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Tania Kross

Tania Kross

Mezzo-soprano Tania Kross was born in Curaçao. She graduated with honors her Bachelor's and Master's degree at the Utrecht Conservatory. Already during her studies she won several competitions including first prize of the Foundation for Young Music Talent Netherlands, the Rosa Ponselle International Competition for Vocal Arts in New York and Cristina Deutekom Competition. 

After her studies she was a member of the Opera Studio in Amsterdam and was they are elected by the Concertgebouw "Rising Star". She gave a recital in the Small Hall of the Concertgebouw and toured along the various concert halls of the world, including in Paris, Salzburg, Vienna, Athens, Birmingham, Cologne and Carnegie Hall in New York. At the prestigious BBC Singer of the World Contest 2003 in Cardiff Tania acted as a representative of the Netherlands.

Tania Kross is fast career and is distinguished by its enthusiasm and engaging personality on stage. In the Staatsoper Stuttgart, the opera house in Riga and at the Festival Glyndeborne it is a welcome Carmen. About her Carmen inGlyndeborne conducted by Stephan Denève she said: "It's fun to find one with the hair or Carmen Shirley Bassey, the figure of Barbara Windsor, the strut or Tina Turner and the freneticism of a go-go dancer paid by the wiggle. Her voice - smoky but with a glinting edge - is distinctive but cultured too "(The Times, 2008).. At other stages could be seen Tania regularly So she made ​​her debut at La Monnaie in Brussels as Tolomeo in Giuglio Cesare GFHandel conducted. René Jacobs. then she returned as Baba the Turk in The Rake's Progress by Igor Stravinsky conductor Lawrence Renes. they took the role of Bersi accounted for in Andrea Chenier by U. Giordano at the Bregenz Festival, conducted by Ulf Schirmer. During the Staatsoper in Hanover and Hamburg she sang Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia of G.Rossini, Hansel in Hansel und Gretel E.Humperdinck, Sesto in Giuglio Cesare and Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro by WA Mozart. Tania Kross is seen regularly on Dutch opera stages. They debuted at the Nationwide Tour Opera as Flora in Verdi's La Traviata and also sang the role of Suzuki in Madama Butterfly and Baba the Turk in The Rake's Progress by I. Stravinsky. The Dutch Opera, she sang as Lola in Cavalleria Rusticana, conducted by Carlo Rizzi, Messagiera, Melanto and Fortuna in Monteverdi Cycle and Mahler, Queen and Sheherazade in Marco Polo Tan Dun. During the Saturday Matinee at the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam made ​​Tania Kross her debut in "Daphne" by Richard Strauss, led Edo de Waart. At the Royal Concertgebouw she debuted with the third 'miss' by Anton Bruckner, conducted by Philippe Herreweghe. Moreover, she sang at the gala concert in honor of the 120th anniversary of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons. Tania worked with directors like David McVicar, Pierre Audi, Ursel and Karl-Ernst Herrmann, Robert Lepage and Keith Warner. It already has a number of CDs to her name as an artist with Universal Music. example, her first CD, "Corazon", awarded the Edison Music Prize. They also recently made ​​a children's CD commissioned by the Concertgebouw for education "Sing with us". Besides her career, put Tania is also committed to various organizations for youth, culture and education. So it is Ambassador of Music Counts!, music education for all school children, and she is member Date of Reading and Writing Foundation. She strives to classical music as close as possible to get (new) publiekte. She also produces her big dream, Katibu di Shon / Slave and Master, a Papiamentu opera (libretto Carel de Haseth, music Randal) which will go. premiered in May 2013 in Amsterdam


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Krossover, opera revisited  [LIMITED EDITION]

Krossover, opera revisited [LIMITED EDITION]

Tania Kross

The Netherlands Symphony Orchestra - Orkest van het Oosten/Jurjen Hempel/Tania Kross/Reyn Ouwehand/Martin Fondse/Odilo Girod/Ruben Hein/Lucky Fonz III/Martijn Konijnenburg/Robert Jan Stips/Martijn van Agt/Huub van der Lubbe/Spinvis/Netherlands Symphony Orchestra
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Krossover - opera revisited

Krossover - opera revisited

Tania Kross

Reyn Ouwehand, Martin Fondse, Odilo Girod, Ruben Hein, Lucky Fonz III, Martijn Konijnenburg, Robert Jan Stips, Martijn van Agt, Huub van der Lubbe, Spinvis
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