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Music before France

Before France PerformanceBefore moving to France I was very active in Amsterdam, as a singer, teacher, pianist, coaching and creating for choirs and ensembles. Always busy with musical projects.







Sanctus (Messe de Berceuse) appears on the album Messe de Berceuse.
Recorded in September 2000 in Amsterdam.
Lyda Van Tol – Sporano
Kees de Wijs – Organ

Lyda’s Ladies –  from Kunst en Cultuur Aalsmeer…

Lyda’s Ladies consists of 12 experienced singers and is accompanied by conductor and pianist Lyda van Tol. The choir was founded in 2013, initially as a project choir, to provide a one-off performance at the opening of the Piano Promenade in Amstelveen. That was such a fun and musical experience, for both singers and audience, that it was decided to stay together as a choir: Lyda’s Ladies! The repertoire is very diverse and varied; from classical to close harmony, from gospel to pop. Lyda’s Ladies is enthusiastic, unique and very driven. In recent years, the Ladies have given various performances, including during the Piano Promenade in Amstelveen in 2013 and 2016, at Jazz in the Oude Dorp in 2016 and in the Haarlem hofjes during the Koorbiennale in Haarlem in 2017. In November 2017, Lyda’s Ladies gave her first own concert in the Urbanuskerk in Bovenkerk At Christmas, the Ladies perform in various Amstelveen healthcare institutions. Lyda van Tol studied piano and singing at the conservatory in Amsterdam. She has extensive experience as a soloist, as a singing teacher and as a coach of chamber choirs and ensembles.

Lyda's Ladies

You can find some of my music from then on my old YouTube Channel ‘Lyda van Tol Music’. Here are links to some of the pieces you will find there. Enjoy!

Ich Liebe Dich (Beethoven)
Ave Maria (Cherubini)
Benedictus (Haydn)
Ave Maria – Franck
An Epithalamium
Agnus Dei (Mozart)
Rosa Quae Moritur
Schlummert Ein
Litanei (Schubert)
In Paradisum – Fauré
Ave Maria – Gounod
Adagio F-dur (Mozart)
Pie Jesu – Fauré
Panis Angelicus – Franck