• EDUCATION
  • 1980-1992 privat lessons with Paul Hameleers
  • 1983-1987 Sweelinck Conservatory Amsterdam with Cora Canne-Meyer
  • Masterclasses with Paul Esswood, Max van Egmond and John Shirley Quirck

AWARDS

  • Premio de honor Cuba Disco   received in Havana Cuba for his cd oeuvre
  • Knight in the order of the Dutch lion

CONDUCTER (a.o.)

Alan Curtis, Sir David Willcocks, Masaaki Suzuki, Yoshio Watanabe, Arnold Östman, Edo de Waart, Sigiswald Kuijken, Gustav Leonhardt, Jurjen Hempel, Peter Neumann, Gustav Leonhardt, Frans Brüggen, Angel Recassens

FESTIVALS (a.o.)

  • Händel Festspiele Halle – Germany
  • Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht – Netherlands
  • International Music Festival Lucerne – Suisse
  • Settimane musicale Senese Sienna – Italia
  • Classic Open Air Festival Solothurn – Suisse
  • Festival Oude Muziek Tochigi – Japan
  • Festival van Vlaanderen Antwerpen – Belgium
  • Holland Festival Amsterdam – Netherlands
  • Wratislavia Cantans Wroclaw – Poland
  • Festival Musica Viva Osnabrück – Germany
  • Festival Arte Sacro Madrid – Spain
  • Festival Brezice Ljubljana -Slovenia
  • Leo Brouwer Chamber music festival Havana – Cuba
  • Summer Festival Dubrovnik Dubrovnik – Croatia

OPERA ROLES PERFORMED

  • Giulio Cesare Giulio Cesare Händel
  • Flavio Flavio Händel
  • Tullio Arminio Händel
  • Orlando Orlando Furioso Händel
  • Ottone Agrippina Händel
  • Orpheus Orpheus ed Eurydice Gluck
  • Daniela Daniela (WP) Escande
  • Sorceress Dido and Aneas Purcell
  • Cupido Venus and Adonis Blow
  • Ascanio Ascanio in Alba Mozart
  • Apollo Apollo et Hyacinthus Mozart
  • Oberon Midsummernight’s Dream Britten
  • Angelus Novus Winterreise (WP) Grunauer
  • Living Composer Gershwin in Blue (WP) Meyering
  • Chanteclear Reinaert de Vos (WP) Bos
  • La Dama Spagnola La Dama Spagnola ed il A. Scarlatti
  • Cavalier Romano
  • First Musician Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Lully
  • Solo Ensemble Die Glückliche Hand Schoenberg
  • Historicus Jephthe, Belshazzer Carissimi

THEATER PRODUCTIONS

  • De Virtuoos Combination of acting, cabaret and singing with the Actress Ina van Faassen.
  • Barok Production together with Introdans (ballet)
    Sytse Buwalda – countertenor / conductor

BOOKS

  • Mijn naam is Boom Verses about trees and their very human characteristics.
    Illustrations Miriam Fleuren,  Preface by Gerrit Komrij
  • Meesters Rust An homage to Sytse’s father; Meester Buwalda Collection of his most beautiful poems

