Mathilde has given her consent to participate in a project called “Songs of Lamentation” produced by Muziektheater Hollands Diep.

“Songs of Lamentation“ is a music theater adaption of songs of lamentation from the Old Testament by Judith Herzberg and Boudewijn Tarenskeen.

“Songs of Lamentation” where mourning over the dead and the power love bring each other in an almost untenable balance.

Dates and ticket price can be found at



At the end of every concert the silver “crowd funding” box appears on stage. This box contains envelopes where you can put your name and address on and where you put in 10 Euros. This is how you are guaranteed to receive one of the first copies of the CD  that Mathilde Santing is going to record. The CD consists of the songs from Recital you just heard.

At the Sports Gala 2012 Mathilde was thé surprise for sportswoman of the century,  Anky van Grunsven, who received the Fanny Blankers Koen Award, the  lifetime achievement award in sports.
Both Anky and her husband Sjef Janssen were visibly moved by Mathilde’s outstanding version of “Wonderful Life”.

Mathilde was dressed for this occasion by TopVintage.

Make up: Carmen Zomers.
Hair: Iris Ruess.

Watch the footage of NOS. Ode Santing ontroert Van Grunsven


On Saturday night June 25th, on a unique location, the square in front of the head entrance of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, an Open Air Prom took place.

Mathilde met het Philips Symfonieorkest

The center was the Wheel of Energy: an athletics court in a meters high walking wheel, with which initiator Richard Bottram asks attention for a better life with cancer.

For the first time in her long career Mathilde took part as a fundraiser in a national tv-action. During the live show “Stand up to Cancer”, money was collected for cancer research.

Here you find meer informatie (dutch).



On September 19, at Theatre De Voorveghter in Hardenberg, you can witness the tryout of Recital, the new concert series of Mathilde Santing and her band.
She will bring fifteen new self-written songs.
There is no break.
It begins at 20:15 pm. When you want to be the first to her songs orders tickets at + 31 523 280 330

Theater De Voorveghter
Badhuisplein 3
7772 XA Hardenberg



At the opening of Claude Vanheye’s exhibition “Famous Popstars in Amsterdam” with  world famous photos of international pop stars in Amsterdam hotel The Grand, Mathilde Santing and The Jacksons were  guests of honor. The Jacksons very much liked to have a photograph taken with Mathilde. Claude Vanheye is to Mathilde’s right.


Mathilde bij 'Co live!'

On December 12, Mathilde was guest in Wilfried’s Living-room; a radio show from Wilfried’s living room where she played records by a.o. Stevie Wonder, Ella Fitzgerald and John Mayer.

Todd Rundgren’s concert at the Paradiso in Amsterdam, where Mathilde supported him as a back-up singer and also sang a duet with him, got raving reviews by Dutch national press.

Here is an impression of the duet



Mathilde thought she would use “a streamer and some pastry” during her anniversary tour Given, but indicated not to know what she would do exactly. Mathilde: I’m still in my “loose phase” and you know me; I fool around a bit………

On November 11th Mathilde will be guest on Kunststof TV hosted by Joost Karhof. She is special guest of singer /songwriter/producer Todd Rundgren during his concert at Paradiso Amsterdam later that evening.  At Kunststof TV they will tell about their unique collaboration and they will perform live as well.

Do you want to be present at his show? Please send an email to or call
+ 31 356 773 529

More info on Kunststof TV you can find on the website of Kunststof TV.

Here you can find more info on Todd en Mathilde.



Friday the 6th of April Mathilde and band are guests at Koffietijd. Mathilde will talk about the current anniversary tour of course perform.

Koffietijd can be seen on RTL4 from 10:00 am on.