B i o g r a p h y
Hein Boterberg is Head of Music at the International Opera Academy in Ghent (Belgium) and works as a visiting vocal coach at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. He is also freelance accompanist for singing recitals.
He studied at the Conservatoire in his birth city of Ghent. At the Royal Scottish Academy and the London Guildhall School of Music and Drama he specialised in singing accompaniment. He was also holder of the Geoffrey Parsons Junior fellowship at the Royal College of Music in London.
In the Royal Opera House La Monnaie in Brussels he assisted Antonio Pappano and Renato Balsadonna and worked in productions with singers such as Susan Graham, José van Dam, Jonas Kaufmann and Joseph Calleja. In addition to this, he has worked with singers for the Filharmonie, the Flemish Radio Choir, the Flemish Opera, Covent Garden, the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel and the Collegium Vocale, Gent.