RECORDINGS SOLO

  • I wonder as I wander A collection of live recordings, celebrating 25 years as a Muscican
  • Canciones Amatorias Songs by Brouwer, Kioulaphides & Manuel de Falla
  • Asteria ensemble: Sytse Buwalda, Saskia Spinder – gitaar; Ferdinand Binnendijk – mandoline
  • Songs of Life & Death English songs & Duets from the 17th century. Composers: Dowland, Purcell, Lawes, Wilson, Johnnson and others. Sopran: Francine van der Heyden.
  • Accompanied by David van Ooijen, lute & Freek   Borstlap, viola da gamba.
  • Lust in 4 gangen Songs about Lust… Lust in food, drink and love…
  • Accompanied by a.o. David van Ooijen, Lute/guitar and Vaughan Schlepp, Piano
  • About Love love songs through the ages with David van Ooijen, theorbe, lute, gitar & Vauhgan Schlepp, fortpiano / Erard Grand 1846
  • Sacred Arias Religious arias through the ages with David van Ooijen, lute/guitar & Vaughan Schlepp, Fortepiano
  • Sytse Buwalda sings Aria’s by Händel, Bach
    And the Stabat Mater by A. Vivaldi with Florilegium Musicum
  • Heroic Arias Händel opera arias accompanied by Florilegium Musicum
  • Airs & Duets Bach with Ruth Holton, soprano
  • Marcel Beekman, Knut Schoch, tenor, Neth. Bach Collegium
  • Bach & Buwalda BACH & BUWALDA, Famous aria’s from the Bach Kantates and the B-Minor Mass, Florilegium Musicum
  • G.F. Händel MESSIAH, Bach Choir & Orchestra of the Netherlands,
    P.J. Leusink
  • ARMINIO, il complesso Barocco, Alan Curtis
  • THEODORA, Collegium Cartusianum, Peter Neumann
  • SUSANNA, Collegium Cartusianum, Peter Neumann
  • UTRECHT TE DEUM, UTRECHT JUBILATE, Currende Consort, Erik van Nevel
  • MESSIAH,  Holland Boys Choir & Florilegium Musicum, P.J. Leusink
  • J.S. Bach MATTEUS PASSIE CD/DVD LIVE RECORDING
    World premiere recording for television of a new Dutch translation of the Matthew Passion
  • MATTHEW PASSION (CD/DVD), Holland Boys Choir, Netherlands Bach Collegium, P.J. Leusink
  • BACH KANTATES, Holland Boys Choir, Netherlands Bach Collegium, P.J. Leusink
  • ST, JOHN PASSION, Holland Boys Choir, Netherlands Bach Collegium, P.J. Leusink
  • ST. MATTHEW PASSION (2), Florilegium Musicum, Netherlands Bach Collegium, P.J. Leusink
  • TILG’ O HÖCHSTER, with Marjon Strijk, soprano, Netherlands Bach Collegium
  • MOTETS (Ensemble & Solo), La Petite Bande,
  • Sigiswald Kuijken
  • Vivaldi INTRODUCTION, R 639 & GLORIA D-DUR, RV 588
    • GLORIA D-DUR, RV 589
    • STABAT MATER, RV 621
    • NISI DOMINUS, RV 608
    • AMOR HAI VINTO, RV 683
    • MAGNIFICAT, RV 610
    • CARE SELVE AMICI PRATI, RV 671
    • PERFIDISSIMO COR!, RV 674
    • INTRODUCTION, RV 635 & DIXIT DOMINUS, RV 595, ALLA CACCIA DELL’ALME, RV 670
    • All Accompanied by Netherlands Bach Collegium
  • W.A. Mozart REQUIEM & KRONUNGSMESSE – Bach Choir & Orchestra of the Netherlands, P.J. Leusink.
  • The best of Mozart, Bach Orchestra of the Netherlands,
    Concertaria Ombra felice and others
  • REQUIEM, Holland Boys Choir, Hungarian Symphonic Orchestra Székesfehérvár, P.J. Leusink
  • Orff CARMINA BURANA (dutch translation W. Wilmink)
  • Tuma STABAT MATER, MISERERE MEI DEUS Currende Consort, Erik van Nevel
  • Pergolesi STABAT MATER, with Roberta Alexander, soprano, Collegium Instrumentale Brugense, Patrick Peire
  • STABAT MATER, with Martinus Leusink, Boy soprano,  Florilegium Musicum
  • P.A. Fiocco STABAT MATER, with Roberta Alexander, soprano,
    Collegium Instrumentale Brugense, Patrick Peire
  • De Fesch MISSA PASCHALIS & MISSA IN G (CD/VIDEO),
    Holland Boys Choir, Orkest Herman Strategier, P.J. Leusink
  • Various Composers PSALMS IN THE 18TH CENTURY,
    Henny Heikens, Organ, Wilma van der Wardt, Cello
  • Blanchard, Caldara TE DEUM
  • de Koninck VARIOUS SONGS
  • Hassler SECULAR MUSIC (solo & ens.),
  • Currende Consort, Erik van Nevel
  • Various composers Call, vocal group, Bach orchestra of the Netherlands, PJ Leusink. Aria: Habanera by Bizet & O sole mio

RECORDINGS ENSEMBLE & SOLO

  • Various ENTRE AVENTURAS Y ENCANTAMIENTOS
  • Musica para Don Quichotte
  • La Grande Chapelle (Cecile kempenaers, Sytse Buwalda, Hervé Lamy), Angel recassens
  • Various EL VUELO DE ICARO, Musica para el eros Barocco,
  • A Grande Chapelle ( Anne Gambier, Kate Ashby, Sytse Buwalda, Hervé Lamis, Pau Bordas), Angel Recassens
  • Händel MESSIAH, Le Musicians du Louvre, M. Minkowski
  • Bach B-MINOR MASS, (ens. & choir solo), Orchestra of the 18th Century, Netherlands Chamberchoir, Frans Brüggen
  • Romero Misa de Requiem “de dos bajos”, La Grande Chapelle, Angel Recassens
  • Gabrieli VESPER PSALMS, Nederlands Kamerkoor, Huelgas Ensemble, Paul van Nevel
  • Padovano MASS, Huelgas Ensemble, Paul van Nevel
  • Various CHRISTMAS IN EARLY AMERICA, Columbus Consort, Joseph Petit
  • Various IN MORTE DI MADONNA LAURA, AN A CAPELLA CHRISTMAS, Pentacost Ensemble
  • Camerata Trajectina
    • DE ZEVEN HOOFDZONDEN VAN JEROEN BOSCH
    • TRIOMPHERENDE MIN, CAROLUS HACQUART
    • CALVIJN AND HIS MUSIC, SWEELINCK
    • THEATERMUZIEK UIT DE GOUDEN EEUW
    • MAASTRICHT LIEDBOEK 1554
      • SOUTERKEN LIEDEKENS
      • ZINGENDE ZWANEN
      • REDERIJKERS LIEDEREN
      • OBRECHT SONGS; LYRICS GERRIT KOMRIj
      • CALVIJN, SONGS OF PRAISE
      • DOWLAND IN HOLLAND
      • MADRIGALEN, CORNELIS SCHUYT
      • EEN NIEUW LIEDT WY HEVEN AEN; LUTHER IN THE NETERLANDS
      • JACOB CATS; KLAEGENDE MAEGHDEN EN ANDERE LIEDEREN
  • Busnois SALVE REGINA, Kapel van de Lage Landen
  • Gesualdo Consort SWEELINCK