Margit Beukman

Margit Beukman graduated in 1999 at the Royal Conservatory of the Netherlands in The Hague, coached by Wout Oosterkamp. She completed her postgraduate studies in 2002 at the operastudio The New Opera Academy Amsterdam. There she performed roles such as Donna Elvira in Mozarts Don Giovanni conducted by Kenneth Montgomery aswell as Nancy in Brittens Albert Herring conducted by Paul McCreesh.
She participated in master classes with Elly Ameling, Graham Clark and Galina Vishnevskaya and recently with Christian Gerhaher/Gerold Huber and Juliane Banse.

2004 she performed the role of Iphigénie in an operaproduction of Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride, conducted by Tom Löwenthal (Opera aan het IJ, Amsterdam, Holland). 2007 she was Maritorne in Don Chisciotte by Conti with the Utrechts Barok Consort/Opera aan het IJ. In 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2011 Margit was invited to sing a solorecital for the friends of the Opera del Liceu in Barcelona.

Margit has given concerts with well-known conductors such as Helmuth Rilling (Bachakademie Stuttgart), Jürgen Budday (Cantorei Maulbronn), Gabriel Feltz (Stuttgarter Philharmoniker) and Axel Berger (Stadtkapelle Offenburg). In addition to opera and concert singing, Margit has a special passion for Lieder. She works with the pianist Martin Stortz and the guitarist Tillmann Reinbeck.