Olivier Berten


After communication and multimedia studies, Olivier Berten joins the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles where he obtains a Higher Diploma in opera singing under Marcel Vanaud. He perfects himself in lied and art song with Udo Reinemann and other famous names in this discipline at the Conservatories of Amsterdam, Metz and Brussels. He studies baroque singing with Monique Zanetti and Greta De Reyghere. During the 2004-2005 season, he is member of the Operastudio Vlaanderen in Ghent.

He regularly performs on opera scenes in Brussels (Eliogabalo, Werther, Orlando furioso), Flanders (Villa Vivaldi) and Wallonia (Ne criez pas au loup and Sybil et les silhouettes). He also works with ensembles like the Liège Philharmonic Orchestra (L’enfant et les sortilèges) or the Flanders Symphony Orchestra (Rossini for kids) and la Petite Bande (Matthew Passion). He is a regular member of the Scherzi Musicali, Vox Luminis and Cappella Pratensis ensembles. The recordings he shares with them are very much appreciated by both the critics and the audiences.

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