Media

Roi Soleil – Papillon EP

The first EP Papillon is now available in the form of a CD with seven tracks on it. You can also buy T-Shirts with the Jip Warmerdam design on it on my Bandcamp. Or simply DM/app me.
Get yours now and support the Sun King <3.

Lyrics & Music: Roi Soleil
Production/Mix: Valentijn Mallee & Mischa Dirksen
Master: Jerboa Mastering

Photo: Jip Warmerdam
Special thanks: TimeWindow, Popunie

Cygne Noir – Single Release

My oh so dear to my heart song Cygne Noir is available on all streaming services. We also made a music video: check it out on YouTube.

Music & lyrics: Roi Soleil
Piano: Marco Hoving
Mix: Valentijn Mallee
Artwork: Jip Warmerdam
MUAH: Alina Stefan

TapasTheater

Monsieur Soleil performed his crown of at TapasTheater in Amsterdam in a intimate set of 20 minutes. Merci d’être venu tout le monde et merci TapasTheater.

Performance: Roi Soleil
Music: Roi Soleil & Mischa Dirksen

Photo: Boy Hazes
Special thanks: Tessa Harmsen & Sandra Voskuil

Grote Prijs van Rotterdam 2021 – Popunie

At the 19th of September I performed at the Grote Prijs van Rotterdam in the category of singer-songwriter at Theater Zuidplein. We didn’t end up winning the prize, but guess who went home with a crown?

Performance: Roi Soleil | Musician: Marc Alberto | Special thanks to: Popunie Rotterdam

Flamenco Femme – Second Single Release

I released my second single Flamenco Femme in June 2021. This song tells the story of my Hispanic husband Juan, who has been cheating on me. Now he’s about to get killed in a fierce Telenovela rap scene. Ay, qué pasión.

Music & lyrics: Roi Soleil
Music producer: Valentijn Mallee
Artwork: Alina Fejzo
MUAH: Alina Stefan

Delft Fringe Festival 2021 – Messe

We performed at the Delft Fringe Festival 2021 in front of a camera crew since the show was pre-recorded.

Cast: Roi Soleil, Nick Deroo
Crew: Marco Hoving
Photo: Erwin van Tongeren

Cake – Music Video

Check out the sugarsweet music video that we made for my first single ‘Cake’.

Cast: Roi Soleil
Loulou Hameleers, Jip Bartels
Director: Jip Warmerdam
Crew: Jason Hornung, Caylee Nielen, Frederike Scheffer, Francesca Giunta & Ferry de Vink

Music & lyrics: Roi Soleil
Producer: Valentijn Mallee

Special thanks to: Popunie Rotterdam & A Cup of Cake Breda

Stukafest Nijmegen 2021

Performed a prerecorded concert for Stukafest Nijmegen 2021

Special thanks to: Naomi Giszbert

Amsterdam Fringe Festival 2020 – Messe

My show Messe premiered at the Amsterdam Fringe Festival 2020 at Pllek.
Messe is a superbowl pop concert covered in catholic glitters of queerness.

Cast: Roi Soleil, Nick Deroo & Judith Rijsenbrij
Director: Roos Drenth
Music: Roi Soleil & Valentijn Mallee
Photos: Jip Warmerdam
Special thanks to: AFK

BOYS WON’T BE BOYS

I perform in the theatre show Boys Won’t be Boys by Rikkert van Huisstede. We’ll be touring in the season of 2021-2022.

Photo: Ernst Coppejans

FLASH TEA DANCE

We can call ourselves international for that one time we performed in lovely Brussels. Oh what a night…

Cast: Roi Soleil, Jip Warmerdam, Veronique Post, Lucas Schilperoort & Richi Anoxia
Photo: Jordy Brada | Special thanks to: Sylvain Daelemans

Rotterdam Pride 2019

I performed the opening act of the Rotterdam Pride Confab 2019 at the Rotterdamse Schouwburg.

Cast: Roi Soleil
Jip Bartels, Lucas Schilperoort, Veronique Post, Jip Warmerdam, Natasha Chauhan, Callina Knappman, Quinten de Smedt, Lynn Mancel, Melissa Lodder, Lotte Pierik, Judith Boesen, Lot Berendse & Maaike Wijntje
Director: Roos Drenth
Photo: Jordy Brada
Special thanks to: Nico Musebrink

Roi Soleil – le Début

Roi Soleil kicked of with a grand concert in 2019 at Codarts Rotterdam. This party was royal.

Cast: Roi Soleil
Nick Deroo, Erin Burley, Jon Ipiña, Charles Antoni, Laura de Moor, Lucas Schilperoort, Jip Warmerdam, Sofie de Schryver, Redouan Hergelink, Annabelle Stijvers, Lotte Pierik, Melissa Lodder, Judith Boesen, Maaike Wijntje, Lot Berendse, Myrte Luijten
Music: Danou Possel, Joost Tonies, Vincent van Moes, Koen van Velzen
Director: Roos Drenth & Tim Teunissen
Photo: Guido Bosua

Thanks to some people how helped building Versailles:
Alina Fejzo, Alina Stefan, Charlotte Dommershausen, Gina Bentvelsen, Ivo Statinski, Jan Hürxkens, Jeffrey de Gans, Laura de Moor, Marco Hoving, Marleen Rijsdijk, Mischa Dirksen, Quint Stam, Richi Anoxia, Rikkert van Huisstede, Sanna Vrij

Other special thanks to:
A Cup of Cake, Amsterdam Fonds voor de Kunsten, Amsterdam Fringe Festival, Boys Won’t be Boys, Codarts Rotterdam, Delft Fringe Festival, Gemeente Halderberge, Popunie, Rotterdam Pride, St. Laurentiuskerk, TimeWindow Rotterdam