Indonesian tenor Satriya Krisna graduated at the Conservatory of Amsterdam with a summa cum laude under the tutelage of Henny Yana Diemer and is a recent graduate at the National Opera Studio 2017/2018 after obtaining a degree in Architecture. During his study he made his professional debut as Sporting Life in Porgy and Bess with Studio 32, the Gelders Orkest; Phillips Symphony Orchestra; being performed in the Grachtenfestival and the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, covering the role of Moenen in Callioupe Tsoupaki Mariken in de Tuin der Lusten with Opera2Day, covering the role of Lurcanio & Odoardo in Handel Ariodante with the Dutch National Opera, Le Mari in Poulenc Mamelle de Tirésias with Les Azuriales’ YAP, Klave in Strauss Salomé with Verbier Festival, Monsieur Triquet in Eugene Onegin with Verbier Festival, Don Jose in Bizet/Brooks La Tragedie de Carmen with Pop-up Opera Company, Pinkerton in Puccini Madama Butterfly with Diva Opera, cover role of Peasant in Verdi Luisa Miller with English National Opera, cover role of Gamekeeper in Dvorak Rusalka with English National Opera, covering role of Lensky in Tchaikovksy Eugene Onegin with Garsington Opera, and covering role of Don Jose in Bizet Carmen with Opera North. Upcoming engagements include Cavaradossi in Puccini Tosca with Diva Opera, Ruggero in Puccini La Rondine.
He won the 3rd Prize, the Audience Prize and the Student Jury ‘s Prize at the International Student Lied Duo Competition 2017 in Groningen, the Netherlands with duo pianist, Felix Justin. He had received a full scholarship to attend the Verbier Festival Academy, where he performed in their opera productions and engaged in the Lied program with tutors including Thomas Hampson, Thomas Allen and Thomas Quasthoff. Concert engagements have included Mozart’s Requiem, Bach Cantatas and Rheinberger’s Requiem in the Netherlands. Satriya was a semi-finalist in the 51st International Voice Competition ’s-Hertogenbosh and won the Judges’ Discretionary Prize at Fulham Opera’s Robert Presley Memorial Verdi Prize 2017. Satriya is also one of the bursary recipients from the Opera Awards Foundation 2018/2019 and he is one of the Samling Artist members and alumni of Georg Solti Accademia. Right after, he sung the role of in June 2019. Currently, he is developing his singing under the tutelage of Richard Berkeley-Steele. Satriya is represented by Patrick Allen at Connaught Artists.
“The Lieutenant Pinkerton Satriya Krisna was the Indonesian tenor who also studied at the National Opera Studio, whose soft forceful tenor voice was amplified throughout The Great Conservatory of Opera Syon Park”
“In light of his obvious fragility, perfectly captured in Satriya Krisna’s performance, the apparent ease with which Don José is driven to madness doesn’t seem quite so hard to accept.”
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