Hugo Kampschreur

Hugo Kampschreur (1995) born in Arnhem, the Netherlands, started singing at the age of nine after his mother was approached by a stranger while singing songs walking to school saying: ‘’the boy has talent, he should start taking lessons.’’
Between eleven and sixteen years old Hugo sang in classical choirs of Vocaal Talent Nederland. After a phase of inactivity and focus on other passions (competitive tennis, aswell as working as a personal trainer and sports masseur) Hugo rekindled his love for singing at twenty-one starting a bachelors in classical singing at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Utrecht (2017).

Hugo finished his masters at the Dutch National Opera Academy Amsterdam in July 2023 where he debuted in various operatic roles: Mr. Owen In Dominick Argento’s Postcard from Morocco, Monostatos in die Zauberflote, Florestan in Un Mari a la porte by Offenbach, Gernando in L’isola Disabitata by Händel and Count Belfiore in Mozart’s Finta Giardiniera.

While still studying Hugo also made his house debut at Opera Ballet Vlaanderen as Junger Seemann and Hirt in Wagners Tristan und Isolde in the spring of 2023. In september a debut at the Reisopera as Der Junge Mensch in Das Wunder der Heliane by Korngold followed aswell as a return to Opera Ballet Vlaanderen where he is currently involved in a production of Die Sieben Totsünden by Kurt Weill.

Hugo is currently studying under Jeanne-Michèle Chardonnet. Jeanne-Michèle Charbonnet is a dramatic soprano who established herself as a leading force in the German and contemporary repertoires. Singing main roles in opera houses all over the globe.