past performances 2017

1 January

Schlosstheater

Schloss Rheinsberg (DE)

Look in thy heart and write

Music by Dufay, Josquin, Willaert and Byrd 

Ensemble Astrophil & Stella

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Johanna Bartz, traverso

Anna Danilevskaia, viola da gamba

Charlotte Sophie Nachtsheim, harp

11 January

Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

Amsterdam

Support act Ian Bostridge

Music by Campion, Dowland and Purcell

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Michiel Niessen, lute 

15 January

Kammermusiksaal

Philharmonie

Berlin (DE)

G.F. Handel Saul

Berliner Figuralchor

Berlin Baroque

Marie Luise Werneburg, soprano

Constanze Backes, soprano

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Georg Poplutz, tenor

Jörg Gottschick, bass

conductor: Gerhard Oppelt

Early Dutch Polyphony

Music from the Dutch 14th century 

Ensemble Diskantores

Andrew Hallock, countertenor

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Benjamin Jago Larham, tenor

Niels Berentsen, tenor & direction

26 January, 20.15h

Paleiskerk

Den Haag

G.F. Handel Athalia

Kempenkoor

Concerto Barocco

Hilde Coppé, Athalia

Elke Janssens, Josabeth

Nikki Treurniet, Joas

Oscar Verhaar, Joad

Adriaan De Koster, Mathan

Raoul Steffani, Abner

conductor: Cees Wouters

11 February

Lidwinakerk

Best

17 February

Konzertsaal

Purkersdorf (AT)

Music by a Lady

Music by F. Caccini, E. Jacquet de la Guerre

and others

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Katharina Humpel, oboe

Eva Neunhäuserer, viola da gamba

Sonja Leipold, cembalo

Claudio Monteverdi Selva Morale e spirituale

Bach Consort Wien

Hanna Herfurtner, soprano

Soetkin Elbers, soprano 

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Terry Wey, countertenor

Markus Miesenberger, tenor

Jan Petryka, tenor

Joel Frederiksen, bass

Ulfried Staber, bass

direction: Rubén Dubrovsky

2 March

Müpa

Early Music Festival

Budapest (HUN)

Music by Caccini, Monteverdi and Purcell

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Michiel Niessen, lute 

12 March

Festival Jong Talent

Schiermonnikoog

17 March

Brucknerhaus, Linz (AT)

18 March

Dom, Wiener Neustadt

19 March

St. Stephan, Tulln

J.S. Bach Johannes Passion

Barucco Barockorchester

Chor Ad Libitum

Elisabeth Wimmer, soprano 

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Daniel Johannsen, tenor

Daniel Ochoa, Jesus

Matthias Helm, bass

conductor: Heinz Ferlesch

25 March

Augustijnenkerk

Dordrecht

J.S. Bach Johannes Passion

Drechtsteden Bachkoor

Collegium Musicum

Wendy Roobol, soprano 

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Adrian Fernandes, Evangelist

Robert Buckland, tenor

Sinan Vural, Jesus

Marc Pantus, bass

conductor: Nico van der Meel

J.S. Bach Johannes Passion

Dutch Baroque Orchestra

Deborah Cachet, soprano 

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Raphael Höhn, Evangelist & arias

Jonathon Adams, Jesus

Mitchell Sandler, bass

conductor: Gerard de Wit

31 March

Oude Kerk

Ede

1 April

Oude Kerk

Zwijndrecht

2 April

Martinuskerk

Breda

J.S. Bach Johannes Passion

Bachkoor Brabant

Florilegium Musicum

Nikki Treurniet, soprano 

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Adriaan De Koster, Evangelist

Sebastian Brouwer, tenor

David Visser, Jesus

Joep van Geffen, bass

conductor: Geert van den Dungen

J.S. Bach Johannes Passion

Rotterdams Vocaal Ensemble

Accademia Amsterdam

Nikki Treurniet, soprano 

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Adriaan De Koster, Evangelist

Adrian Fernandes, tenor

David Visser, Jesus

Jonathon Adams, bass

conductor: Geert van den Dungen

15 April

Prinsekerk

Rotterdam

14 April

Willibrorduskerk

Eersel

J.S. Bach Johannes Passion

Kempisch Kamerkoor

Concerto Barocco

Nikki Treurniet, soprano 

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Johannes Weiss, tenor

Ronald Dijkstra, Jesus

Raoul Steffani, bass

conductor: Cees Wouters

J.S. Bach Matthäus Passion

Bachkoor Brabant

Florilegium Musicum

Enide Lebrocquy, soprano 

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Stephan Adriaens, Evangelist

