First Dates: Bauwien van der Meer X Megan Davis
New opera X Turkish folk
Bauwien van der Meer X Megan Davis
Born and raised in the USA, currently living in The Netherlands, and blessed with a deep-rooted passion for singing & performing; Megan Davis is a unique singer in many ways. Professionally trained Pop/Rock Music and Turkish Folk Music at the Anatolian department of the Codarts University for the Arts in Rotterdam, Meg Davis developed herself as a skilled singer.
The soprano singer Bauwien van der Meer studied at the Royal Conservatory (Koninklijk Conservatorium) under Sasja Hunnego, after which she got a masters degree at the New Opera Academy (De Nieuwe Opera Akademie, DNOA). There she sang the title role in Handel’s Alcina, conducted by Richard Egarr. To participate in the post master of the VocaalLAB Bauwien received a grant from the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds. With VocaalLAB Bauwien van der Meer participated in numerous world premieres and other outstanding productions, home and abroad, most recently in Xenakis’ Oresteia.
Prior to this First Date, Buitenplaats Brienenoord will serve a special lunch inspired by Turkish folk: Imam Bayildi. From 12.00 you can join us for € 12.50 per person, and then enjoy this musical encounter with a full stomach. You can make a reservation for this (in addition to your ticket for the performance) by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About First Dates
With First Dates, O. links singers from different musical worlds and challenges them to perform together for the first time. They meet each other in an inspiring place and will amaze themselves, but also you as a visitor. And who knows, such a first encounter may lead to more… Exciting for musicians and audience in any case!