Erik Van Nevel

Category:docent, muzikant, dirigent
Genre(s):Klassiek, classicisme, barok, oude muziek
Conductor of:Currende
Contact of:Currende

Biography

Erik Van Nevel studied oboe, singing and conducting at the Lemmens Institute in Leuven and at the conservatories of Brussels and Antwerp, followed by advanced courses abroad. For many years he was an enthusiastic singer in the Huelgas Ensemble of his uncle Paul. Erik Van Nevel is the founderconductor of Currende, often an acclaimed guest at the great European festivals. From 1983 to 2000 he was choir master at the Brussels cathedral, where he founded the Capella Sancti Michaelis.  With his ensembles he realised an impressive series of CD recordings, earning lavish praise in the music press, with compositions by among others Giacomo Carissimi, Orlandus Lassus, Peter Philips, Heinrich Schütz, Giaches De Wert, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Domenico Scarlatti, the Bach family, Dietrich Buxtehude, Luca Marenzio and a series of ten CDs with a comprehensive geographical survey of the polyphonists of the Low Countries. From 1980 to 1985 he was assistant conductor of the Belgian radio choir. Erik Van Nevel teaches choir conducting, chamber music, and early music practice at the Lemmens Institute. On top of that he is more and more involved in private tutoring of conductors and singers, while concurrently being invited to musically coach ensembles and groups. Annually he teaches master classes and courses all over Europe.

Selective discography

Psalmi, Magnificat & LamentionsPsalmi, Magnificat & Lamentions (2017)
Currende, Erik Van Nevel, João Lourenço Rebelo
Cipriano De Rore - Sacred soundsCipriano De Rore - Sacred sounds (2015)
early music
Cipriano De Rore, Erik Van Nevel, Currende
Schroyens Raymond - Chanson d'automneSchroyens Raymond - Chanson d'automne (2011)
20th century
BRT Koor, Vic Nees, L'Ensemble Du Quartier, Erik Van Nevel, Raymond Schroyens, Marijke Pyck
Gery de Ghersem - Ave Virgo SanctissimaGery de Ghersem - Ave Virgo Sanctissima (2011)
early music
Currende, Géry De Ghersem, Erik Van Nevel, Francisco Guerrero, Peeter Cornet, Philippe Rogier, Peter Philips, Gregoriaans (...)
Hans Leo Hassler. Sacred and secular musicHans Leo Hassler. Sacred and secular music (2010)
Baroque
Currende, Hans Leo Hassler, Erik Van Nevel
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 (...)
Matheo Romero - musique à la cour d'EspagneMatheo Romero - musique à la cour d'Espagne (2009)
early music
Currende, Guillemette Laurens, Erik Van Nevel
Italian music in the Low CountriesItalian music in the Low Countries (2009)
Baroque
Claire Lefilliâtre, Francesco Mancini, Marnix De Cat, Han Warmelinck, Currende, Erik Van Nevel
I Solisti del Vento - seizoen 2009-2010 #2I Solisti del Vento - seizoen 2009-2010 #2 (2009)
classicism, 20th century
I Solisti del Vento, Erik Van Nevel
Masters from FlandersMasters from Flanders (2008)
early music
Capella Sancti Michaelis, Currende, Adriaen Willaert, Giaches De Wert, Cipriano De Rore, Philippe Rogier, Georges De La Hèle, Gerard Van Turnhout (...)

Selectieve discografie als componist

De Vlaamse PolyfonieDe Vlaamse Polyfonie (1994)
early music
Currende, Erik Van Nevel, Capella Sancti Michaelis

Author of

Kathedraal verklanktKathedraal verklankt (2010)
Klassiek
Erik Van Nevel, Stefanie Beghein

Selectieve discografie als medewerker

Gery de Ghersem - Ave Virgo SanctissimaGery de Ghersem - Ave Virgo Sanctissima (2011)
early music
Currende, Géry De Ghersem, Erik Van Nevel, Francisco Guerrero, Peeter Cornet, Philippe Rogier, Peter Philips, Gregoriaans (...)
Lassus Orlandus - Profane motettenLassus Orlandus - Profane motetten (1996)
early music
Currende, Orlandus Lassus, Concerto Palatino, Erik Van Nevel

Related Items

News:Workshop 'Oude Muziek' o.l.v. Erik van Nevel (13.12.2011)
Classica deelt 3 choc's uit over de zomermaanden heen (05.07.2011)
Documents:Kathedraal verklankt (book)