Benjamin Dieltjens

Category:muzikant, repertoire
Leuven, 1973
Genre(s):Klassiek, 21ste eeuw / hedendaags
Actual/previous member of:Het Collectief, Ictus, Black Jackets Company, Ensemble Explorations, I Solisti del Vento
Guest member of:Ensemble Explorations


Benjamin Dieltjens is mainly active as a chamber music player (on historical instruments as well as in the classical and new repertoire) and is regularly invited as such at many international festivals. In 1998 he was one of the founding members of the contemporary music group Het Collectief and he performs regularly with Ictus. He was a member of the former Ensemble für Neue Musik Karlsruhe directed by Peter Eötvös. He also forms a duo with his brother Thomas Dieltjens (piano). He regularly plays with chamber groups such as Oxalys, Il Gardellino and Ensemble Explorations. Since 2007, Benjamin Dieltjens has been principal clarinet at deFilharmonie and he is a member of the Orchestre des Champs Elysées. In 2008 he was invited principal clarinet at the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam. He was invited to coach The YM World Orchestra and gives seminars in contemporary chamber music en lectures on music after 1950 or the clarinet in new music for the Orpheus Institute and Matrix.

Selective discography

Pascal Dusapin - ItemPascal Dusapin - Item (2017)
21st century / contemporary, 20th century
Arne Deforce, Pascal Dusapin, Benjamin Dieltjens
Groslot Robert - Works for flute & PiccoloGroslot Robert - Works for flute & Piccolo (2014)
21st century / contemporary
Peter Verhoyen, Robert Groslot, Eline Groslot, Stefan De Schepper, Heigo Rosin, Benjamin Dieltjens, Arco Baleno
Mozart  Wolfgang Amadeus -  van Beethoven LudwigMozart Wolfgang Amadeus - van Beethoven Ludwig (2007)
Jan Vermeulen, Il Gardellino, Marcel Ponseele, Benjamin Dieltjens, Luc Bergé, Alain Derijckere, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig Van Beethoven (...)
Hommage à R.Sch.Hommage à R.Sch. (2006)
20th century, romanticism
Jan Michiels, Benjamin Dieltjens, Tony Nys, Robert Schumann, György Kurtág
Ein musikalisches Opfer "revisited" J.S.BachEin musikalisches Opfer "revisited" J.S.Bach (2006)
20th century
Thomas Dieltjens, Wibert Aerts, Toon Fret, Benjamin Dieltjens, Het Collectief, Johann Sebastian Bach
Berg, Brahms, SchumannBerg, Brahms, Schumann (2001)
20th century, romanticism
Benjamin Dieltjens, Thomas Dieltjens, Alban Berg, Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann
BlackJackets Compagny live recording 2000BlackJackets Compagny live recording 2000 (2000)
21st century / contemporary
Benjamin Dieltjens, Claude Vivier, David Nùñez, Julio Estrada, Tom Pauwels, Marianthi Papalexandri-Alexandri, Kim Van den Brempt, Francis Ubertelli (...)

Selectieve discografie als medewerker

Pascal Dusapin - ItemPascal Dusapin - Item (2017)
21st century / contemporary, 20th century
Arne Deforce, Pascal Dusapin, Benjamin Dieltjens
A guide to musical instruments (vol II) 1800-1950A guide to musical instruments (vol II) 1800-1950 (2013)
romanticism, Baroque, 20th century
Diverse uitvoerders, Paul Dombrecht, Diverse componisten, Octophoros, Jos van Immerseel, Ricercar Consort, Anima Eterna Brugge
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 (...)
Iannis XenakisIannis Xenakis (2011)
20th century
Arne Deforce, Iannis Xenakis, James Wood, Ensemble musikFabrik
The Accacha Chronicles Part IIIThe Accacha Chronicles Part III (2010)
20th century
Gondwana Orchestra, Nicholas Lens
Arnold Schönberg - Pierrot Lunaire / KammersymphonieArnold Schönberg - Pierrot Lunaire / Kammersymphonie (2004)
20th century
Robin Engelen, Het Collectief, Arnold Schönberg

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