Recently I have sung a piece by Peter Wiegold, called Les Roses. It tells the story of the rose, and the feelings and reflections this beautiful flower might have. I sang this piece for the first time on May 10, at the Guidhall School of … Continue readingNew recordings available
Last Saturday, June 30th, the 21st century premiere of Thijl the opera had its opening night. A full house, two 4 star reviews and a LOT of compliments from press, audience and colleagues. What a wonderful feeling to be a part of such a unique … Continue readingThijl has started – Good reviews!
I am happy to share with you that I will be performing in the festival opera Thijl! This opera is one of the very few opera’s made with original Dutch lyrics. I will have no less than 3 roles (Dame van Dudzeele, Gilline and Kathelijne), … Continue readingUpcoming role in Dutch opera Thijl!
On January 26th, Irene will be performing at the V&A Museum in London. This event is in celebration of the exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics, that runs until February 25th, 2018. During this event, visitors of the exhibition will be treated to opera arias, … Continue readingConfirmed: Irene at the V&A
New year, new website! After tinkering and tweaking this web site for a long while, this is the launch of my new space on the web. Two languages, more audio excerpts and regular updates about my life as an artist. I find it important (and … Continue readingNew year, new website!