Florian Heyerick

Category:dirigent, muzikant, koorleider, docent
Genre(s):romantiek, classicisme, barok, oude muziek
Instrument(s):klavecimbel, blokfluit
Actual/previous member of:Ex Tempore


Florian Heyerick studied at the conservatories of Ghent, Brussels and Leuven, where he obtained first prizes for recorder, transverse flute and chamber music. At Ghent University he earned a master’s degree in musicology. Presently he is himself teacher at the conservatory in Ghent, doing research on a musicological study about Christoph Graupner. Moreover he founded the specialised CD label Vox Temporis, with which he produced over 50 unique recordings. Florian Heyerick has been artistic director of the vocal ensemble Ex Tempore since 1989. He has also been a frequent guest conductor of among others the Collegium Instrumentale Brugense, the baroque orchestra Les Agrémens, the Flemish Radio Choir, Musica Antiqua Köln, the Komische Oper Berlin and the Nederlandse Bachvereniging. Since 1998 he has been a regular guest of the Dutch Ballet Orchestra in Amsterdam, presently called the Holland Symfonia. From 2002 to 2004 Florian Heyerick was chief conductor of the Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester in Mannheim/Ludwigshafen.  In addition he conducted the World Youth Choir, deFilharmonie, the Gelders Orchestra, the Rotterdam Philharmonie and a production of the Opera Studio Ghent. At present he is artistic director of the baroque orchestra Mannheimer Hofkapelle. His efficient and fresh approach, his stylistic insight into different period styles and his sustained effort to professionalise choral singing are highly appreciated by many musicians and concert promoters both in Belgium and abroad.

Selective discography

Stabat Mater & 4 Romantic orchestral songsStabat Mater & 4 Romantic orchestral songs (2016)
21st century / contemporary
Stefaan Vanheertum, Arc-en-ciel, Florian Heyerick, Amici Cantantes, Tom Deneckere
J.G. Goldberg - J.L. Bach - J.L.KrebsJ.G. Goldberg - J.L. Bach - J.L.Krebs (2012)
Ex Tempore, Florian Heyerick, Johann Ludwig Bach, Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, Sophie Karthäuser, Johann Ludwig Krebs, Marianne Vliegen, Stephan Van Dyck (...)
Graupner Christoph - Ein Weihnachts OratoriumGraupner Christoph - Ein Weihnachts Oratorium (2010)
Ex Tempore, Mannheimer Hofkapelle, Florian Heyerick
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 (...)
Klara Top 75 - 2009Klara Top 75 - 2009 (2009)
20th century, romanticism, classicism, Baroque, early music, opera
Vlaams Radio Orkest, Quatuor Danel (strijkkwartet), I Fiamminghi, Jozef De Beenhouwer, Anima Eterna Brugge, Ex Tempore, August de Boeck, Dmitri Sjostakovich (...)
Bach Johann LudwigBach Johann Ludwig (2007)
Dirk Snellings, Ex Tempore, Johann Ludwig Bach, Florian Heyerick
Heinrich von HerzogenbergHeinrich von Herzogenberg (2007)
Ex Tempore, Jan Van der Crabben, Greetje Anthoni, Jan Van Elsacker, Dirk Snellings, Joris Verdin, Heinrich Von Herzogenberg, Florian Heyerick (...)
Michael Haydn - Vocal & Instrumental WorksMichael Haydn - Vocal & Instrumental Works (2006)
Ex Tempore, Michael Haydn, Academia Palatina, Florian Heyerick, Marcolini Quartet
Polyphonic music of the Scarlatti familyPolyphonic music of the Scarlatti family (2006)
early music, Baroque
Ex Tempore, Domenico Scarlatti, Jan Vermeire, Alessandro Scarlatti, Florian Heyerick, Francesco Scarlatti
Telemann Georg Philipp - Der Tod JesuTelemann Georg Philipp - Der Tod Jesu (2006)
Ex Tempore, Georg Philipp Telemann, Florian Heyerick, Greetje Anthoni, Yves Saelens, Stefan Geyer, Le Mercure Galant

Selectieve discografie als medewerker

Dansen is een feest: Van hoofs tot burgerbalDansen is een feest: Van hoofs tot burgerbal (1991)
Antwerps Blokfluit Consort, Diverse componisten, Brussels Strijkkwartet, Trio Devienne