Maria Riccarda Wesseling


Maria Riccarda Wesseling’s current and recent engagements include KABANICHA Kát’a Kabanová Staatsoper Stuttgart, BEGBICK The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny Opera Ballet Vlaanderen Antwerp, Berio Folk Songs philharmonie zuidnederland, and SOLOIST Wesendoncklieder Liszt Biennale Thüringen. Her debut as KLYTÄMNESTRA Elektra (Konwitschny) Staatsoper Stuttgart was cancelled due to Corona. She’s a soloist on the recording of Martinu’s Les larmes du couteau, longlisted for the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik 2023.

Previous engagements include LA PRINCIPESSA in Mascagni’s Il piccolo Marat Concertgebouw Amsterdam, AMNERIS Aida and JEZIBABA Rusalka Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, GERTRUD Hänsel und Gretel Staatsoper Hannover, HERODIAS Salome Staatsoper Stuttgart, ORFEO Orfeo and Eurydice (Pina Bausch) Opéra National de Paris, and MARCELLINA Le nozze di Figaro Gran Teatre del Liceu. Other past projects include the world premiere of David Philip Hefti’s Annas Maske (title role) Theater St. Gallen, Frank Martin’s The Cornet Musikkollegium Winterthur, and a song recital with works by Ethel Smyth, Lili Boulanger and Anna Cramer for Dutch Classical Radio.

Maria Riccarda sang leading roles at Teatro Real Madrid, Staatsoper Berlin, Opéra National de Lyon, National Opera Amsterdam, Finnish National Opera, Grand Théâtre de Genève and Lincoln Center New York. She sang concerts in venues such as the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Tonhalle Zürich, Palau Valencia, Barbican Hall London, Ruhrtriennale, Händelfestspiele Halle, Schwetzinger Festspiele, Athens Festival and Festival de la Radio France.

The artist also works as a stage director. After successful productions of The Merry Widow Theater Nordhausen, The Rape of Lucretia DNOA Amsterdam, and Glanert’s Die drei Rätsel Basel Symphony Orchestra, an upcoming project is The Rake’s progress at opera TOBS.

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Maria Riccarda Wesseling in concert with philharmonie zuidnederland

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