Lenneke Ruiten studied flute and singing at the Royal Conservatory of The\ Hague and the Bavarian Theatre Academy in Munich. 2002 she won several prizes at the International Vocal Competition in 's-Hertogenbosch.\ Today she's one of the most demanded sopranos of our time with an\ outstanding international career in concert and opera.\ She has been invited to opera houses of Paris, Milano, Baden-Baden,\ Brussels, Amsterdam, Stuttgart, Wien and Lausanne, with Mozart roles like Konstanze, Pamina, Susanna, Fiordiligi, Donna Anna ad Giunia (LUCIO\ SILLA) as well as Zerbinetta, Almirena, Sophie, Ophélie, Iphigenie, Angelica\ (ORLANDO), Lucia di Lammermoor a.o. She is a frequent guest at festivals\ such as the Salzburg Festival, the Festival d'Aix-en Provence, the\ Edinburgh Festival, the Mostly Mozart Festival, BBC Proms, Leipzig Bach Festival, Prague Spring Festival, Aldeburgh Festival, Lucerne Festival,\ Holland Festival and the Drottningholm Festival The soprano worked with the Vienna Philharmonic, the Musiciens du\ Louvre, the Orchestra of the 18th century, the English Baroque Soloists, the Monteverdi Choir, the Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, the Academy\ of ancient music, Berlin, the Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, the Staatskapelle\ Dresden and the Symphonieorchester of the Bavarian Radio with\ conductors such as Christoph Eschenbach, John Eliot Gardiner, Christian\ Thielemann, Marek Janowski, Helmut Rilling, Frans Brüggen, Ton Koopman, Marc Minkowski, Emmanuelle Haïm and Iván Fischer.\ Her discography includes MOZART CONCERT ARIAS, BACH CANTATAS,\ CARMINA BURANA, MÉLODIES FRANÇAISES etc. Lenneke Ruiten has a\ special passion for Lieder. She works with pianist Thom Janssen and has\ given recitals in venues including the Amsterdam Concertgebouw,\ Wigmore Hall, London and the Kaisersaal, Frankfurt.