Margreet Honig

Dutch soprano Margreet Honig studied with Annie Hermes and Corrie Bijster at the Amsterdam Conservatory. After graduating Margreet continued her studies with Evelyn Lear and also devoted herself to the French repertoire, tutored by Pierre Bernac in Paris. She performed in many concerts, appearing at several pretigious venues all over Europe, and often recorded for radio.

Over the past 30 years, Margreet Honig devoted herself to teaching. For many years she was a principal professor of voice at the Rotterdam Conservatory and at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam. She is in great demand for giving masterclasses and interpretation courses in both Europe and the United States. Margreet teaches regularly at the conservatories of Zürich, Basel, Stuttgart, Hamburg and Versailles, at the Conservatoire National Supérieur in Paris, the Académie du Festival Aix en Provence, the Royal Academy in London and the Curtis Institute in Philidelphia.

She also teaches at the opera studios of the Bavarian State Opera, Oper Stuttgart and the OperAvenir in Basel. Many now famous singers from all around the world found their way to prestigious platforms with the help of Margreet Honig.