Biography

Vincent SpoeltmanVincent Spoeltman (1984 ) studied singing with Carolyn Watkinson at the Rotterdam Conservatory ( Codarts ) . Currently he is studying with Andrew Schroeder at the Dutch National Opera Academy. In the season 2011-2012 he worked at Opera Studio Netherlands. He also took lessons and master classes with Meinard Kraak , Roberta Alexander, Doris Soffel , Dennis O’Neill, Raymond Modesti, Patricia MacMahon and Ira Siff.

Vincent has been active as a concert singer. His oratorio repertoire is wide and ranges from Bach and Handel to Britten and Stravinsky. He was as a bass – baritone heard in the major Dutch concert halls . So he sang at the Koninklijk Concertgebuw, Dr . Anton Philipszaal, De Doelen, Beurs van Berlage, Musis Sacrum, and De Vereeniging. Vincent has worked with the Hague Philharmonic, the Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra, Dutch Philharmonic Orchestra and Ensemble Ludwig. He sang with conductors such as Gijs Leenaars, Antony Hermus, Wiecher Mandemaker, Richard Egarr, Antonio Mendez, Arjan Tien, Lucas Vis and Philip Pickett .

On the opera stage Vincent sang in the summer of 2010 in a production of Transparant Plutone  in Monteverdi’s Orfeo in the concert hall of Antwerp and Bruges . In December 2011 and in June 2012 he sang the roles of Benoit and Alcindoro in Puccini’s ” La Boheme ” in a production of Opera Studio Netherlands and in the summer of 2012 he sang Don Inigo in ” L’ Heure Espagnol ” by Ravel at the Peter de Grote festival in Groningen . In May 2012 he made his debut in the big hall of De Doelen concert hall as Papageno in a Dutch -language adaptation of The Magic Flute. Vincent is also featured in modern compositions . So he sang in November 2012 , the role of Captain Cat in the opera ‘ Sjoerd ‘ ( June 2011 ) Slava Kumanikin . Last summer he performed the role of Figaro in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro ” under the musical direction of Richard Egarr directed by Alexander Oliver . In January, J. L. Vincent was heard as Don Alfonso in Cosi fan tutte by Mozart in cooperation with the Hague Philharmonic conducted by Antony Hermus . The direction was given by Lotte de Beer . In February, J. L. he sang in Puccini ‘s Gianni Schicchi Betto in a concert by the National Touring Opera. In April Vincent sang Enrico in Anna Bolena at Bredeweg Festival in Amsterdam. In May, he sang Angelotti / Sacristarius in  Tosca by Puccini with the Wageningen Symphony Orchestra .

Vincent Spoeltman
As a lieder singer Vincent regularly cooperate with song / chamber music in the Netherlands and Germany, including songs by Brahms , Schuman , Vaughan Williams and Borodin . So he sang in February 2011 during a concert at the Kunsthaus im Hess Park ( Weener ) songs of Borodin and Brahms . In June 2011 Vincent worked on a CD recording of songs by W. Rihm and F. Delius text of Nietzsche. The CD was presented in concerts in the Pulchi Studio in The Hague and Utrecht Geertekerk . In June 2013 Vincent sang the ” Songs and Dances of Death ” by Mussorgsky with the Nijmegen Student Orchestra, conducted by Karel Deseure . On October 25, 2013 , he sang at the invitation of the National Touring Opera a recital at theater Concordia in Enschede.

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