José Van Dam


World-renowned in concert, opera and recital, José van Dam is one of today's most honored interpreters of the bass-baritone repertoire. He has been heard in the music capitals of Europe, the Americas and Japan, singing at opera houses and concert halls under the world's premier conductors.


José van Dam is regularly invited to the world's major opera houses and festivals.


Born in Brussels, José van Dam entered the Brussels Conservatory at age 17, graduating a year later with first prizes in voice and opera performance. Within a few years he had won four prizes in competitions. He made his operatic debut in Liège as Don Basilio in Rossini's The Barber of Seville.


The art of José van Dam can be heard on an extensive discography.


Mr. van Dam has been honored in many countries around the world. His Majesty Albert II of Belgium named him a Baron, and the city of Berlin awarded him the title of "Kammersänger." For his many extraordinary interpretations in recordings and on stage, he has received the German Music Critics' Prize, Gold Medal of the Belgian Press, Grand Prix de l'Académie Française du Disque and many more prizes.


Today José is still appearing on world’s largest stages. Recent roles include “Baron Mirko Zeta”, at Grand Théâtre de Genève.


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Concerts with José Van Dam.
mon 09.10, 20:30
Sint-Baafscathedral, Ghent
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