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"Johanni van Oostrum is perfect for the part; a voice with sensual seductive beauty, and unstrained dramatic vocal power…"
WDR (Judith, Holofernes, Theater Bonn, 2016) 

"The evening´s vocal highlight is set by Johanni van Oostrum in the role of Ellen Orford. She is nothing short of ideal for the part. The middle voice is wonderfully rich, the deep tones are unusually strong and the high notes a glowing illuminated sound. She is the not-so-secret heroine of the performance."
Der Opernfreund, Michael Demel (Peter Grimes, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, 2017 More reviews..

I am so thrilled to have been part of Stephen Lawless´s stunning Marriage of Figaro production at Minnesota Opera. Thank you, Minnesota Opera for an amazing run! 
I wish all a Happy Christmas and may 2018 be a year of love and kindness. 
Looking forward to my role debut as Chrysothemis in Elektra at Staatstheater Braunschweig, my house debut at Konzert Theater Bern in the title role of Janáček’s Katja Kabanova and my debut at Festspielhaus Baden Baden in performances of Die Zauberflöte under the baton of Yannick Nézet-Séguin during 2018.

South African Soprano, Johanni van Oostrum came to the attention of the international opera scene when, at short notice, she successfully took over the role of Marschallin in Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle at the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. She has since come to prominence singing leading soprano roles by Mozart, Wagner and Strauss. More..

3 February 2018
Le Nozze Di Figaro
W.A. Mozart
14 February 2018
Le Nozze Di Figaro
W.A. Mozart

Dove Sono Contessa Almaviva
W.A. Mozart

Die Zeit Die Marschallin
R. Strauss

Der Ferne Klang
F. Schreker