Biography

With her remarkable and unique voice, Rebeca van Koert is capable of transporting audiences into her world of classical music.
Rebeca has performed the great dramatic repertoire in concerts throughout Europe, where she has been praised for her mature and developed vocal abilities.

In recent years, Rebeca has participated in numerous masterclasses all across Europe. In these masterclasses, she has worked with prof. Cheryl Studer, Frank van Aken, Gidon Saks and Wiebke Goëtjes on operatic repertoire. With Maarten Koningsberger and Jard van Nes she has worked on ‘lied’ repertoire. Furthermore, she has worked with Eva-Maria Westbroek on the role of Sieglinde (Die Walküre, R. Wagner).

Rebeca made her operatic debut as Gertrud in the opera Hänsel und Gretel by Humperdinck. She did this in a Dutch adaptation for children on the Grachtenfestival in Amsterdam in collaboration with the Hojotoho Opera Studio run by Wiebke Goëtjes.
In productions of HKU Utrechts Conservatorium Rebeca has performed the roles of La Badessa (Suor Angelica, G. Puccini) and Phani (Les Indes Galantes, J.P. Rameau).

Rebeca started her voice lessons with Bulgarian soprano Dobrinka Yankova. Consequently, she studied at HKU Utrechts Conservatorium, where she finished her Bachelor of Music – Classical Voice studies, with honours.
Currently, she is enrolled in the master of Opera at the conservatory of Maastricht, where her main subject teacher is the German soprano Susanne Schimmack.