Sinan Vural

Baritone Sinan Vural (Ankara, Turkey) received an academic degree in Computer Science before becoming a singer. Sinan first took voice lessons with Yildiz Tunbul in Ankara. He then moved to the Netherlands, where he first studied with Anne Haenen at the Conservatory in Enschede, and subsequently with Cora Canne Meijer at the Dutch National Opera Academy of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague. He currently works with vocal coach Margreet Honig.

Sinan's first roles in operas were in Dido and Aeneas (H. Purcell), Così fan tutte (W.A. Mozart) and Pimpinone (G.Ph. Telemann). The last few seasons he has performed in Don Pasquale (Donizetti) with Internationale Operaproducties, The Beastly Bombing (Nitzberg/Neill) with Opera aan het IJ in Amsterdam, De waterman (Hans Koolmees) with Muziektheater Hollands Diep in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, and Stuyvesant Zero (Caroline Ansink) with Opera Spanga, Friesland. He is one of the frequent singers of Holland Opera in Amersfoort, the Netherlands, and has performed in a great number of their productions: Dido and Aeneas (Purcell), Orfeo (Monteverdi), King Arthur (Purcell), The Black and the Beautiful (S. Aziz/F. Merkies), Feeks (Le Clercq/Van Geel), The Tempest (Purcell/Meijering) and Romeo en Zeliha (F. Merkies).

He is also part of the artistic team of, and performs regularly with Opera per Tutti, a series of concerts with operatic repertory aiming at bringing opera to wider audiences. His repertory further includes many oratorio works such as St. Matthew's Passion and St. John's Passion and numerous cantatas by Bach, Requiems by Mozart, Fauré, Duruflé, and Brahms, as well as more contemporary works like La danse des morts by Honegger.

He frequently gives song recitals, with a particular preference for French works, and has a long-term collaboration with pianist Nicholas Ross. In 2011 his recording of Arthur Honegger: Mélodies et Chansons in collaboration with soprano Claudia Patacca and pianist Nicholas Ross has been issued by Centaur Records.

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