Christianne StotijnMore Info
Christianne Stotijn earned her diploma for violin in 2000 at the Conservatorium
van Amsterdam. She pursued her vocal studies in Metz (France), London, and Amsterdam where,
under the supervision of Udo Reinemann, she graduated in 2003 with the highest distinction.
Since then, she has studied with Noelle Barker, Jard van Nes, and Dame Janet Baker.
Ms. Stotijn has worked extensively with Bernard Haitink, an influential figure in her
career. After her successful performances of Mahler's Rückert Lieder with the
Orchestre National de France and Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra under Haitink's baton, the
conductor invited her to perform with the Boston and Chicago symphony orchestras, and at
the BBC Proms and Lucerne Festival.
Other conductors with whom Ms. Stotijn has collaborated include Claudio Abbado, René
Jacobs, Gustavo Dudamel, Sir Andrew Davis, Jaap van Zweden, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky,
Philippe Herreweghe, Daniele Gatti, Marc Minkowski, Iván Fischer, and Mark Wigglesworth.
Ms. Stotijn has performed with leading orchestras such as the Berliner Philharmoniker,
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Gabrieli Consort, Deutsche Sinfonie Orchester Berlin,
Akademie für Alte Musik, Teatro alla Scala Orchestra, Orchestre des Champs Élysées, and
Concerto Köln. An impassioned recitalist, Ms. Stotijn has appeared in the world's premiere
concert halls, including the Concertgebouw, Wigmore Hall, Musikverein, Carnegie Hall,
Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Théâtre du Châtelet, Mozarteum Salzburg, Palais des Beaux-Arts,
and the Kennedy Center. Her operatic career has seen her in the roles of Pauline in The
Queen of Spades at the Paris Opera, Ottavia in L'incoronazione di Poppea at
the Netherlands Opera, and Cornelia in Giulio Cesare in Egitto at La Monnaie and
Ms. Stotijn records exclusively for Onyx Classics, having already recorded a CD of
Schubert, Berg, and Wolf songs with Joseph Breinl; Mahler songs with Julius Drake; and a
third CD of Tchaikovsky songs with Mr. Drake. In February 2006, she recorded Frank Martin's
Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke for MDG, for which she was
awarded the ECHO Klassik Award in 2008. In 2010, she won the BBC Music Magazine
Vocal Award for her Tchaikovsky Romances CD.
Ms. Stotijn's awards and prizes include the 2005-2006 ECHO Rising Stars Award, the 2005
Borletti Buitoni Trust Award, and the prestigious 2008 Dutch Music Prize. She was a BBC New
Generation Artist until 2007.