Bernadeta was asked to share her stories about her life in The Netherlands, her cultural background, her passion, and her music together with 7 other musicians from Syria, Serbia, USA, and Libia. Check out the live stream video on facebook.
Bernadeta was honored to be part of the opening ceremony of NSS 2014 in The Hague, in front of 53 world leaders, including Obama. Check out the video on youtube.com/watch?v=UyAQnuOC2wk
Bernadeta Astari is going to sing in Fairy Queen, opera by Henry Purcell. A collaboration between The Dutch Touring Opera (Nationale Reisopera) with Veenfabriek, a dutch theater company.
Bernadeta won the North Brabant Prize at the final of International Vocal Competition s'Hertogenbosch, 30 September 2012 at Theater aan de Parade, Den Bosch. This prize is meant for young singer under 24 years old who could reach the final. She shared the prize together with the Dutch mezzo soprano, Maria Fiselier. The complete result can be viewed here.
Bernadeta to present her final recital for her master's study of vocal performance at the Fentener van Vlissingen Zaal in the Utrechts Conservatorium, on 27 June 2012, 19.30hrs. Works by Granados, Messiaen, Seelig, Wolf, Melani, Berio, Mozart, and Verdi, to be on the programme.
Bernadeta will also be performing opera highlights of Mozart/Da Ponte as part of the Grachtenfestival Amsterdam in Hilton Hotel (Amsterdam), on 11, 13, 14 August 2012. She will take the roles of Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro) and Despina (Cosi Fan Tutte).
Bernadeta Astari won The Dutch Classical Talent 2012, held in het Kleine Zaal, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, accompanied by Japanese pianist Kanako Inoue. This awards her with a CD recording, prize money of € 10.000, a trophy, and a nameplate on the wall of the Kleine Zaal in Concertgebouw Amsterdam.