NEWS:

Tuesday January 14, 2020

1:45-3:45 pm

Josefien performs songs by

Frederic Chopin

Stephen Alltop-piano

McCormick Auditorium

Northwestern University

Zaterdag 1 februari 2020,
20:15 uur
Ensemble Brothers and Sisters
Podium Heemstede
Bestel kaarten
February 7
Arizona Bach Festival
Central United Methodist Church, AZ
Josefien performs solo cantata
BWV 52 (J.S.Bach)
Falsche Welt, dir trau ich nicht
February 8
Arizona Bach Festival
Josefien presents a Masterclass on Vocal Baroque Performance

NEWS:

Season 2019/20: Stay tuned!

Performances with the Arizona Bach Festival, Dayton Opera, St Louis Bach Society, Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra, Rembrandt Chamber Players, Bach Week Festival and many more

Concerts and Events 2019/2020

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Galvin Recital Hall
Northwestern University Evanston, IL
Steven Cohen;clarinet
Josefien Stoppelenburg; soprano
Kay Kim; piano
Kees Schoonenbeek, Three Wintersongs 
Johannes Brahms, Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 120, No. 2
Louis Spohr, Sechs deutsche Lieder, Op. 103
James Stephenson, Double Dog Dare (world premiere) 
Willem Stoppelenburg, Kattenliedjes
Tickets are $8 for the general public and $5 for students with valid ID.
Thursday October 17 at 1:00 pm
Leadership in Music/ Kellogg Business School
Evanston Il
Stephen Alltop, lecturer and conductor
Northwestern University Orchestra
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano soloist 
Mozart Exsultate Jubilate
Private event
Sunday October 20 at 5:00 pm
Bach Ensemble of St Thomas, Cincinnati
St Thomas Church, Terrace Park, OH
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano soloist
Bach Cantata 49; Ich geh und suche mit Verlangen
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano soloist & Michael Young, bass
Sunday October 27, 15:30 uur
Hèt Concertkoor (The Netherlands)
St Gertrudiskerk Bergen op Zoom
James Whitbourn; Annelies for soprano soloist, 
choir and symphony orchestra
Josefien Stoppelenburg,soprano soloist
TICKETS € 27,00 - € 35,00
Friday November 1 at 7:00 pm
Black Tulip presents: Women and Power
St Chrysostom's Chicago
Josefien Stoppelenburg;soprano
Joel Spears; lute/theorbo
Mirja Lorenz (Germany); recorders
Phillip Serna; viol da gamba
Sunday November 3 at 3:00 pm
Black Tulip presents: Women and Power
Emmanuel Episcopal Church LaGrange, IL
Josefien Stoppelenburg;soprano
Joel Spears; lute/theorbo
Mirja Lorenz (Germany); recorders
Phillip Serna; viol da gamba
Sunday November 10 at 4:00 pm
Black Tulip presents: Women and Power
Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn
Grayslake, Il
Josefien Stoppelenburg;soprano
Joel Spears; lute/theorbo
Mirja Lorenz (Germany); recorders
Phillip Serna; viol da gamba
Sunday November 17, 2019 at 10:30 am 
Church of Beethoven Oak Park, Illinois
Soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg and lutenist Joel Spears present a diverse program of English Lute Song, theater music and virtuosic Italian vocal pieces form the early baroque. Featuring music by John Dowland, Robert Johnson, Henry Purcell, and Claudio Monteverdi.
Tickets
November 25, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Live from WFMT, 98.7 WFMT, Renée Crown Public Media Center, Chicago, IL
Black Tulip presents: Women and Power
Josefien Stoppelenburg-soprano
Joel Spears-lute/theorbo
Mirja Lorenz (Germany) -recorders
Phillip Serna-viola da gamba
Update:Listen to the recording here!
Saturday November, 2019 30 at 8:00 pm
Koninklijke Vriezenveense Harmonie (Netherlands) 
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano
National Wind Orchestra Competition Netherlands
Theater Hanzehof Zutphen 
Update: The Vriezenveense Harmonie won the First Prize!
Wednesday December 4, 2019 at noon-1:30 pm
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano and Stephen Alltop, piano
Christmas Music Around The World
Kenilworth Union Church
Private event.
December 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Rembrandt Chamber Musicians
J.S. Bach; Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen/ BWV 51
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano
Alice Millar Chapel, Evanston, IL 
TICKETS
Update: Watch the performance here!
December 12, 2019
Champaign Urbana Symphony Orchestra
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano
Holiday Concert
W.A. Mozart: Exsultate Jubilate
Andrew L. Webber: Pie Jesu
December 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm
December 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Josefien jumps in for The Messiah with the The Apollo Chorus
of Chicago. 
Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Chicago.
Friday, December 20 & 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm
G.F. Handel: Messiah
Evansville Symphony Orchestra (IN)
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano soloist
TICKETS
Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 12:45-2:45 p.m
Northwestern University Continuing Education Series
Stephen Alltop, lecturer/harpsichord
Josefien Stoppelenburg;soprano
12:45 - 2:45 p.m., Norris University Center
Antonio Vivaldi: Genius for all Season
Lecture Northwestern Alumnae
Antonio Vivaldi was a giant of the Baroque age, composing a wide variety of genres, and over 500 concertos for many combinations of instruments.  He possessed gifts of extraordinary imagination and invention, yet much of his best music is not widely known.  

