Paul De Clerck

Category:solist, docent, muzikant
16.10.1958
Genre(s):21ste eeuw / hedendaags, 20ste eeuw, classicisme, barok
Instrument(s):altviool
Actual/previous member of:Strijktrio van de Munt, CoryFeye strijkkwartet, Ensemble Explorations, Ictus

Biography

After studying viola with Schiffer at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels, Paul De Clerck continued with Gertler, Giuranna and Vardi. He was a member of the chamber orchestra I Fiamminghi, the Arriaga String Quartet and Brussels String Quartet, solo violist with the Symphony Orchestra of La Monnaie, and has played with Ensemble Modern Frankfurt and ICTUS. He has played as a soloist with conductors including Benzi, Tamayo, Cambreling, Layer, Montgomery, Rundel, Schönwandt, van Immerseel and Octors. Recently, De Clerck has been intensively working on historical performance practice; he plays with Collegium Vocale Gent and in the Bach Academie, and has played solo with Anima Eterna where his partner included Kuijken, Vodenitcharov, Vandaele and Zweistra. De Clerck was co-founder of the EDDING classical quartet. He teaches viola at the Brussels Conservatory and at the Orpheus Institute in Ghent, and gives master classes in and outside of Belgium. As an actor-musician, he has worked with the Needcompany, Dito Dito and Stan theatre companies. De Clerck is a winner of the Belfius Classics Competition.

Selective discography

Franz Peter Schubert - Arpeggione sonateFranz Peter Schubert - Arpeggione sonate (2011)
romanticism
Jan Vermeulen, Franz Schubert, Christine Busch, France Springuel, Paul De Clerck, Jan Buysschaert
Bach - Famous Cantatas  Volume 1Bach - Famous Cantatas Volume 1 (2010)
Baroque
Collegium Vocale Gent, Steve Dugardin, Marcel Ponseele, Marnix De Cat, Cécile Kempenaers, Bart Vandewege, Paul De Clerck, Bart Coen (...)
François-Joseph FétisFrançois-Joseph Fétis (2005)
romanticism
Dominique Cornil, Olivier Gardon, Véronique Bogaerts, Francois Chamberlan, Paul De Clerck, Hans Mannes, Michel Collin, André Martin (...)
VertigoVertigo (2003)
20th century
George Van Dam, Paul De Clerck, André Pichal, Jan Kuijken, Pierre Bernard, Dirk Descheemaeker, Jan Kuijken
Jonathan Harvey - Wheel of emptinessJonathan Harvey - Wheel of emptiness (2001)
20th century
Ictus, Géry Cambier, Geert De Bièvre, Paul De Clerck, Dirk Noyen, Piet Van Bockstal, Janna Van Mechelen, Jonathan Harvey (...)
Keiko Harada - after the winterKeiko Harada - after the winter (2001)
20th century
Ictus, Carlos Bruneel, Géry Cambier, Geert De Bièvre, Paul De Clerck, Ludo Mariën, Tom Pauwels, Piet Van Bockstal (...)
Van Hove Luc - Chamber Music (vol. 1)Van Hove Luc - Chamber Music (vol. 1) (2000)
20th century
Prometheus Ensemble, Otto Derolez, Paul De Clerck, Geert De Bièvre, Carlos Bruneel, Joris Van den Hauwe, Henri De Roeck, Francis Pollet (...)
Oehring / ter schiphorst_Chamber MusicOehring / ter schiphorst_Chamber Music (1999)
20th century
Ictus, Paul De Clerck, Tom Pauwels, Helmut Oehring, Iris Ter Schiphorst
Ictus - Luca FrancesconiIctus - Luca Francesconi (1998)
20th century
Ictus, Géry Cambier, Paul De Clerck, François Deppe, Dirk Descheemaeker, Jean-Luc Fafchamps, Dirk Noyen, Gerrit Nulens (...)
Ictus - Magnus LindbergIctus - Magnus Lindberg (1998)
20th century
Paul De Clerck, Geert De Bièvre, Ictus, Magnus Lindberg

Selectieve discografie als medewerker

Haydn Franz Joseph - String QuartetsHaydn Franz Joseph - String Quartets (2008)
classicism
Edding Quartet, Joseph Haydn
Aperghis Georges - Avis de tempêteAperghis Georges - Avis de tempête (2005)
20th century
Ictus, Georges Aperghis, Georges-Elie Octors
Het SacramentHet Sacrament (1990)
classical, soundtrack
Frédéric Devreese, Frédéric Devreese, Filharmonisch orkest van de BRT