Quirijn de Lang is widely known as an exceptional singing actor in a wide and varied repertoire; equally at home in the traditional operatic baritone repertoire and the world of operetta and classic musicals. Consequently, in the last two years, he has had particular successes as Ambroise Thomas’ Hamlet and Fred/Petrucchio in Kiss Me, Kate.
He was performing as Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro and Harry Easter in Street Scene for Opera North, when the Covid-19 lockdown came into effect. His planned debut as Fredrik Egerman in a production of Sondheim’s A Little Night Music at the Leeds Playhouse, was put on hold.
In the intervening period Quirijn de Lang has developed a song program De Stille Stad that describes the turmoil of the lockdown, to be presented throughout the Netherlands in larger and smaller local venues, since the lockdown has affected everyone in society.
Quirijn de Lang and Eke Simons will be performing a newly developed Lieder-cycle:
De Stille Stad (The Quiet City)
throughout the Netherlands starting in January 2021.
De Stille Stad features some of the most beautiful songs of the Romantic and Modern Era and captures the feelings of the Covid lockdown
in a thrilling Orpheus journey in search of the
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Quirijn de Lang
”De Lang has a magnetic presence and the mahogany-toned voice is focused and used to compelling effect.” - Opera Britannia