Tuesday, January 14, 2020,12:45-2:45 p.m.
Northwestern University Continuing Education Series  
12:45 - 2:45 p.m., Norris University Center 
Frederic Chopin:  Poet of the Piano
Stephen Alltop, lecturer
Josefien Stoppelenburg;soprano
Frederic Chopin embodied ideals of the Romantic age and elevated piano performance and composition to new heights. 
Tuesday, January 21,2020, 12:45-2:45 p.m.
Northwestern University Continuing Education Series  
12:45 - 2:45 p.m., Norris University Center 
Arturo Toscanini: Indomitable Maestro 
Stephen Alltop, lecturer
Josefien Stoppelenburg;soprano
Arturo Toscanini did much to establish the model of the modern conductor.  A  pioneer in the budding world of phonograph recordings, his tyrannical personality and exacting standards brought about both artistic glory and significant turmoil.   
 
Saturday February 1, 2020 at 20:15 uur/ 8:15 p.m.
Podia Heemstede (Netherlands)
(Theater de Luifel, Oude Kerk)
Ensemble Brothers and Sisters
Josefien en Charlotte Stoppelenburg,zang;
Martijn en Stefan Blaak, piano
Tickets 22.50 euro
Tuesday February 4, 2020,12:45-2:45 p.m.
Northwestern University Continuing Education Series  
12:45 - 2:45 p.m., Norris University Center 
Stephen Alltop, lecturer/piano
Josefien Stoppelenburg;soprano
Music and Animals: A Carnival of Connections
Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 12:45-2:45 p.m.
Music and animals interact in countless ways, some obvious, and others less so.  From bow hair to strings, bird song to countless imaginative compositions, music is deeply influenced by our friends in the animal kingdom.  
Friday, February 7, 2020, at 7:30 pm
Arizona Bach Festival
Central United Methodist Church, Phoenix, AZ
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano soloist
Cantatas 52 &174
Saturday February 8, 2020, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Arizona Bach Festival
Central United Methodist Church, Phoenix, AZ
Josefien gives a Masterclass in Baroque Vocal Performance
Tuesday February 11, 2020,12:45-2:45 p.m.
Northwestern University Continuing Education Series  
12:45 - 2:45 p.m., Norris University Center 
Stephen Alltop, lecturer/piano
Josefien Stoppelenburg;soprano
Music and Leaders
From Napolean to Stalin, Paderewski to Eisenhower, people in power have influenced music in countless ways.  A discussion of the dramatic and sometimes amusing connections between composers and world leaders.
Tuesday February 18, 2020, 12:45-2:45 p.m.
Northwestern University Continuing Education Series  
12:45 - 2:45 p.m., Norris University Center 
Stephen Alltop, lecturer/piano
Josefien Stoppelenburg;soprano
Music and Ballet
Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 12:45-2:45 p.m.
Ballet has brought about some of the most beloved and compelling music of all time.  The colorful history of choreographed dance and composition is rich with both tradition and controversy.  
Tuesday March 3, 2020, 12:45-2:45 p.m.
Northwestern University Continuing Education Series  
12:45 - 2:45 p.m., Norris University Center 
Stephen Alltop, lecturer/piano
Josefien Stoppelenburg;soprano
Music and Architecture
Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 12:45-2:45 p.m.  Alice Millar Chapel
This lecture examines the crucial role that architecture and great buildings have played in the performance and commissioning of musical works.
Saturday March 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Arizona Bach Festival
Josefien Stoppelenburg-Soprano soloist
Clérambault- Medee
Handel-Gloria
Handel-Deutsche Lieder
Saturday March 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm
St Louis Bach Society
J.S. Bach; St. John Passion
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano soloist
Webster Groves Presbyterian Church
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Poetry Foundation 
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano
Stephe Alltop, piano
Join us for an evening of poetry and music with pianist Stephen Alltop and soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg, who offer a wide-ranging program with poetic perspectives on life and love. The presentation includes poetry by Heinrich Heine, Friedrich Rückert, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Sara Teasdale, and e.e. cummings in evocative musical settings by Gustav Mahler, Alma Mahler, William Bolcom, Stacy Garrop, and Gwyneth Walker.
Friday, April 24, 2020 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Dayton Opera
Going for Baroque!

JOSEFIEN STOPPELENBURG* soprano
ASHLEY DIXON mezzo-soprano
JOHN HOLIDAY* countertenor
LUIS ALEJANDRO OROZCO* baritone

NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor
KAREN RUSSO BURKE choreographer
GARY BRIGGLE stage director

Dayton Opera travels back in time to the beautiful beginnings of opera in a first-time exploration of the lavish Baroque period of music. The Schuster Center swells with ornate arias from operas composed in the colorful musical style and masterful vocal technique that emerged from the Renaissance. The program will also feature dancers from Dayton Ballet and the Dayton Opera Chorus.
Wednesday April 29, 2020 at 6:30 pm
Dutch Consulate Chicago-Kingdom of the Netherlands
History Museum Lincoln Park, Chicago
Josefien sings the National Anthems of the USA and the Netherlands on King's Day reception of the Dutch Consulate Chicago.
Friday May 2020, at 7:30 pm
Bach Week Evanston
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano soloist
Anderson Chapel, North Park University
5149 Spaulding Avenue, Chicago
Telemann: Concerto in G Major for Flute, Strings & Continuo TWV 51:G2 
Cantata: Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut, BWV 199 
Motet: Kyrie – Christe, du Lamm Gottes, BWV 233a
Cantata: Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131
TICKETS
Saturday May 9 2020 at 7:30 pm
Michael Teolis Singers
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano soloist
Vaughn Williams; A Song of Thanksgiving for choir, orchestra and soprano soloist.