Geert De Bièvre

Category:muzikant, docent
Genre(s):21ste eeuw / hedendaags, Klassiek
Actual/previous member of:Ictus, Tetra Lyre, Ensemble Explorations


Geert De Bièvre started his music studies with S. De Raedt and E. Carlier. Later on, he studied with H. Mannes at the Lemmensinstitute in Leuven. In 1988 he obtained his laureate certificate and won first prices in chamber music, violoncello and higher certificate violoncello with great distinction and gratulations of the jury. He is a laureate of the National Musiccontest of the ‘Gemeentekrediet’ and was selected for Sir Yehudi Menuhins’ project ‘Live Music Now’. He won a ‘Festival Award’ of the Flanders Festival International Contest for young musicians and was awarded by the audience in the U.M.- project for students of higher certificate from Flanders and Holland in Tilburg. He is also laureate in the contest ‘Tenuto’ of the Belgian Radio and Television.
During 1988-1989 Geert De Bièvre studied with Christoph Henkel at the Musikhochschule of Freiburg im Breisgau and took masterclasses with Boris Pergamenschikow, Heinrich Schiff, Marcio Carneiro, Collin Carr and Thomas Demenga. He performed in various solist concerts and radio- and television shows with concerto’s from Haydn, Tsjaikowsky, Elgar, Schumann, Dvorak, Lutoslawsky, De Jong en Lindberg. He is a cello soloist at the Beethoven Academy, teacher cello at the music academy of Lier and the Lemmensinstitute Leuven. He is a member of the ensembles Prometheus, Ictus and Explorations but also plays in other groups of chamber music on the Flanders Festival, concerts of the museum for ancient art in Brussels and concerts of the Munt Theatre.

Selective discography

Antonin Dvorak - Piano kwintettenAntonin Dvorak - Piano kwintetten (2009)
romanticism, 20th century
Jan Michiels, Nana Kawamura, Igor Semenoff, Tony Nys, Geert De Bièvre, Antonín Dvořák
Janácek Leos - RecollectionsJanácek Leos - Recollections (2008)
20th century
Jan Michiels, Prometheus Ensemble, Geert De Bièvre, Leos Janácek
Dvorak Antonin - Pianokwartetten op. 23 en 87Dvorak Antonin - Pianokwartetten op. 23 en 87 (2007)
Jan Michiels, Tony Nys, Geert De Bièvre, Antonín Dvořák
Boccherini Luigi - Quintettes avec deux violoncellesBoccherini Luigi - Quintettes avec deux violoncelles (2006)
Ensemble Explorations, Roel Dieltiens, Geert De Bièvre, Luigi Boccherini, Christine Busch, Margarete Adorf, Claudia Hofert
Georges AperghisGeorges Aperghis (2002)
20th century
Françoise Kübler, Lionel Peintre, Romain Bischoff, Geneviève Strosser, Jean-Pierre Drouet, Ictus, Janna Van Mechelen, Piet Van Bockstal (...)
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 (...)
Renaud de Putter - IsRenaud de Putter - Is (2001)
20th century, soundtrack
Stephane Ginsburgh, Géry Cambier, Igor Semenoff, Geert De Bièvre, Nicolas Franco, Garth Knox, Renaud De Putter
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 (...)
Spiegels van tijdenSpiegels van tijden (1998)
20th century
Geert De Bièvre, Ilja Laporev, Johan Van Weerst, Michel Boulanger
Ictus - Magnus LindbergIctus - Magnus Lindberg (1998)
20th century
Paul De Clerck, Geert De Bièvre, Ictus, Magnus Lindberg

Selectieve discografie als medewerker

Harvey Jonathan - Wagner DreamHarvey Jonathan - Wagner Dream (2012)
20th century
Matthew Best, Martyn Brabbins, Jonathan Harvey, Dale Duesing, Rebecca De Pont Davies, Claire Booth, Gordon Gietz, Richard Angas (...)
Amerikaanse meesterwerken uit de 20ste eeuwAmerikaanse meesterwerken uit de 20ste eeuw (2006)
20th century
Prometheus Ensemble, Charles E. Ives, George Crumb
Schönberg Arnold - Verklärte NachtSchönberg Arnold - Verklärte Nacht (2004)
20th century
Prometheus Ensemble, Arnold Schönberg
Keiko Harada - After the winterKeiko Harada - After the winter (2001)
20th century
Ictus, Keiko Harada, Georges-Elie Octors