Sebastian Brouwer, tenor

Joep van Geffen, Jesus

Michiel Meijer, bass

conductor: Geert van den Dungen

10 April

St. Louis Chapel

Oudenbosch

12 April

St. Louis Chapel

Oudenbosch

J.S. Bach Matthäus Passion

Bachkoor Brabant

Florilegium Musicum

Enide Lebrocquy, soprano 

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Lior Leibovici, Evangelist

Adriaan De Koster, tenor

Michiel Meijer, Jesus

David Visser, bass

conductor: Geert van den Dungen

Haggenburg Festival

Charity concert for Dutch Cancer Society

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Christos Papandreopoulos, piano

Arno Bornkamp, saxophone

Amsterdams Bach Consort

and many others

9 April

Johannes de Doperkerk

Kaatsheuvel

8 April

De Duif

Amsterdam

30 May

Auditorium Musee d'Orsay

Paris (FR)

Laureate concert Britten Songs

Marie Hamard, mezzo soprano

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Clément Debieuvre, tenor

Sarah Ristorcelli, piano

Masterclass Britten Songs

Ian Bostridge & Sebastian Wybrew

27-29 May

Fondation Royaumont (FR)

20 May

Spiegelsaal

Schloss Rheinsberg (DE)

Music by De Rore, Monteverdi and others

astrophil&stella

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Johanna Bartz, flute

Anna Danilevskaia, viola da gamba

Claire Piganiol, harp

Music by John Dowland

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Israel Golani, lute

Joana Dinah Schwing, dance

16 June

Odeon, Zwolle

17 June

Wilminktheater, Enschede

J.S. Bach Brich dem Hungrigen BWV 39

Haags Barok Gezelschap

Linde Schinkel, soprano

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Berend Eijkhout, bass

conductor: Gilles Michels

18 June

Nieuwe Badkapel

Den Haag

15 July

Dom

Brandenburg (DE)

J.S. Bach  Gott, man lobet dich in der Stille

G.F. Handel Zadok the Priest

J.S. Bach Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben

Brandenburger Kantatenkreis

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

conductor: Marcell Fladerer

J.S. Bach  B-minor Mass

Cantores Minores

Berlin Baroque

Marie Luise Werneburg, soprano

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Richard Resch, tenor

Jörg Gottschick, bass

conductor: Gerhard Oppelt

20 July

Klosterkirche

Lehnin (DE)

22 July

Klosterkirche

Lehnin (DE)

J.S. Bach  cantatas  BWV 4, BWV 36 & BWV 80

Lehniner Kantorei

Berlin Baroque

Marie Luise Werneburg, soprano

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Richard Resch, tenor

Jörg Gottschick, bass

conductor: Gerhard Oppelt

25 August

26 August

27 August

Kasteel Stoutenburg

Leusden

Henry Purcell  Fairy Queen

Donij van Doorn, Titania

Oscar Verhaar, Oberon

Fabian Egli, Donkey

Kenzo Kuzuda, Puck

Wishful Singing, Elves

director: Joke Hoolboom

conductor: Raymond Honing

2 September

Dorfkirche

Biesenbrow (DE)

Metamorphosis

Ensemble astrophil & stella

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Johanna Bartz, flute

Filippa Mota de Meneses, viola da gamba

Claire Piganiol, harp

16 September

Nacht van Kunst en Wetenschap

Leiden

Early Dutch Polyphony

Ensemble Diskantores

Andrew Hallock, countertenor

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Benjamin Jago Larham, tenor

Niels Berentsen, tenor & artistic direction

Eliane Fankhauser, musicologist

21 September

Marcolinihaus

Dresden (DE)

Metamorphosis

Ensemble astrophil & stella

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Johanna Bartz, flute

Claire Piganiol, harp

23 September

Bayer-Erholungshaus

Leverkusen (DE)

