttir Hafstað (ISL)
Barbara Hannigan (CA)
Selma Harkink
Helena Koonings (NL)
Louise Kwong (HK)
Idil Kutay (TR)
Bauwien van der Meer (NL)
Elisabeth Meyer (SE)
Keren Motseri (IL)
Kris Ng (HK)
Estefanía Perdomo Nogales (ES)
Violet Serena Noorduyn (NL)

Martina Prins (NL)
Francesca Pusceddu (IT)
Tinka Pypker (NL)
Ella Rombouts (NL)
Eloise Routledge (UK)
Laila Sbaiti (NL)
Alexandra Schoeny (US)
Mijke Sekhuis (NL)
Aylin Sezer (NL)
Nikki Treurniet (NL)
Leonie van Veen (NL)
Judith van Wanroij (NL)
Julia Westendorp (NL)
Judith Weusten (NL)

Mezzo-soprano

Florieke Beelen (NL)
Zofia Cieszynska (PL)
Linsey Coppens (BE)
Silvia de la Muela (DE)
Hanneke de Wit
Nina van Essen (NL)
Rea Fueter (CH)
Taru Huotari (FI)

Barbara Kozelj (SI)
Eva Kroon (NL)
Marjolein Niels (NL)
Serena Pérez García (ES)
Anna Pierard (NZ)
Maaike Poorthuis (NL)
Emma Rothman (UK)

Merlijn Runia (NL)
Kai Rüütel (EE)
Deborah Saffery (CL)
Lidewij Taat (NL)
Kadri Tegelmann (EE)
Carina Vinke (NL)

Countertenor

Gunther Vanderven (BE)
Gerben van der Werf (NL)

Tenor

Gevorg Aperánts (AM)
Chen Chen (HK)
Peter Davoren (UK)
Geoffrey Degives (BE)

Elmar Gilbertsson (ISL)
Matevž Kajdiž (SI)
Nikola Matišić (SE)
Peter O’Reilly (IE)

Jan-Willem Schaafsma (NL)
Fabio Trümpy (CH)
Zachery Vander Meulen (CA)

Baritone / Bass-baritone / Bass

Neil Baker (UK)
Florian Bonneau (FR)
Tony Butiurca (RO)
Erkut Çantürk (TR)
Zhenhua Chang (CN)
Wiebe-Pier Cnossen (NL)
Laurent Deleuil (CA)
Emmanuel Franco (MX)

Kazuma Goto (JP)
Yazuv Arman Isleker (TR)
Niklaus Kost (CH)
Tim Kuypers (NL)
Jasper Leever (NL)
Jussi Lehtipuu (FI)
Karel Ludvik (CA)
Henk Neven (NL)

Gilad Nezer (IL)
Thomas Oliemans (NL)
Marc Pantus (NL)
Alistair Shelton-Smith (UK)
Vincent Spoeltman (NL)
David Visser (NL)
Lukaš Zeman (CZ)

Our team

DNOA students have the opportunity to work with a wide range of well-established and respected specialists from the international opera scene. These include vocal coaches and teachers, directors, conductors and agents as well as people from the field of cultural management and performance psychology who lead masterclasses, seminars and workshops.

Meet our team