Donij van Doorn, soprano, page 1.
January 2018: Article in “Mijn Den Haag” (My The Hague). Donij van Doorn travels the world with André Rieu. Click on the picture to read the article in the Harmony Parlor. So nice to read that Donij lives in our city: The Hague (Den Haag). She loves the seaside as much as we do!
June 2018. A nice article about Donij appeared in the local paper “Tubantia”, titled: Donij’s eternal love for her father. Click on the picture to read the translated article in the Harmony Parlor.
During the André Rieu concerts 2018 in July in Maastricht, Donij van Doorn will give two Meet and Greets for the fans, at the shop “Jouw Marktkraam”, Jodenstraat 32, Maastricht. The first one will take place on Sunday July 8th at 3 PM. The second on Friday July 13th, also at 3 PM. Donij announced a musical surprise, together with Anna Majchrzak and the two Chinese sopranos Jing Li and Shao Lin. What a joy that will be for the fans!! For a photo impression of the meet and greet, click HERE.
Donij on Facebook: June 2018. I proudly invite you to our charity concert on June 8th, Music4Life for the benefit of the Dutch Cancer Society! The concert will take place at 8 PM in the Arke Hall of the Wilminktheater and Music Center Enschede. The most beautiful opera and musical melodies are interspersed with virtuoso piano works! With the support of tenor Erik Slik and pianists Wouter Munsterman and Brandon van Doorn. The entire proceeds go to the charity!!
First of all, I would like to thank my dear mother for organizing and promoting this event so courageously. Mom, I think it's great that you have done so much effort to raise money for the Dutch Cancer Society!
For the first time Donij performed on stage together with her two brothers: Rowan was the presenter of the evening and Brandon is a talented piano player.
Dear Agnes Fizzano Walter came all the way over to Enschede to see the concert and the styling was completely in her hands: the great hairdo, the beautiful vine and that stunning red dress! Thank you for being such a great friend!
In 2017 Donij van Doorn joined a few fan events in Maastricht. She organized a Meet and Greet at the shop “Jouw Marktkraam” (Your Market Booth), Jodenstraat 32, Maastricht (next to the Tourist Office), and she loved to talk to her fans. Click HERE to read a review, by Ruud and Ineke.
Photo credits: Marcel van Hoorn.
During the series of 12 André Rieu concerts in a row in July 2019 in Maastricht, Donij held again a Meet and Greet at Jouw Marktkraam, Jodenstraat 32, Maastricht. She introduced her boyfriend Fabian Egli, who joined the male choir during the concert series. She told us that they have been together now for 8 years. Fabian hails from Switzerland. She posted this backstage picture on Facebook.
To get an impression of the meet and greet, check this website under Previous items and Maastricht 2019, or Click HERE.
June 2018 Charity Concert for the benefit of the Dutch Cancer Society.
On July 26th, 2019, an article appeared in the magazine for opera lovers: Place de l’Opera: Donij van Doorn clicks with André Rieu. Go to the Harmony Parlor website to read this very nice interview, click HERE.
This is what André Rieu wrote on his website, to introduce Donij. Donij van Doorn During our DVD recordings in the Efteling fairy tale and amusement park (2006), one of my choir sopranos suddenly became ill. Fortunately, Donij (who at the time was studying at the Maastricht Academy of Music) was able to fill in at the last moment. This beauty from Twente (arear in the province of Overijssel) immediately enchanted me, with her crystal clear voice. For Donij, it was a fairy tale that came true. She told me later that as a girl, she wanted most of all to become a princess! Donij loves opera; she now has numerous roles on her name as an opera singer. She even got to know her boyfriend during an opera production. I am very glad that Donij travels around the world with us. When she sings her arias, it simply makes me cry, it is so beautiful.
The brass band “Eensgezindheid” from Maasbracht-Beek (Limburg, the Netherlands) is celebrating its 135th anniversary this year. At the end of this jubilee year a gala concert takes place on Saturday evening, November 9, 2019, in conference center “the Spil” in Maasbracht. The main guest on this evening is the soprano Donij van Doorn. After her conservatory studies in Maastricht, Donij gained fame in various Dutch operetta houses. Since 2015, the Dutch soprano has been traveling the world as a permanent soloist with André Rieu and his Johann Strauss orchestra.
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