Patrick Van Goethem

Category:solist, muzikant
Genre(s):barok, oude muziek
Instrument(s):zang (contratenor)


Countertenor Patrick Van Goethem’s first steps of his singing career were taken at the famous boys choir Schola Cantorum Cantate Domino conducted by Michaël Ghijs. He specialised in baroque music with Paul Esswood, Julia Hamari, and Andreas Scholl. As a soloist he is much in demand, working with famous conductors such as Ton Koopman, Frans Brüggen, Masaaki Suzuki, Peter Neumann, Gustav Leonhardt, Jos Van Veldhoven, Reinhard Goebel, Helmuth Rilling, Lars Ulrik Mortensen, and many others. Patrick Van Goethem collaborated on numerous CD productions with works by Bach, Zelenka, Händel, and Buxtehude. He has been invited to the great European festivals and made his debut in the U.S. in 2005. On the agenda for 2009 are, among others, a European tour featuring Bach’s Mass in B Minor, with Frans Brüggen’s Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century. In addition to his career as a concert singer, he also performs with his own ensemble The Flanders Baroque Consort.

Selective discography

Reformation & Counter-reformationReformation & Counter-reformation (2010)
early music
Ex Tempore, Capella Sancti Michaelis, Capilla Flamenca, Ricercar Consort, Patrick Denecker, Guy Penson, Currende, Collegium Vocale Gent (...)
Bach Johann Sebastian - Mass in B minor BWV 232Bach Johann Sebastian - Mass in B minor BWV 232 (2010)
Capella Amsterdam, Johann Sebastian Bach, Frans Brüggen, Dorothee Mields, Johannette Zomer, Jan Kobow, Peter Kooij, Patrick Van Goethem (...)
Händel Georg Friedrich - JephtaHändel Georg Friedrich - Jephta (2009)
Patrick Van Goethem
Swerts Piet - The six wives of Henry VIIISwerts Piet - The six wives of Henry VIII (2008)
21st century / contemporary
Patrick Van Goethem, Piet Swerts
Dietrich Buxtehude - Opera Omnia VIIDietrich Buxtehude - Opera Omnia VII (2008)
Patrick Van Goethem, Dietrich Buxtehude, Ton Koopman, Miriam Meyer, Bettina Pahn, Johanette Zomer, Bogna Bartosz, Hugo Naessens (...)
DesireDesire (2008)
Caroline Weynants, Patrick Van Goethem, Marcus Ullmann, Lieven Termont, Marcel Ponseele, Il Gardellino, Johann Sebastian Bach, Marcel Ponseele (...)
Buxtehude Dietrich - Opera Omnia VBuxtehude Dietrich - Opera Omnia V (2007)
Patrick Van Goethem, Dietrich Buxtehude, Ton Koopman
Bach Johann Sebastian - Oster Oratorium BWV 249Bach Johann Sebastian - Oster Oratorium BWV 249 (2005)
Patrick Van Goethem, Johann Sebastian Bach, Masaaki Suzuki
Residentieconcerten Den Haag 2003-2004Residentieconcerten Den Haag 2003-2004 (2004)
Baroque, romanticism
Ensemble De Profundis, Pianoduo Kolacny, Narziss und Goldmund Pianotrio, Patrick Van Goethem, Ewald Demeyere, Anne Cambier, Dietrich Buxtehude, Georg Friedrich Händel (...)
Zingen en spelen in Vlaamse steden en begijnhovenZingen en spelen in Vlaamse steden en begijnhoven (1997)
early music
anoniem, Capilla Flamenca, Katelijne Van Laethem, Johannes Rondelli, Alfonso De La Torre, Katrien Druyts, Alexander Agricola, Marnix De Cat (...)

Selectieve discografie als medewerker

Bach Johann Sebastian - Mis in si kleinBach Johann Sebastian - Mis in si klein (2010)
Cappella Amsterdam, Orkest van de Achttiende Eeuw, Johann Sebastian Bach, Frans Brüggen
De profundis. Cantates 131 & 177De profundis. Cantates 131 & 177 (2010)
Il Gardellino, Johann Sebastian Bach, Marcel Ponseele, Caroline Weynants, Christoph Graupner, Damien Guillon, Marcus Ullmann, Lieven Termont (...)
Magister XMagister X (1998)
early music
Capilla Flamenca, Dirk Snellings