ABOUT

Xenia Meijer (1965), mezzosoprano, graduated cum laude from the Royal Conservatory in 1992. Since 1994 she was coached by Margreet Honig.
She won several international prizes, such as the Philip Morris Finest Selection Award Classical
Music 1996 and the Diapason d’Or for different CD recordings.

In 1997 she was “Rising Star” of The Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam and invited as such to give recitals in the most important concert halls in Europe.
Xenia Meijer sang more than 40 roles in different opera productions in theaters such as Komische Oper Berlin, Opernhaus Zürich, Grand Theatre Genève, Tokyo Opera City Hall, etc.

She worked together with conductors such as Michel Corboz, Ton Koopman, Jos van Veldhoven, Ivan Fischer, Jaap van Zweden, Richard Egarr, Jac van Steen, Yakov Kreizberg, and with ensembles such as La Sfera Armoniosa (Mike Fentross), Musica Temprana (Adrián Rodriguez van der Spoel), La Venexiana (Claudio Cavina) and sang for 20 years with the Spanish ensemble Al Ayre Español, led by Eduardo Lopez Banzo. 

Xenia Meijer is to be heard as a soloist on more than 20 CD productions.
From 2006 to 2016 Xenia Meijer was Professor main subject Classical singing at the Fontys Conservatory in Tilburg. In 2012 she became Professor main subject Early Music Voice and since 2016 she is also the head of this department at the Conservatory of Amsterdam.

Xenia Meijer is a certified health practioner and breathing coach.

Caroline Martinot