Satriya Krisna tenor
Satriya’s time at the NOS is generously supported by the Amar-Franses & Foster-Jenkins Trust and the Opera Awards Foundation.
Indonesian tenor Satriya Krisna began his musical studies at the Conservatory of Amsterdam in 2012, after obtaining a degree in Architecture. He obtained his Music BA in 2015, and completed his Masters’ under the tutelage of Henny Yana Diemer and Jan-Paul Grijpink. He sang his first role in 2013 as Sporting Life in Porgy and Bess with Studio 32, with the Gelders Orkest and Phillips Symphony Orchestra in the Grachtenfestival 2013, and at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam with the Philips Symphony Orchestra in 2014. His first professional role was as cover Moenen in Opera2day’s Mariken in de Tuin der Lusten by Calliope Tsoupaki (2015). He then began working at Dutch National Opera as part of the “young opera talent” chorus, covering Lurcanio and Odoardo in Handel’s Ariodante. Since November 2016, he has sung with de Nederlandse Reisopera in several concerts as part of their Young Singers’ Programme. He won Third Prize, the Audience Prize and the Student Jury‘s Prize at the International Student Lied Duo Competition 2017 with duo pianist, Felix Justin. In the summer of 2017, Satriya won a scholarship to attend the Verbier Festival Academy, where he performed Klave in Salomé (cond. Charles Dutoit) and Triquet in Eugene Onegin (cond. Stanislav Kochanovsky) and engaged in the Lied programme 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. In September 2017, 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.