"..and Johanni van Oostrum as Agathe, truly outstanding singers with major careers ahead of them. Van Oostrum sounded glorious in Leise, Leise and floated exquisite pianissimos in Und ob Die Wolke: this is an exceptionally beautiful voice."
The Guardian, Tim Ashley, November 5th 2019
What an incredible experience to jump into the Lohengrin Production at the Bavarian State Opera Munich last night, singing opposite the silk-smooth, effortless tenor of Klaus Florian Vogt and the glorious Karita Mattila, singing with astonishing power and beauty!!! I still have "Ha! dieser Stolz...Laß mich dich lehren..." in my ears...Thank you so much to everybody who were so supportive and to the fantastic Munich public.
After succesful performances in Vienna, Brussels and Aix en Provence, the Freischütz production of Clément Debailleul and Raphaël Navarro travels to the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris (19, 21 and 23 October) and the London Barbican Centre (4th of November). Don´t miss this production with astonishing gravity-defying effects, holograms and optical illusions under the baton of Laurence Equilbey.
South African soprano Johanni van Oostrum is in demand as interpreter of leading roles in operas by Mozart, Wagner, Janáček and Strauss. She has performed under conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle, Ivor Bolton, Massimo Zanetti, Henrik Nánási, Antonello Manacorda...