Orfeo 2.0

after Claudio Monteverdi's opera

l'arte del mondo

Krystian Adam, Orfeo

Natalia Rubis, Euridice

Oscar Verhaar, Pastore

Federico Sacchi, Plutone

Massimiliano Toni, artisic direction

Werner Ehrhardt, artistic direction

30 September

Spiegelsaal

Schloss Rheinsberg (DE)

Ensemble astrophil & stella

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Johanna Bartz, flute

Anna Danilevskaia, viola da gamba

Vincent Kibildis, harp

6 October

Hermitage

Amsterdam

Opening Dutch Masters Exhibition

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Michiel Niessen, lute

8 October

Residenz

Munich (DE)

Suavemente

Music by Orlando di Lasso and others

Svapinga Consort

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Paco Garcia, tenor

director: Robert Selinger

J.S. Bach BWV 80

Heleen Koele, soprano

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Michael Berner, tenor

Maximilian Kremer, bass

conductor: Ralf Blasi

15 October

Evangelische Kirche

Coesfeld (DE)

21 October

Oude Stadhuis

Tholen

recital

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Michiel Niessen, lute

Ensemble astrophil & stella

Charlotte Sophie Nachtsheim, soprano

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Johanna Bartz, flute

Filipa Meneses, viola da gamba

28 October

Spiegelsaal

Schloss Rheinsberg (DE)

J.S. Bach  Gott der Herr BWV 79

J.S. Bach Missa in F BWV 233

H. Schütz Der Herr ist mein Hirt

Accademia Amsterdam

Elma Dekkers, soprano

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Uros Petrac, tenor

Bram Trouwborst, bass

conductor: Willem Blonk

29 October

Open Hof

Rotterdam

4 November

Orgelpark

Amsterdam

Ensemble Diskantores

Andrew Hallock, countertenor

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Benjamin Jago Larham, tenor

Eliane Fankhauser, musicologist

Jacques Meegens, organ

Niels Berentsen, tenor & artistic direction

J.S. Bach  Actus Tragicus BWV 106

J.S. Bach  Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227

Vic Nees   Requiem

Ad Parnassum

Mariana Pimenta, soprano

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Georgi Sztojanov, tenor

Sven Weyens, bass

conductor: Anthony Zielhorst

5 November

Abdij van Koningshoeven

Berkel-Enschot

Music at the Catharina Dinner

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Israel Golani, lute

Charlie Bo Meijering, piano

17 November

Hermitage Amsterdam

recital 

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Michiel Niessen, lute

19 November

Breda-Princenhage

26 November

Kethel

Schiedam

Ensemble Diskantores

Andrew Hallock, countertenor 

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Korneel Van Neste, tenor

Niels Berentsen, tenor & artistic direction

Henry Purcell King Arthur

BarokOpera Amsterdam

Wendy Roobol, soprano

Mijke Sekhuis, soprano

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Mattijs Hoogendijk, tenor

Pieter Hendriks, bass

conductor: Frédérique Chauvet

director: Sybrand van der Werf

2 December

Koninklijke Schouwburg

The Hague

7 December

Schouwburg

Haarlem

J.S. Bach Weihnachts Oratorium

Dutch Baroque

Aldona Bartnik, soprano

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Jasper Dijkstra, tenor

Berend Eijkhout, bass

conductor: Gerard de Wit

10 December

Sint-Willibrorduskerk

Breda-Teteringen

C.Ph.E. Bach Magnificat 

J.S. Bach Schwingt freudig euch empor

G. Ph. Telemann Lobet den Herrn

Bachkoor Brabant

Florilegium Musicum

Kristen Witmer, soprano

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Sebastian Brouwer, tenor

David Visser, bass

conductor: Geert van den Dungen

8 December

Oude Kerk

Barneveld

9 December

Oude Kerk

Zwijndrecht

16 December

Petruskerk

Woerden

J.S. Bach Weihnachts Oratorium

Woerdens Kamerkoor

Accademia Amsterdam

Margreet Rietveld, soprano

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Guido Groenland, tenor

Bert van de Wetering, bass

conductor: Willem Blonk

17 December

Laurentiuskerk

Breda-Ulvenhout

A Boy was born

Kamerkoor Cantecleer

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Ann van den Borre, harp

conductor: Geert van den Dungen

Recital

Oscar Verhaar, countertenor

Michiel Niessen, lute

19 December

Slot Loevestein

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