NIKKI TREURNIET | Soprano
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Highlights for the season 2020/2021 for Dutch soprano Nikki Treurniet include her role-debut as Poppea in L'Incoronazione di Poppea, Johanna in Sweeney Todd, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Despina in Cosi fan tutte and Änchen in Der Freischütz all at Staatstheater Hannover where she is a member of the ensemble. At the NTR Zaterdagmatinee at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam she is scheduled to sing the role of Karolka in Jenufa and she will sing the soprano part in Haydn's Harmoniemesse with the The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Peter Dijkstra.
Other roles on her repertoire in Hannover include Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel, Zerlina in Don Giovanni and Isolde in Le vin Herbé.
Some of Nikki's more recent engagements are the role of Mrs Nordstrom in Sondheim's A Little Night Music at the Nederlandse Reisopera, her debut at the NTR ZaterdagMatinee in the Concertgebouw Amsterdam as Ginevra Scotti in Franz Schreker's Die Gezeichneten conducted by Markus Stenz and Schumann's Szenen as Goethe's Faust with the The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.
She made her debut at the Dutch National Opera performing the role of Anima Ingrate in Monteverdi’s Il Ballo delle Ingrate with Les Talents Lyriques conducted by Christoph Rousset and she did sing the role of Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel at the NJO Festival with Antony Hermus conducting.
Nikki participated in a masterclass with conductor Daniele Gatti and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra singing Mahler’s 4th Symphony, sang Händel’s Messiah with the Dutch Händel Society and the Nederlandse Reisopera and Saint-Saëns' Oratorio de Noël with the he Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. Other works on her concert repertoire include Bach’s Matthäus-Passion, Johannes-Passion and Weihnachtsoratorium, Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem and Mozart’s Krönungsmesse and Exultate Jubilate.
Nikki graduated from the Royal Conservatory of The Hague and the Dutch National Opera Academy where she already sang roles such as the title role in Massenet’s Cendrillon, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Silvia in Mozart’s Ascanio in Alba and the Elf in Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream with The Residentie Orkest The Hague.