Young Dutch tenor Linard Vrielink is currently in his final year at the at the Universität der Künste (UdK) in Berlin, studying with Prof Elisabeth Werres. He early on studied piano with Alejandro Serena Llinares in Maastricht, was a member of Schola Cantorum, the choir of St. John's Cathedral of ''s-Hertogenbosch in The Netherlands and took lessons in composition and conducting. He initially studied singing with Harrie van der Plas and in 2012 graduated with a Bachelor of Classical Singing at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, where he studied with Harry van Berne. In the summer of 2013 Linard Vrielink took part at the IOA (International Opera Academy) in Schwerte, Germany. He has also attended masterclasses with Norbert Schmittberg, Yamina Maamar, Harry Peeters, Alexander Oliver and Ira Siff.
Recent performances include Bastien/Bastien und Bastienne in Amsterdam and in Helsinki, the role of Frank in Bazaar Cassandra by Enrico Palomar for Neuköllner Oper Berlin, Pedrillo/Die Entführung aus dem Serail at ‘’Internationale Stiftung zur Forderung von Kultur und Zivilization’’ München, Germany, and Oronte/Alcina at Kammeroper Rheinsberg.
Next to his studies at the UdK, he appears this season as Federico/Stiffelio at the Konzerthaus Berlin, makes his debut at Staatsoper Berlin as Scaramuccio/Ariadne auf Naxos, sings the European premiere of Mohammed Fairouz' oratorio 'Zabur' with the Bochumer Symphoniker, joins Ensemble Pygmalion and Raphaël Pichon for a Mozart programme on tour in France and performs Schubert's Stabat Mater and Beethoven's C-major Mass with Thomas Hengelbrock and the Balthasar-Neumann Ensembles in Spain.
Linard Vrielink will join the Opernstudio of Staatsoper Berlin in the season 2017/18.
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