Die Besessenen

Die Besessenen

Opera (World Premiere)
Music by Johannes Kalitzke
Text by Christoph Klimke, based on the novel by Witold Gombrowicz

cast

actor role
Composer & Conductor Johannes Kalitzke
Director Kasper Holten
Set design Steffen Aarfing
Costume designer Marie í Dali
Light designer Jesper Kongshaug
Frau Ocholowska, Mutter von Maja Noa Frenkel
Cholawicki Leigh Melrose
Maja Hendrickje van Kerckhove
Leszczuk Benjamin Hulett
Fürst Holszanski Jochen Kowalski
Skolinski Manfred Hemm
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Hendrickje van Kerckhove

Maja

Van Kerckhove, HendrickjeThe Belgium soprano studied with Bernadette Degelin at Royal Conservatoire at Antwerp, with Susan Roper and took master-classes with Rudolph Jansen and Robert Alderson. Her career started as Kristin (Boesman: Julie) at Théâtre de La Monnaie, Wiener Festwochen and at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, she sang Handels Jephtha at Dusseldorf, Mozart-roles as Blonde (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) at Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, Zerlina (Don Giovanni) and Despina (Le nozze di Figaro) at Flanders Opera and in Straatsburg (ONR). She worked with Maurizio Barbacini, Patrick Fournillier, Philippe Herreweghe, Zubin Mehta, Kazushi Ono, Marc Soustrot, Bertrand de Billy,Ottavio Dantone and Andreas Spering. Her international break-trough followed in the 2005/06 season making her debuts at Bayerische Staatsoper as Natalia-Medusa (de Felice: Medusa), Oscar (Verdi: Un ballo in maschera) and Voce dal Cielo (Don Carlo). Hendrickje Van Kerckhove was also calles “rising star” by ECHO. At last she sang at Theater an der Wien in 2007 Sœur Constance (Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmélites).